In the News Today - May 7, 2015

May 07, 2015 | News and Blog

Legal Newsline reports on Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange's use of creative contract wording to get around Alabama's new AG sunshine law. (Legal Newsline) Read More »

In the News Today - May 4, 2015

May 04, 2015 | News and Blog

Legal Newsline reports that Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has signed into law a bill overturning the state Supreme Court's troubling "innovator liability" ruling. You can read our recent blog post on the importance of this legislation here. (Legal Newsline) Read More »

In the News Today - May 1, 2015

May 01, 2015 | News and Blog

A bill is on its way to the desk of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley that The Wall Street Journal is calling "a major trial lawyer defeat." The bill would undo an incredibly harmful Alabama State Supreme Court decision that would hold the developers and manufacturers of brand-name drugs liable for harm caused to people who take generic versions of those drugs. (ILR Blog Post) Read More »

Good for Alabama for Passing Bill to Reverse State SC's 'Innovator Liability' Ruling

April 30, 2015 | News and Blog

A bill is on its way to the desk of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley that The Wall Street Journal is calling "a major trial lawyer defeat." Read More »

In the News Today - April 2, 2015

April 02, 2015 | News and Blog

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has done an about-face on his 2010 statement that "private attorneys would not represent the State in litigation against BP," and has appointed two Alabama firms to sue the company on behalf of the state. (Legal Newsline) Read More »

In The News Today - October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 | News and Blog

A woman, her husband and her brother have been convicted on dozens of charges in federal court "in a family-run scheme to defraud a fund established to help victims of the 2010 Gulf oil spill of more than $3 million." Read More »

In The News Today - September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014 | News and Blog

The Coca-Cola Co. is urging an Alabama magistrate judge to "rethink his recommendation keeping alive" a proposed TCPA class action suit over alleged unsolicited text messages. Read More »

Op-ed by ILR President Lisa Rickard on AL Supreme Court Prescription Drug Ruling

September 16, 2014 | News and Blog

If you're a justice on the Alabama Supreme Court, you go to work every day knowing that your decisions will have a major impact on those few individuals connected to legal cases before the court. And on some days, your rulings will be felt by all of the citizens of your state. Read More »

In The News Today - August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 | News and Blog

The Wall Street Journal editorial board today criticizes the Alabama Supreme Court's Friday ruling holding drug makers liable for products that they did not manufacture allegedly causing injuries. Read More »