How to Take Advantage of Two Everyday Tax-Favored Assets

By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM and David B. Mandell, JD, MBA. You likely want to reduce your taxes as much as legally permissible.  While most attorneys, in our experience, consider tax reduction as their #1 or #2 financial concern, few … Continue reading

NTL member Jose Baez: Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE

New England Patriots helmet

NTL member Jose Baez says tests on the brain of Aaron Hernandez reveal the former NFL player suffered from severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and that Hernandez’s daughter is suing the NFL and the New England Patriots for leading Hernandez … Continue reading

6 Techniques to Maximize the Marketing Impact of Large and Small Verdicts

Nine Qualities of Successful Female Attorneys

By Dan Jaffe, CEO LawLytics – Legal Marketing System Which case would you highlight on your website to drive more business to your law firm — a $47,000 car crash verdict or a $55 million medical malpractice verdict? For plaintiff … Continue reading

Thomas Girardi selected as Lawyer of the Decade

Thomas Girardi is the 2016 Past President of The National Trial Lawyers.

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) named Thomas Vincent Girardi, attorney and founding partner of Girardi & Keese, as the “Lawyer of the Decade” for 2018 for his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the legal profession. Girardi will receive … Continue reading

Consumers File Class Action Lawsuit Against Equifax in Security Breach

Chicago law firm Corboy & Demetrio filed a federal class-action lawsuit on behalf of Scott Meyers, Judy Meyers, Karl Gordon Eikost, and consumers nationwide whose sensitive personal data was collected and stored by Equifax on servers that were hacked in … Continue reading

4 Lifestyle Shifts to Make You a More Effective, Healthy Litigator

By Larry Greene. No matter how much you want to make healthy choices, it often feels like there simply isn’t enough time. When heading out for work, it’s much easier to grab a pre-packaged granola bar than whip up some … Continue reading

Mass Torts: Study Doubts the Value of Abilify for Depression

In a report published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers at the Veterans Affairs found that the benefits of the antidepressant add-on drug Abilify were minor. Meanwhile, the FDA has received 164 reports of pathological gambling caused … Continue reading

Child Sues Chicago Board of Education over 5 Years of Sexual Abuse by Employee

Chicago plaintiff attorney Lyndsay A. Markley

A former elementary school student filed suit against the Chicago Board of Education, claiming he suffered years of sexual abuse by an employee who organized school sponsored programs for students. According to the complaint filed by Chicago attorney Lyndsay Markley, the … Continue reading

Philadelphia Jury Awards $57.1 Million in Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Verdict

Mesh manufacturer knowingly continued use of resin dangerous to human bodies.

A jury in Philadelphia awarded more than $57 million to a woman who was internally scarred and left incontinent by a defective Ethicon pelvic mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson. The award, the largest so far in several recent mesh … Continue reading

Misleading Regulators, Monsanto Secretly Wrote Bogus Reports Calling Roundup Safe

When the Environmental Protection Agency declared that Roundup weed killer was safe for humans, it relied on scientific reports that were secretly ghostwritten by Monsanto employees, according to company emails. The emails were released by plaintiff attorneys suing Monsanto on … Continue reading