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'Easy grandstanding': Congress backs trial lawyers' effort to condemn chemicals, win lawsuits while science debated

By John O'Brien | Mar 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As Congress vilifies chemicals known as PFAS, some question whether the research upon which lawmakers – and trial lawyers – are relying shows that anyone has actually been harmed by them.

Trial lawyers find unusual allies in fight against arbitration: Conservative state treasurers

By Daniel Fisher | Dec 11, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Class action lawyers who see arbitration as a mortal threat to their business have found unlikely allies among some of the nation’s most conservative state officials.

Plaintiffs' attorney and former Montco Bar Assoc. Pres. Robert Slota dies at 51

By Jon Campisi | Nov 27, 2013

Richard B. Slota, Jr., a partner with the Montgomery County firm of

Lawrence County lawyer appointed to term on Pa. Supreme Court's Disciplinary Board

By Jon Campisi | Jul 20, 2013

A Pittsburgh-area personal injury lawyer has been named to a term on the

Phila. mass tort lawyer reappointed to Pa. Supreme Court Disciplinary Board

By Jon Campisi | Apr 8, 2013

A Philadelphia mass tort attorney who specializes in mesothelioma cases has been

U.S. SC limits class action lawsuits

By John O'Brien | Apr 29, 2011

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday, in a 5-4 vote, that companies can enforce contracts that bar class action lawsuits.

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