April 8, 2013
Missoulian | April 8, 2013
A state judge has ruled that lawyers for victims of asbestos exposure in Libby are entitled to more than $4 million in fees and expenses out of a $19.6 million settlement with chemical manufacturer W.R. Grace and Co.
March 19, 2013
Associated Press | March 19, 2013
Some victims of asbestos exposure in northwestern Montana have asked a state judge to deny $4 million in fees and costs requested by attorneys in a legal settlement with chemical manufacturer W.R. Grace and Co.
February 21, 2013
Billings Gazette | February 21, 2013
Attorneys for asbestos victims in a Montana mining town are seeking more than $4 million in fees and expenses out of a legal settlement with chemical company W.R. Grace that was intended to cover the victims' ongoing medical costs.
November 20, 2012
KPAX News | November 20, 2012
Those affected by asbestos-related diseases in Libby have until Tuesday to apply for the Libby Medical Trust Plan.
October 22, 2012
Daily Inter Lake | October 22, 2012
Montana Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester are working to get a full waiver of Medicare liens that have been placed on pending settlements for Libby asbestos victims.
October 4, 2012
Missoulian | October 4, 2012
Just last month, the U.S. Chamber also ranked our state in the bottom 10 for a good legal climate for small business. It’s a part of their 50-state study called “Lawsuit Climate 2012: Ranking the States.” What does it mean to be in the bottom 10? We may be a good place to start a business, but chances are that business is more likely to face frivolous lawsuits, costly legal bills and unpredictable court decisions.
September 19, 2012
Bloomberg | September 19, 2012
Montana’s law making it a crime for political parties to endorse candidates in state judicial races was blocked by a federal appeals court that said it’s an unconstitutional ban on free speech.
ThomsonReuters | September 19, 2012
Montana knows Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Its state Supreme Court refused to follow the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on corporate spending in elections, only to watch the U.S. Supreme Court reverse the state law in June.
June 27, 2012
WSJ.com Law Blog | June 27, 2012
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s summary reversal of the Montana Supreme Court decision on corporate spending in elections, Montana’s governor and lieutenant governor say the fight isn’t over.
June 26, 2012
National Law Journal | June 26, 2012
A major effort by Montana, campaign finance reform groups and more than 20 states to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider its widely criticized Citizens United decision failed on Monday.
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