Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)- The U.S. Senate will have "extensive" debate on health care reform in the coming weeks, with Republicans pushing for tort reform, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday.
Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)Ã¯Â¿Â½Months ago, the chief lobbyist for U.S. trial lawyers predicted that moderate Senate Democrats could be an obstacle to President Barack Obama's push for a national health care overhaul.
Maas WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The majority of Americans say federal lawmakers ought to make it more difficult for allegedly aggrieved patients to sue for medical malpractice, a poll Thursday indicates.
Abbott (LEGAL NEWSLINE)-One of the nation's largest providers of Internet-based phone service has settled claims by 32 state attorneys general who alleged the New Jersey-based company was overcharging consumers, officials said Monday.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard argument in a case that could change the way a company's principal place of business is determined, and thus where lawsuits against it are litigated.
Eric Cantor (R-Va.) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. House of Representatives on Saturday passed a landmark health care overhaul that changes the way the nation's medical insurance companies do business.
Boehner (R) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-House Republicans plan to offer an alternative to the Democrats' proposal for a national health care overhaul that contains tort reform, House Minority Leader John Boehner said Sunday.
Pedro Nava (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)- Assemblyman Pedro Nava, the Southern California lawmaker vying to become the state's next chief legal officer, said Monday that Big Oil companies are getting off easy.
Scruggs HOUSTON (Legal Newsline)-A federal judge in Texas will hear a lawsuit claiming that disgraced former trial attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs and several others conspired to defraud a former colleague of millions of dollars in legal fees.
Pedro Nava (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A Democratic candidate for California attorney general today will once again introduce legislation to enact a $1.5 billion a year tax on oil producers.
Justice Eva Guzman accepts the nomination to the Texas Supreme Court by Gov. Rick Perry on Oct. 8. AUSTIN (Legal Newsline)-The newest member of the Texas Supreme Court will provide a reliably conservative voice on the state high court, a legal observer said.