Blog

01/01/2019
  1. New Paper Highlights Need for Changes in False Claims Act

    March 27, 2020 | Blogs

    What do access and affordability of health care, the False Claims Act, and Medicare Advantage plans have in common? Turns out, quite a lot.... Read More

  2. Missouri Legislation Won't Hurt Consumers. It Will Help Them.

    March 27, 2020 | Blogs

    To read Tony Messenger's March 16 column, Televangelist Jim Bakker tries to profit amid coronavirus pandemic. He won't be alone., is to gaze through the trial lawyer looking glass. ... Read More

  3. From the President's Desk: Don't Let Plaintiffs' Lawyers Take Advantage of the Coronavirus Recovery

    March 26, 2020 | Blogs

    Right now, countless Americans and businesses of all sizes are working 24 hours a day to get us through the COVID-19 crisis. But as we adapt to this new normal, plaintiffs' lawyers are also adapting by finding new issues to file coronavirus lawsuits. ... Read More

  4. From the President's Desk: State Street Case Reveals Ugly Truth Behind Massive Litigation

    March 13, 2020 | Blogs

    Last week, we talked about how legal fees are threatening the progress made in the major opioid multidistrict litigation proceedings. Today, let's look at another egregious example of legal fee excess that derailed litigation: the State Street case.... Read More

  5. ILR Urges DC Bar to Reject New Rules That Could Expand TPLF

    March 10, 2020 | Blogs

    The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), and three other associations, strongly urged the District of Columbia Bar Association to reject a proposed rule change that would further the influence of third party litigation funding (TPLF) in the District's legal system.... Read More

  6. From the President's Desk: Private Lawyers Creating Havoc in Opioid MDL

    March 02, 2020 | Blogs

    Private plaintiffs' lawyers took the nation by storm a few years ago, signing up many local towns, cities, counties, and other types of municipalities for lawsuits over the opioid epidemic, making huge promises of big paydays. There are thousands of these lawsuits now consolidated before a federal judge in Ohio.... Read More