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Vigorous review of major mergers and enforcement of our #antitrust laws, as noted by Dr. Diana Moss, the President of the American Antitrust Institute ("AAI"), produces lower prices, innovation, and choice.  Here is a link to Dr. Moss' comments on Comcast and Time Warner abandoning their merger plans in the face of regulatory scrutiny and widespread consumer opposition. 

The AAI is a non-profit education, research, and advocacy organization working to increase the role of competition, assure that competition serves the interests of consumers, and challenge abuses of concentrated economic power in the American and world economy.
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On April 22, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody approved the settlement in the #NFLConcussion case. The road to establishing an operational settlement fund still remains ahead, along with resolution of various objectors' pending appeals. Judge Brody’s Order approving the settlement is a meticulously written, 132-page opinion.  Visit the link below to read her opinion.
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Lieff Cabraser attorney and managing partner of the firm's Nashville office +Mark Chalos will be speaking at the 2015 American Bar Association Section Annual Conference on April 17, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Learn more at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/blog/2015/04/mark-chalos-attorney-professional-responsibility-aba-conference.shtml
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Two Lieff Cabraser attorneys, +Wendy Fleishman and +Lexi Hazam, have been selected for American Association for Justice's 2015 Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy recognizes outstanding plaintiff trial lawyers nationwide and assists them in rising to leadership roles within #AAJ . Learn more at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/blog/2015/04/lieff-cabraser-attorneys-chosen-aaj-2015-leadership-academy.shtml
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Ad: Deadly #Superbug bacteria from contaminated #endoscopes has infected patients nationwide that underwent #ERCP procedures. More than 500,000 ERCP procedures occur each year in the U.S. Often patients with pancreatic cancer and colon cancer receive ERCP. The specialized medical scope, called #duodenoscope , is used to diagnose and treat diseases of the liver, bile ducts, and pancreas.

Lieff Cabraser represents injured patients in individual lawsuits against manufacturers of duodenoscopes charging that the devices are defectively designed. Learn how contaminated duodenoscopes may be spreading deadly superbug #CRE infections at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/Personal-Injury/Devices/Deadly-Endoscope-Superbug-Infections.shtml
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Today Lieff Cabraser and Transgender Law Center announced a groundbreaking decision in the case Lusardi v. McHugh, pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces U.S. laws against workplace discrimination.

In this case of first impression, the EEOC reversed a lower agency decision and held that the employer subjected our client, Tamara Lusardi, to disparate treatment and harassment based on sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when (1) the employer restricted her from using the common female restroom (consistent with her gender identity) and (2) a team leader intentionally and repeatedly referred to her by male pronouns and made hostile remarks about her transition and gender.

Read more about the ruling at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/blog/2015/04/eeoc-issues-landmark-ruling-in-transgender-employee-rights-case.shtml #transgender #transgenderrights #transgenderemployee #transgenderequality  
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Intuit TurboTax Lawsuit Allegations - The complaint alleges that Intuit failed to protect data provided by consumers who purchased #TurboTax, used to file an estimated 30 million tax returns for American taxpayers every year, from easy access by hackers and other cybercriminals.
Lieff Cabraser represents identity theft victims in a nationwide class action lawsuit against Intuit for allegedly failing to protect consumers' data from foreseeable and preventable breaches.
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Ad: Zofran has become a widely popular morning sickness treatment. Physician expectations were that the anti-nausea drug would benefit the patient, but GlaxoSmithKline, the manufacturer of Zofran, allegedly provided little information on the drug's effect on unborn children. In #Zofranlawsuits , parents charge that GlaxoSmithKline failed to warn about an association between #Zofran and certain very specific birth defects such as cleft palate and heart defects.

If you were prescribed ‪#Zofran‬ during pregnancy, and your child was born with ‪#‎birthdefects‬, we welcome the opportunity to speak with you. We will promptly review your case for free, confidentially, and in a caring, compassionate manner.

Please call us toll-free at 1 800 541-7358 and ask to speak to attorney Fabrice Vincent or visit http://www.lieffcabraser.com/Personal-Injury/Drugs/Zofran-ondansetron-injuries.shtml and complete the contact form on the webpage.
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Lieff Cabraser attorney +Lexi Hazam from the San Francisco office will be featured on a distinguished panel discussing the #Benicar #prescriptiondrug #litigation at the 15th Anniversary of the Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar on April 17, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Learn more at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/blog/2015/04/lexi-hazam-discusses-benicar-litigation-at-mass-torts-seminar.shtml
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Lieff Cabraser attorney +Lexi Hazam from the San Francisco office will be speaking at the San Francisco Mass Torts Conference on April 20, 2015. Along with other panelists, she will be discussing the key litigation stages and her own experience with mass torts. Learn more at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/blog/2015/04/lexi-hazam-featured-as-panelist-at-the-san-francisco-mass-torts-conference.shtml #SFmasstorts #personalinjury  
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Ad: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may reopen the safety investigation of 2.7 million older model Jeep SUVs linked to dozens of gas tank fires that erupted following rear-end collisions. Last week, a Georgia jury awarded the family of a 4-year-old killed in a Jeep SUV fire $150 million. The jury found Fiat Chrysler acted with "reckless or wanton disregard for human life in the design or sale" of the SUV.

Lieff Cabraser represents persons with serious burn injuries and the families of loved ones who died in car fires and fuel tank explosions. Learn more about the alleged defective design of Jeep SUVs manufactured in the 1990s and 2000s and the fire risk they pose at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/Personal-Injury/Car-Accidents/Jeep-Grand-Cherokee-Fuel-Tank-Fire-Dangers.shtml #jeepfires #autoaccidents  
NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind didn‘t rule out it could reopen its investigation into the 2.7 million older SUVs
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In its annual list of the nation’s top jury verdicts, the National Law Journal selected two cases tried by Lieff Cabraser lawyers. Both trials occurred in federal court in Florida, where Lieff Cabraser represents smokers and families of loved ones who died from smoking-related diseases. The lawsuits charged that the tobacco companies engaged in a 50-year conspiracy to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes.

Lieff Cabraser trial attorneys introduced evidence at both trials showing that 90 percent of daily cigarette smokers start smoking as teenagers, and that the tobacco industry targeted youth for this reason. For decades, including during the period the plaintiffs as teenagers became addicted to nicotine, the tobacco industry widely marketed smoking cigarettes, using celebrities, famous athletes, and advertising on television shows popular with children and teenagers.

Learn more at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/blog/2015/04/lieff-cabraser-achieves-largest-2014-jury-verdicts.shtml #tobaccolawsuit #juryverdicts  
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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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