Michael Sobol Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Mass Tort & Class Action Litigation by Best Lawyers for Northern California

Only one lawyer gets “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for each specialty and location Best Lawyers has published its new lawyer and law firm ratings for 2021, and we are proud to highlight Lieff Cabraser Michael W. Sobol’s selection as “Lawyer of the Year” for Mass Tort & Class Action Litigation for Northern California.

2020-08-31T10:47:32+00:00August 31st, 2020|Awards, Firm News|

Flour + Water, Central Kitchen, and Trick Dog File Breach of Contract Lawsuit Against Farmers Group, Inc. and Other Insurers Over Improper Denial of Business Insurance Claims

Lieff Cabraser and the Law Office of Alexandra L. Foote expand their state and federal lawsuits on behalf of world-renowned restaurants against multiple insurers with new case on behalf of Thomas McNaughton’s restaurants and bars for denial of proper business interruption insurance claims August 26, 2020, San Francisco–(BUSINESSWIRE)–Lieff Cabraser and the Law Office of Alexandra

2020-08-27T14:57:53+00:00August 27th, 2020|Consumer Fraud|

Lieff Cabraser Partner Mark Chalos Named Co-Lead Counsel in Federal Evenflo Child Booster Seat Fraud and Injury Litigation

On August 27, 2020, U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper appointed Lieff Cabraser Nashville Managing Partner Mark P. Chalos as co-lead counsel for plaintiffs in the multidistrict litigation centered in Massachusetts against Evenflo accusing the company of improper, fraudulent, and dangerous marketing of child car booster seats.

2020-08-27T12:41:12+00:00August 27th, 2020|Consumer Fraud, Infant & Child Injuries|

Final Approval Granted to $48.95M Knorr Wabtec Railway Industry Employee No-Poach Antitrust Settlement

Lawsuit alleged the companies agreed to under-the-table and illegal deals to not-hire each other’s employees in order to keep wages and job competition low On August 26, 2020, Judge Joy Flowers Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania granted final approval to a settlement of the labor antitrust litigation filed

2020-08-27T10:27:14+00:00August 27th, 2020|Antitrust, Employment Law|

Eric Fastiff Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Antitrust Litigation by Best Lawyers for Northern California

Only one lawyer gets “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for each specialty and location Best Lawyers has published its new lawyer and law firm ratings for 2021, and we are proud to highlight Lieff Cabraser Eric B. Fastiff’s selection as “Lawyer of the Year” for Antitrust Litigation for Northern California.

2020-08-26T07:08:01+00:00August 26th, 2020|Awards, Firm News|

California Appeals Court Rules Amazon Can Be Held Liable For Defective Products Sold Through Its Site

Lieff Cabraser attorney Evan Ballan & Ben Siminou of Siminou Appeals file persuasive amicus brief on behalf of Public Justice and the CAOC in support of injured plaintiff Angela Bolger A California Court of Appeals has ruled that Amazon can be held strictly liable in the state for dangerously defective products sold by third parties

2020-08-25T15:50:16+00:00August 25th, 2020|Public Good|

Black Football Players Accuse NFL of Racial Bias in Concussion Injury Payouts

As reported by the NY Times, retired National Football League players Najeh Davenport and Kevin Henry have filed legal actions against the NFL for allegedly discriminating against black players who filed dementia-related claims dating back to 2013. Davenport and Henry asked the court to stop the NFL from evaluating players using race-based benchmarks, and to

2020-08-25T12:06:35+00:00August 25th, 2020|Personal Injury|

Lieff Cabraser Nashville Partner Mark Chalos Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation by Best Lawyers for US Southeast

Only one lawyer gets “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for each specialty and location Best Lawyers has published its new lawyer and law firm ratings for 2021, and we are proud to highlight Lieff Cabraser Mark P. Chalos’ selection as “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation for the U.S. Southeast.

2020-08-24T10:40:22+00:00August 24th, 2020|Awards, Firm News|