Pending Cases Archive
We represent laptop purchasers in a case against Apple for selling MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops equipped with a “butterfly” keyboard mechanism. We allege that the butterfly keyboards are prone to fail when minimal amounts of dust or debris accumulate under or around a key. When keys fail, MacBook owners cannot type.
We sued ADT for making hundreds of collection calls to our client after our client asked ADT to stop calling her. We allege that these calls were illegal robocalls and invaded our client’s privacy.
We are interim co-lead counsel and sole liaison counsel in a case against Pacific Fertility Center, Prelude Fertility Inc., and Chart Industries in a case arising out of a March 2018 incident in which a cryostorage tank failed, resulting in alleged damage to our clients’ cryopreserved eggs and embryos.
We serve as co-lead counsel in a case against Google for selling defective Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. We allege that the Pixel microphones prematurely fail, which prevents consumers from making phone calls or using Google Assistant.
We are investigating allegations that the Woodbridge Group of Companies may have defrauded investors.
Our investment fraud lawyers are investigating allegations that the Woodbridge Group of Companies may have defrauded investors, from whom more than $1 billion has been raised nationwide.
- Restasis Pay for Delay Litigation
We serve as co-lead counsel for end-payers in a case against pharmaceutical giant Allergan for its multifaceted conspiracy to delay generic competition in the market for the blockbuster drug Restasis.
We serve as co-lead counsel in a case against Google and Huawei for selling defective Nexus 6P phones with alleged premature battery drain and rebooting problems.
- Wells Fargo TCPA Litigation
We were appointed co-lead counsel in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case against Wells Fargo for making credit card collection robocalls to individuals who did not have Wells Fargo credit card accounts.
- Hewlett-Packard Ink Cartridge Litigation04.2017
We were named lead counsel in a case in the Northern District of California against Hewlett-Packard, in which the company is accused of using remote access to disable non-HP ink cartridges.
- Lincoln National Universal Life Insurance Litigation
We represent life insurance policyholders in the Lincoln National 2017 COI Litigation in federal court in Philadelphia. We contend Lincoln raised cost of insurance rates in an effort to force people to cancel policies that are no longer profitable for Lincoln.
- Samsung Waterproof Phones Litigation
We sued Samsung for advertising that its Galaxy S7 phones are waterproof, showing a famous rapper pouring champagne on the device and dipping it into an aquarium. Our client’s phone was briefly dropped in water and failed for good. Samsung refused to replace the phone.
- John Hancock Universal Life Insurance Litigation
We serve as liaison counsel in a case against John Hancock in Alameda County Superior court, alleging that John Hancock overcharged over 100,000 life insurance policy owners. The court granted final approval of a $59.75 million settlement in May 2018.
We represent universal life insurance policyholders in ongoing cases against Sentry Life Insurance Company, State Farm, USAA, and Security Life of Denver.
- UCLA Data Breach
We are investigating possible violations of patients’ privacy rights and other consumer protection laws following reports that UCLA Health computer systems had been hacked and as many as 4.5 million individuals’ personally identifiable information may have been stolen.
In June 2015, the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that it had been the target of a data breach targeting the private records of several million of federal employees. By July 2015, the government’s estimate of the number of stolen employee records had increased to 21.5 million.
We serve as co-lead counsel, representing the California State Teachers' Retirement System, in derivative litigation following reports that Walmart’s Mexican subsidiary orchestrated a bribery campaign to win market dominance. The lawsuit alleges that Walmart officials failed to take appropriate action after learning that the company's Mexican subsidiary had engaged in a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme in an attempt to expand its operations in Mexico. The lawsuit seeks monetary damages along with changes in governance and corporate culture at Walmart.