Family of Victim of Drunk Driver Recovers $1.26 Million Settlement

Plaintiff attorney Roger Booth of Booth & Koskoff in Torrance, CA.

The family of a California tow truck driver who was hit and killed by a drunk driver settled their wrongful death claim for $1,265,000. The defendant California Highway Patrol (CHP) had called him to a crime scene, but left, leaving … Continue reading

NTL member Geoffrey Fieger files 2nd sexual assault suit against Michigan attorney

Geoffrey Fieger

NTL member Geoffrey Fieger is representing a second woman in a sexual assault lawsuit against well-known Michigan plaintiff attorney Mike Morse. Fieger’s client claims she was groped and sexually harassed by Morse while working for him as a receptionist. Fieger … Continue reading

ACLU calls AG Sessions more dangerous than Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Who poses a greater danger to the American justice system, President Donald Trump or Attorney General Jeff Sessions? The legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union says Sessions poses the more significant threat. The ACLU’s David Cole says Sessions … Continue reading

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Under Legal Attack Today

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hears arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the law that established the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), created in the wake of the 2008 financial crash to … Continue reading

Trump Budget Cuts Undermine the Legal System

Linda A Klein, ABA President

Steep budget cuts proposed today by the White House would severely undermine the fairness of the legal system and deny access to justice for some of society’s most vulnerable individuals. These include children, veterans, the elderly, people with disabilities, people … Continue reading

US Supreme Court Strikes Down Racial Gerrymandering in North Carolina

North_Carolina_Congressional_Map_2012-2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the redrawing of two congressional districts by the North Carolina legislature after the 2010 census was an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. “We are pleased that, once again, the Supreme Court has … Continue reading

Jeff Sessions — The Incompetent New Sheriff In Town

By Farron Cousins. This article is reprinted from the Spring 2017 issue of The Trial Lawyer, which can be read online here. In spite of the recent chorus of people in the United States clamoring for an alternative to status … Continue reading

NTL member Douglas Wigdor representing Fox News employees in racial discrimination lawsuits

Douglas Wigdor NTL member

NTL member Douglas Wigdor, a New York attorney who represents several current and former employees who have alleged racial discrimination at Fox News in a lawsuit, said he is representing the employee who complained about Bob Beckel, the co-host of … Continue reading

Notice of Class Action Lawsuit over PACER Fees

PACER public access to court electronic records

If you paid fees to access federal court records on PACER at any time between April 21, 2010, and April 21, 2016, a new class action lawsuit may affect your rights. Nonprofit groups have filed a lawsuit against the United … Continue reading

Court Rejects Georgia Officials’ Efforts To Block Voting Rights Lawsuit

Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee

A federal district court judge in Georgia agreed that a coalition of plaintiffs representing minority communities has the right to claim the method of electing local officials in Gwinnett County, Georgia denies them from participating equally in electing local officials. … Continue reading