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November 5, 2012

SCOTUS Hears Important Consumer Case Today

Posted By: Katie Gommel

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in Comcast v. Behrend, which alleged a classic example of a corporation monopolizing a market and overcharging its customers.

If the Court sides with Comcast, this case could have serious negative implications for consumers’ access to justice and their right to hold corporations accountable for anti-competitive behavior. Without the right to band together as a class, consumers have no feasible options to hold corporations accountable when there is...

November 1, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Update from the American Association for Justice

Posted By: Mary Alice McLarty

Cross-posted on 

Our hearts go out to the people up and down the Eastern Seaboard and beyond who are affected by Hurricane Sandy. Coastal cities have been devastated and the death toll will likely continue to rise. There are many—both consumers and fellow trial lawyers—who may need assistance in the days and weeks ahead. I'd like those who are able, to help where and when we can.

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is coordinating with the National...

October 31, 2012

Top Advocate in Washington: Linda Lipsen

Posted By: Katie Gommel

AAJ’s own Linda Lipsen has again been named a top lobbyist in Washington by The Hill newspaper. Ms. Lipsen has led AAJ’s advocacy team as CEO for more than two years and successfully fought efforts that would limit Americans’ access to the courts. She has directed countless legislative campaigns on behalf of patients, workers, and consumers on a host of issues.

Ms. Lipsen has numerous previous awards and continues to be the top advocate for the civil justice system.

Congrats to Ms....

October 24, 2012

Top 10 Ways the U.S. Chamber Hurts Americans

Posted By: Mary Graffam