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New York Times, March 12, 2008

William S. Lerach, a former partner of the law firm now known as Milberg Weiss, was sentenced Monday to two years in prison and ordered to forfeit $7.75 million for concealing illegal payments to a plaintiff in the class-action lawsuits for which the firm became famous.

TLR Press Release, March 5, 2008

Advocates of a fair and balanced civil justice system won key victories in both Democratic and Republican primaries in Texas on Tuesday, beating back a deluge of cash from personal injury trial lawyers and once again demonstrating the commitment of Texas voters to ending lawsuit abuse.

AMNews, March 3, 2008

The review said research shows that caps reduce insurers' claim payouts, meaning lower rates for physicians.

Houston Chronicle, Feb. 13, 2008

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. — Crews are still working to douse the flames from a sugar refinery explosion, still trying to reach the last of the victims' bodies, yet already the out-of-town lawyers are swooping in.

The Associated Press, Jan. 25, 2008

A woman claims in a lawsuit that the makers of Dannon yogurt overstate the health benefits of some products.

TLR Press Release, December 19, 2007

Rio Grande Valley & Texas Gulf Coast Make National Judicial Hellhole List….again

Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2007

"It just boggles the mind," said one Mississippi trial lawyer quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the indictment of tort lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs last week on charges of backing the attempted bribery of a state judge. "Here is a man who has had an enormous amount of success, who reached a level very few attorneys, if any, have reached. Why would he risk everything over a legal dispute over attorneys' fees?"

New York TImes, December 8, 2007

“If I don’t bring the lead paint industry to its knees in three years, I will give them my boat.”

TLR Press Release, November 27, 2007

Texans for Lawsuit Reform: Baylor Survey Shows Need for Reform Report Finds Battle for Fair, Honest Courts in Texas is Far From Over

Houston Chronicle, November 23, 2007

Basic economics teaches that imposing higher costs and burdensome regulations on businesses leads to fewer businesses and higher costs for consumers.