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November 6th, 2014

Asbestos Fraudsters Will Pay $7.3 Million to Settle CSX Transportation’s RICO Case against Them

ATRA Cites Settlement, Coming Garlock Revelations in Urging New Congress, State Legislatures to Pass Asbestos Claims Transparency Laws . . . → Read More: Asbestos Fraudsters Will Pay $7.3 Million to Settle CSX Transportation’s RICO Case against Them

May 15th, 2014

Remaining Defendants in RICO Suit Settle with Feld Entertainment for $15.75 Million

The remaining defendants in Feld Entertainment’s RICO lawsuit have settled for $15.75 million a case that stemmed from their original lawsuit that fraudulently accused Feld’s Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus of abusing its elephants. Here’s a Feld news release . . . → Read More: Remaining Defendants in RICO Suit Settle with Feld Entertainment for $15.75 Million

October 17th, 2013

Using RICO to Punish, Deter Plaintiffs’ Lawyer-Driven Fraud on Our Courts

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this morning published American Tort Reform Association president Tiger Joyce’s op-ed, holding up the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act as a means to discourage plaintiffs’ lawyers from promulgating fraudulent lawsuits . . . → Read More: Using RICO to Punish, Deter Plaintiffs’ Lawyer-Driven Fraud on Our Courts

September 26th, 2013

Judge Orders Asbestos Fraudsters to Pay Triple Damages in Landmark RICO Case

A federal judge in West Virginia has ordered two Pittsburgh-based personal injury lawyers and a discredited radiologist to pay triple damages, or roughly $1.3 million, in a landmark case that found them liable for concocting fraudulent asbestos lawsuits . . . → Read More: Judge Orders Asbestos Fraudsters to Pay Triple Damages in Landmark RICO Case