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Norton Rose Fulbright: Rise Of Predictive Coding For Pharmaceutical Companies
Posted on 2 Jan 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Jessica Sykora | Pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the midst of costly e-discovery battles and high-dollar litigation have more than likely heard the buzzwords "predictive coding" and "computer-assisted review" at... Read More

$42 Million Judgment Against Fen-Phen Lawyers Vacated
Posted on 7 Feb 2011 by Michael Lefkowitz

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A $42 million summary judgment in favor of 431 fen-phen plaintiffs against a group attorneys, two of whom are serving lengthy prison sentences stemming from allegations that they pocketed twice what their fee agreements called for, has... Read More

Lead Attorneys In Vioxx Settlement Get $315.3M
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) The federal judge overseeing the thousands of lawsuits filed over withdrawn painkiller Vioxx has ruled that the lead lawyers in the case will get $315.3 million, while other lawyers who sued Merck & Co. will share $1.2 billion.... Read More

R.I. Judge: Lead Paint Firms Must Pay Own Legal Fees
Posted on 26 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE R.I. - (AP) Three companies that sold lead-based paint and were sued by the state in a landmark case cannot recover money they spent defending themselves in the lawsuit, a judge ruled Tuesday. Rhode Island in February 2006 won a jury verdict... Read More

Financier Stanford's Lawsuit Seeks $7.2 Billion
Posted on 21 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - (AP) Jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford has filed a lawsuit accusing prosecutors and federal agents of depriving him of his constitutional rights by using abusive law-enforcement tactics. He is asking for $7.2 billion in damages. The lawsuit... Read More

Panel Hears Plan To Cap Attorney Fees In $3.4 Billion Settlement
Posted on 6 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

(AP) Attorneys in the government's $3.4 billion settlement with American Indians over mismanaged royalties are "stonewalling" a congressional panel as they ask a judge to more than double their fees in the case, the committee's chairman... Read More

Prince Sued By New York Law Firm For $700,000 In Fees
Posted on 4 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A New York City law firm says Prince owes more than $700,000 in legal fees for services that included helping to settle financial obligations to his former wife. The firm is suing the "Purple Rain" singer in state Supreme Court... Read More

Judge OKs $70M DuPont Waste Pile Settlement In West Virginia
Posted on 5 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - (AP) Chemical maker DuPont Co. will pay $70 million and fund long-term medical monitoring for residents of a West Virginia town who sued over pollution from a zinc smelter and its 100-foot-tall pile of waste. A state judge approved... Read More