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 21 Apr, 2017

Frequent Tortfeasers: plaintiff-side lawyers take on airlines

With so many legal loopholes, how can attorneys hold airlines accountable?   You’ve probably seen the cell phone footage by now: on April 9th, Kentucky resident Dr. David Dao was dragged, screaming and bloody, off a United flight.   Though United CEO Oscar Munoz publicly apologized for the brutal “reaccommodation,” nobody was disciplined for their […]

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 31 Mar, 2017

Class Action Spotlight: Prison Labor

In 2014, prisoners at the Aurora Detention Facility sued the company locking them up. These plaintiffs, immigrants who were imprisoned by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), claimed that the Denver-based private detention center violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act by forcing them to do custodial labor “without compensation and under threat of solitary confinement.” Even […]

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 02 Mar, 2017

An Intro to Law Firm Analytics

Data Analysis for the Everyday Attorney You don’t need to be a data analytics geek to harness the power of Key Performance Indicators: you just need a few tools. —– A techie friend once argued that the difference between lawyers and computer programmers could be explained by the difference between ‘nerds’ and ‘geeks.’ Both types […]

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 03 Feb, 2017

Legal News: Neil Gorsuch Nominated to Supreme Court

What Would a Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Mean for Plaintiff-side Lawyers? Hailing from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado, Judge Neil McGill Gorsuch is best known for his comments on ‘culture war’ issues like religious liberty and euthanasia. But President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court has also taken stances on the set of […]

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 05 Jan, 2017

8 Challenges to Plaintiff Attorneys in the Age of Trump

The electoral upset has sent every sector scrambling to recalibrate their outlook on the future. The upcoming president isn’t making it easy for the prognosticators and pundits: as consumer- and worker-advocate Paul Bland notes: president-elect Donald Trump “ran a campaign where there was less release of detailed position papers than in any other modern presidential […]

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