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Bland Debunks Mayer Brown “Analysis” of Class Actions

Public Justice Senior Attorney Paul Bland takes a look at the deeply flawed results of Mayer Brown’s “empirical analysis” attacking all class actions. Particularly striking, Paul explains, is the timing of this P.R. document — arriving the exact day as the Congressionally mandated study by…

Injured By a Chemical? You’re Not as Screwed

By Leah Nicholls, Kazan-Budd Attorney     Last week, a unanimous DC federal appellate court upheld an Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulation clarifying that its regulations about labeling used for chemicals in the workplace do not preempt state-law failure-to-warn claims. In other words, companies can’t…

Gagging Watchdogs in Agriculture Abuse Endangers More than just Animals

By Jessica Culpepper, Food Safety & Health Attorney As an organization that stands up for transparency and calling an industry on its wrongful practices, Public Justice has been 100% behind the fight against ag-gag laws.  Ag-gag laws, in case you haven’t heard, are laws that…

“Unimportant” Case Yet Another Way SCOTUS Taking Away Your Rights

By Matt Wessler, Staff Attorney Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life Insurance Co., a case that has generated less attention than almost any other this term. That’s probably because the case combined two of the least exciting areas of the law—statutes…