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April 25th, 2011

Florida Lawyer Featured in ‘Rogues Gallery’ Suspended for Three Years

The Florida Supreme Court has suspended for three years the license of a plaintiff’s attorney featured in the Rogues Gallery section of the latest Judicial Hellholes report . . . → Read More: Florida Lawyer Featured in ‘Rogues Gallery’ Suspended for Three Years

April 12th, 2011

ATRA Again Urges Stiff Discipline for Two Asbestos Fraud Lawyers in Mississippi

To the Mississippi Bar’s credit, it has leveled a serious disciplinary complaint against two personal injury lawyers found liable last year for civil fraud in connection with asbestos lawsuits. Now, as a special tribunal prepares to hear their defense, ATRA renews its call for stiff discipline. . . . → Read More: ATRA Again Urges Stiff Discipline for Two Asbestos Fraud Lawyers in Mississippi

December 30th, 2010

Fraud Suit Against Personal Injury Law Firm Reinstated

A federal appellate court today reinstated a lawsuit brought against a Pittsburgh personal injury firm for allegedly engaging in a scheme designed to generate fraudulent asbestos claims. ATRA had filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief, urging the court to take such action. The Fourth Circuit ruling clears the way for the case to move forward. . . . → Read More: Fraud Suit Against Personal Injury Law Firm Reinstated

December 28th, 2010

California Bar: No Discipline Against Prominent Plaintiffs’ Attorneys

The California State Bar has announced that two of the state’s most prominent plaintiffs’ lawyers will face no further discipline for allegedly attempting to enforce an invalid $489 million judgment obtained in Nicaragua against the Dole Food Company. . . . → Read More: California Bar: No Discipline Against Prominent Plaintiffs’ Attorneys