Hagens Berman, Whitfield, Lieff To Lead Evenflo Car Seat MDL

By Chris Villani (August 27, 2020, 4:12 PM EDT) -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Whitfield Bryson LLP and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP will co-lead a multidistrict suit consolidated in Massachusetts that claims Evenflo Co. Inc.'s car seats are putting kids in danger.

The trio of firms beat out Robins Kaplan LLP for the top spot in an order filed by U.S. District Judge Denise J. Casper on Thursday. The order, which primarily outlines rules for billing expenses for the lawyers as the suit plays out, also appointed Boston firm Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP, whose offices are just steps from the federal courthouse, as liaison counsel.

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