Belviq (Lorcaserin) Appetite Suppressant – Patients Report Dangerous and Disturbing Drug Injuries

Patients across the U.S. have been reporting hidden and dangerous side effects in the 2012-era Japanese appetite suppressant Belviq (Lorcaserin). As obesity remains a public health crisis in the U.S., many Americans struggle daily in an effort to lose weight. From 2012 onward, Belviq was introduced in the United States promising meaningful weight loss, and

2020-07-31T13:12:22+00:00July 31st, 2020|Personal Injury, Prescription Drug Injuries|

If You Owned or Leased a GM Vehicle Subject to 2014 Recalls, You May Have Rights and Choices in Proposed Settlement

A proposed class settlement of economic loss claims by persons who owned or leased certain GM vehicles that were recalled in 2014 has been submitted for approval to the federal district court. The recalls involved the ignition system, key rotation, electronic power steering and/or side airbag wiring. Plaintiffs claim that consumers overpaid when they bought

2020-07-28T09:55:47+00:00July 28th, 2020|Car Accidents & Recalls|

Google Gender Discrimination Plaintiffs Seek to Certify Class of 11,000 Former Female Employees

As reported by Law360 (subscription), on July 22, 2020 in California superior court, Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel Altshuler Berzon moved to certify a class of nearly 11,000 former female Google workers who allege the tech giant engaged in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination against its female employees in California, at times paying women thousands

2020-07-22T15:52:35+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Employment Law|

Mark Chalos & Kenny Byrd Re-Elected to Leadership Roles in the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association for 2020-2021

We are pleased to announce that Lieff Cabraser partners Mark P. Chalos and Kenneth S. Byrd have been re-elected to continue in leadership roles in the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) for the 2020-2021 year. Mark will repeat his position as TTLA Vice President, after earlier serving as Treasurer and Secretary, and Kenny was re-elected

2020-07-14T12:54:30+00:00July 14th, 2020|Firm News|

Bridge Magazine: “University of Michigan is poorly serving sexual abuse survivors”

Bridge Magazine has published a powerful opinion piece, written by California Western School of Law Professor Nancy Chi Cantalupo, examining the private claims resolution program the University of Michigan has established for survivors of the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, a former UM physician accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of former students.

2020-07-09T14:34:35+00:00July 9th, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Supreme Court Upholds Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s Robocall Ban

Abusive and harassing robocalls and texts remain against the law, and consumers continue to have remedies available when they receive such unwanted communications As reported by Law360, on July 6, 2020, The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision upholding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s sweeping ban on unsolicited and harassing autodialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls

2020-07-07T12:01:05+00:00July 7th, 2020|Consumer Fraud|