Trial Lawyers' Influence

  • ILR: Class action lawyers game the system for personal gain

    … Washington Times: Recently, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided an interesting case involving big-money lawyer fees in class actions, U.S. v. Gallion, et al. Read more: Class action lawyers game the system for personal gain …

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  • ILR: Kentucky AG Can’t Dodge Merck’s Due Process Suit over Vioxx Contingency Counsel

    … Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway can’t seem to shake Merck’s constitutional challenge to his use of contingency fee lawyers in litigation over Vioxx. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves in Frankfort, Ky., first rejected the AG’s bid to dismiss the case back in March, sustaining Merck’s claims that the use of contingency fee attorneys violates…

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  • An Early Christmas for These Lawyers!

    …Unbelievable ? Obviously not! Wall Street Journal | Dec 28, 2011 It wasn’t your ordinary stocking stuffer. The week before Christmas, two plaintiffs law firms got word that together they were awarded $300 million in fees for their work challenging a takeover deal. The size of the fee, unusually high for shareholder cases, has bankers and lawyers buzzing about whether the Delaware Court of Chancery has become too generous to plaintiffs’ counsel, or is rightly rewarding them for their efforts.…

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