Government Retention of Personal Injury Lawyers: S.B. 1132 (2012)

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Limits contingency fees by prohibiting the state from entering into


Limits contingency fees by prohibiting the state from entering into a contingency fee contract providing for the state’s private attorney to receive a contingency fee from this state’s portion of the recovery.  The bill also requires posting of executed contingency fees contracts unless the attorney general determines that the posting may cause damage to the reputation of any business or person.

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SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.