Steve Korris Jan. 3, 2008, 4:00am
Lakin BENTON – U.S. Magistrate Judge Philip Frazier has warned that if Brad Lakin and Richard Burke keep tearing each other down in a struggle to control class actions that Lakin's firm filed with Freed and Weiss of Chicago, their clients might fire both firms.
Billions evaporate as flaky Ford paint case is decertified: Judge Tognarelli relies on Avery and Gridley
Steve Korris Jan. 3, 2008, 9:40am
Lakin attorneys wanted to depose William Clay Ford, Jr. Madison County Associate Judge Richard Tognarelli delivered a stunning setback to the Lakin Law Firm on Dec. 20, shutting down a class action over flaky paint on millions of vehicles that Ford Motor Company built from 1989 to 1996.