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    Drivers Slam Fee Bids By 'Ghost Lawyers' In $10B VW Deal

    Hundreds of “ghost lawyers” who showed up at the $10 billion resolution of multidistrict litigation over Volkswagen AG’s diesel-emissions scandal shouldn’t get a cut of the awarded fees and costs since their work didn’t benefit...

    Tex. Appeals Court Says Mining Co. Can Redo Atty DQ Bid

    A Texas appellate court ruled Wednesday that Chilean mining company Inppamet deserved reconsideration on its bid to disqualify a Dallas law firm in a $60 million contract dispute with RSR Corp. after the state Supreme Court cleared the firm, finding that...

    Man Posed As Well Owner For Millions In Loans, DOJ Says

    A Hawaii man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly posing as the owner of Wyoming oil and gas wells for a decade to obtain multimillion-dollar loans, using the money to pay back old fraudulent loans or spend on private jets and lavish artwork, according...

    Man Posed As Well Owner For Millions In Loans, DOJ Says

    A Hawaii man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly posing as the owner of Wyoming oil and gas wells for a decade to obtain multimillion-dollar loans, using the money to pay back old fraudulent loans or spend on private jets and lavish artwork, according...

    Man Posed As Well Owner For Millions In Loans, DOJ Says

    A Hawaii man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly posing as the owner of Wyoming oil and gas wells for a decade to obtain multimillion-dollar loans, using the money to pay back old fraudulent loans or spend on private jets and lavish artwork, according...

    Man Posed As Well Owner For Millions In Loans, DOJ Says

    A Hawaii man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly posing as the owner of Wyoming oil and gas wells for a decade to obtain multimillion-dollar loans, using the money to pay back old fraudulent loans or spend on private jets and lavish artwork, according...

    Calif. Law Firm, Ex-Partner Take Web Domain Row To Jury

    A boutique securities law firm urged a California federal jury in closing arguments Thursday to find a former partner hijacked SyndicationLawyers.com and other web domain names after leaving the firm, while she argued nothing in her partnership agreement...

    Calif. Law Firm, Ex-Partner Take Web Domain Row To Jury

    A boutique securities law firm urged a California federal jury in closing arguments Thursday to find a former partner hijacked SyndicationLawyers.com and other web domain names after leaving the firm, while she argued nothing in her partnership agreement...

    Man Will Die From J&J Talc-Caused Mesothelioma, Jury Told

    An occupational medicine expert told a New Jersey jury on Thursday that a man alleging Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder contains asbestos faces a painful death from mesothelioma, and that the disease was caused by his daily use of J&J’s...

    Man Will Die From J&J Talc-Caused Mesothelioma, Jury Told

    An occupational medicine expert told a New Jersey jury on Thursday that a man alleging Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder contains asbestos faces a painful death from mesothelioma, and that the disease was caused by his daily use of J&J’s...

    Sam's Club Can't Escape $1M Verdict Over Woman's Injury

    Sam's Club again lost its challenge to a $1 million verdict for a customer left scarred and limping after injuring her leg at a New Jersey store, with a state appeals court saying Thursday that the business failed to show the award constitutes a miscarriage...

    China Fishery Settlement Clears Way For Sale, Trustee Says

    A group of debtors in the Chapter 11 cases for China Fishery Group Ltd. asked a New York bankruptcy court on Wednesday to approve an intercompany claims settlement designed to clear the way for a sale of valuable interests in China Fishery’s prized...

    China Fishery Settlement Clears Way For Sale, Trustee Says

    A group of debtors in the Chapter 11 cases for China Fishery Group Ltd. asked a New York bankruptcy court on Wednesday to approve an intercompany claims settlement designed to clear the way for a sale of valuable interests in China Fishery’s prized...

    Tax Law Could Keep IP From Leaving, Treasury Official Says

    An international provision in the new tax law might not result in U.S. companies bringing intellectual property back home, but the measure could keep them from moving more assets outside of American borders, a U.S. Treasury official said Thursday at a...

    Tax Law Could Keep IP From Leaving, Treasury Official Says

    An international provision in the new tax law might not result in U.S. companies bringing intellectual property back home, but the measure could keep them from moving more assets outside of American borders, a U.S. Treasury official said Thursday at a...

    Judge Wants Class Attys' Billing Records In Qualcomm Row

    A California federal judge overseeing antitrust claims related to Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices asked attorneys for a putative class of chip buyers to hand over billing records while the case is ongoing, saying that although such records...

    Judge Wants Class Attys' Billing Records In Qualcomm Row

    A California federal judge overseeing antitrust claims related to Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices asked attorneys for a putative class of chip buyers to hand over billing records while the case is ongoing, saying that although such records...

    Judge Wants Class Attys' Billing Records In Qualcomm Row

    A California federal judge overseeing antitrust claims related to Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices asked attorneys for a putative class of chip buyers to hand over billing records while the case is ongoing, saying that although such records...

    Akerman Adds 6 Professional Liability Litigators In Fla.

    Akerman LLP has added six litigators from Ackerman Law Group with experience in legal malpractice claims and ethical violations, including founder David Ackerman, to its West Palm Beach, Florida, office, the firm announced Thursday. ...read more

    Facebook Shouldn't Expect 'Fake News' Legal Woes, For Now

    Social media sites are facing heightened scrutiny amid charges that an army of Russia-based “bot” accounts meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google are largely immune from liability even...

    Facebook Shouldn't Expect 'Fake News' Legal Woes, For Now

    Social media sites are facing heightened scrutiny amid charges that an army of Russia-based “bot” accounts meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google are largely immune from liability even...

    Facebook Shouldn't Expect 'Fake News' Legal Woes, For Now

    Social media sites are facing heightened scrutiny amid charges that an army of Russia-based “bot” accounts meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google are largely immune from liability even...

    Facebook Shouldn't Expect 'Fake News' Legal Woes, For Now

    Social media sites are facing heightened scrutiny amid charges that an army of Russia-based “bot” accounts meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google are largely immune from liability even...

    Missouri Gov. Indicted For Privacy Invasion Over Nude Pic

    A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Thursday for felony invasion of privacy, following reports last month that prosecutors were looking into allegations he blackmailed a woman with whom he’d had an extramarital affair by...

    Missouri Gov. Indicted For Privacy Invasion Over Nude Pic

    A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Thursday for felony invasion of privacy, following reports last month that prosecutors were looking into allegations he blackmailed a woman with whom he’d had an extramarital affair by...