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East Valley Tribune, September 24, 2016

The Arizona Attorney General's Office plans to file a motion to dismiss more than 1,000 lawsuits filed against Arizona businesses that accuse them of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Institute for Legal Reform, September 26, 2016

Who wins when lawyers sue other lawyers?  Why, the lawyers, of course.

Institute for Legal Reform, September 21, 2016

Some lawsuits just make you want to roll your eyes. Take, for instance, two different cases over eye drops.

KSAT 12, September 20, 2016

SAN ANTONIO - They are flashy and memorable on TV, some would say over the top. Personal-injury lawyers have a unique reputation in South Texas.

Southeast Texas Record, September 20, 2016

BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals recently stayed a Hurricane Rita lawsuit brought against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, finding temporarily relief should be granted to prevent “undue prejudice.”

Faces of Lawsuit Abuse, September 19, 2016

40 years of asbestos lawsuits have bankrupted almost 100 companies, costing tens of thousands of jobs.

Forbes, September 15, 2016

In the mid-1990s, Remington Arms settled a class action lawsuit over allegedly defective shotgun barrels, issuing $17.5 million in checks to some 477,000 owners of more than 820,000 12-gauge shotguns., September 14, 2016

Thousands of out-of-state lawsuits are flooding into California courts, bogging down the judicial system and costing state taxpayers money. Yet, most of these cases involve people who do not even live in the state.

The Globe and Mail, September 13. 2016

Beginning this week, counsel for Chevron Canada are asking the Ontario Superior Court to summarily dismiss the claims of a group of Ecuadorean plaintiffs. The plaintiffs ultimately wish the court to recognize and enforce an Ecuadorean judgment of $9.51-billion (U.S.) for alleged environmental damage in the Lago Agrio district of Ecuador’s jungle. The damage arose from an extraction initiative in which the corporation – then Texaco – was an operating partner with the government of Ecuador and which was then sold to the government in 1992 at an agreed price. After conducting an environmental cleanup that was certified by the agencies responsible for oversight, Texaco was released from any further liability in 1998.

Southeast Texas Record, September 8, 2016

WASHINGTON – On Sept. 7 the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held ahearing on five nominees tapped by President Barack Obama for U.S. district judgeships in Texas.