Background: environmental claims arising from Ecuador oil operations that were dismissed by U.S. District Judge William Alsup after he found that three plaintiffs' "case was 'manufactured by plaintiffs' counsel' after two of the claimants admitted never actually contracting the illnesses they were suing Chevron over." [Baxter/American Lawyer]
"Chevron Files Malicious Prosecution Suit Against Plaintiffs Lawyer"
- KBR seeking loser-pays against Jamie Leigh Jones
- "Actions speak louder than words"
- The House medical liability reform bill comes in, unfrivolously
- Obama's SOTU medical malpractice plank
- Medical liability reform, the White House version
- "Thimerosal-autism test cases dismissed"
- Memphis sues Wells Fargo over subprime
- Specter introduces bill to overturn Stoneridge
- The Specious Claim Market
- Mother - 'Pool got my daughter pregnant'
- Twelve claims a day
- Cincinnati strong-arms mortgage lenders
- Starbucks barista tips: appeals court reverses $86 million award
- Cities' "subprime lending as nuisance" suits, cont'd
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