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Bloomberg, July 25, 2016

Ecuador last week paid Chevron Corp. $112 million in an arbitration case dating back to the 1970s. The accord, while dealing with obscure contractual matters, could have ramifications for bigger court fights between the two fierce adversaries.

The Daily Signal, July 20, 2016

Feathers are flying over whether the federal government is overprotecting a rare bird in Colorado, in what critics grouse is an example of lawyers making millions while abusing the Endangered Species Act.

Forbes, July 21, 2016

At its annual meeting last month, the American Medical Association adopted a policy to advocate for a requirement that attorney commercials that may cause patients to stop using necessary medications to include “appropriate” and “conspicuous” warnings.

Madison - St. Clair Record, July 21, 2016

The yearlong budget battle in Springfield ended last month with a truce, as legislative leaders and Governor Rauner agreed to a six-month stopgap budget. Left on the table, unfortunately, are all of the governor’s suggested reforms, including lawsuit reform.

Forbes, July 20, 2016

You buy insurance to cover you in case your car crashes. Now lawyers can buy insurance in case their case crashes. It’s another take on a movement that has some academic street cred: Financing plaintiffs so they can persist longer in litigation against corporations and insurance companies that normally have cash and time on their side.

Sun Herald, July 20, 2016

The head of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill claims office testified Wednesday he was suspicious when a Texas lawyer told him he was handling claims from 41,000 fishermen.

Southeast Texas Record, July 14, 2016

HOUSTON – July has been a hot month for State Farm Lloyds, with the insurance company defeating three more hail claims brought by Houston trial lawyer Steve Mostyn.

Southeast Texas Record, July 12, 2016

HOUSTON –In late June, the Record reported on a lawsuit accusing mega-attorney Steve Mostyn of rear-ending another vehicle so violently that he caused it to roll over side-to-side five times.

Legal Newsline, July 12, 2016

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — A class action lawsuit alleging the Spalding Neverflat basketball does not perform as advertised is cited by a national civil justice reform organization as an example of the abuse it is fighting to change.

Southeast Texas Record, July 13, 2016

GULFPORT, Miss. – Apparently there were two messes in need of cleanup following the Deepwater Horizon disaster – the oil, of course, and the subsequent allegations of fraud against plaintiff’s attorneys who sought to sign victims up in mass.

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