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Preemptive strike legislation against Trump environmental policies migrating from California

W.J. Kennedy Jun. 21, 2017, 11:42am

SPRINGFIELD – Legislation introduced in the House that would require state agencies in Illinois to enforce environmental standards adopted under the Obama Administration, if those standards are rolled back under Trump is nearly identical to one advancing in the California legislature.

Plaintiffs in J&J talc cases hit with major setback; Mo. business leader says attitudes changing for better

W.J. Kennedy Jun. 21, 2017, 8:57am

ST. LOUIS - Legal experts following the Johnson & Johnson talcum powder lawsuits in St. Louis say that even in the face of Monday’s declared mistrial of one of the cases on jurisdictional grounds, many of the hundreds of other cases will drag on “because so much money is involved.”

Lawyers at odds over Restatement of Law covering liability insurance

W.J. Kennedy Sep. 23, 2016, 7:06am

PHILADELPHIA - Insurance and business defense attorneys are sparring with the drafters of a powerful legal document that will influence the outcome of insurance liability cases.