Lieff Cabraser’s Sexual Abuse & Gender Violence Cases
Evangelical Church Abuse Cases
Lieff Cabraser is investigating widespread reports of adult and child sexual abuse in evangelical churches, Southern Baptist churches, as well as several different so-called Mega Churches.
Devereux Health Child Sexual Abuse
Lieff Cabraser represents six individuals and a putative class of thousands of other children across the U.S. in a sexual abuse class action against Devereux Foundation and QualityHealth Staffing, LLC
University of Michigan Sexual Abuse
In May 2020, Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin was appointed as Plaintiffs’ Interim Co-Class Counsel in the University of Michigan / Dr. Robert E. Anderson sexual abuse litigation.
Hotchkiss School Lawsuit
We represent former students in sexual abuse lawsuits against The Hotchkiss School in Connecticut alleging ritual sexual hazing as well as rape by proctors and teachers.
NCAA Athlete Sexual Abuse
Lieff Cabraser represents three former student-athletes and one current student-athlete in a sexual abuse class action lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).
Lieff Cabraser’s Concluded Sexual Abuse & Gender Violence Cases
NY Hospital Obstetrician Sexual Abuse
We resolved an action against a major New York Hospital and an obstetrician/gynecologist who had sexually abused his pregnant patients during obstetrical and gynecological examinations.
School Locker Room Illegal Recording
Lieff Cabraser successfully resolved a case on behalf of 32 school children who were videotaped undressing in their school locker room, achieving a $1.28 million jury verdict for the plaintiffs and their families.
Humane Society Truth Reconciliation Project
The US Humane Society announced the details of a Reconciliation Process for the benefit of all employees and volunteers that includes advisory input from Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody.
#metoo work in Employment Discrimination
Lieff Cabraser is handling multiple gender discrimination employment cases, several of which involve sexual assault and violence occurring in the workplace.
USC/Tyndall Student Sexual Abuse
Lieff Cabraser was co-counsel in the class action on behalf of student women sexually abused by gynecologist George Tyndall at USC that led to a $215 million settlement and sweeping reforms at USC.