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Southeast Texas Record, July 24, 2015

Tens of thousands asbestos cases are coming off the books in the state of Texas, dismissed for lack of medical proof.

Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2015

A legal victory for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. stung Appaloosa Management LP and other hedge-fund firms last week, the latest in a streak of soured Wall Street bets on litigation outcomes.

Buffalo News, July 22, 2015

(Buffalo News) Regarding the June 23 Another Voice, “Medical malpractice needs more thoughtful reform,” legislators need to act carefully in addressing laws affecting medical malpractice lawsuits. Legislative reforms must bring legitimate redress where it is needed; however, care must be taken to insure that new legislation does not decrease access to the best care in the world.

Legal Newsline, July 21, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - The maker of a popular breath mint and gum brand is being sued in federal court over allegations that the company uses a packaging that is too large for the amount of product contained inside. 

KRGV, July 17, 2015

Lawyers and insurance companies are in a head to head battle. Thousands of underpaid insurance claim payments are flooding Valley courtrooms. Some claims payments are stalled, leaving some victims penniless.

Institute for Legal Reform, July 16, 2015

This week plaintiffs’ lawyers from across the United States landed on foreign soil – Montreal, Canada, to be precise – to receive their marching orders at the American Association for Justice’s (aka the Trial Lawyers) Annual Conference. The AAJ rallied their troops for four days of galas and fun by night and strategizing and training by day on the latest money-making lawsuits.

Media Post, July 14, 2015

Siding with the online data aggregator Spokeo, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is urging the Supreme Court to rule that companies need not face federal lawsuits for purely “technical” violations of consumer protection laws.

Legal Newsline, July 7, 2015

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Last summer, Ford Motor Company accused a major New York City asbestos firm of engaging in the same type of misleading behavior that led to a landmark 2014 ruling and a handful of racketeering lawsuits, court records show.

Center for America, July 10, 2015

The finalists have been selected, and they’re wackier than ever. The Wacky Warning Labels™ Contest, which reaches tens of millions of Americans each year, entertains and alarms the nation about the lawsuit-happy culture and the lengths to which companies must go to avoid lawsuits.

Austin American Statesman, July 10, 2015

The Texas Supreme Court quietly hit a milestone this summer when it issued opinions in every argued case — clearing its docket for the first time in decades.