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Plaintiffs’ attorneys in the proposed #genderbias #classaction against #Twitter  have submitted an amended complaint that expands the class definition to include all levels of female #softwareengineers . The suit alleges that the company’s culture around promotions limits women from advancing software engineer "technical ladder." #womenintech

Read more at http://www.therecorder.com/id=1202753833600/Bias-Suit-Against-Twitter-Set-to-Expand-Across-Engineer-Ranks?mcode=0&curindex=0&curpage=2&slreturn=20160403121552
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Lieff Cabraser partner +Mark Chalos has been selected for the 2016 Best of the Bar award list by +Nashville Business Journal. Congratulations Mark! 
The Nashville Business Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos for its 2016 “Best of the Bar” award list. The NBJ list (subscription) includes a select group of Nashville attorneys who are each noteworthy in their respective fields. Attorneys are nominated and ranked by their peers with categories based on firm size (small, …
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Five members of the U.S. Women’s #soccer  team have accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of #genderbias  and #wagediscrimination . In an action filed with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the women claim they earn four times less than their male counterparts, despite playing more games, generating more revenue for the sport, and winning more championships. 

Read more at http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/5-players-accuse-US-soccer-federation-of-wage-7219727.php #employmentlaw #genderequality   #equalpay
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In the #VWscandal  investigation, a 2006 PowerPoint presentation was discovered showing the German automaker knew how to cheat on #dieselemissions  tests in the United States. According to +The New York Times, this “provides the most direct link yet to the genesis of the deception at Volkswagen.”

Read more at http://nyti.ms/1qRdbER #consumerfraud #dieselvehicles
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On April 21, 2016, Judge Eldon E. Fallon issued an order scheduling the #depositions  of plaintiffs and defense witnesses in the #Xarelto  injury #litigation  against major #pharmaceutical  companies such as Janssen, Johnson & Johnson, and Bayer. 

Learn more about the Xarelto Bleed Problem Lawsuits at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/injury/drugs/xarelto/ #personalinjury    #prescriptiondrug  
On April 21, 2016, Judge Eldon E. Fallon, the federal judge supervising and overseeing the centralized litigation against Janssen, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer over Xarelto, issued an order scheduling the depositions of plaintiffs and defense witnesses. The court is overseeing the discovery necessary to develop several “bellwether” trials in order to evaluate the strength …
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More than 62,000 reports have been made to poison control centers in the U.S. since January 2013 regarding #laundrydetergent   #poison dangers in children aged 6 and under. 

Learn more about #LaundryPod #ChildPoisonings  at http://www.lieffcabraser.com/Injury/Infant-Child/Laundry-Pods/ #personalinjury  
As reported by MSN, New research published in Pediatrics has found that colorful plastic detergent packets, particularly bright orange, green, and blu laundry pods, present a much greater danger to children than all other types of laundry and dishwasher detergent. Researchers sifted through more than 62,000 calls made to poison control centers in the U.S. …
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#ALR #InvestorAlert : a securities #classaction  lawsuit for #investmentfraud  and #securitiesfraud  has been filed on behalf of investors against Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR). If you purchased the securities of Alere between May 9, 2013 and April 20, 2016, you may move the Court for appointment as lead #plaintiff  by no later than June 20, 2016. #securitieslaw
Lieff Cabraser announces that class action litigation has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased the securities of Alere Inc. (“Alere” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ALR) between May 9, 2013 and April 20, 2016, inclusive (the “Class Period”). If you purchased Alere securities during the Class Period, you may move the Court for appointment …
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41 travel agents filed a lawsuit against major airlines American, Delta, and United alleging a #pricefixing  conspiring to increase #airfare  for trips with multiple stops. The suit accuses the airlines of violating federal and state #antitrustlaws

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-airline-pricing-lawsuit-20160420-story.html
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U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner has approved a multimillion-dollar settlement in the 2014 Sony Pictures #databreach #classaction lawsuit, in which a group of #hackers  broke into company computers and released the highly sensitive personal information of 437,000 current and former #Sony  employees.

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/cotown/la-et-ct-0407-sony-hack-20160406-story.html #digitalprivacy #dataprotection  
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Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin joins Georgetown Law Advanced #eDiscovery  Institute’s Planning Committee for 2016. The committee helps bring together leading eDiscovery practitioners and academics from across the nation at the annual conference, which covers the newest case #law  and latest trends in eDiscovery.
Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin has joined Georgetown Law’s Advanced eDiscovery Institute’s Planning Committee for 2016.
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Lieff Cabraser partner Daniel Hutchinson comments to +The Recorder on the #Uberlawsuit   #settlement , discussing the industry-wide “are they independent contractors or are they employees” question: “Certainly to the extent that [the Uber settlement] leaves a lack of clarity on these issues, I certainly think there will be people who look to resolve them in other cases.” #employmentlaw   #Uberdrivers
Uber’s settlement of several impending labor class action lawsuits may open the door to other new economy companies facing similar suits, according to The Recorder (subscription). Industry-wide, the “are-they-independent-contractors-or-are-they-employees” question, with all its attendant legal ramifications, remains open. And as the Recorder points out, open questions — particularly open questions that lead to multi-million dollar …
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Lieff Cabraser partners Annika K. Martin and Michael Miarmi will be featured as distinguished panelists at the #MassTort  Med School and #Consumer   #ClassActions  conference in Puerto Rico from May 3-5, 2016. Ms. Martin will be speaking on the class certification panel, while Mr. Miarmi will discuss the trends and strategies of motions to dismiss.
Lieff Cabraser's Annika Martin and Michael Miarmi will speak at the Mass Tort Med School and Consumer Class Actions conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico May 3-5, 2016.
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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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