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Institute for Legal Reform, October 29, 2014

Since the creation of the Apple App Store in 2008, cellphone apps have become a ubiquitous part of everyday life. We have wealth management apps, navigation apps, even dating apps. 

GRBJ, October 24, 2014

Earlier this month, Red Bull proposed a $13 million agreement to settle a false advertising class action lawsuit.

Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2014

In March 2002, three Amazonian Indians paid a visit to New York. Dressed in palm skirts and sporting blow-dart guns, they had come from Ecuador as part of an environmental lawsuit-cum-publicity stunt organized by a charismatic American lawyer named Steven Donziger.

Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2014

Federal bankruptcy Judge George Hodges in February took a bold step against asbestos litigation fraud, and the good deeds continue. The North Carolina jurist has decided to unseal all the evidence in his high-profile asbestos case.

Houston Chronicle, October 17, 2014

A recent television ad by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has been widely condemned for basing its attack on the fact that her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, suffered a serious accident 30 years ago and must use a wheelchair. The ad relies on many distortions, especially the claim that Abbott supports legal reforms that block others from recovering damages in cases similar to his own.

Reuters, October 22, 2014

(Reuters) - For two decades, companies that buy software patents to sue technology giants have been the scourge of Silicon Valley. Reviled as patent trolls, they have attacked everything from Google's online ads to Apple's iPhone features, sometimes winning hundreds of millions of dollars.

Washington Examiner, October 22, 2014

If you follow the money in the 2014 election — if you look past the audacious nine figures of liberal billionaire Tom Steyer, and past the well-heeled tentacles of the Kochtopus, and past Karl Rove and Harry Reid — you will find a little-noted major player in the battle to control the U.S. Senate: trial lawyers.

US Chamber of Commerce, October 13, 2014

The United States has the world’s costliest legal system. What’s driving up the costs? Excessive litigation and abusive legal practices—and they are taking a heavy toll on our economy, businesses, and workers. Some recent examples are so ridiculous that it’s hard to believe they’re true. But you can’t make this stuff up.

Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A woman, her husband and her brother have been convicted in a family-run scheme to defraud a fund established to help victims of the 2010 Gulf oil spill of more than $3 million.

National Law Journal, October 15, 2014

Plaintiffs lawyers leading the fight against General Motors Co. over its ignition-switch recalls have filed two consolidated class actions on behalf of 30 million consumers across the country.

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