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Around the web, June 2

  • Milberg close to settlement agreement with federal prosecutors, say insiders [WSJ]
  • Not clear whether Missouri has really had a big drop in med mal suits since passage of reform, numbers skewed by surge in suits just before law's effective date [Springfield Business Journal; earlier]
  • More on prosperity of Australian injury specialist Slater & Gordon, first law firm to become publicly traded stock company [Times Online, earlier]
  • Suggesting that actress Sally Struthers wrote that Harvard Law Review student note about poverty and corporate law is really unfair to Ms. Struthers [Lat, Bernstein @ Volokh, Kowalski/National Post, ABA Journal, Note (PDF)]
  • Washington AG Rob McKenna continues to criticize erosion of sovereign immunity in the state and resulting taxpayer exposure to high lawsuit payouts [Legal NewsLine; earlier, background]
  • Should libertarians oppose the limited liability corporation? [Tabarrok via Bainbridge]
  • "Document, ad nauseam" and fire patients no doctor can make happy: how to avoid getting sued for medical malpractice [Medical Economics via KevinMD]



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