Dallas Police levied an additional charge against repeat criminal Julio Guerrero after his attorney posted bail. Police and prosecutors are concerned Guerrero’s alleged tries to drug cartels make him a flight risk, and that an ankle monitor won’t be enough to compel him to return to court.
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio’s non-profit foundation awarded grants to the Resources Legacy Fund, a dark money group which, in turn, funneled money to a private law firm spearheading climate nuisance lawsuits nationwide.
More Republican attorneys general are preparing to leave the National Association of Attorneys General, after concerns that the once nonpartisan organization is treading further left-leaning in its practices.
Social inflation is contributing to an increase in the cost of commercial and auto liability insurance, including severe losses, increased litigation, broader liability terms, and more plaintiff-friendly courts, which result in higher compensation awards by juries.
In its first year, Wyoming’s chancery court successfully met its goals of removing time-consuming, complex business litigation from general dockets and building a bench of expertise in business litigation issues. TLR has advocated for the Texas Legislature to create a specialized business court to efficiently handle complex business litigation.
Lawfully manufactured products or lawfully conducted activities should not fall under the domain of public nuisance lawsuits. TLR has long advocated for returning the public nuisance doctrine to its accepted, historical use, and will work with legislators in 2023 to accomplish this.