In the News Today - February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016
  • Lawsuit Lending Regulation Bills Moving in Indiana: “Two bills once again are moving through the Statehouse that would regulate third-party financing of lawsuits. While such measures died in previous sessions, the current bills are getting a better reception because the consumer legal funding industry is learning what can happen when it does not compromise.” (The Indiana Lawyer)
  • Judges Cites Arbitration Agreement, Dismisses Class Action: A Tennessee federal judge cited the Federal Arbitration Act in dismissing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit against TruGreen, Inc., saying an arbitration waiver in an expired contract still prevented the plaintiff from filing the suit agains the company. (Legal Newsline)