“Big Tech’s Reckoning With Antitrust Has Arrived” — Katherine Lubin Benson Moderates Upcoming BASF Panel

Lieff Cabraser partner Katherine Lubin Benson will be moderating a Bar Association of San Francisco Antitrust & Business Regulation Section panel on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. online via Zoom. The panel, entitled “Big Tech’s Reckoning With Antitrust Has Arrived,” will feature a discussion of the recent government and private actions against

2021-05-10T23:41:02+00:00January 28th, 2021|Antitrust, Firm News|

Six Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers

Lawdragon legal magazine has published its annual listing of the 500 “Leading Lawyers in America,” a list that includes Lieff Cabraser partners, Kelly M. Dermody, Eric B. Fastiff, Steven E. Fineman, Wendy R. Fleishman, Annika K. Martin, and Robert J. Nelson. Lawdragon also selected Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser to be inducted into its Lawdragon 500 Hall of Fame, where she joins Richard Heimann who

2021-05-10T23:41:43+00:00January 27th, 2021|Awards, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Class Action Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Devereux Foundation and QualityHealth Staffing, LLC on Behalf of “Most Vulnerable” Children Across the U.S.

Plaintiffs’ complaint against the behavioral health giant Devereux alleges imminent threat of abuse in effort to secure injunctive relief as quickly as possible for thousands of the most-vulnerable U.S. children from 13 states presently living under Devereux control Lieff Cabraser announces the filing of a federal class action sexual abuse lawsuit in Pennsylvania on behalf

2021-05-10T23:42:15+00:00January 26th, 2021|Sexual Abuse|

Kenneth Byrd Comments on Eleventh Circuit’s Upholding of Punitive and Compensatory Damages in Florida Tobacco Litigation

As reported by Law.com (subscription), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an award of $6.25 million in compensatory damages and $20.7 million in punitive damages against tobacco giants R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris in favor of a now-deceased former smoker, Judith Berger. The panel found that the punitive damages award was within constitutional limits and

2021-05-10T23:43:51+00:00January 26th, 2021|Personal Injury, Tobacco Litigation|

11th Circuit Upholds $20M Verdict Against Phillip Morris for Injured Smoker in Florida Tobacco Litigation

As reported by Law360 (subscription), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a $20.7 million verdict against the tobacco giant Philip Morris in favor of a now-deceased former smoker, Judith Berger. The panel found that the $20.7 million award was within constitutional limits and not excessive, given various facts presented in the case, including that Phillip

2021-05-10T23:44:29+00:00January 20th, 2021|Personal Injury, Tobacco Litigation|

Sarah London to Speak at ABA Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts and Products Liability Litigation Committee’s Joint Virtual Regional CLE Program

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London will be featured on a panel at the American Bar Association’s Joint Virtual Regional CLE Program on Thursday January 28, 2021. Sarah’s panel, “Mass Tort and Products Update – Big Cases and Big Developments,” will be discussing some of the biggest and more recent mass torts and MDL cases,

2021-05-10T23:47:18+00:00January 14th, 2021|Firm News|

Annika K. Martin to Speak on Prevention Policies at Berkeley Law 2021 Sexual Harassment in Education Virtual Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin will be featured as a distinguished speaker at Berkeley Law’s 2021 Sexual Harassment in Education Virtual Conference taking place on January 29 – January 30, 2021. On day one of the conference (1/29), Annika will speak in a plenary session entitled “Prevention Education Programs: Is Behavior Actually Changing,” where she will discuss

2021-05-10T23:48:11+00:00January 14th, 2021|Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser Represents TransAtlantis in Antitrust Litigation in Germany and the Netherlands against the European Truck Cartel

First lawsuit brought by Lieff Cabraser in Germany on behalf of TransAtlantis seen likely to give momentum to cartel damages litigation against the truck cartel January 12, 2021 — Lieff Cabraser’s Munich office is leading aggregate litigation against the infamous European truck cartel of truck manufacturers Daimler, DAF, Iveco, MAN, Volvo/Renault, and Scania. In its

2021-06-10T19:09:21+00:00January 12th, 2021|Antitrust|

Massachusetts Supreme Court Rules Uber’s “Frictionless” Imposition of Contract Terms Abridges Consumer Rights

The opinion is expected to have far-ranging effects in what was a previously insufficiently-explored area of contract formation and consumer rights in the new high-tech era On January 4, 2021, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an opinion in the high-profile Massachusetts Uber consumer contracts case about how contracts get formed online and what constitutes

2021-05-10T23:49:18+00:00January 6th, 2021|Amicus, Consumer Fraud|