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,
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
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
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
We are delighted to announce that Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos, Managing Partner of the firm’s Nashville office, has officially been sworn in as President of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers’ Association (TTLA) after having previously served as President-Elect of the organization. Mark will serve as TTLA President for 2022-2023.
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
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.
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
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
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