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Made in the USA Foundation chairman fights in California courts

Karen Kidd Apr. 3, 2016, 9:11pm

LOS ANGELES – One attorney's man on a mission is another's "vexatious litigant," but Joel D. Joseph, co-founder and chairman of Made in the USA Foundation says he just believes the U.S. needs to be a strong manufacturing nation.

State Supreme Court case could change how plaintiff attorneys are paid in class-action lawsuits

Karen Kidd Mar. 10, 2016, 4:57pm

SACRAMENTO – All eyes interested in tort reform in California are watching an almost 12-year-old class-action lawsuit expected to be heard before the State Supreme Court that could, depending on how it's decided, change the way class-action plaintiffs' attorneys are paid.

CJAC/CALA Day scheduled at capitol

Karen Kidd Mar. 10, 2016, 4:32pm

SACRAMENTO – Californians who want to speak out against lawsuit abuse still have time to sign up for California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and California Civil Justice Association Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 15.

Plaintiffs mull options after judge rules state 'Bullet Train' project may proceed

Karen Kidd Mar. 9, 2016, 5:44pm

SACRAMENTO – The plaintiffs in a lawsuit opposing the construction of California's $64 billion high-speed rail system are considering their options now that a judge has ruled that the project can move forward.

California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse: Lawyers, not plaintiffs, benefit from class-action suits

Karen Kidd Mar. 8, 2016, 11:29am

SAN FRANCISCO — The $9 million class-action lawsuit settlement agreed to by software developer Carrier IQ and several mobile phone manufacturers in a U.S. District Court in California looks very large, and it certainly impressed the judge in the case.

Veteran San Jose litigator advises new attorneys to listen

Karen Kidd Mar. 4, 2016, 5:10pm

SAN JOSE – Up-and-coming attorneys should keep their ears open, a civil litigator and trial lawyer with more than 24 years' experience who recently joined a San Jose law firm said during an interview.