Who’s on Mueller’s team?

Robert Mueller

Special counsel Robert Muller has assembled a team of at least 17 lawyers looking into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election. The team has already brought charges against 22 people and entities, including four … Continue reading

CA man awarded $5M in disability discrimination lawsuit

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A former employee of a cellular company won $5 million in a disability discrimination lawsuit against his former employer in California. Stephen Colucci was a T-Mobile retail store manager for seven years.  In July 2014, Colucci’s new regional manager told … Continue reading

NTL member files 3rd opioid lawsuit

Beasley Allen has filed the third lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors on behalf of a city or county government. The complaint, filed on behalf of Barbour County, Alabama, alleges the marketing of these drugs contributed to the creation of … Continue reading

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


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