Webinar: How to Get 7 Figure Injury Cases without Spending a Dollar

John Fisher is a medical malpractice attorney for plaintiffs in New York.

Webinar Title: The Secrets of Lawyer-to-Lawyer Referral Based Marketing When: Wednesday, 21 February 2018, at 2:00 PM Eastern Hosts: John Fisher and Larry Bodine Click here to register for this webinar Attendance is free, but space is limited. Where do you get your best cases? … Continue reading

The “In-Use” Requirement Under the Locomotive Inspection Act

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By R. Seth Crompton  [1] and Patrick R. Dowd [2] The Federal Employers’ Act (“FELA”) supplants state tort and workers’ compensation schemes for railway workers who are injured on the job and provides their only right to recover damages for … Continue reading

Are You Really Paying Attention to Your Business? Working in it or On it?

By Harlan Schillinger. You might be working, but are you really working on what matters to the growth and positioning of your law firm? Probably not. Most law practices, both large and small, around the country put way too much … Continue reading

NTL president says Remington bankruptcy could put settlement at risk

Gun maker Remington is expected to file for bankruptcy, a move that threatens a landmark class action settlement, according to The National Trial Lawyers President Mark Lanier. CNBC quotes Lanier as saying “If they file for bankruptcy, it will stay … Continue reading

The president and due process

Donald J. Trump

President Trump’s tweets about due process for two men formerly on his staff accused of domestic violence reveals a misunderstanding of how due process works, according to a legal analyst at CNN. Caroline Polisi says Trump’s refusal to acknowledge victims … Continue reading

Legal Services Corp. still hopes to get funding

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President Trump’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 released today calls for defunding the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), but LSC leaders remain confident of continued bipartisan Congressional support. LSC is the nation’s largest single funder of civil legal aid, distributing more … Continue reading

Podcast: Gloria talks about ‘Seeing Allred’

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In the episode of “Represent,” a Slate podcast, Aisha Harris talks to women’s rights attorney and president of the NTL for Women’s Rights group Gloria Allred about her career fighting for the rights of women and minorities, as well as … Continue reading

Podcast: How Sessions has affected the Justice Dept. in his 1st year

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said “a new era of justice has begun” after being sworn in as the nation’s top prosecutor. In the year since, Sessions has managed to transform the Justice Department, especially in the areas of civil rights, … Continue reading

Can a sitting president be indicted?

Donald J. Trump

As the White House debates whether to allow President Trump to be interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, legal scholars are debating another issue: can you indict a president while he or she is still in office? The Office of … Continue reading

Texas Hospital Hit with $43M Negligence Verdict after Patient Abandoned by Suspended Doctor

A jury has awarded a $43.32 million verdict against Tyler-based East Texas Medical Center and one of its doctors, finding the hospital grossly negligent in its retention and supervision of a doctor on probation whose improper care led to a patient’s complete loss … Continue reading