Mark Chalos Talks to Law.com About 2020 and COVID-19 Related Lawsuits

As reported by Law.com (subscription), the majority of lawsuits filed in 2020 related to the pandemic were brought by owners of restaurants, bars and other businesses against their insurers over denied business interruption claims after state and local governments forced the businesses to shut down. The report notes that nearly 20 percent of the 6,900 COVID-19 lawsuits

2020-12-31T11:00:08+00:00December 31st, 2020|Consumer Fraud|

Police Report Reveals How University of Michigan’s Dr. Robert Anderson Survived Sexual Misconduct Allegations Early In Career

As reported by The Detroit News, new information has been uncovered in the University of Michigan / Dr. Robert Anderson Sexual Abuse Lawsuit relating to how the late former UofM doctor and athletics program physician, accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of student-patients over a period of three decades, was able to survive sexual misconduct allegations

2020-12-30T15:51:28+00:00December 30th, 2020|Sexual Abuse|

Lieff Cabraser Files Amicus Brief in Support of Providers Challenging Tennessee’s Discriminatory Abortion Bans

On December 22, 2020, Lieff Cabraser filed an amicus brief in the Sixth Circuit on behalf of reproductive justice organizations in support of abortion providers and doctors in their challenge to a Tennessee law that would prohibit abortion as early as six weeks gestational age and also prohibit abortion if the doctor knows the patient

2020-12-23T12:14:04+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Firm News|

January 19, 2021 Filing Deadline in JOYY Shareholder Class Action – Contact Lieff Cabraser

Lieff Cabraser announces that class action litigation has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded securities of JOYY Inc. (“JOYY” or “the “Company”) (NASDAQ: YY) between April 28, 2016 and November 18, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”). If you purchased or otherwise acquired JOYY securities during the Class Period, you may

2020-12-22T07:48:07+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Securities Fraud|

February 2, 2021 Filing Deadline in Splunk Shareholder Class Action – Contact Lieff Cabraser

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (December 17, 2020) – The law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP announces that class action litigation has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of Splunk Inc. (“Splunk” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SPLK) between October 21, 2020 and December 2, 2020,

2020-12-17T13:30:50+00:00December 17th, 2020|Securities Fraud|

Michelle Lamy Elected to BASF Litigation Section Executive Committee for 2021

Lieff Cabraser attorney Michelle Lamy has been elected to serve on The San Francisco Bar Association Litigation Section’s Executive Committee. The Litigation Section educates members on current litigation developments, serves as a liaison between the bar and bench, and promotes the highest standards of ethical conduct among litigators. The section also comments on proposed changes in statutes

2020-12-14T14:14:33+00:00December 14th, 2020|Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser’s The R-23s Compete in First Ever Livestreamed Law Rocks-Apalooza “Battle of the Bands” 2020 Benefit Concert

Last Thursday, eighteen legal professional bands, including Lieff Cabraser’s powerhouse R-23s, came together to perform at the first ever livestreamed Law Rocks-apalooza concert fundraising event for local Bay Area nonprofits. The R-23s rocked out in support of The East Bay Community Law Center and Open Door Legal, two organizations that are providing critical legal services during a

2020-12-14T13:15:14+00:00December 14th, 2020|Firm News, Public Good|