Federal lawsuit filed over right to read

The Constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to education. But that’s not stopping a group of Detroit students from filing a federal lawsuit against Michigan officials, claiming the state violated their right to learn how to read by not providing adequate … Continue reading

Webinar: Using YouTube to market your law firm

With more than one billion hours of video content consumed on YouTube every day, it’s been ranked as the world’s second largest search engine. In addition, 81% of marketers rank YouTube as one of the most valuable social media platforms … Continue reading

Podcast: What’s next for Bayer after Roundup verdict


Bayer may be suffering from buyer’s remorse after buying Monsanto, the maker of Roundup, last year. A California jury has awarded $289 million dollars to a groundskeeper who blames Roundup for causing his cancer. Bayer’s stock dropped 10 percent after … Continue reading

Podcast: New tactics to improve client performance in the courtroom

courtroom witness

How a client acts in the courtroom can have a profound effect on the outcome, but convincing clients to behave can be quite a challenge. In this edition of the Legal Toolkit podcast from Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia … Continue reading

NTL member Jonathan Pope gets $1.7M verdict for wreck victim

Jonathan Pope

National Trial Lawyers member Jonathan Pope has secured a $1,706,000 verdict for a Georgia woman injured when a driver struck her car after running a red light on Halloween in 2014. According to Pope, his client Donna Harry was injured … Continue reading

Passenger Who Survived Crash of Flight 2431 Files Suit Against Aeromexico

Corboy & Demetrio filed a lawsuit today on behalf of Nestor Martinez, a passenger on Aeromexico Flight 2431, which crashed after an attempted take-off in a heavy storm including severe wind, rain, and hail, on July 31, 2018, in Durango, Mexico. The … Continue reading

NTL Executive Committee member Kimberly Dougherty talks about Essure

Kimberly Dougherty

We are pleased to advise that recently Bayer announced by the end of December, they would be discontinuing the sale of Essure®, a permanent contraceptive. Many women decided to go with the Essure® implant because it was marketed as a … Continue reading

NTL Past President Tom Girardi honored as top consumer attorney

Thomas Girardi

Thomas Vincent Girardi, Attorney and Founding Partner of Girardi & Keese, was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal on a full page for his selection as “Top National Consumer Trial Attorney of the Year” for 2019 by the International … Continue reading

Teen Secures $25.3 Million Verdict in California Molestation Case

Attorney John C. Taylor

A Los Angeles jury returned a $25.3 million verdict on behalf of S.W., a victim of sexual abuse against his former supervisor and coach, Scott Durzo, and the Westerly School in Long Beach, California. Durzo abused Plaintiff for three years … Continue reading

NTL member Bert Louthian urges his state to improve road safety

Bert Louthian

National Trial Lawyers member Bert Louthian says his state must improve the safety of its roads after being ranked at the bottom of a recent study from WalletHub in which South Carolina fared poorly. The study ranked states based on a … Continue reading