NTL member Aimee Wagstaff in Roundup Trial

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National Trial Lawyers member Aimee Wagstaff is representing a California man in federal court who is suing Bayer AG over its weed killer Roundup, which Wagstaff believes caused her client’s cancer. Edwin Hardeman says he started using Roundup, manufactured by … Continue reading

The long-sought deposition of Richard Sackler

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The deposition transcript of Dr. Richard Sackler, a member of the billionaire family that owns Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has been published by STAT and ProPublica. The deposition is believed to be the only time a member of … Continue reading

NTL member LaBarron Boone helps secure $151M in Ford Explorer rollover trial

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A Dallas County, Alabama, jury found defendant Ford Motor Company at fault for a rollover crash of a 1998 Ford Explorer that left Travaris “Tre” Smith paralyzed and awarded Smith $151,791,000. The verdict includes $51,791,000 in compensatory damages and $100 … Continue reading

4 Marketing Strategies Your Law Firm Can’t Win Without

By Harlan Schillinger. What you don’t know, you don’t know. You’ve probably heard that phrase before. But for lawyers, it’s especially apropos. Because along with big attorney egos come big misses, even at some of the top law firms in … Continue reading

Facing retaliation after being sexually harassed

Karen Ward, a former investment banker at Ernst & Young, reported instances of sexual harassment to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in September of last year. It was the second such complaint filed against the firm in 2018. Ward tells … Continue reading

Will Jeff Bezos sue the pants off the National Enquirer?

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After Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the National Enquirer threatened to extort him over rather personal selfies that he allegedly sent to his mistress, some are wondering whether he’ll sue American Media Inc., the company that owns … Continue reading

3 Ways Coercive Questioning Brings False Confessions, Wrongful Convictions

Many crime-based movies have been made about the wrongly accused and imprisoned, but the scenario plays out often in real life as well. One contributing factor continuing to draw interest from the legal profession and law enforcement is coercive police … Continue reading

Podcast: How to get good reviews from your clients

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Online reviews can make or break a law firm’s reputation. What does it take to consistently receive better reviews? In this episode of Legal Toolkit from the Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia talks to Sarah Smerage about how lawyers … Continue reading

Judge to allow controversial evidence in Roundup trial

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A federal judge overseeing lawsuits over Roundup weed killer is tentatively allowing evidence that defense attorneys wanted excluded, Reuters reports. US District Judge Vince Chhabria says attorneys may introduce some evidence that Monsanto tried to ghostwrite studies and influence the findings … Continue reading

Lawsuit: apparent mistake leads to a stranger’s death

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A Brooklyn woman says she was misinformed by hospital staff that a man by the same name as her brother was brain dead and she authorized removing him from life support — but her real brother was in jail, and … Continue reading