Stephon Clark’s family files wrongful death lawsuit

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Attorneys for the family of Stephon Clark have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sacramento Police Officers Terrance Mercadal and Jared Robinet as well as the City of Sacramento alleging the officers racially profiled and used excessive force in fatally … Continue reading

Trial Lawyers and Trial Teams of the Year to be honored at 2019 Trial Lawyers Summit

Recent Personal Injury Jury Awards and Settlements

The National Law Journal and The Trial Lawyer, the official magazine of The National Trial Lawyers, have announced the 2018 Trial Lawyers and Trial Team of the Year. The lawyers and team were chosen from nominations from The Trial Lawyer … Continue reading

Brafman reportedly wants out of Weinstein criminal case

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Benjamin Brafman, the attorney who’s defending former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, no longer wants to represent the accused sexual predator, a source with direct knowledge tells NBC News. Rumors have been circulating recently about Weinstein seeking other attorneys as his … Continue reading

Video: NTL member Gloria Allred says R. Kelly threatened her client

National Trial Lawyers member Gloria Allred says singer R. Kelly threatened to reveal details of an accuser’s sex life in retaliation for a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse. The Associated Press reports a person identifying himself as Kelly sent … Continue reading

Podcast: How to use tech to get paid faster

Of the many ways that technology can help lawyers become more efficient, perhaps one of the most important is using it in accounts receivable. In this episode of the Legal Toolkit podcast from the Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia … Continue reading

NTL member Jeff Harris sues Boy Scouts over death

Courtney Knight, Elijah Knight

National Trial Lawyers member Jeff Harris is representing the parents of Elijah Knight – the 14-year-old Boy Scout who was killed when a tree fell on his tent during a thunderstorm at the Bert Adams Scout Camp in Covington, Ga. … Continue reading

Podcast: Released from prison again thanks to new criminal justice reform law

Matthew Charles, a Tennessee man who was resentenced and sent back to prison two years after his release, is a free man once again, thanks to the federal criminal justice reform bill that became law last year. In this podcast … Continue reading

Podcast: Great Trials with NTL members Tommy and Adam Malone

The Great Trials podcast features in-depth conversations with leading trial attorneys from across the country who discuss the courtroom strategies that helped them win landmark cases. Every episode includes one or two lawyers talking about a significant case they successfully … Continue reading

NTL member Jonathan Perkins adds employment discrimination practice area

Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers, an established legal advocate for victims in Connecticut, is expanding its practice to assist not only individuals who have suffered physical injuries, but also employees who suffer emotionally and financially as victims of discrimination in the … Continue reading

NTL member Kathleen Zellner to file appeal in “Making a Murderer” case

National Trial Lawyers member Kathleen Zellner is expected to file an appellate brief this week seeking the release of Steven Avery, the man profiled in the Making a Murderer series on Netflix. Esquire says Zellner will file a 22,000 page brief … Continue reading