Lieff Cabraser and Public Interest Groups Bring Lawsuit Alleging Insurance Companies Conspired to Inflate California Bail Bond Premiums

Suit filed on behalf of thousands of Californians alleges conspiracy in the bail industry to fix prices and inflate bail bond premiums, making it more difficult for people to afford bail SAN FRANCISCO — In a first-of-its-kind class action lawsuit filed today in California Superior Court, the law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein,

2019-01-29T14:03:16+00:00January 29th, 2019|Antitrust|

Daniel Hutchinson to Speak at 2019 Impact Fund Class Action Conference in San Francisco

Lieff Cabraser partner Daniel Hutchinson will be speaking on Friday February 22nd at the Impact Fund’s 2019 Class Action Conference in San Francisco as part of a panel discussion on the current state of ascertainability, “Ascertainability isn’t a thing. Or is it?” As the conference describes it, “complex litigation experts will discuss the current state

2019-01-24T08:27:12+00:00January 24th, 2019|Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Rings in 2019 at Station Inn Celebration

Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office brought 2019 to a great start with its annual New Year’s celebration at the Station Inn in The Gulch. Pictured above are Mark Chalos, managing partner of the firm’s Nashville office (center), Annika K. Martin, and Suzanne Keith (right), Executive Director of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association. The party was covered

2019-01-23T07:23:13+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Firm News|

Dean Harvey to Speak on the Latest Developments in No-Poach Agreements at the California Lawyers Association (CLA)

Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey will be featured as a distinguished speaker at the “Latest Developments in No-Poach Agreements” program taking place at the California Lawyers Association (CLA) on January 29, 2019 from 12:00pm,-1:00pm. The program is being put together by the Antitrust, UCL & Privacy Section and the Labor & Employment Section of

2019-01-18T14:11:59+00:00January 18th, 2019|Antitrust, Firm News|

Florida Smoker Finally Wins $27 Million Judgment Against Philip Morris

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 $20,760,000.14 in punitive damages against the cigarette maker. Thereafter, the trial judge substantially undercut the claims

2019-01-18T10:04:02+00:00January 18th, 2019|Tobacco Litigation|

Annika K. Martin Featured in WSB-TV Atlanta Report on Mercedes-Benz Mold Lawsuits

In May of 2017, Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel filed the Mercedes-Benz Vehicle AC Mold class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers in federal court in Georgia against Mercedes-Benz USA over complaints that various Mercedes vehicles, dating as far back as the 1999 model year through to the present, have a serious design defect that causes

2019-01-17T13:26:55+00:00January 17th, 2019|Defective Products|