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Mass Tort Madness Final Four Firms

In American sports, the final four are the last four teams in a playoff tournament. Usually, the final four compete in the two games of a single-elimination tournament’s semi-final game. To make it to the final four, the teams must beat many other competitors; some of whom had better records or ranked higher. Similarly, at MTI, the final four firms

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Mass Tort Madness: Elite Eight Attorneys

What makes a good lawyer? It’s not an easy job and not everyone is cut out for it. Approximately one-quarter of all lawyers leave the profession within their first seven years of practice. Mass torts, one of the most complex and technical areas of law, requires a passion for the job, passion for clients, and good judgment amongst

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Mass Tort Madness: Sweet 16

Mass tort vendors help firms function more effectively, efficiently, and competitively. An industry that services tens of thousands (and in some cases hundreds of thousands) of clients cannot go it alone. From litigation support to document management and legal intake, our sweet sixteen vendors help law firms systematically achieve significant cost savings, streamline case management,

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Baby Food Heavy Metals Report Spurs Litigation

We have all been in the grocery store and noticed the parent pacing the baby food aisle trying to carefully select the best option for their growing child. From infant formulas to table food and hand-held snack pouches, the choices seem endless. Commercially prepared or “shelf stable” baby foods rake in close to $7 billion annually,

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Attorney Spotlight: LaRuby May

La Ruby May Fighting for Justice in Courts and Community Attorney. Constituent services director. Real estate developer. Washington, DC, Ward 8 councilmember. A single, shining thread runs through all the roles LaRuby May has tackled in her career: a tireless drive for justice and raising the quality of life for the poor and the disenfranchised.

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Judge Leigh Martin May Presides Over Paragard MDL

In December of 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia consented to the transfer of Paragard T380A intrauterine birth control devices to multidistrict litigation. Entered in the JPML’s online docket on Dec. 16, the Consent of Transferee Court was signed on Dec. 8 and noted that the multidistrict litigation docket was

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Police Brutality Cases: Emerging Civil Litigation

Civil suits piling up, mass torts likely to follow The disproportionate rates at which police use excessive and deadly force against racial minorities in the U.S. is a matter of significant national concern. While the number of cases involving police misconduct continues to grow, plaintiffs’ attorneys are grappling with how to hold these civil servants

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Gender Bias in the Civil Justice System

Why women plaintiffs receive smaller damages awards than men in civil lawsuits. As a routine practice, women plaintiffs receive lower damages awards than men. The use of gender-based actuarial tables to determine loss of future earnings in personal injury and wrongful death cases has had pervasive negative consequences in civil litigation. The practice of using

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Innovative Approach to Battling Human Trafficking

Human trafficking survivors claim hotel chains are complicit in human trafficking and could intervene, but to date profitability has prevailed. Victims now have the hospitality industry in the crosshairs. The Scale of Human Exploitation In 2017, the International Labour Organization estimated that 24.9 million people in the U.S. were victims of forced labor, including: 16

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Resolving Health Care Liens in Mass Tort Lawsuits: The Private Lien Resolution Program

Lien resolution is a dreaded part of personal injury law practice. However, proper resolution of lien obligations is critical to securing your clients’ rights and protecting them from adverse financial damages. In the world of mass torts, the Private Lien Resolution Program (PLRP) was created precisely to make meeting lien resolution obligations less painful for

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