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  • Biggest California verdicts continue to go to corporate plaintiffs Wednesday, February 13, 2013 � by jg

    According to the Los Angeles Daily Journal, seven of the eight largest verdicts handed down in California in 2012 were awarded to corporate or government plaintiffs.

  • You think the number of civil lawsuit filings in California has gone up since 2009…wanna bet? Tuesday, November 27, 2012 � by jg

    You might be surprised to find out what the “trend in litigation in California” really is.

  • California’s biggest verdicts go to businesses, not individuals Monday, March 19, 2012 � by jg

    The big money in California lawsuits isn’t going to people suing businesses, or even people suing other individuals. It’s going to businesses suing other businesses, typically in intellectual property or breach of contract suits.

  • The Face of MICRA Wednesday, July 6, 2011 � by chris

    Steven Olsen was a bright 2-year-old when medical negligence left him profoundly brain damaged. Two decades later, his parents remain potent advocates for correcting California’s $250,000 cap on human suffering.

  • How the Civil Justice System has helped make America safer Monday, May 9, 2011 � by chris

    Product safety. Medical negligence. Environmental oversight. Corporate wrongdoing. The civil justice system has had a dramatic effect on our day-to-day lives, allowing ordinary people a platform to tap constitutional rights enshrined by America’s founders and battle back to hold powerful corporations accountable.

  • “Loser pays”…unless the loser is a corporation Friday, March 11, 2011 � by jg

    Texas Tribune: Texas Gov. Rick Perry may propose losing plaintiffs in lawsuits be required to pay their opponent’s legal fees, while not requiring the same of losing defendants.

  • Breaking the Waves Thursday, February 24, 2011 � by eric

    After a surfing accident left her husband a quadriplegic, Mayra Fornos became a consumer attorney and champion of people with disabilities.