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March 24, 2014 – Mississippi’s Don Barrett Secures $84.9M Settlement for Truckers

Mississippi’s Don Barrett Secures $84.9M Settlement for Truckers Monday, March 24, 2014 By Lisa Wagner A Federal Judge in Arkansas recently approved an $84.9M settlement in the Pilot Flying J scandal.   The case centered on more than 5,500 truckers who were … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 – MS Litigation Review and Commentary – Book Review: Assuming the Risk, by Michael Orey

Book Review: Assuming the Risk, by Michael Orey By Philip Thomas on January 15, 2014 Posted in Book Reviews Assuming the Risk is legal journalist Michael Orey’s 1999 book about “the mavericks, the lawyers, and the whistle-blowers who beat big … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 – NASHVILLEPOST – Bridgestone files massive fraud and deception suit against IBM

Tire manufacturer seeks untold level of damages related to IT system overhaul Published November 18, 2013 by J.R. Lind UPDATED [6:15 PM]: IBM has issued a statement, included in the story. In 2009, Bridgestone contracted with IBM for a comprehensive … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 – The Washington Post – Attorneys for Va. coalfields property owners press 2 energy companies on natural gas royalties

Attorneys for Va. coalfields property owners press 2 energy companies on natural gas royalties By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, October 10, 4:45 PM RICHMOND, Va. — Attorneys for property owners in Virginia’s coalfields region who say they were cheated out … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 – Aftonbladet (Swedish Tabloid) – De har socker i allt och ofta ljuger de om det – (Google translation) they have sugar in everything and often they lie about it

De har socker i allt och ofta ljuger de om det By Peter Kadhammar | 2013-10-08 View the article in Google Chrome for a fairly accurate translation.   The video interview is near the center of the page, and in English. … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 – The Washington Post – US judge OKs class actions in Va. lawsuits seeking natural gas royalties from energy cos.

US judge OKs class actions in Va. lawsuits seeking natural gas royalties from energy cos. By Associated Press, Updated: Tuesday, October 1, 12:32 PM RICHMOND, Va. — A federal judge has certified a handful of lawsuits as class actions accusing … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 – TriCities.com – Emails show AG staffer continued advising energy companies after office learned of communications

Emails show AG staffer continued advising energy companies after office learned of communications Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2013 10:14 pm | Updated: 10:19 pm, Sat Sep 28, 2013 BY MICHAEL L. OWENS | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER A state Attorney General’s … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 – Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s office distancing itself from emails

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s office distancing itself from emails BY MICHAEL L. OWENS | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER | Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 7:50 pm Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s office is distancing itself from the staffer who in … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 – Emails shows relationship between AG’s office, energy company

Emails shows relationship between AG’s office, energy company BY MICHAEL L. OWENS | Bristol Herald Courier | Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 2:57 pm BRISTOL A Bristol Herald Courier review of dozens of emails from a Virginia attorney general staffer to … Continue reading

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September 12, 2013 – Bristol Herald Courier – Judge voices frustration during extensive legal debate over natural gas escrow account

Judge voices frustration during extensive legal debate over natural gas escrow account BY MICHAEL L. OWENS | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER | Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013 7:59 pm ABINGDON, Va. – Two hours of legal debate on Virginia’s natural gas … Continue reading

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