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Wall Street Journal, June 29, 2017

You’ve probably never heard of the American Law Institute, but since 1923 the Philadelphia-based organization has exercised more influence on judge-made common law than any other private institution. Now the ALI is changing its mission in ways that should trouble every business, consumer and taxpayer in America.

Institute for Legal Reform, June 28, 2017

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1215) by a vote of 218-210. This marks a substantial step toward fixing America’s broken medical liability system.

Southeast Texas Record, June 26, 2017

Greg Abbott promised he would stick to the winning, pro-business ways of his predecessor, Rick Perry – embracing the same threefold goal of “lower taxes, less regulation, and more job creation” – and that's what he's doing.

Southeast Texas Record, June 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court's May 22 decision to reduce the states in which patent owners are allowed to file infringement lawsuits is expected to reduce 1,000 cases per year in Eastern Texas and increase cases in the District of Delaware by 500, Unified Patents has predicted.

The Hill, June 23, 2017

Two years ago, a 45-year-old man, who suffered from a deep vein thrombosis, or blood clot, was watching television. He saw a commercial from a lawyer advertising for lawsuits over the blood thinning medication Xarelto, which the man’s doctor had prescribed to help dissolve the clot. 

Southeast Texas Record, June 21, 2017

EL PASO – As the ongoing criminal case against Texas lawyer Kent Livesay continues to grab headlines, court records show a civil suit against the hail attorney is also proceeding as well.

Institute for Legal Reform, June 22, 2017

One in four Americans taking certain prescribed medicines say they would stop taking them immediately—without consulting their doctor—after seeing ads promoting lawsuits against the drugs’ manufacturers, according to a new national survey released today by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR).

Institute for Legal Reform, June 20, 2017

The saga of Chevron v. Donziger, “one of the most egregious legal frauds in history” according to the WSJ, finally concluded this week with the U.S. Supreme Court denying plaintiffs’ attorney Donziger’s certiorari petition.

Washington Post, June 19, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a ruling that makes it more difficult for plaintiffs attorneys to look for friendly locations for their lawsuits, a practice known as “court shopping.”

Southeast Texas Record, June 19, 2017

Edinburg lawyer Kent Livesay, for one, used to enjoy – and profit from – a good storm, but now the clouds have gathered over his head and the sky is getting darker.

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