Legal Articles: Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

 







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HTMLJ&J Withdraws Morcellators From Market Due to Cancer Risk
Annika K. Martin; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
Johnson & Johnson ("J&J") is asking doctors to return its laparoscopic power morcellators, controversial surgical devices that may inadvertently spread cancer in women being treated for uterine growths called fibroids. The company's Ethicon unit in April suspended sales and...

 

HTMLDeceptive Auto Loans and Car Dealer Loan Scams
Lieff Cabraser Heimann Bernstein LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014
Certain auto dealers have engaged in false and misleading business practices that have led to serious financial consequences for consumers, particularly consumers that have had difficulty in the past in obtaining credit. Car dealers are charging outrageous interest rates, sometimes over 20%, that...

 

HTMLNinth Circuit Reaffirms U.S. Antitrust Laws Apply To International Price-Fixing Cartels
Eric B. Fastiff; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014
In a significant ruling defining the scope of U.S. antitrust laws in our global economy, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the criminal convictions of AU Optronics ("AUO"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Displays...

 

HTMLGM Recall Payment Plan For Car Accident Victims Summary
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
On June 30, 2014, General Motors unveiled a settlement protocol that would compensate persons injured and families of loved ones killed in accidents triggered by the defective ignition switch in millions of its cars. The defect caused the cars to suddenly lose power, often resulting in the driver...

 

HTMLNew Class Certification Opinion From Judge Easterbrook Is a Tour de Force
Jordan Elias; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 9, 2014
"The greatest living American jurist isn't on the Supreme Court," replied Justice Cardozo when asked which of his colleagues on the court was the greatest. Cardozo was referring to Learned Hand, but his remark might apply today to another judge who has professed admiration for Hand: Frank...

 

HTMLGM Recall Update: Full GM Recall List
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014
General Motors announced on June 30, 2014 the recall of another 8.4 million automobiles, bringing the total number of vehicles recalled by GM this year to over 29 million worldwide. Out of the total number of vehicles recalled, 8.2 million are linked to the faulty key ignition system that causes...

 

HTMLFlorida Tobacco Certiorari Petitions Denied
Jordan Elias; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014
The United States Supreme Court today denied R.J. Reynolds' petition for a writ of certiorari in the federal Engle progeny litigation, along with petitions in nine state-court Engle progeny cases.

 

HTMLWhat Does GM's Fine by NHTSA for Faulty Ignition Mean for Victims?
Todd A. Walburg; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 2, 2014
Last month, General Motors agreed to pay a $35 million fine to settle a probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) over its delayed safety recall for failing to report the potentially deadly defect earlier.

 

HTMLCalifornia Legislature Called Upon to Protect Consumers from Fraud
Kristen Law Sagafi; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 8, 2014
On May 6, 2014, I testified before the California Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Senate Bill 1188, which would restore an important protection for consumers. Sponsored by state Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, the bill ensures that consumers can hold manufacturers accountable for producing...

 

HTMLTrustee Offers $100 Million Settlement in Meningitis Outbreak
Mark P. Chalos; Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 22, 2014, previously published on May 6, 2014
As announced by the Tennessean, the trustee in the bankruptcy case of the drug firm blamed for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak has asked a federal judge to approve a plan that would provide about $100 million to the victims and survivors from the owners and their insurance companies.

 


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