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Delaware Supreme Court extends suspension of attorney for allegedly concealing ethical violations

David Hutton Mar. 22, 2017, 10:17am

DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Delaware Supreme Court has sided with the Board on Professional Responsibility to extend the suspension of attorney S. Harold Lankenau.

Georgia Supreme Court rules in favor of arbitration in wrongful-death case

David Hutton Mar. 12, 2017, 8:31pm

ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court recently ruled that a man suing a nursing home over the alleged wrongful death of his wife must first take his case to arbitration.

CEI paper: Attorneys general abuse power with relationships with trial lawyers

David Hutton Feb. 23, 2017, 10:02am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Dangling the prospect of taking on an unpopular industry, trial lawyers are getting state attorneys general to team up on cases.

Attorney: Teamwork necessary for CFPB, N.Y. attorney general to sue RD Legal Funding

David Hutton Feb. 22, 2017, 9:28am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A company accused of scamming 9/11 heroes and NFL concussion victims is facing an uphill legal battle, according to one lawyer.

Lawyer: Fifth Circuit ruling in Delek case 'significant victory for the regulated industry'

David Hutton Jan. 19, 2017, 10:22am

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Dec. 29 rejected Occupational Safety and Health Administration citations issued to a Delek Refining LTD facility for alleged safety violations that occurred years prior to its ownership of the refinery.