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Congratulations to the 18 Lieff Cabraser #lawyers listed in the 2017 edition of +Best Lawyers, LLC. The 23rd edition of the legal publication includes 54,905 outstanding #attorneys  in 140 practice areas across the nation. #Law #JusticeforAll
The Best Lawyers in America, a legal peer-review publication, announced its 2017 listing of leading lawyers nationwide, including 18 Lieff Cabraser attorneys.
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#Tech giant #Twitter seeks to appeal a federal court ruling holding the Twitter responsible for violating the #TCPA (Telephone #ConsumerProtection Act) by sending hundreds of #unwantedtweets in the form of #spam #textmessages

Learn more about Lieff Cabraser’s TCPA Cases at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/consumer/tcpa-cases/

Read more at https://www.law360.com/classaction/articles/818559/twitter-fights-to-appeal-ruling-on-tcpa-liability-for-texts
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The Los Angeles Times reports that despite a series of 2013 #superbug #outbreaks , internal emails show that Japanese #medicaldevice manufacturer Olympus Corp. told its U.S. executives not to warn American #hospitals about the potentially #deadly #infections related to contaminated #medicalscopes . #personalinjury  

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-olympus-scopes-emails-20160721-snap-story.html
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Serious #Abilify #Gambling Danger #Warning Updates: In late August 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb made significant changes to the #prescriptiondrug Abilify’s labeling, adding that patients taking this medication “can experience intense urges, particularly for gambling, and the inability to control these urges while taking Abilify… Compulsive behaviors may result in harm to the patient and others if not recognized.” #injury #impulsecontrol #compulsion  
Lieff Cabraser represents Abilify users suffering from extreme compulsive gambling leading to major financial losses in lawsuits against Bristol-Myers Squibb for damages. In late August 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb made significant changes to Abilify’s package warnings and risk alerts. Notably, these changes specified: “Post-marketing case reports suggest that patients can experience intense urges, particularly for gambling, …
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The #FDA‬ has announced that it will wait until next year to decide on a new rule requiring generic #drugmakers‬  to update their #warninglabels‬ when they learn of new risks or side effects associated with #prescriptiondrugs . Under current law, only #brandnamedrug‬  makers are required to do so. However, #genericdrugs make up more than 88% of all #pharmaceutical prescriptions filled in the U.S.

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-generic-drug-warnings-20160721-snap-story.html
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Autoblog has published an in-depth interview with Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser focusing on the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal and her role as Lead Counsel for the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the litigation surrounding VW’s 2015 admission that it had doctored engine software in millions of vehicles to produce reduced emissions during formal testing. …
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Automakers embraced Takata’s cheaper technology almost 20 years ago despite signs that it was unsafe. The airbags are now at the center of the auto industry’s biggest recall.
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The Volkswagen #dieselemissions #consumerfraud case moves forward with the announcement of progress towards a settlement with over 650 U.S. dealerships. #VWscandal #dieselvehicles
At a hearing today in federal court in San Francisco before District Court Judge Charles M. Breyer, meaningful progress was reported towards a settlement between Volkswagen and over 650 U.S. VW franchise dealerships over vehicles “rendered unsellable” by the company’s diesel emissions scandal. The parties announced a proposed deal that includes a settlement fund as …
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#Ford is recalling nearly 830,000 vehicles sold in the U.S. and Mexico with a side #doorlatch #defect . The faulty latches can cause doors to open while cars are still moving. The recall includes 2013-2015 Ford Escape SUVs and C-Max cars, 2012-2015 Focus models, 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect Vans, and 2015 Ford Mustangs and Lincoln MKC SUVs. #autorecall #vehiclesafety  

Read more at http://www.mercurynews.com/drive/ci_30206237/ford-recalls-830-000-vehicles-fix-faulty-door
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Lieff Cabraser partner Dean Harvey will be discussing legal #artificialintelligence as a featured speaker on an Association of Business #TrialLawyers (ABTL) panel titled “Are Computers About to Eat Your Lunch (Or At Least Change the Way You Practice)?” The event will take place on August 30, 2016 at The Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, California.
Lieff Cabraser's Dean Harvey will be a distinguished speaker on an Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) panel titled “Are Computers About to Eat Your Lunch (Or At Least Change the Way You Practice)?” The event will take place on August 30, 2016 at The Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco.
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Lieff Cabraser #attorney  John Spragens has been selected to participate in the Nashville Bar Foundation #LeadershipForum 2016-2017 class, which encourages diversity in the practice of #law . Congratulations John!
Lieff Cabraser attorney John Spragens has been selected to participate in the Nashville Bar Foundation Leadership Forum 2016-2017 class. The professional development program offers emerging leaders in the legal profession opportunities to learn, collaborate, network, and serve the local community and the profession. Among other goals, the Nashville Bar Foundation (NBF) is designed to support …
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Lieff Cabraser partner +Todd Walburg will present a #legalwebinar titled “Life Care Planning for Serious Injury Cases” on August 24, 2016 at noon Pacific. Participants will learn how #lifecareplans are used for mediation, settlement, and trial. #personalinjury  
Lieff Cabraser partner Todd A. Walburg will present a webinar titled “Life Care Planning for Serious Injury Cases” on August 24, 2016 at noon Pacific. The webinar will be held by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (SFTLA) and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA). Webinar participants will learn about the logistics and …
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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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