In the News Today - June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018

Lawsuit Lenders Descend on Florida Legal Convention: Six lawsuit lending firms, including LawCash, the firm at the center of exposés by the New York Times and the New York Post on the industry’s abuses, ran tables at the Florida Justice Association’s annual convention last week to market their product. The lawsuit lending industry has also found controversy in Florida. A man filed suit against a firm earlier this year saying the sky-high interest rates that come with these loans violate the state’s lending laws. (Legal Newsline)

Will the Remaining Climate Lawsuits Survive?: How will a California federal judge’s decision to dismiss lawsuits from the cities of Oakland and California against major energy companies over the potential effects of climate change affect the remaining climate-based lawsuits? (Legal Newsline)