Hiring of Contingency Fee Counsel by Political Subdivisions: H.B 2826 (2019)
The Office of the Attorney General is responsible for the
The Office of the Attorney General is responsible for the review and approval of outside counsel contracts for state agencies. The provisions of the bill expand this requirement to include contingent fee legal contracts for political subdivisions. Furthermore, the bill provides an administrative appeal against determinations.
This shift is not in the best interests of consumers, manufacturers, or the state as a whole
Michigan lawmakers must consider the unintended consequences of expanding liability
The Trial Lawyer Playbook report serves as a call to action, promoting transparency, accountability, and fairness in the legal system.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system