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Monday, October 31, 2016
Washington, DC—A new federal rule protecting nursing home residents should not be delayed at the behest of the nursing home industry, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) said in an amicus brief filed today with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. The court is...
Friday, October 28, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on a final rule released today by the U.S. Department of Education that prohibits the use of forced arbitration and class action waivers by schools receiving federal funds under Title IV...
Monday, October 17, 2016
Washington, DC—The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane in response to the American Health Care Association filing a lawsuit today challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s new regulation prohibiting nursing homes’ use of pre-dispute...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s announcement today of a final rule regulating nursing homes: “The days of nursing homes using forced arbitration agreements to evade accountability...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Washington, DC— The American Association for Justice applauds members of the United States Senate for questioning Wells Fargo’s CEO on his bank’s massive scheme of fraudulently opening accounts in its customers’ names. The inquiry was part of a hearing held today in the U.S. Senate Committee on...
Thursday, September 8, 2016
For the 15th anniversary of 9/11 the American Association for Justice (AAJ) is partnering with End Distracted Driving to inspire trial lawyers to give free presentations in schools to encourage students to make safe choices while driving and to be empowered, educated passengers. Hundreds of trial...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Washington, DC— The following is a statement from American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen on today’s passage of the so-called “Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016” [H.R. 5063] in the United States House of Representatives, which will strip the federal government of its authority to...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Washington, DC —  The following is a statement from American Association for Justice President Julie Braman Kane on today’s announcement of the final regulations and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order, which will restore access to justice for millions of...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
AAJ remembers the life and service of Turner W. Branch, an AAJ member for more than 40 years, who died August 4, following a lengthy illness. Turner celebrated his 50th year in practice as a plaintiff trial lawyer last November. He is remembered for, among other efforts, his work saving New Mexico...
Monday, August 1, 2016
LOS ANGELES – The American Association for Justice is pleased to announce that Julie Braman Kane has been sworn in as its new President during a ceremony at the organization’s Annual Convention here in Los Angeles.  Kane is a partner at the law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, where she has spent her...

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