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ATRA: Asbestos litigation ‘more incredible every year’

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – In light of the recent Judicial Hellhole Report released in December, it is clear that asbestos played a key role in the rankings, given what the report’s authors feel is a vast negative impact on the court system nationally.

MDL judge sets stage for reverse auction in lawn mower suits

Adelman MILWAUKEE, Wisc. � U. S. District Judge Lynn Adelman has halted national class action litigation over lawn mower engines while lawyers in his court try to head off a copycat class action at St. Clair County courthouse in Belleville, Ill.

Legally Speaking: Lincoln the Lawyer

Feb. 12, 2009, signifies more than just another annual celebration of the birthday of our 16th president � it marks the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth on Feb. 12, 1809.

Ruling sends Ill. med-mal damages cap straight to SC

Illinois Supreme Court SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A contentious ruling against the state's medical-malpractice caps on punitive damages will automatically be reviewed by the Illinois Supreme Court.