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TVM Update: $1.2M Awarded in Batiste v. Ethicon

The trial in the case of Linda Batiste v. Ethicon came to fruition on April 3, 2014 when a jury awarded Batiste $1.2 Million in compensatory damages. The verdict ended a two and a half week trial that began on March 17, 2014…more

| Personal Injury

TVM Update: Coloplast in talks to Settle for $16 Million

Transvaginal mesh maker Coloplast A/S (In Re: Coloplast Corp Pelvic Support System Products Liability Litigation, 12-md-2387, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia) is said to be in talks to settle a basket of…more

| Personal Injury

How Innovative PI Attorneys Market Their Content

At the writing of this article, a Google search for the term “personal injury attorney new york city”, our Case Funding Headquarters, produces a staggering 2,000,000 results in six tenths of a second.That’s a lot of…more

| Law Firm Marketing

Judge Bransten Weighs in on Litigation Financing in NY

Judge Eileen Bransten issued a recent decision in New York County Supreme court, weighing in on the long-standing and, as yet, unsettled question of how alternative litigation financing (ALF) should be treated in NY state. In…more

| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

What Your Financial Statements Tell your Lender about Your Firm

For personal injury attorneys working on contingency, securing a loan to finance case/trial costs and working capital is a great alternative when compared to partners using their own capital to fund the firm and their cases. In…more

| Law Practice Products & Services

BP Loses Bid to Cancel Oil-Spill Settlement Agreement

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has recently struck down BP’s request to cancel the settlement agreement it had arranged with the Plaintiff’s Setting Committee (PSC) in March 2012. BP’s effort to get this agreement, which has…more

| Civil Remedies, Environmental Law, Toxic Torts

What Law is Used to Govern Attorney’s Fees in MDLs?

What law is used to govern attorney’s fees in MDLs? The answer is determined by a combination of the Erie Doctrine and choice of law rules. The Erie doctrine determines whether a federal court will apply state or federal law to…more

| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Judge Brody rejects $765M NFL Settlement – Big Steps for mTBI

Last week Judge Anita Brody questioned whether $765 million would be enough to cover all the possible claimants in the NFL concussion settlement, and asked the parties for calculations to show that amount of the settlement will…more

| Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

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