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Around the web, February 17

  • Iowa federal judge hits EEOC with $4.5 million attorney fee award over "sue first, ask questions later litigation strategy" in sex bias case against trucking company CRST [McCormick/Workplace Prof, Coyle/NLJ, Hyman]
  • Bayer vitamin case: court says piggybacking on FTC, consumer-group allegations isn't enough to support class action [Wajert, Mass Tort Defense]
  • "Arizona Toughens Burden of Proof in Malpractice Cases" [Latner, Renal & Urology News]
  • "EEOC Discrimination Complaints Near Record Highs in 2009" [LaCroix, NLJ]
  • "UK Asbestos Working Party More Than Doubles Estimate to 11 Billion Euros" [Hartley, with more here and here on the British government's continuing deliberations on asbestos claim reform]
  • Mess in Albany: lawmakers can hold outside jobs (mostly at law firms) with scant disclosure [Greenfield]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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