Donald Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Robert Mueller

Reprinted from the Blog for Arizona Wednesday was Donald J. Trump’s birthday. Late in the day the Washington Post delivered a birthday card to the president, verifying that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating him for obstruction of justice. Special … Continue reading

Democrats in Congress Sue Trump Over Foreign Business Dealings

Constitution

Reprinted from the Blog for Arizona Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress filed a federal lawsuit (.pdf) on Wednesday accusing President Trump of violating the Constitution by profiting from business dealings with foreign governments. The plaintiffs — believed to be … Continue reading

Supreme Court’s Decision Leaves Minority Communities and Poor People Vulnerable to Predatory and Abusive “Debt Buyer” Industry

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision in Henson v Santander Consumer USA Inc. finding “debt buyers” not subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: “Today’s … Continue reading

Adult Supervision is the #1 Way to Prevent Playground Injuries

John Romano of The Romano Law Group in Lake Worth, FL.

By John Romano, a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at least 200,000 children age 14 or younger are treated in emergency rooms each year for playground-related injuries. More than 10 percent … Continue reading

What You May Be Missing in the Analysis of your Client’s Insurance Policy

By Bruce P. Heffner, Esq. As an insurance regulator and as an insurance company general manager, I was often amazed at what I could only discern as an argument by a plaintiff’s attorney concerning an insurance claim. He had never bothered … Continue reading

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Undermines Business Interests in Push for Mandatory Disclosure of Litigation Funders

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submitted a letter on June 1, 2017 ,to the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure to force mandatory disclosure of litigation finance. In submitting the letter, which renews the 2014 petition to the Committee … Continue reading

How To Track And Validate Website Sales Leads By Marketing Channel

When lawyers prepare for trial, they want to have as much information as possible. Even if there is information that can hurt their clients, lawyers want to know what it is so they can be prepared to respond to that … Continue reading

How the legal profession is failing low and middle-income people

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The numbers are daunting: 80 percent of low-income Americans can’t afford the legal help they need. The middle class isn’t doing much better, either: 40-to-60 percent of them have legal needs they can’t afford. What can be done to provide … Continue reading

Build your empire Februrary 4-7 in Miami South Beach

BUILD YOUR EMPIRE AT THE NUMBER ONE CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR The Trial Lawyers Summit is the annual gathering of civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys created by The National Trial Lawyers to bring together members. Over a thousand attendees … Continue reading

Ohio Attorney General Sues Opioid Manufacturers for Fueling Opioid Epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against five leading prescription opioid manufacturers and their related companies in Ross County Court of Common Pleas. The lawsuit alleges that the drug companies engaged in fraudulent marketing about the risks … Continue reading