Lieff Cabraser Announces Proposed Settlement of Fuel Economy Cases in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, & Products Liability Litigation

Settlement with owners and lessees of Audi, Bentley, Porsche, and VW vehicles valued at up to $96.5 million New York—(BUSINESSWIRE)—Lieff Cabraser announces the settlement of class action litigation on behalf of owners and lessees of approximately 98,000 gasoline-powered Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Bentley vehicles sold and/or leased in the U.S. The settlement secures up to

2019-08-30T12:49:22+00:00August 30th, 2019|Consumer Fraud|

Benchmark Litigation Names Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for 2019

Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody to its Top 250 Women in Litigation 2019 listing. Benchmark Litigation, touted as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” covers the United States, Canada, Latin America and, most recently, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, –  is now in its twelfth year of publication.

2019-08-27T13:11:17+00:00August 27th, 2019|Awards, Firm News|

October 21 2019 Deadline for Northern California Wildfire Claims Against PG&E

Bankruptcy proceedings force narrow window for Wine Country and Camp wildfire victims to make claims Northern California wildfire victims, including those who suffered injury and losses as a result of the 2017 North Bay and 2018 Camp fires, have only until October 21, 2019 to file proof of claims against PG&E. Formal notice of the

2019-08-21T11:08:07+00:00August 21st, 2019|Fires & Burn Injuries|

New York State and 18 Other Jurisdictions Drastically Expand Window on Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Victims can now bring suit for much older abuse cases that would in the past have been blocked by statutes of limitation Nonprofit think tank Child USA reports that no fewer than 19 jurisdictions in the United States are significantly expanding their windows on the prosecution of sexual abuse crimes. On August 14, 2019, New

2019-08-13T14:55:51+00:00August 13th, 2019|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|

AbbVie Medical Fraud Lawsuit Highlights Growing Nationwide Concern With Big Pharma Paying Doctors to Get New Customers

As reported by USA Today, there is a growing concern across the U.S. over the apparent surge in dangerous and highly expensive medications being pushed on the public by drug manufactures whose main concern is not turning a new corner in patient health but rather turning over millions in profits.

2019-08-13T14:54:56+00:00August 13th, 2019|Whistleblower Law|