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CNN: Lyft Yet to Disclose Sexual Assault Incidents as Levin Simes Abrams Files More Cases

June 11th, 2021 – CNN reports on the growing number of cases of sexual assault filed against Lyft, with Levin Simes Abrams the leading firm bringing cases against the rideshare company. CNN...

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NPR Speaks with Rachel Abrams About Lyft Sexual Assault Report

NPR Speaks with Rachel Abrams About Lyft Sexual Assault Report NRP’s Audie Cornish talks with Levin Simes Abrams partner Rachel Abrams about Lyft releasing their first safety report. Lyft...

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Texas Appellate Court Once Again Rejects LG’s Bid to Escape Personal Jurisdiction

For years, LG Chem Ltd., a Korean company, has aggressively sought to avoid its day of reckoning before a jury for the substantial injuries caused by its defective 18650 batteries widely used in...

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California Judge Declares Uber and Lyft Gig Worker Prop 22 Unconstitutional

Prop 22 Unconstitutional On Friday August 20th, 2021, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch overturned California Proposition 22 (Prop 22) in its entirety, ruling the proposition was...

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Amazon to Offer $1,000 for Product Injuries, $100,000 Insurance Coverage Requirement for Sellers

Amazon announced major news regarding their product sales platform this week. Amazon will offer $1,000 or more to those injured by product defects, in an attempt to avoid more costly litigation....

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Uber Agrees to Pay $9.15 Million to California Regulators to Settle Failure to Share Sexual Assault Data

Uber to Pay $5 Million to Victims Fund, $4 Million to Address Sexual Violence in Their Industry and $150,000 Fine Uber agreed on Thursday, July 15th, to settle with California regulators over failing...

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Mercury News: Dozens of women represented by Levin Simes Abrams sue Uber, claiming drivers sexually attacked them

July 29, 2021:  As seen in the Mercury News, Levin Simes Abrams has filed lawsuits on behalf of dozens of women, accusing their Uber drivers of sexual assault. A court petition has been submitted to...

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Uber Driver Sentenced to 54 to Life for Assaults on Passengers in California

Uber Driver Sentenced for Sexual Assault in California An Uber driver who sexual assaulted and raped passengers was sentenced on Monday to 46 years to life.  A jury convicted the Uber driver of...

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Levin Simes Abrams Wins LG 18650 Vape Battery Appeal in Texas

Levin Simes Abrams won at the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  The Appeals Court found that LG Chem America (LGC America) and LG Chem, Ltd. (LGC)...