Personal Injury

Obtaining justice for the injured

Lieff Cabraser has played a leading role in many of the largest, most important personal injury law and wrongful death lawsuits in the U.S. These cases have involved negligent conduct as well as a vast range of defective products — from dangerous prescription drugs and faulty medical devices to unsafe vehicles and consumer products. In many cases, we assisted our clients in persuading the corporate defendants to issue recalls or improve their safety procedures for the protection of all consumers and patients.

Outstanding injury and accident law attorneys

We are experienced injury trial lawyers that represent only plaintiffs. Many of our attorneys have been recognized by national and state publications as leading personal injury attorneys.

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We will provide a free, no obligation, and confidential review of your case. Please use the form below or call us toll-free at 1 888 321-1510 and ask to speak to injury attorney Wendy Fleishman.


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    The National Law Journal has repeatedly selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiffs’ law firms in the nation. U.S. News and Best Lawyers has recognized our personal injury lawyers and firm as the nation’s Law Firm of the Year in the category of Mass Torts and Plaintiffs’ Class Action for four separate years, including 2015.

    Remarkable recoveries in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits

    We have obtained more than $600 million for our clients in individual injury and accident cases, including awards of over $3 million in 30 separate cases. In addition, we have obtained judgments and settlements in excess of $16.2 billion in product liability class actions. This amount does not include our work in the landmark $206 billion recovery in the Attorney General litigation against the tobacco industry.

    The resources to hold the powerful accountable

    We are among the largest firms in the United States that represent only plaintiffs. In addition to our injury lawyers, we employ multiple registered nurses, legal assistants, investigators, and litigation support specialists. Considerable personnel resources, along with our ability to advance litigation costs in our clients’ cases, enable Lieff Cabraser to litigate against the largest and most powerful corporations in the world.

    Attentive, personal service

    We work closely with our clients throughout the litigation process to maximize and expedite their recoveries. Each client is assigned an attorney who is responsible for prosecuting the case and regularly communicating with the client. At the same time, our attorneys work as a team, drawing upon their combined knowledge, training, and skills to provide our clients with decades of litigation expertise.

    Lieff Cabraser’s Current Personal Injury Cases


    Accident Injuries

    CaseIssue
    Diesel Exhaust and CancerCancer and other illnesses from diesel exhaust fumes
    NFL Player Concussion InjuriesRepetitive head trauma
    NHL Player Concussion InjuriesRepetitive head trauma



    Aviation Disasters

    CaseIssue
    Asiana Airlines Flight 214 CrashPilot and auto-pilot control design errors
    How Aviation Disasters Are InvestigatedInformation page
    Lieff Cabraser's Aviation CasesInformation page



    Child & Infant Injuries

    CaseIssue
    Zofran (ondansetron)Birth defect injuries



    Medical Device Injuries

    CaseIssue
    DePuy ASR Hip ImplantsFaulty metal hip implants
    DePuy Pinnacle Hip ImplantsFaulty metal hip implants
    Hip Replacement Problems and RecallsDefective hip implants
    IVC FiltersSerious injuries from implanted IVC filters
    Mirena IUD Perforation and MigrationUterine tearing and serious blood clots
    Morcellator Hysterectomy Surgical ToolCancer spread and related dangers
    Superbug CRE from Medical ScopesDeadly bacterial infections
    Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Metal Hip ImplantsFaulty metal hip implants
    Vaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling MeshHigh rates of serious surgical complications
    Wright Profemur Hip ImplantsFaulty metal hip implants
    Zimmer ML Taper Hip ImplantsFaulty metal hip implants



    Prescription Drug Injuries

    CaseIssue
    AbilifyGambling addictions
    ActosIncreased risk of bladder cancer
    BenicarDangerous blood pressure side effects
    Gilead HIV DrugsInsufficient warning, holdback of safer drugs
    Meningitis Infection OutbreakFungal meningitis from steroid injections
    Risperdal & InvegaGynecomastia side effects
    XareltoSerious bleeding dangers from drug side effects
    Yaz, Yasmin & OcellaSerious blood clot side effect dangers
    Mirena IUDUterine tearing, serious blood clots



    Tobacco Litigation

    CaseIssue
    Florida Tobacco InjuriesTobacco health dangers



    Vehicle Defect & Accident Injuries

    CaseIssue
    Automobiles and Carbon Monoxide PoisoningDefective smartkey ignition switches
    Ford Cruise Control Switch FiresDefective cruise control switches
    Ford ExplorerRollover accidents
    Jeep Fuel Tank FiresFires from defective fuel tanks
    Kia Spectra, Sportage & Rio SUV FiresFuel tank explosions
    Mitsubishi SUV RolloversRollover accidents
    Park-to-Reverse AccidentsTransmission defects
    Takata Airbag RecallDefective airbags


    You can also view a list of Lieff Cabraser’s personal injury practice area successes.