Lawsuit Abuse Impact News
March 1, 2013
Bloomberg | March 1, 2013
The sequestration that is about to take effect imposes too much austerity too soon, does so in a nonsensical way, and yet does little to improve the long-term U.S. fiscal picture. Far more beneficial would be to make sure that the deceleration in health costs we have been enjoying continues. This is why medical-malpractice reform, although far from a panacea, is worth trying.
Associated Press | March 1, 2013
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday vetoed what would have been the nation's most aggressive measure to try to prevent employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers, calling it a misguided plan that would create more lawsuits than jobs.
February 28, 2013
D & O Diary | February 28, 2013
Plaintiff law firms continued to file lawsuits in connection with virtually every mergers and acquisitions transaction in 2012, according to an updated report from Cornerstone Research.
February 27, 2013
Corporate Counsel | February 27, 2013
In a surprise finding, the steady three-year climb in the use of alternative fee arrangements to pay outside counsel has abated, according to a survey of in-house counsel released Tuesday.
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Madison County Record | February 27, 2013
Rep. Dwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, on Monday introduced a package of legislation he believes will help create more jobs and make Illinois more competitive with its neighboring states.
February 26, 2013
AL.com | February 26, 2013
Legislation that would help protect Airbus from lawsuits resulting from accidents involving planes built at the new plant in Mobile is riding a fast track in the Alabama Legislature.
February 25, 2013
Madison County Record | February 25, 2013
The legislative session is heating up and there are several lawsuit reform initiatives awaiting action in committees in both the House and the Senate. The fate of this legislation remains unknown but if history is any indication, the prospects of these common-sense lawsuit reforms is doubtful at best.
Tampa Tribune | February 25, 2013
When it comes to building a more diverse and competitive state economy, Gov. Rick Scott and many in the Florida Legislature deserve credit for moving our state in the right direction.
February 22, 2013
Washington Examiner | February 22, 2013
What do you call a plaintiffs' attorney who negotiates a settlement that secures $3 million for his clients -- and pays him $14 million for his services? Plenty of words come to mind, but none suitable for publication. Happily, the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals shares our dismay.
Midland Reporter-Telegram | February 22, 2013
Texas in 1994 was seeing “out of control lawsuits” and companies that were not expanding, doctors retiring or leaving the state and Lloyds of London was charging a 20 percent liability surcharge to its Texas clients.
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The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill (SB 1016) Wednesday to curb lawsuit lending abuses that will now...
Harold Kim, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), made the following statement...
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