Wendy Fleishman Appointed Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Wendy Fleishman Appointed Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). The Section is a primary source of knowledge and leadership nationwide on trial practice and critical issues of justice that involve tort and insurance law. [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman to Discuss Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at Upcoming “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Wendy Fleishman to Discuss Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman, along with Mike Papantonio of Levin Papantonio, Robert Eglet of Eglet Adams, and John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan will be leading the opening session on Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at the upcoming Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP) Conference, on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.
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Wendy Fleishman and Sarah London to Speak at HarrisMartin’s JUUL, E-Cigarettes & Vaping Conference

Wendy Fleishman and Sarah London to Speak at HarrisMartin’s JUUL, E-Cigarettes & Vaping Conference

Lieff Cabraser partners Wendy R. Fleishman and Sarah R. London will be speaking at HarrisMartin’s “JUUL, E-Cigarettes & Vaping Conference: Emerging Litigation and Liability Theories Agenda,” at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Wendy will be discussing the marketing of e-cigarettes to teens and children in a presentation entitled “JUUL and Our Kids: Marketing and Promoting the JUUL Device From ‘Vaporized’ to ‘Make the Switch.’” [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman to Discuss Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Wendy Fleishman to Discuss Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

The opening session on Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at the October 2019 Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP) Conference at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas will be led by Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman, along with Mike Papantonio of Levin Papantonio, Robert Eglet of Eglet Adams, and John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan. [Read more…]

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys Selects Wendy R. Fleishman as one of the “10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in New York”

Wendy Fleishman AIOPIA Award

The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) has announced its recognition of Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman as one of the “10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in the State of New York for Client Satisfaction.” In compiling its annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury attorneys in each state, attorney rating organization AIOPIA places a major emphasis on “selecting lawyers who have achieved significant success in the field of Personal Injury law without sacrificing the service and support they provide.” [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman to Speak at PLI Women Lawyers in Leadership Program

Wendy Fleishman to Speak at PLI Women Lawyers in Leadership Program

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman will be speaking at the Practising Law Institute’s “Women Lawyers in Leadership” seminar on January 26, 2018 at the PLI New York Center in New York City. As PLI describes the program, “Although the glass ceiling has cracks, there are still obstacles to its complete shatter. More women are needed in leadership positions in the legal profession. Despite equal numbers of women entering the legal profession, female attorneys still lag in equity partnerships and leadership positions.” [Read more…]

Federal MDL Created for Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 Prosthetic Hip in the District of Massachusetts Before Judge Indira Talwani

Federal MDL Created for Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 Prosthetic Hip

LFIT V40 Femoral Head Recall

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) has created new MDL No. 2768 to hear products liability litigation involving the Stryker-branded LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 femoral heads, a prosthetic hip replacement device. [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman to Speak at Mass Torts Judicial Forum in New York City

Mass Torts Forum 2017 NYC

On Monday, April 3, 2017, Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy Fleishman will speak at the Mass Torts Judicial Conference presented by JAMS mediation, arbitration, and dispute resolution service and featuring the Honorable Marina Corodemus (ret.). Covering topics including E-Discovery, Discrimination, the Media, Jurisdiction, and Ethics, the day-long program was assembled and arranged by Judge Corodemus, who hand-picked the speakers and will run the conference event. [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman Featured at Mass Torts Judicial Forum

Wendy Fleishman Featured at Mass Torts Judicial Forum

Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman will be speaking at the Mass Torts Judicial Forum presented by HB Litigation Conferences on April 15, 2016 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Ms. Fleishman will be a featured speaker on the panel titled “Settling Strategies for MDLs: Getting Started, Setting Values and Overcoming Obstacles.” [Read more…]

IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuits: Lieff Cabraser Provides Answers to Injured Patients

IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuits: Lieff Cabraser Provides Answers to Injured Patients

New York, NY, August 24, 2015 — Wendy R. Fleishman of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announces that the firm has published an informational video on IVC blood clot filter injuries and a list of Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About IVC Blood Filters concerning alleged defects in certain retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) blood filters.

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Wendy Fleishman Elected to AAJ Board of Governors

Wendy Fleishman Elected to AAJ Board of Governors

Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman has recently been elected to the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Fleishman also serves as a leader of the AAJ’s Women’s Caucus. Promoting a fair and effective justice system, AAJ’s mission is to support the representation of those injured by the harmful misconduct and negligence of others.

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Wendy Fleishman Discusses Dangerous Side Effects from Xarelto

Wendy Fleishman Discusses Dangerous Side Effects from Xarelto

Patients charge that Xarelto is a dangerous and defective drug because in certain patients it triggers uncontrolled bleeding and other life-threatening complications. Xarelto was approved in July 2011 to prevent blood clots in patients undergoing knee and hip surgeries, and its use has been expanded, including to patients with irregular heartbeats or facing a strong likelihood of blood clots in the legs or lungs.

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Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Chosen for AAJ 2015 Leadership Academy

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Chosen for AAJ 2015 Leadership Academy

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Wendy R. Fleishman and Lexi J. Hazam have been chosen by the American Association for Justice for inclusion in their 2015 Leadership Academy. An initiative of AAJ’s Diversity Committee, the Leadership Academy selects 12 plaintiff trial lawyers from different backgrounds and practice areas to develop their leadership roles within AAJ through workshops, training sessions, and conventions.

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Wendy Fleishman To Chair National Panel Discussion On Mass Torts Litigation

Wendy Fleishman Chairs National Discussion on Mass Torts

Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman is serving as the chair and moderator of a program on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts at the annual convention of the American Association for Justice in Baltimore, Maryland on July 27, 2014. The program will bring many of the nation’s leading plaintiffs’ attorneys to review in depth the methods and practices of achieving justice for large numbers of claimants in mass torts cases, including comparing federal multidistrict litigation with state coordinated litigation.

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