Mark Chalos Talks to Education Week About the Role School Districts Will Play in Fraud and Injury Litigation Against JUUL

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos spoke recently with Education Week for the article “School Districts Are Suing JUUL Over Youth Vaping. Do They Stand a Chance?” on the role districts will play in the huge wave of litigation against e-cigarette manufacturer, Juul. For their part, school districts seek to recover the costs of smoking

2020-02-28T12:34:13+00:00February 28th, 2020|Firm News, Personal Injury|

Elizabeth Cabraser, Paulina do Amaral, and Annika K. Martin to Serve as Faculty in Upcoming March 2020 Duke University Mass Tort MDL Certificate Program

The Duke Law School Bolch Judicial Institute is holding its intensive 3-day mass-tort MDL instructional program beginning, Wednesday, March 11-13, 2020. Faculty will include two Duke Law professors, six experienced MDL judges, and 25 lawyers who have either served as preeminent mass-tort lead counsel or chaired specific-task MDL committees. The program is designed for both plaintiff and

2020-02-27T14:52:57+00:00February 27th, 2020|Firm News|

Judge in USC Tyndall Sex Abuse Gender Violence Case Grants Final Approval to Landmark $215M Settlement for Ex-Gynecologist’s Student Patients

As reported by Law360 (subscription), on February 26, 2020, Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California issued an order granting final approval to the $215 million settlement between USC and a class of thousands of women who claim they were sexually abused by university doctor George Tyndall

2020-02-27T12:30:55+00:00February 27th, 2020|Firm News, Sexual Abuse|

NBC News Nashville Reports on Lieff Cabraser’s Lawsuit Against Evenflo Company Fraudulent Marketing of Dangerous Child Car Seats

As alleged in a new lawsuit filed by Lieff Cabraser on behalf of parents who purchased Evenflo’s Big Kid Booster car seats, Evenflo has known since 2012 or earlier that its Big Kid Booster Seat is not safe for children weighing less than forty pounds. The booster seat also does not appreciably reduce the risk

2020-02-25T09:06:38+00:00February 25th, 2020|Consumer Fraud, Infant & Child Injuries|

Lieff Cabraser Announces Settlement of Knorr and Wabtec Employee No-Poach Antitrust Lawsuit

Proposed settlements with world’s dominant railway equipment suppliers will provide $48.95 million for employees who alleged their compensation was adversely impacted by an agreement between Knorr and Wabtec not to poach each other’s employees Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP and Fine, Kaplan and Black, R.P.C. announce a total of $48.95 million in settlements to

2020-02-25T08:09:06+00:00February 25th, 2020|Antitrust, Employment Law|

New York Gynecologist Robert Hadden, Who Evaded Prison in Controversial 2016 Sex-Crime Plea, Now Faces New Allegations

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman represents one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuits against Dr. Hadden The New York Times reports that the Manhattan district attorney’s office has announced that it has opened an investigation into new allegations of abuse against NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital gynecologist Robert A. Hadden. The announcement came just a month after

2020-02-21T19:39:52+00:00February 21st, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Michelle Lamy To Be a Featured Panelist at Upcoming Stanford Law School “Women in Plaintiffs’ Law” Event

Lieff Cabraser attorney Michelle Lamy will be participating in a panel discussion this Wednesday, February 26th, from 12:45-2:00 p.m. at Stanford Law School focusing on “Women in Plaintiffs’ Law.” The event will feature women who practice plaintiffs’ law and work at a variety of private and public interest firms around the Bay Area who will

2020-02-21T15:57:32+00:00February 21st, 2020|Firm News|

Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Ruling Keeping AT&T Internet Throttling Suit in Court and Out of Private Arbitration

As reported by Law360 (subscription), late on February 20, 2020, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that blocked AT&T from contesting a decision banning the company from forcing customers into private arbitration over claims AT&T falsely advertised unlimited cellphone data plans.

2020-02-21T14:17:55+00:00February 21st, 2020|Consumer Fraud|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel Announce Filing of Class Action Lawsuit Against Evenflo for Fraud and Deceptive Marketing of Dangerous Child Car Seats

Lawsuit alleges Evenflo’s “Big Kid Booster” car seats were aggressively marketed and sold throughout the U.S. as safe and tested even though the company’s own internal tests showed they provided little to no side-impact protection February 21, 2020, New York—(Businesswire)—The national plaintiffs’ law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, along with Kozonis &

Lieff Cabraser Partners Sarah London and Robert Nelson to Speak at 2020 Consumer Attorneys of California Seminar in Sonoma

Lieff Cabraser partners Sarah R. London and Robert J. Nelson will be speaking at the 2020 Consumer Attorneys of California Sonoma Travel Seminar on Friday March 13th, 2020. Sarah will be featured on the panel “Trial Skills Quick Hits,” where she will speak on the multidistrict Juul injury and marketing fraud litigation, and Robert will be featured

2020-02-21T12:42:10+00:00February 21st, 2020|Consumer Fraud, Firm News|