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  • K Street loses a loyal ally in Kathleen Sebelius

    To begin on a positive note about the outgoing Secretary of Health and Human Services: Kathleen Sebelius was perfectly cordial the one time I met her. It was at a birthday party of Tony Podesta, the corporate lobbyist and top Democratic fundraiser. The secretary took a break that October...

  • Bruce Braley to rub shoulders with New York trial lawyers

    NEY YORK (Legal Newsline) – Even with the fallout from his “farmer” gaff still haunting him, U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, has committed to another speaking engagement with trial lawyers, this time in New York. On March 25, American Rising PAC posted a video of the Braley, who is...

  • Examiner Editorial: Time to derail the Democrats' gravy train for trial lawyers

    Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley has been spending a lot of time with his constituents lately as he seeks election to the Senate — not the Iowa voters he would technically represent, but his real constituents: trial lawyers. Standing in front a table piled with liquor bottles at a fundraiser in...

  • Iowa Senate candidate's true loyalty is to his fellow trial lawyers

    No politician from Iowa wants to be caught on tape rubbishing his state as a backwater and savaging its most popular politician. But this is Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley's nightmare week, which could conceivably derail his campaign for Iowa's open Senate seat.

  • Examiner Editorial: Nobody wins when state officials deputize trial lawyers

    America's civil legal system is too frequently abused by trial lawyers filing lawsuits in hopes of extracting quick settlements no matter the defendants' guilt or innocence. Worse, these same lawyers often become wealthy through such litigation while the purported victims of wrongdoing...

  • Ford Motor Co. suspects it was target of asbestos attorneys' misconduct

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Ford Motor Company wants to know the specific conduct exhibited by asbestos attorneys who, according to a federal bankruptcy judge, created “a startling pattern of misrepresentation” while pursuing their clients’ claims against multiple companies. On...

  • Texas lawmakers say they must protect tort reform measures from mega-donor Mostyn

    Mostyn HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – While Texas may never match the natural beauty of California, the Lone Star State’s legal and business climate keeps attracting more and more California businesses every year. But despite Texas’ current legal and business model, Houston trial lawyer...

  • Judge Judy sues Connecticut trial lawyer

    Television's Judge Judy filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Connecticut personal-injury lawyer, alleging that he used her Image without authorization in advertisements that falsely suggested she had endorsed his firm.

  • Examiner Editorial: Chevron win in Ecuador case is huge defeat for Big Green, trial lawyers

    It was lost among the week's more dramatic news in Urkaine and Lois Lerner's continued refusal to tell America and a congressional committee what she knows about the IRS scandal, but U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan landed a devastating blow against greenmail. That's what can happen when Big...



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