Ex-Google Workers Want Sexist Emails and Memes Turned Over in Google Gender Discrimination Suit

As reported by Law360, former Google workers represented by Lieff Cabraser who claim the company engaged in systemic and pervasive pay and promotion discrimination against its female employees have urged a California judge to order the tech giant to hand over sexist emails and internal memes created by two unnamed male former employees.

2020-08-19T14:02:56+00:00August 19th, 2020|Employment Law|

Benchmark Litigation Names Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for 2020

Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody to its Top 250 Women in Litigation 2020 listing. Benchmark Litigation, touted as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” covers the United States, Canada and Mexico – is now in its thirteenth year of publication. The publication also named Elizabeth Cabraser as a Top 20

2020-08-19T08:49:01+00:00August 19th, 2020|Awards, Firm News|

Robert J. Nelson and Naomi Pomeroy Discuss Business Interruption Insurance Claim Denial and Lawsuits on OpenTable’s ‘In it Together’ Webinar Series

As part of their continuing series of conversations on the impact of the Coronavirus on the restaurant industry, OpenTable’s bi-monthly food news webinar series “In it Together” spoke with award-winning chef/owner of Portland’s Beast and Expatriate Naomi Pomeroy and national plaintiffs’ lawyer and Lieff Cabraser partner Robert J. Nelson. Together, the two are helping lead the charge

2021-06-29T23:47:35+00:00August 13th, 2020|Consumer Fraud|

Graco Booster Seat Fraud Claims Echo Lieff Cabraser’s Current Lawsuit Against Evenflo Company Over Similar Fraudulent Marketing of Dangerous Child Car Seats

Lieff Cabraser is currently investigating potential claims against Graco child booster seat manufacturer over allegations of fraud and dangerously deceptive marketing leading to child injuries Earlier this year, Lieff Cabraser filed a lawsuit on behalf of parents who purchased Evenflo’s Big Kid Booster car seats alleging the company knew the seats were unsafe for smaller

2020-08-13T13:52:32+00:00August 13th, 2020|Consumer Fraud, Infant & Child Injuries|

25 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected as 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has released its annual report on Northern California attorneys, highlighting those who “demonstrate the highest degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.” Twenty-five Lieff Cabraser attorneys have been selected as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars this year. In addition, Elizabeth J. Cabraser has been named a “Top 10 Northern California Super Lawyer” for 2020, Kelly M.

2020-08-12T15:15:25+00:00August 12th, 2020|Awards, Firm News|

U.S. Lawmakers Urge FDA to Clear E-cigarettes From Market For Duration of Coronavirus Crisis

As reported by CNN, lawmakers have urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to temporarily clear the market of all e-cigarettes for the length of the coronavirus crisis. In a letter, lawmakers highlighted emerging research suggesting that vape use may be tied to an increased risk of acquiring Covid-19 as well as heightened or intensified symptoms.

2020-08-11T11:56:07+00:00August 11th, 2020|Personal Injury|

Proposed Settlement Reached in Disney and Viacom Child Privacy Violation Lawsuits

As reported by Law360 (subscription), on Wednesday, August 6, 2020, Disney, Viacom, Kiloo and other gaming companies reached a proposed settlement agreement with parents who accused them of violating child privacy protection laws by collecting and selling personal identifying information of children who used their child-focused mobile apps. The lawsuits allege the media giants collected kid’s

2020-08-07T11:50:22+00:00August 7th, 2020|Digital Privacy & Data Security|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Federal Class Action Lawsuit Against Commonwealth Edison for Bribery and Vastly Inflated Electricity Rates

Suit alleges corrupt scheme under which Commonwealth Edison funneled payments to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives over many years to ensure passage of bills permitting ComEd to charge dramatically higher electric rates in Illinois dating back to 2011 The law firms Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Bellows Law Group, and Mason

2020-08-04T16:40:11+00:00August 4th, 2020|Consumer Fraud|

Help Lieff Cabraser’s R-23s Support the Family Violence Appellate Project as we Defend Our 2019 Title of “Best Lawyer Band in the Bay Area!”

Our first fund-raising challenge ends Thursday, August 6th at noon – we have two days to raise as much money as possible on our voting page to win more screen time in the show with an extra song! Lieff Cabraser’s in-house rock band, The R-23s, return on October 22 to defend their title of “Best

2020-08-04T12:06:51+00:00August 4th, 2020|Firm News|