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Former Senate majority leader Reid hits out, but remembered for unwavering support of trial lawyers

By John Breslin | Jan 8, 2019

During his time in the U.S. Senate, Harry Reid was a major ally for the nation's plaintiffs lawyers

Watch New York City for crucial talcum powder verdicts in 2019

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 3, 2019

​​​​​NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York’s specialized court for asbestos lawsuits could become a pivotal battleground for litigation over talcum powder as plaintiff lawyers seek to establish a record of wins in a court system known for liberal rules and big jury verdicts.

Lawmakers, legal funding industry square off over regulation in New York

By John Breslin | Jun 4, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Pressure is growing on the legal funding industry as more states are scrutinizing the growing business, including what some are describing as the extortionate interest rates charged.

California Assembly takes on lawyer ads, unanimously passes bill that would punish misleading claims

By John Breslin | May 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO - California's lawmakers have passed a bill aimed at combating what supporters claim is misleading advertising by plaintiffs attorneys.

New York Times alleges Defense Department violated law

By Mike Torres | Jun 5, 2017

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The New York Times and a reporter are suing the Defense Department, alleging violation of federal law.

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