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Truth, Justice, And The Evidentiary Admissibility Of ‘Uncle Wiggy's Secret Guide To Dealing With The Police’
Posted on 9 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

When Josh Brock was a detective with the Summerville Police Department in rural Georgia, he was involved in the creation of a Web site and a publication titled Uncle Wiggy's Secret Guide to Dealing With the Police , which provided criminal defendants... Read More

Potential Pitfalls Involving Medicare Set-Asides, Special Needs Trusts
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL LLC Now that those involved in personal injury settlements, whether workers' compensation or liability insurance based, have finally come to understand the Medicare Secondary Payer Act ("MSP"... Read More

RAND: New Book Explores Transparency in the American Civil Justice System
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The quest for greater transparency in the American civil justice system is the topic of a new book of essays illustrating how a balanced approach to increasing transparency can improve the civil justice system, raise public confidence and protect litigants'... Read More

October 2014 Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Verdicts And Settlements
Posted on 4 Nov 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During October, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts and settlements from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought... Read More

April Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 15 May 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During April, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought you might like... Read More

Mid-Year Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Civil Rights Cases
Posted on 18 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During the first part of 2014, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable civil rights settlements and verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention, so we thought you... Read More

January Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Personal Injury Verdicts
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During January, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts from across the country. We came up with an informal list of the top five cases from last month that really captured our attention... Read More

NERA Releases Mid-Year 2010 Securities Litigation Study
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Largely as a result in the decline of the number of new credit crisis related cases, the number of new securities class action lawsuits filings is "on track to decline for a second successive year from their 2008 peak," according to a NERA Economic... Read More

August Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Verdicts And Settlements
Posted on 18 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During August, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts and settlements from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought... Read More

September Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Verdicts And Settlements
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During September, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable personal injury verdicts and settlements from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention this past month, so we thought... Read More

Glaxo Takes $2.36 Billion Charge On Legal Costs
Posted on 15 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON - (AP) Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it expects to take a $2.36 billion charge against second-quarter earnings for the costs of settling court cases over the antidepressant Paxil and diabetes drug Avandia. The company said... Read More

Teen Asks Congress To Lift Train Wreck Settlement Caps
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A teen-age girl whose father was killed in a 2008 commuter train crash in California took aim Thursday at a federal law that caps legal settlements involving rail accidents at $200 million. Fifteen-year-old Mackenzie Souser of... Read More

Barroway Topaz Ranked Among Top 5 Law Firms Of 2009 For Recoveries, Settlements In Securities Class Actions
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RADNOR, Pa. — Leading class action and corporate governance law firm Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check LLP has again been ranked among the nation's top five law firms of 2009 for highest investor recovery in securities class actions... Read More

Enhanced Jury Verdicts And Settlements File Available On Lexis.com
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Access to jury verdicts and settlements has been enhanced with the launch of Mega Jury Verdicts and settlements (Including IDEX), or VSMEGA, a new group file on lexis.com that brings together 900,000 verdicts and settlements. The file includes:... Read More