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'The way due process is supposed to work': Ill. Supreme Court decision reshapes state's legal landscape
Three years after the U.S. Supreme Court moved to significantly limit general personal jurisdiction over corporations, the Illinois Supreme Court at last has used that precedent to perhaps achieve legal venue reforms long sought by business groups and reform proponents - and long ignored by state lawmakers.
Gori Gori Julian & Associates of Edwardsville announced that Randy Gori was selected for inclusion in 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers.
Darr The Wood River electric company that won a default judgment in a proposed class action over faxed advertisements is asking to push back a hearing that would determine how much money it has won.
Murnane WASHINGTON - Tort reform advocate Ed Murnane called a plan to give trial lawyers a contingency fee tax break without congressional approval "laughable."
VANCOUVER, Canada - The nation's trial lawyer group, the American Association for Justice, revealed Tuesday that it expects the U.S. Department of Treasury to soon give its members a tax break on contingency fee lawsuits.
Copland NEW YORK - The Manhattan Institute's latest edition in its "Trial Lawyers, Inc.," series explores the effect the plaintiffs bar has on lawmakers at the state level and in Washington, D.C.
Tarricone WASHINGTON - The national trial lawyers group outlined its 2010 legislative agenda Monday, announcing that the group plans to take aim at mandatory arbitration clauses and push to expand civil liability, among other initiatives.
There are thousands of good, honest trial lawyers in America -– men and women who represent the interests of their clients faithfully without trying to subvert the judicial system or shake down legitimate businesses and wreak havoc on our economy.
SAN FRANCISCO - President Barack Obama's push for an overhaul of the nation's health care system could be stymied by Senate lawmakers, particularly moderate Democrats, the lobbyist for trial lawyers said.
SAN FRANCISCO - Federal legislation that would afford trial lawyers a special tax break faces an uncertain future, says one of the chief lobbyists for the nation's trial lawyers.
SAN FRANCISCO - Trial attorneys from around the country have converged on San Francisco for the next several days.
President-elect Obama WASHINGTON - A leading national group of trial lawyers Monday called on President-elect Barack Obama to repeal a bevy of regulations that limit corporate liability.