In the News Today - April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019

Insurance Restatement “Out of Bounds,” Texas Legislature Hears: At a hearing on a bill and a resolution that would clearly state the American Law Institute’s (ALI) Restatements do not supersede Texas law, sponsors of the bills told colleagues that the ALI’s controversial Insurance Restatement “goes out of bounds” and “reflects the aspirations and intentions” of the group’s leadership. (Southeast Texas Record)

Fee Committee Chair Pushes Back On Fee Accusations: The chairman of the mesh-related multidistrict litigation’s fee and cost committee pushed back on objections from some plaintiffs’ lawyers that a group of other plaintiffs’ lawyers received too much in fees. He said the objectors failed to prove their work contributed to the “common benefit” of all lawyers. (