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AAJ warns against asbestos-claim legislation

WASHINGTON – Legislation pending in the House that would require private asbestos bankruptcy trusts to publicly release information about asbestos victims would delay claims and help companies avoid liability, the nation’s largest trial attorney group has warned.

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AAJ urges CFPB to scrutinize use of arbitration clauses

WASHINGTON – Calling the use of binding pre-dispute arbitration clauses in consumer contracts a “practice of forcing consumers to give up fundamental rights,” the American Association for Justice is calling on federal regulators to study the prevalence of such clauses ...

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Deadline unites foes over PI settlement reporting rule

A looming deadline that will require reporting of personal injury settlements to Medicare has united trial lawyers who are normally adversaries in personal injury cases.

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