Twelve more law suits have been initated against US law schools, with the team of lawyers behind proposed class actions against the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and New York Law School claiming that all the schools
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Here is an interesting article in The Guardian about third party funding of litigation, where a disinterested third party takes on the financial risk of another's litigation in return for a cut of the damages. The
Wragge & Co has been found guilty of professional negligence and ordered to pay damages of over £7.5m to former client Amalgamated Metal Corporation (AMC). The High Court (UK)
The UK government is considering changes to civil litigation rules in an attempt to ensure that the administration of justice is quicker and cheaper. One of the major areas being targeted for reform is the practice
French investment bank Calyon is is seeking more than $1.68 billion in damages from Germany's KB Deutsche Industriebank AG in the High Court of Justice in London, in what would be the UK’s largest credit-crunch related
Michelle Moor, a former associate at Bingham McCutchen's Boston office, sued the law firm this week, complaining the firm brushed off her complaints that she was drugged by a co-worker at its holiday party in 2007.
The insolvency administrator for Germany aviation company Thielert AG is suing Mayer Brown in Texas state district court in Houston, seeking $10 million in damages for alleged professional negligence.
Swedish authorities are moving to collect the $3.8 million in damages the country's High Court has ordered the operators of file-sharing hub The Pirate Bay to pay as part of their copyright infringement conviction, which
Linklaters, the world’s second-largest law firm, gave “careless and negligent advice” that resulted in a client losing millions of euros, says a report in The Times. According to the report, Levicom, a Baltic
Anti-virus software maker McAfee Inc. is embroiled with Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr over $12 million in legal fees incurred in the trial of former McAfee Chief Financial Officer Prabhat Goyal. The company is
Members of a Calgary law firm Merchant Law Group (MLG) are being sued by a former associate who claims he spearheaded their successful battle to win compensation for Indian residential school victims. Tom Stepper alleges