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01/01/2019
  1. Five Men Charged with Fraud After Running Five-Year, $32 Million Slip-and-Fall Scheme

    May 14, 2018 | News

    Federal prosecutors have charged five men with "a widespread mail and wire fraud scheme" for running a slip-and-fall lawsuit scheme that cost insurers and property owners $32 million over five years, The New York Times reports.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - May 11, 2018

    May 11, 2018 | News

    Illinois Legislature Mulling Changes to Limit Scope of State's Biometric Information Privacy Law... Read More

  3. Senate Bill Aims to Disclose Litigation Financing in Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation

    May 11, 2018 | News

    U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, Senator John Cornyn, and Senator Thom Tillis introduced a bill that would require third party litigation funding and lawsuit lending arrangements be disclosed, Legal Newsline reports.... Read More

  4. In the News Today - May 10, 2018

    May 10, 2018 | News

    U.S. Senators Introduce Landmark TPLF bill; Georgia Supreme Court to Decide the Future of Lawsuit Lending... Read More

  5. DAG Rosenstein Addresses "Piling On" Enforcement

    May 10, 2018 | News

    In a speech yesterday, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said that he has created new internal policies to address "piling on" enforcement, in which companies are subject to multiple fines from different agencies for the same conduct, Law360 reports.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - May 9, 2018

    May 09, 2018 | News

    U.K. Law Firm "Interested" in Opening a Standalone Fund for Litigation Funding... Read More