Welcome To The Law Offices of Eric L. Lifschitz


Our practice began in 2002 by specializing in tenant rights and its attendant issues, including injuries from exposure to toxic mold. Over the past decade, our law firm has become a champion for tenants who are forced to live in rental property riddled with water intrusion, dilapidation and other habitability issues.


Today, we are one of the leading Bay Area firms specializing in difficult, mold related injuries. At the same time, we have expanded our practice into general and vehicular personal injury, allowing us to provide a broader array of services to help and protect our clients.

Our Services

Frankin Street Law Firm specializes in seeking compensation for residential tenants who have been injured by the conditions caused by their landlords’ negligence or malfeasance.


Tenant Rights / Habitability / Mold

Frankin Street Law Firm specializes in helping clients recover for their personal injuries and economic losses causes by all habitability issues, including the following:
  • Excessive dampness and mold
  • Vermin infestation (e.g. bedbugs, rodents, roaches)
  • Tenant harassment/retaliation for demanding repairs
  • San Francisco/Local Rent Ordinance claims
  • Wrongful and constructive eviction
  • Negotiating landlord/tenant disputes

Personal Injury

The lawyers at Frankin Street Law Firm use the latest technology to successfully pursue a wide variety of personal injury matters, including:
  • Carbon monoxide exposure
  • Lead poisoning
  • Slip and fall/unsafe premises
  • Dog-bites
  • Auto/bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian injury


Class Action Litigation

Frankin Street Law firm has pioneered using class action claims to benefit large groups of tenants who are collectively experiencing unlawful practices.  Our expertise provides us with the knowledge and experience in complex litigation on behalf of groups of people who were harmed by unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business practices including areas of:
  • Tenant rights
  • Unlawful lease provisions
  • Consumer fraud