News

01/01/2019
  1. In the News Today - December 6, 2017

    December 06, 2017 | News

    UM endowment to invest in Y Combinator, litigation fund; Profs Fight For Clarity On Class Cert. In Securities Suits... Read More

  2. Florida Court Rejects Restrictions on Assignment of Benefits

    December 06, 2017 | News

    Saying the issue is "best addressed by the Legislature," Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal rejected an effort that would have required assignment of benefits (AOB) to have written consent from an insurance policyholder and their mortgage lender, reports Daily Business Review.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - December 5, 2017

    December 05, 2017 | News

    Bipartisan Group of Congress Members Ask FCC for New TCPA Clarifications; California self-driving rule tweaks boost manufacturer liability... Read More

  4. "The Trial Bar's Tax Break"

    December 05, 2017 | News

    The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board urged the House-Senate tax conference committee to reinstate a provision that would strip plaintiffs' attorneys of a "contingency-fee carve-out" on taxes.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - December 4, 2017

    December 04, 2017 | News

    Wisconsin Legislators Push to Simplify Litigation Process; Class Counsel Responds to Criticism Over Disclosure of Ties to Litigation Funder... Read More

  6. UK Firm Fined Over Undisclosed TPLF Ties, "Unlawful" Fee Agreement, in Failed Billion Dollar Lawsuit

    December 04, 2017 | News

    U.K. law firm Clifford Chance and one of its partners have been fined £100,000 for an "unlawful and unenforceable" fee agreement in a failed $1.6 billion lawsuit against U.S. energy companies, reports Law360.... Read More