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Pro Publica has published a lengthy article exploring how the medical establishment’s long-standing approach to “protecting” fetuses by restricting testing on pregnant women has resulted in a critical shortfall of knowledge. While the intention was mostly good — to protect women and babies from the kind of severe birth defects and other harm caused by …
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Lieff Cabraser partner +Todd Walburg will be speaking at the +American Association for Justice 2016 Annual Convention from July 22-25, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. He will be presenting on the “E-Cigarette Litigation – A New Frontier” and “Recreational Recoveries – Defective Products” panels. #ecigarettes #defectiveproducts #personalinjury
Lieff Cabraser partner Todd Walburg will be speaking at the American Association for Justice 2016 Annual Convention from July 22-25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
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Volkswagen heads from #dieselemissions  to #zeroemissions  after #VWscandal  – the German car manufacturer plans to spend $11.2 billion to manufacture over 30 #electricvehicles by the year 2025. #autonews  

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-volkswagen-electric-20160616-snap-story.html
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Owners of some Whirlpool, Kenmore, and Maytag-brand front-loading washers can now submit claims as part of the settlement of several class action lawsuits brought on claims that the machines fail to adequately self-clean. Judge Christopher A. Boyko of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio has granted preliminary approval to settlements of …
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Women suing #GoldmanSachs  successfully stopped the bank’s attempt to remove a plaintiff who left the company out of the proposed #genderbias #classaction  lawsuit. Goldman Sachs is alleged to have engaged in systematic, firm-wide #discrimination against women. #employmentlaw #gendergap

Read more at https://www.law360.com/articles/795638/goldman-wrong-to-cut-woman-who-quit-from-bias-suit
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U.S. District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton has granted partial #classcertification  to #Facebook users accusing the company of #privacyviolations  regarding the illegal scanning of links in their #privatemessages

Read more at https://www.law360.com/articles/798133/1-class-certified-1-denied-in-facebook-scanning-case #digitalprivacy #dataprotection
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Automaker #FiatChrysler announced a plan to proceed with a software fix to address #transmissionproblems that result in #rollaway  risks in over 1 million affected #Jeep  and #Dodge  vehicles including the #JeepGrandCherokee . 
As reported by Reuters and other news outlets, Fiat Chrysler has announced its intention to speed up the creation and provision of a software fix to address rollaway risks in over 1 million affected vehicles, including the Jeep Grand Cherokee implicated in the recent tragic death of actor Anton Yelchin. In April 2016, Fiat Chrysler …
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For years, Zofran was the most popular morning-sickness medication in the U.S. Now it’s being accused of causing birth defects. The larger issue is a drug-safety system that excludes women from clinical trials, potentially putting them and their babies at risk.
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Congratulations to Lieff Cabraser’s house band The R-23s for winning the Judge’s Choice Award at the +Family Violence Appellate Project's Battle of the Bands 2016 event!
We are delighted to announce that Lieff Cabraser house band The R-23s won the Judge’s Choice Award at the Family Violence Appellate Project’s June 15 Battle of the Bands 2016. The Family Violence Appellate Project is the only nonprofit organization in California dedicated to appealing cases on behalf of domestic violence survivors and their children, …
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Lieff Cabraser partner +Todd Walburg will be speaking on a panel at the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association titled “9-9-8: It’s the Combination,” discussing #CaliforniaCode  of #CivilProcedure § 998 on July 12, 2016 in San Francisco. #legalseminar
On July 12, 2016, Lieff Cabraser partner Todd Walburg will be speaking on a panel at the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association entitled “9-9-8: It’s the Combination,” discussing California Code of Civil Procedure section 998. The purpose of the seminar is to inform experienced and novice practitioners about the form, timing, economic effects and role …
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Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey will be moderating an +American Bar Association (ABA) panel titled “The Law and Economics of Employee Non-Compete Agreements” on June 22, 2016 from 12:00-1:00pm ET. #competitiontorts #antitrust
Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey will be moderating an American Bar Association (ABA) panel titled “The Law and Economics of Employee Non-Compete Agreements” on June 22, 2016 from 12:00-1:00pm ET. This panel will cover the legal and economic challenges revolving around agreements between employees and their employers. The matter in question is whether these …
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U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer has ordered a one week extension to the settlement proposal submission deadline in the VW #dieselemissions case. “Given the highly technical nature of the proposed settlement in these complex proceedings, the court extends the deadlines for the plaintiffs’ steering committee to file its motion for preliminary approval of settlement.” #VWscandal #dieselvehicles #consumerfraud
U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer issued an order extending the Volkswagen emissions settlement deadline until June 28 at noon.
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Founded in 1972, Lieff Cabraser represents plaintiffs in individual cases and class actions in the fields of antitrust law, consumer protectiondefective products, employment lawenvironmental and toxic exposure, False Claims Act, personal injury, and securities fraud

A strong, principled sense of social responsibility drives us. We are committed to achieving justice for investors, consumers, employees, patients, and business owners; promoting safer products and fair competition; protecting our environment; assisting individuals blow the whistle on fraud; safeguarding the rights of patent and copyright holders; and remedying violations of the civil rights of citizens worldwide. Our comprehensive and diverse practice is unique among plaintiffs' law firms.

Our attorneys are recognized as some of the most qualified and skilled professionals in their fields. They are routinely appointed by federal and state courts to serve as leaders in national litigation. Many of our attorneys are directors and officers of local, state, and national bar organizations.

The National Law Journal has recognized Lieff Cabraser as one of the nation's top plaintiffs' law firms for eleven years. In compiling the list, the National Law Journal examines recent verdicts and settlements and looked for firms "representing the best qualities of the plaintiffs' bar and that demonstrated unusual dedication and creativity."

Best Lawyers and U.S. News have named Lieff Cabraser as a "Law Firm of the Year" each year the publications have given this award to law firms. For 2011-2012, we were recognized in the category of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. For 2013, the publications selected our firm as the nation’s premier plaintiffs’ law firm in the category of Employment Law – Individuals. For 2014, we have been again recognized in the category of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. Only one law firm in each practice area receives the “Law Firm of the Year” designation.

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