Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Lawsuit Trial Starts in California

The trial of the first of more than 300 ovarian cancer lawsuits involving Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products started on July 10 in Los Angeles Superior Court. The case was filed by 63-year-old Eva Echeverria, a California resident, who claims she … Continue reading

4 Civil Rights Groups Sue Trump Administration to Prevent Collection of Voter Information

Four civil rights organizations have filed suit against the Trump administration charging that it violated federal privacy laws and is operating illegally in secret. President Donald Trump established the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity by executive order on May 11. Kansas Secretary of … Continue reading

ACLU Files Federal Lawsuit Over Trump Election Commission Secrecy

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit over the lack of transparency by President Trump’s election commission. “This commission is a sham. Donald Trump lost the popular vote, and this commission was established to sell the lie that … Continue reading

NTL Past President Mark Geragos represents class action against Century Link

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National Trial Lawyers Past President Mark Geragos is representing two people in a class action against CenturyLink. The lawsuit alleges that CenturyLink committed fraud, unfair competition and unjust enrichment. Details available at Legal Newsline.

Appeals court rules OK to video cops in public

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on July 7 that it’s legal for witnesses to shoot video of police doing their jobs in public. The ruling is from a case where two Philadelphia police officers retaliated against people … Continue reading

Federal Court Approves $142 Million Settlement in Wells Fargo Unauthorized Accounts Scandal

The federal court overseeing the first class action lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo, related to unauthorized accounts, granted preliminary approval to a $142 million settlement designed to compensate Wells Fargo customers nationwide. The court also appointed Keller Rohrback L.L.P., to … Continue reading

Facing criminal charges? Know your rights

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Being charged with a crime is no laughing matter, even when it’s a simple DUI and all you need is an experienced DUI lawyer. Any criminal charge, after all, comes with hefty fines and penalties if you are found guilty. … Continue reading

Law professor calls obstruction of justice case against Trump ‘open and shut’

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Did President Trump commit obstruction of justice when he fired FBI Director James Comey over his probe into the possibility of collusion with Russians who interfered in the 2016 election? Based upon the evidence so far, one law professor says … Continue reading

Hobby Lobby Must Return 5,000 Ancient Artifacts that it Smuggled from Iraq

Hobby Lobby must give back more than 5,000 ancient artifacts that is smuggled from Iraq and pay a $3 million settlement after the U.S. Justice Department sued the company for importing looted antiquities. The company smuggled thousands of cuneiform tablets to the … Continue reading

New Research Sees Astonishing Drop In Win Rates for Federal Plaintiffs

A new study reports that for 10 years starting in 1985, the plaintiff win rate in adjudicated civil cases in federal courts fell almost continuously, from 70 percent to 35 percent. It remained at a 35 percent win rate for the … Continue reading