Institute for Legal Reform

Type: Organization
Name: Institute for Legal Reform
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Crampton to Discuss Latin American Legal Trends During Miami CLE

SHB Global Product Liability Partner William Crampton will join a distinguished faculty presenting at “Latin America: The Legal Environment Through a Business Lens,” hosted by The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, Association ... [Published Shook Hardy & Bacon - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 6 reports

U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign Wins Four Internet Advertising Competition Awards

Campaign Recognized for Social Media, Integrated Online AchievementsThe U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) “Facesof Lawsuit Abuse” campaign has won four separate 2014 InternetAdvertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The annual awards, now in ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Trial Lawyers Spend Big on Democrats

Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) shot to fame last week for his cringeworthy gaffe , making Iowans question whether or not he really is the man for the Iowa Senate seat, for which he is running. In front of a group of trail lawyers, Braley mocked Grassley ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Money from trial lawyers groups flowing to Democrats

Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, is attracting attention for something he likely wishes would go away. At a Texas gathering of trial lawyers, the U.S. Senate candidate compared himself with Iowa’s Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, whom he dubbed a "farmer who ... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Silverman to Moderate Expert Panel on Consumer Litigation

SHB Partner Cary Silverman will moderate an American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) roundtable discussion about consumer protection acts (CPAs) on April 23, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Titled "Consumer Protection Acts or Consumer Litigation Acts? A Discussion ... [Published Shook Hardy & Bacon - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Litigiousness hits Floridians in the pocket

Hard-working Floridians on their way to work every day drive past billboards in which trial lawyers invite them to sue someone.Often, most Floridians don't pay that much attention to them. But they do pay attention to how expensive things are getting ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Class action funding worries US firms

Mar 20, 2014 (Menafn - The Australian Financial Review - ABIX via COMTEX) --US companies are concerned about the increase in litigation funding ... [Published MENAFN - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Lawyers Circling General Motors Recall

General Motors may face lawsuits for millions of dollars over its recall of 1.6 million cars, but first, lawyers have to find clients if they hope to get a foot in the courthouse door.To do so they are buying Google search terms, registering Internet ... [Published NBCNews.com - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lawyers ply the Internet to score clients for GM lawsuits

To do so they are buying Google search terms, registering Internet domain names, announcing investigations into GM's behavior, and turning to their Twitter and Facebook accounts to provide updates on the recall. "This is a race to the courthouse," said ... [Published India Everyday - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 4 reports

U.S. Chamber: FL Supreme Court Medical Malpractice Ruling Will Make State’s Lawsuit Climate Even Worse

WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Harold Kim, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) issued the following statement today on the Florida State Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Estate of Michelle Evette ... [Published EON Business - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 3 reports

U.S. Chamber Study: Investors Incur Significant Losses Due to Securities Class Actions

WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Securities class action lawsuits cost investors nearly $39 billion per year, while recovering only $5 billion, according to a study released today by Navigant Consulting on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Institute ... [Published EON Business - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Feb 05 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 12 reports

New U.S. Chamber Research Shows Costs of Securities Class Action Lawsuits Outweigh Benefits to Investors

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) today released a new white paper “What’s Wrong with Securities Class Action Lawsuits?” which demonstrates the “irrationality and ineffectiveness” of securities class actions, ... [Published EON Business - Feb 05 2014]

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...not going to be paid like you're working in the corporate sector, and I think that's OK," says Miles, who years ago worked at American Express. "To me, it also has something to do with the work that we do. I'm paid a very fair salary.… It's astronomical compared to the people we serve." Women are taking leadership roles in traditionally male-dominated sectors, such as energy, where 15 of the 17 CEOs in our survey were men...
"There's no doubt that the failure to give awards is having a chilling effect" said Stephen Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center, a nonprofit based in Washington D C

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Why Do Washington's Women Leaders Make Less? [Published National Journal - Apr 11 2014]
Crampton to Discuss Latin American Legal Trends... [Published Shook Hardy & Bacon - Apr 09 2014]
Securities Class Actions Receive Increased Scru... [Published JD Supra - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published EON Business - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published EON Communications - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Apr 07 2014]
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published Business Wire Communications News - Apr 07 2014]
Report: Decline in IRS tipsters [Published Toledoblade.com - Apr 06 2014]
Telling for dollars: Tipsters get few payments ... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 03 2014]
When Shareholders Sue, Even When They Win, They... [Published Daily Finance - Apr 02 2014]
Trial Lawyers Spend Big on Democrats [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 02 2014]
Money from trial lawyers groups flowing to Demo... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 02 2014]
Financial Myths: Where There’s Smoke, There’s F... [Published Equities.com - Apr 01 2014]
Legal experts say outlook for federal tort law ... [Published Business Insurance - Mar 30 2014]
Silverman to Moderate Expert Panel on Consumer ... [Published Shook Hardy & Bacon - Mar 27 2014]
Plaintiff Lawyers Fight Manufacturer's Lonely Q... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 27 2014]
Litigiousness hits Floridians in the pocket [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Mar 26 2014]
Wisconsin Poised to Pass ALEC's Deadly Asbestos... [Published PR Watch - Mar 21 2014]
Class action funding worries US firms [Published MENAFN - Mar 20 2014]
THEIR VIEW: CALA perpetuating a fraud on West V... [Published West Virginia Record - Mar 19 2014]
Lawyers Circling General Motors Recall [Published NBCNews.com - Mar 19 2014]
‘Injustice’ producer joins state legislator for... [Published Madison County Record - Mar 19 2014]
Lawyers ply the Internet to score clients for G... [Published India Everyday - Mar 19 2014]
Lawyers ply the Internet to score clients for G... [Published CNBC - Mar 19 2014]
U.S. Chamber: FL Supreme Court Medical Malpract... [Published Breaking Government - Mar 19 2014]
Examiner Editorial: Nobody wins when state offi... [Published Washington Examiner - Mar 18 2014]
Is Big Food really the next Big Tobacco? [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 17 2014]
Texas lawmakers say they must protect tort refo... [Published LegalNewsLine.com - Mar 17 2014]
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U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published EON Business - Apr 07 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) “Faces of Lawsuit Abuse” campaign has won four separate 2014 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The annual awards, now in their 15th year, are produced ...
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published EON Communications - Apr 07 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) “Faces of Lawsuit Abuse” campaign has won four separate 2014 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The annual awards, now in their 15th year, are produced ...
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 07 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) “Faces of Lawsuit Abuse” campaign has won four separate 2014 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The annual awards, now in their 15th year, are produced by the ...
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Apr 07 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) “Faces of Lawsuit Abuse” campaign has won four separate 2014 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The annual awards, now in their 15th year, are produced by the ...
U.S. Chamber ‘Faces of Lawsuit Abuse’ Campaign ... [Published Business Wire Communications News - Apr 07 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) “Faces of Lawsuit Abuse” campaign has won four separate 2014 Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. The annual awards, now in their 15th year, are produced by the ...
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The Latino Coalition Announces 2013 West Coast ... [Published PR Newswire - Sep 19 2013]
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