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

Judge in Philando Castile case supports jury decision

The Minnesota judge who presided over the recent acquittal of the police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile has written a letter supporting the jury’s decision. “The criticism of the jury’s decision of which I am aware has focused … Continue reading

Man Recovers $16.6 Million in Racial Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Verdict

A Los Angeles jury has returned a $16.6 million verdict in favor of a company manager who was wrongfully terminated and discriminated against because of his race. Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm specializing in … Continue reading

Jury Awards $115 Million to Families of Flight Crew Killed in Cargo Plane Crash

A Cook County, Illinois, jury has returned a verdict in favor of the families of three of seven crew members who perished in the dramatic crash of a National Airlines 747 cargo airplane in Bagram, Afghanistan on April 29, 2013. The crash itself was captured … Continue reading