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Michael Sobol Named a Top 100 Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal

The Daily Journal has published its annual listing of Top 100 Lawyers in California, which includes 3rd-time selection for Lieff Cabraser partner Michael Sobol. After reviewing hundreds of nominations, the Daily Journal honors a chosen 100 of California’s leading lawyers who are involved in “the most cutting-edge work in litigation, regulation, and corporate transactions, and who

2021-09-15T22:01:07+00:00September 15th, 2021|Awards, Firm News|

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a Top 100 Lawyer in California by the Daily Journal

The Daily Journal has published its annual listing of Top 100 Lawyers in California, which includes 16th-time selection for Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser. After reviewing hundreds of nominations, the Daily Journal honors a chosen 100 of California’s leading lawyers who are involved in “the most cutting-edge work in litigation, regulation, and corporate transactions,

2021-09-15T21:16:36+00:00September 15th, 2021|Awards, Firm News|

Federal Judge Questions Discoverer of PG&E Line Downed at Dixie Fire Origin Point

As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California took time during a hearing yesterday to question the PG&E employee on record for having found a tree fallen on a power line at the origin point of the massive Dixie Fire still burning across the northern

2021-09-15T00:38:36+00:00September 15th, 2021|Environmental Law, Fires & Burn Injuries|

Class Certification Affirmed in Theranos Walgreens Blood Test Fraud Class Action

Ninth Circuit memorandum decision also affirms certification of RICO claims against Walgreens for its participation in blood fraud scheme On September 8, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed certification of the plaintiff class in the blood test fraud class action lawsuit brought by Lieff Cabraser against Theranos, Inc. and

2021-09-09T17:33:09+00:00September 9th, 2021|Consumer Fraud|

SESEN BIO SHAREHOLDERS: October 18, 2021 Filing Deadline in Class Action – Contact Lieff Cabraser

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (September 3, 2021) – 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 securities of Sesen Bio, Inc. (“Sesen Bio” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SESN) between December 21, 2020 and August 17,

2021-09-03T17:33:41+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Securities Fraud|

Lieff Cabraser Assists Scholars, Social Scientists, in Amicus Brief Seeking Simple Dignity for Transgender Elderly in California

It seems a fairly simple and straightforward thing that staff at nursing homes should call transgender residents by their correct names/pronouns. This simple human courtesy was undermined by a recent 3rd Appellate District order striking down a California law requiring such accurate and respectful address of elders.

2021-09-02T23:59:38+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Amicus, Public Good|

Graco Child Carseat Safety & Fraudulent Marketing Litigation to Move Forward

As reported by Law360 (subscription), a Georgia federal judge has ruled that consumers alleging that Graco Inc. improperly and fraudulently marketed some of its child booster seats can move forward against the defendants’ objections. The court noted that it left much of the original suit intact in part because Graco made express representations about the

2021-09-02T23:36:40+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Consumer Fraud|

Trial Lawyers’ Community Relief Fund supports Humphreys County, Waverly community following devastating flood in West Tennessee

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Trial Lawyers’ Community Relief Fund has made significant disaster relief grants to five local community organizations following the devastating August 2021 flood that hit Humphreys County and Waverly, Tennessee. The financial contributions will benefit the community directly through donations to Salter’s Chapel AME Church, the Humphreys Homeless Coalition, Waverly Church

2021-09-01T15:52:31+00:00September 1st, 2021|Public Good|

Judge Grants Final Approval to Settlement for Plaintiffs in Class Action Labor Antitrust “No-Poach” Lawsuit Against Duke University

This case on behalf of non-medical faculty follows Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s successful similar action against Duke on behalf of medical faculty that led to a $54.5 million settlement in 2019 A federal judge in North Carolina on Monday issued an order granting final approval to a settlement in the class action labor/antitrust “no-poach” lawsuit

2021-09-01T19:23:51+00:00August 31st, 2021|Antitrust, Employment Law|