Lieff Cabraser and Edelson PC File Class Action Lawsuit Against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for Losses and Damages Arising from the 2018 Camp Wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESSWIRE)–Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein and Edelson PC have filed a class action lawsuit in California Superior Court in San Francisco against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for the devastating property damage, economic losses, and disruption to their homes, businesses, and livelihoods caused by the Camp wildfire (“Camp Fire”), started on November 8 by

2018-12-07T05:13:31+00:00December 7th, 2018|Fires & Burn Injuries|

Mark Chalos Moderates American Association for Justice Class Action Seminar in New York City

Annika K. Martin moderates judges’ panel and serves as Course Advisor for the program On Thursday, December 6th, Lieff Cabraser Nashville office Managing Partner Mark P. Chalos served as program moderator for the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Class Action Seminar in New York City. The program covered a wealth of topics, including “Emerging Cases:

2018-12-06T07:34:05+00:00December 6th, 2018|Firm News|

Elizabeth Cabraser Named to The NLJ’s Inaugural List of Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar

We are proud to announce that the National Law Journal has chosen Lieff Cabraser founding partner, Elizabeth Cabraser, for its inaugural list of “Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar.” This new recognition category celebrates women lawyers who “have consistently excelled in high-stakes matters on behalf of plaintiffs over the course of their careers.”

2018-12-05T12:19:17+00:00December 5th, 2018|Awards, Firm News|

Judge Orders Fiat Chrysler and DOJ to Meet With Settlement Master in Emissions Fraud Suit

As reported by Law 360, after significant delays in the settlement process, a California federal judge has ordered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the U.S. Department of Justice to meet face-to-face with a court appointed Settlement Master in order to reach an agreement to end the government’s suit over the automaker’s excessive diesel vehicle emissions.

2018-11-30T10:28:43+00:00November 30th, 2018|Consumer Fraud|

11th Circuit Reinstates $27 Million Verdict for Injured Smoker Against Phillip Morris in Florida Tobacco Litigation

In 2014, Lieff Cabraser won a trial verdict against Philip Morris on behalf of injured smoker Judith Berger, who started using cigarettes at age 14. The jury awarded compensation in the amount of $6.25 million, then added an additional $20 million in punitive damages against the cigarette maker. Thereafter, the trial judge substantially undercut the

2018-11-29T10:55:49+00:00November 29th, 2018|Tobacco Litigation|

Channel 4 News Anchor Demetria Kalodimos Files Lawsuit Challenging Culture of Gender Bias and Age Discrimination at Station

Lawsuit alleges gender and age discrimination, a hostile workplace, retaliation, negligent and intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract, and unlawful restraint of trade, and seeks injunctive relief as well as front pay, back pay, and exemplary and punitive damages The national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein announces the filing of

2018-11-28T11:06:30+00:00November 28th, 2018|Employment Law|

KPMG Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Plaintiffs File for Class Certification

Plaintiffs Allege Widespread Gender Disparities in Pay, Promotion Within Sexist Culture Attorneys from Lieff Cabraser and Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP filed a motion in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on November 27th seeking class certification in a long-running lawsuit to challenge gender disparities in pay and promotion on behalf of

2018-11-28T10:16:30+00:00November 28th, 2018|Employment Law|

Lieff Cabraser to Proceed with Lawsuit in Denmark for Money Laundering Fraud Against Danske Bank

Lieff Cabraser, working with an international coalition of law firms including Danish law firm Németh Sigetty, will proceed with a lawsuit against Danske Bank A/S (“Danske” or the “Bank”) to pursue compensation for damaged investors after revelations of alleged money laundering, financial mismanagement, and deficient regulatory disclosures.

2018-11-20T15:31:07+00:00November 20th, 2018|Securities Fraud|