In the News Today - December 5, 2019

December 05, 2019

Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Lobbying Congress As PFAS Debate Heats Up: Plaintiffs have taken to Capitol Hill as the debate over PFAS chemical regulations heats up, which could expand liability on the chemical industry. (Legal Newsline)

Judge Says “Pay To Play” Must Stay Out of Securities Litigation: U.S. District Judge William Alsup of San Francisco said “[p]ay to play is not in the interest of the class” in securities litigation, but is “just a lawyer gimmick to rake money off on the side.” (Reuters)