Strict Construction My Eye: Supreme Court Blows by Seventh Amendment

On June 20, 2011, the United States Supreme Court took another sledgehammer to the right to a jury trial guaranteed…

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On Public Pensions

Unless you have been unconscious for the past month, you know that the Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, who –…

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NY Mets and JP Morgan Sued for Alleged Ties with Madoff

Bernie Madoff bankruptcy trustee Irving Picard, who is attempting to recover assets for the victims of Madoff’s illustrious ponzi scheme,…

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Hall of Shame: Illinois Director of Insurance Michael T. McRaith – A Postscript

On December 2, 2010, I commented on the outrageous conduct of Illinois’ Director of Insurance Michael T. McRaith.  He had…

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The Gloves Come Off: PIMCO to Settle in Bond Market Manipulation Suit

Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) recently agreed to pay $92 million to settle a class action alleging manipulation of the…

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On Whistleblowers

On January 1, the venerable show 60 Minutes ran a story about mega-pharmaceutical maker GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) pleading guilty to distributing…

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Giving A Voice to Thieves

One of the really fair aspects of the class action rules is that, if there is a settlement, members of…

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The Hall of Shame: Illinois Director of Insurance Michael T. McRaith

We represent funeral directors across the State of Illinois in regard to what is known as the Illinois preneed trust.

The…

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On Harry Reid and His Priorities

I was just “captivated” on the elevator TV monitor by a story that Harry Reid is promising to bring the…

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