Lieff Cabraser Justice

Final Approval Granted to $38.5M National Grid Abusive Debt Collection Practices TCPA Settlement

On June 24, 2022, U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert of the Eastern District of New York issued an order granting final approval to a $38.5 million settlement of the long-running abusive debt collection practices lawsuit filed by Lieff Cabraser against National Grid. National Grid owns and operates multiple gas and electric companies in New York, Massachusetts,

2022-06-27T23:20:23+00:00June 27th, 2022|Consumer Fraud, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser Partner Anne Shaver Featured on Yahoo Money Live Discussing the Groundbreaking $118M Google Gender Class Action Settlement

Lieff Cabraser Partner Anne Shaver, who represents over 15,000 female Google employee plaintiffs in the Google Gender Discrimination case, was featured on Yahoo Finance’s Yahoo Money Live on Tuesday, June 21 in an interview discussing the case’s recent and historic $118 million settlement. The interview also included named plaintiff Kelli Wisuri, who worked at Google

2022-06-24T20:26:29+00:00June 24th, 2022|Employment Law, Firm News|

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 Defeat Gilead’s Multiple Dismissal Motions in HIV Drug Kidney & Bone Injuries Litigation

On June 13, 2022, plaintiffs won a series of procedural victories in the kidney and bone injury lawsuit filed against pharma giant Gilead Sciences when California Superior Court Judge Andrew Y.S. Cheng denied three summary judgment motions filed by Gilead seeking to dismiss the litigation. Since the dangers from Gilead’s prescription medications (Truvada® and Atripla®) that

2022-06-23T17:08:50+00:00June 22nd, 2022|Personal Injury|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel File Federal Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Against Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile US, and Softbank Group over T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Federal lawsuit alleges American consumers have paid billions more for wireless services after one of the most anti-competitive acquisitions in history reduced the number of U.S. retail mobile carriers from four to three and combined two fierce competitors into a single behemoth with no incentive to compete CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Friday, June 17, 2022, Lieff Cabraser

2022-06-17T19:09:04+00:00June 17th, 2022|Antitrust|

Volkswagen Agrees to $80M Proposed Settlement to Resolve Porsche Emissions Cheating Class Action Lawsuits

As reported by Law360, Volkswagen and Porsche have agreed to pay $80 million to settle claims that they manipulated nearly 500,000 gasoline-powered Porsche vehicles to overstate their advertised fuel economy and obtain fraudulent emissions certifications in an attempt to make them seem more eco-friendly than they actually were.

2022-06-17T18:51:31+00:00June 17th, 2022|Consumer Fraud|

Nine Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized by Lawdragon as “Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers” for 2022

We are pleased to announce that nine Lieff Cabraser partners were named to this year’s Lawdragon “500 Leading Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers” list: Lin Y. Chan, Kelly M. Dermody, Rachel Geman, Dean M. Harvey, Daniel M. Hutchinson, Michelle Lamy, Michael Levin-Gesundheit, Anne B. Shaver, and Tiseme Zegeye. This is Lawdragon’s fifth consecutive year of publishing its list of distinguished lawyers “who have

2022-06-16T22:23:30+00:00June 16th, 2022|Awards, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser & Shavitz Law Group File Federal Collective and California Class Action Lawsuit Against Stryker Corporation for Failure to Pay Overtime Wages, Provide Meal and Rest Breaks, and Pay Business Expenses

The class, collective and representative lawsuit was filed on behalf of Stryker Sales Representatives and Sales Associates working across a wide range of Stryker medical product divisions in the U.S. On June 14, 2022, the law firms of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP and Shavitz Law Group, P.A. filed a lawsuit in the Central

2022-06-15T23:05:57+00:00June 15th, 2022|Employment Law|

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|