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January 26th, 2016

Another Asbestos Defendant Seeks to Join RICO Litigation Against Plaintiffs’ Firms Accused of Fraud

Asbestos defendant John Crane Inc. this week filed motions in federal district court seeking to intervene in the Garlock Sealing Technologies-led fraud litigation against two plaintiffs’ law firms, Dallas-based Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett and the Shein Law Center of Philadelphia . . . → Read More: Another Asbestos Defendant Seeks to Join RICO Litigation Against Plaintiffs’ Firms Accused of Fraud

March 29th, 2013

Ninth Circuit Sanctions Plaintiffs’ Attorney for Vexatious M&A Litigation

In recent years, it has become routine for plaintiffs’ law firms to announce investigations of mergers or acquisitions within hours of such an announcement. Lawsuits challenging such deals are filed, on average, within two weeks. Two recent developments may damper the plaintiffs’ bar’s enthusiasm for such lawsuits. . . . → Read More: Ninth Circuit Sanctions Plaintiffs’ Attorney for Vexatious M&A Litigation

September 7th, 2012

Texas Two-Step: Starbucks Sued, Shyster Screwed

Despite all the tort reform progress that has been made in the Lone Star state during the past decade, parasitic personal injury lawyers and their personal responsibility-shirking clients persist in their conniving and scheming efforts to get rich at someone else’s expense . . . → Read More: Texas Two-Step: Starbucks Sued, Shyster Screwed

May 9th, 2012

With Hellholes Leading the Way, Bogus Slip-and-Fall Claims Rise Nationwide

A just-released report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau shows that questionable slip-and-fall claims rose by 12% from 2010 through 2011, and not coincidentally many past and present Judicial Hellholes are where most of these bogus, bottom-feeding lawsuits are filed . . . → Read More: With Hellholes Leading the Way, Bogus Slip-and-Fall Claims Rise Nationwide

April 25th, 2011

California, #2 Judicial Hellhole, Losing Jobs to Tort-Reforming Texas

The Wall Street Journal’s John Fund offered an interesting piece of analysis this past weekend, demonstrating that California, the #2 Judicial Hellhole, is losing employers and jobs to tort-reforming Texas . . . → Read More: California, #2 Judicial Hellhole, Losing Jobs to Tort-Reforming Texas