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.
NEW ORLEANS – The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is set to unveil a reworked educational approach to legal studies it says will make legal education more practical when the Class of 2017 enrolls this fall.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – According to the 2013 Judicial Hellhole report published by the American Tort Reform Association, more law firms are bringing lung cancer cases to America’s courtrooms, “which likely not caused by asbestos exposure.”
AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) – With early voting around the corner, three out of the four Texas Supreme Court justices up for reelection this year will face competition from members of their own Republican party in the March primary.
NEW ORLEANS – BP has suffered another blow in its bid to restructure a settlement agreement after an appeals court decided that the district court had no duty to revisit the agreement between the oil giant and those who have filed for economic loss claims stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
NEW ORLEANS – In the wake of continued revelations of possible corruption in the settlement program form the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP has published a new advertisement in the Wall Street Journal chronicling law firms seeking payouts for themselves through the settlement program.