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Law Firm with Inaccurate Billing Records Receives Nothing for Its Efforts

Woodland Hills Attorney Barry P. Goldberg warns his colleagues to have believable and accurate time records or risk receiving no compensation whatsoever from a reviewing court. Since the California Court of Appeal did not...more

Questionable Actions of Class Counsel Did Not Merit Decertification in Class Action

This week we discuss the recent 7th Circuit junk fax class action case which determined that the misconduct of class counsel only merits decertification or denial of certification where the misconduct creates a "serious...more

CFPB gets preliminary injunction in mortgage relief assistance case

On November 16, a federal district judge in California entered a preliminary injunction in favor of the CFPB in the action it filed this past July against a law firm that offered mortgage assistance relief services to...more

What does it cost to file bankruptcy in Massachusetts (in attorney’s fees)?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy and are curious what it costs or have received some quotes from bankruptcy attorneys and are making a decision on who to hire, this post is for you! Contact: George E....more

La responsabilità professionale medica

Aspetti e considerazioni sulla responsabilità professionale medica...more

Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital

In a success for plaintiffs, the Illinois Supreme Court strikes down medical malpractice law

In a boon to plaintiff lawyers, the Illinois Supreme Court strikes down medical malpractice law. In 2005, a statute took effect in Illinois that placed limits on awards for noneconomic damages, such as pain and suffering,...more

Breast Cancer Litigation: When is the Physician Liable?

Family practitioners, obstetrician-gynecologists, and internists are gatekeeper physicians with the first professional opportunity to detect breast cancer. When they fail, the results can be fatal....more

The Consequences of Truth Compulsory Medical Error Reporting in New Jersey

This article (a) examines physicians' ethical obligation to report medical errors to their patients, (b) discusses the literature which analyzes why they fail to do that, (c) explains how New Jersey made an ethical...more

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