Court Rejects Google’s Attempt to Get Child Privacy Lawsuit Dismissed

As reported by Law360 (subscription), on February 3, 2021, a New Mexico federal judge denied Google’s attempt to dismiss children’s privacy law violation claims against it which were initiated by New Mexico’s attorney general, who accused the internet goliath of facilitating the malicious harvesting of children’s personal info, including physical location, via apps and games,

2021-05-10T23:35:31+00:00February 4th, 2021|Digital Privacy & Data Security|

Tiseme Zegeye to Discuss Gender Pay Equity at Upcoming American Association for Justice 2021 Winter Convention

Lieff Cabraser partner Tiseme Zegeye will be featured as a distinguished speaker at the American Association for Justice’s 2021 Winter Virtual Convention taking place February 9–12, 2021. On day one of the convention (2/9), Tiseme will speak during a CLE session entitled “Litigation Snapshots and Quick Hits,” where she will discuss “Gender Pay Equity Here and Abroad.”

2021-05-10T23:36:07+00:00February 4th, 2021|Firm News|

Plaintiffs Announce Proposed $2 Billion Class Settlement in Monsanto Roundup™ Injury Litigation

Proposed settlement with Monsanto will provide up to $2 billion for an initial four-year period to thousands of potential claimants who have been or will be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) and had exposures to Monsanto’s Roundup™ Proposed class counsel Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Audet & Partners, LLP, The Dugan Law Firm, LLC,

2021-05-10T23:36:44+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Personal Injury|

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Extending Look Back Window in NY for Child Victims Act

In August 2020, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S7082/A9036) extending the look back window for victims to file claims under the Child Victims Act in New York state, regardless of when or how long ago the alleged abuse occurred. Since going into effect last year, the Child Victims Act has provided an avenue for

2021-05-10T23:38:57+00:00February 2nd, 2021|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a “Top Lawyer of the Decade” by the Daily Journal

The Daily Journal (subscription) has named Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser to its inaugural listing of “Top Lawyers of the Decade,” recognized for her groundbreaking work on behalf of consumers during the last ten years. Elizabeth is one of 18 California lawyers selected to receive this prestigious recognition.

2021-05-10T23:39:36+00:00February 1st, 2021|Awards, Firm News|

New Lawsuit Alleges Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Failed to Protect Children from Employee Sexual Abuse

As reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer, on January 26, 2021, a federal class action lawsuit was filed by Lieff Cabraser and Philadelphia firm Sauder Schelkopf against Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, claiming that the nonprofit specializing in treating children with intellectual disabilities, mental disorders, and trauma was negligent and failed to protect at least six children

2021-05-10T23:40:20+00:00February 1st, 2021|Sexual Abuse|