Google Employees Push for Legislation to End Forced Arbitration in Employment Contracts

Google employees are organizing a phone drive that will take place on Wednesday, May 1st to press lawmakers into supporting The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (“FAIR”) Act. The FAIR Act is an initiative recently reintroduced in the House of Representatives seeking to end the use of arbitration agreements in employment contracts so as to sidestep

2019-04-30T15:51:33+00:00April 30th, 2019|Employment Law|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Class Action Lawsuit Against Hyundai, Kia, and ZF-TRW Automotive for Fraud and Concealment of Deadly Airbag Safety Defect Affecting 12.5 Million Vehicles

Airbag control unit (ACU) defect that causes the safety devices to fail affects airbags also supplied to numerous other vehicle manufacturers, including Toyota/Acura, Honda, FiatChrysler/Dodge/Jeep, and Mitsubishi On April 29, 2019, Lieff Cabraser and Baron & Budd filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in California on behalf of consumers across the U.S. against

2019-04-30T12:50:57+00:00April 30th, 2019|Car Accidents & Recalls, Consumer Fraud|

Lieff Cabraser’s The R-23s Compete in Law Rocks San Francisco’s “Battle of the Bands” 2019 Benefit Concert

Last Thursday at The Chapel in San Francisco, eight legal professional bands, including Lieff Cabraser’s powerhouse R-23s, came together to perform at the Seventh Annual Law Rocks San Francisco “Battle of the Bands” fundraising event for local Bay Area nonprofits. The R-23s rocked out in support of The Arc of the East Bay, a nonprofit whose mission is

2019-04-30T10:37:02+00:00April 30th, 2019|Firm News|

Kelly Dermody A Featured Panelist at American Bar Association’s Midyear International Labor & Employment Law Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will speak as a distinguished panelist at the American Bar Association’s Midyear International Labor & Employment Law Conference on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She will be featured on a panel titled “#MeToo and Beyond: Addressing Sexual Harassment, Pay

2019-04-29T14:43:32+00:00April 29th, 2019|Employment Law, Firm News|

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down Civil Justice Damages Cap

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has invalidated a state law that limited damages for pain and suffering in personal injury lawsuits to $350,000. The court ruled that the 2011 civil justice statute implementing the damages cap was an unconstitutional “special law” that treats people who survive injuries differently than those who don’t; Oklahoma’s constitution forbids caps

2019-04-23T15:25:29+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Personal Injury|

New Film ‘When Rules Don’t Apply’ Spotlights Successful Antitrust Challenges to Illegal High-Tech Labor Practices

Half-hour film includes commentary from Lieff Cabraser Antitrust & Employment Law partner Dean Harvey on the civil Apple/Google/Intel et al. lawsuit initiated by our firm In the wake of the successful and precedent-setting lawsuit against numerous tech giants of Silicon Valley, David Donnenfield of Full Frame Productions and Kevin White of Filmmakers Collaborative SF have

2019-04-11T14:33:55+00:00April 11th, 2019|Antitrust, Firm News|

7th Annual Law Rocks Featuring Lieff Cabraser’s R23s is Fast Approaching

Law Rocks Global Seventh Annual Law Rocks San Francisco rock and roll extravaganza is coming up on April 25, 2019. The event will take place at The Chapel in San Francisco and features seven bands composed of local legal professionals in a “Battle of the Bands” benefit for area nonprofits. Lieff Cabraser’s band, The R-23s, will be one

2019-04-11T11:17:59+00:00April 11th, 2019|Firm News, Public Good|

New York AG Sues Private Stem Cell Clinic for Injury and Fraud

Attorney General sues on behalf of injured patients over “reckless” conduct, “egregious” injuries from wildly expensive treatments Last week, New York State Attorney General Letitita James sued Park Avenue Stem Cell, a private NYC clinic, for allegedly injuring and defrauding patients. Attorney General James is one of many state and federal regulators scrutinizing a growing

2019-04-08T11:25:42+00:00April 8th, 2019|Consumer Fraud, Personal Injury|