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Around the web, September 6



  • Class-actioneer Michael Hausfeld steers $5.1 million antitrust cy pres payout to fund new Center for Competition Law at George Washington U.'s law school; from the description, sounds like the center will furnish policy ammo for antitrust plaintiffs' bar [GWU press release]

  • PoL contributor David Rossmiller slices and dices a naively credulous Bloomberg News report on insurance bad faith [Insurance Coverage Blog, here and (scroll) here]

  • Blawg Review #124 is a Labor Day special at George Lenard's [Employment Blawg; and check out other recent editions of the carnival]

  • Qui tam bar eyes False Claims Act suit against University of Phoenix as possible kickoff of college-suing bonanza [The Recorder]

  • Profile of a NYC birth-injury case [NY Mag, earlier this year]

  • Milberg Weiss, Grant & Eisenhofer, and Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler want $600 million -- $560 million in fees, $40 million in expenses -- for representing Tyco shareholders [Union Leader/U.S. Chamber]

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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