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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

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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

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Benicar Maker Unfazed by Lawsuits

  Benicar remains on the market despite an FDA investigation, scientific studies proving its risks, and millions paid in settlements. Benicar, a hypertension medication, has been sold in the U.S. by Daiichi Sankyo since 2002. Its active ingredient, olmesartan, has

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Top 4 Reasons Intake Mistakes Aren’t Inevitable

Smart intake practices can make all the difference in your firm’s success.
You may not realize it, but intake mistakes could be causing potential revenue to slip through your fingers.
Here are the top five most common intake mistakes costing firms money and how you can avoid them — and convert more leads into clients.

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Diocese Files Bankruptcy to Avoid Paying Sex Abuse Settlements

New York’s Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre — the largest diocese in the U.S. — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, seeking relief from a torrent of lawsuits filed after the state suspended the statute of limitations for suing over sexual abuse by priests.

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Why Marketing Matters in Mass Torts

When it comes to a mass tort practice, marketing is a totally different animal from what you have experienced in your typical personal injury practice. While many lawyers cringe at the idea of advertising, marketing determines the difference between those

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