White Papers & Reports
Recent White Papers & Reports
This study looks at seven media markets and dissects trial
This study looks at seven media markets and dissects trial lawyers’ spending on legal services ads in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, St. Louis, Kansas City and New York City. It offers comparisons between Quarter 2 spending and Quarter 3 spending in 2018. Nearly 14 percent of all local legal services television ad spending occurred in these seven markets in the third quarter of 2018.
In the first, second, and third quarters of 2018 –
In the first, second, and third quarters of 2018 – from January through September – nearly 90,000 advertisements for legal services or advertisements soliciting legal claims aired on local broadcast networks in two of the largest media markets in West Virginia at an estimated cost of $3.9 million. An analysis and discussion of the legal services advertising in these markets – Charleston and Clarksburg, West Virginia – follows.
Recent Legal Briefs
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Recent Amicus Briefs
(Cal., filed January 28, 2020): Arguing that the high court
(Cal., filed January 28, 2020): Arguing that the high court should clarify the circumstances under which depositions of a defendant’s own employees, taken by plaintiffs in a class action, may be introduced into evidence against that defendant by a different plaintiff asserting only individual claims.
(6th Circ., filed January 23, 2019): Supporting petition for en
(6th Circ., filed January 23, 2019): Supporting petition for en banc review, arguing that the panel’s ruling is inconsistent with Tennessee’s longstanding presumption of favoring constitutionality and history of upholding civil justice reforms. The panel ruling also is contrary to the vast majority of state courts, which have upheld statutory limits on punitive damages, and relies on an outlier decision. Also arguing that the ruling is contrary to every federal circuit court that has considered the constitutionality of a state limit on damages.
On March 29, 2019, the Court denied the petition.