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
Recent Amicus Briefs
(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.
(Tenn. Ct. of App., filed March 18, 2019): Arguing that
(Tenn. Ct. of App., filed March 18, 2019): Arguing that the state’s limit on noneconomic damages in all personal injury cases is constitutional and does not infringe on the right to jury trial, nor does it violate the separation of powers or equal protection clause of the Tennessee Constitution.