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Washington Examiner, July 15, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last Thursday reported that prescriptions written for opioid painkillers dropped more than 13 percent between 2012 and 2015. On the same day, the maker of one such federally regulated medicine agreed to the Food and Drug Administration's request to halt sales of its product. But even as Americans can be encouraged by responsible authorities' increasing engagement and determination to address our nation's complex problems with opioid abuse, we can all agree that those problems won't be solved overnight.

New York Times, July 13, 2017

A federal appeals court on Thursday overturned the 2015 corruption conviction of Sheldon Silver, the once-powerful New York State Assembly speaker who obtained nearly $4 million in illicit payments in return for taking official actions that benefited others, according to evidence presented at his trial.

KXAN, July 12, 2017

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Local attorney Omar Weaver Rosales, who filed hundreds of lawsuits against local small businesses alleging technical violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, has been suspended from practicing law in the Federal Western District for three years, according to an order filed Tuesday.

Southeast Texas Record, July 10, 2017

McALLEN – USAA Texas Lloyd’s is appealing a sizeable final judgment levied against it in a hail lawsuit brought through The Mostyn Law Firm.

Madison County Record, July 10, 2017

Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch will hold a press conference at the Malcom Martin Memorial Park in East St. Louis at 10 a.m. on Thursday to call on Illinois legislators to follow the lead of their counterparts in Missouri in enacting meaningful lawsuit reforms.

New York Post, July 11, 2017

Retailers across the country are getting slammed for operating Web sites that discriminate against the blind or visually impaired.

Forbes, July 6, 2017

Consumer activist Ralph Nader recently castigated the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the national association of trial lawyers, for closing its annual convention to the press.

Trib Live, July 9, 2017

While repeal-and-replace health care legislation sputters and stalls in the U.S. Senate, the House has advanced a medical tort-reform bill that could, by one estimate, save taxpayers at least $50 billion over 10 years.

Cardiovascular Business, July 6, 2017

These days, the political establishment—in the United States and much of Europe—seems to be a little less established. Amid such upheaval, three prominent cardiologists are asking a simple question, “Is now the time to pursue tort reform?”

Charleston Gazette-Mail, July 7, 2017

For too many years, West Virginia’s leaders have worked to attract jobs, small businesses, and spur economic growth while facing the stiff headwinds to much-needed lawsuit reforms from greedy personal injury lawyers and corrupt politicians.