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Education Civil Rights Alliance Amicus Brief in Support of Race-Conscious Admissions

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP and the Education Civil Rights Alliance (ECRA) have filed a friend-of-court brief on behalf of youth advocates and experts in educational access. This brief contributes to the records of two cases currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard

2022-08-15T22:50:48+00:00August 15th, 2022|Amicus, Public Good|

Nine More Student-Athletes Join Class-Action Suit Alleging Abuse on the University of San Francisco Baseball Team and Lack of Oversight by USF and the NCAA, Allegations Dating Back More Than 20 years

The amended complaint details two decades of aberrant behavior by coaches, and deliberate inaction by the school and NCAA to stop abuse SAN FRANCISCO – (July 15, 2022) Today, nine former University of San Francisco (USF) baseball players joined the class action lawsuit filed in March 2022 against their two (now former) baseball coaches, USF,

2022-07-15T19:48:37+00:00July 15th, 2022|Sexual Abuse|

Breaking News: FDA Orders Removal of All Juul Products from U.S. Market

On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) issued a stunning market denial order mandating that Juul Labs Inc. cease the sale and distribution of all of their currently marketed products in the United States. The extraordinary Order also directs that all Juul products currently on the U.S. market must be removed

2022-06-23T19:57:10+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Defective Products, News, Personal Injury|

Plaintiffs and Google Agree to $118 Million Settlement of Pay Equity Class Action

Plaintiffs’ law firms Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP and Altshuler Berzon LLP announce today that Plaintiffs have reached an agreement with Defendant Google LLC ( “Google”), in which Google will pay $118 million to settle a class action gender discrimination lawsuit, Ellis v. Google LLC, No. CGC-17-561299, pending since 2017. The settlement covers approximately

2022-06-13T17:17:35+00:00June 11th, 2022|Employment Law|

SoCal Edison reports ‘circuit activity’ potentially related to Coastal Laguna Niguel Fire

As reported by the LA Times, the Coastal Laguna Niguel brush fire which destroyed at least 20 homes on May 11, 2022 is being actively investigated for a possible utility cause. Southern California Edison issued a report stating that “our information reflects circuit activity occurring close in time to the reported time of the fire.”

2022-05-12T18:59:33+00:00May 12th, 2022|Environmental Law, Fires & Burn Injuries, Personal Injury|

KCRA-Sacramento Airs Powerful Report on Racial Discrimination Lawsuits Against Sutter Health

KCRA Sacramento aired a powerful report this evening on two racial discrimination lawsuits brought by physicians against Sutter Health, including Lieff Cabraser’s representation of Dr. Omondi Nyong’o in his discrimination case against Sutter Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. With a subtitle of “Lawsuit alleges Sutter Health targets minority doctors to ‘keep them in line’,” the

2022-03-30T03:25:45+00:00March 30th, 2022|Employment Law|

Lieff Cabraser & James J. Lee File Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Injury Lawsuit Against Abbott Laboratories Relating to Manufacture, Marketing and Sale of Similac Neosure Forumla for Infants

Lawsuit alleges willful and wrongful conduct relating to the design, development, manufacture, marketing and sale of Similac Neosure February 15, 2022, San Francisco—(BUSINESSWIRE)—Lieff Cabraser and the Legal Offices of James J. Lee announce the filing of a federal injury lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories on behalf of Darius Medley and ChaKoya Robinson, the parents of minor

2022-02-15T18:02:45+00:00February 15th, 2022|Infant & Child Injuries, Personal Injury|

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

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 by Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel on behalf of railway workers who alleged an illegal scheme by Knorr and Wabtec to improperly avoid hiring each other’s employees to artificially suppress compensation and competition in the related job market.

2021-02-26T02:59:02+00:00February 23rd, 2021|News|