Month: September 2014

Law360: RICO claim against Spirit Airlines has wings: 11th Circ.

Posted on September 23, 2014

Share us on: By David McAfee Law360, Los Angeles (September 23, 2014, 6:39 PM ET) — The Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday revived a proposed class action brought against Spirit Airlines Inc. alleging that the airliner hides flight-related fees, rejecting the district court’s finding that comprehensive federal regulation of the airline industry precluded civil claims brought […]

Daily Business Review: Suit tests Cars2Go immunity after car crash kills bar-hopping young woman

Posted on September 20, 2014

The car-sharing service Car2Go is fighting a wrongful death suit, claiming it is protected from liability under rental car law. By John Pacenti | September 30, 2014 at 03:00 PM Friends Irina Reinoso and Mila Dago were out on a hot August night in 2013, using the car-sharing service Car2Go to bar hop, visiting the Electric Pickle and […]

National Law Journal: Introducing America’s elite trial lawyers

Posted on September 17, 2014

In the last year, plaintiffs’ lawyers helped their clients win billions of dollars in awards—in fact, the 100 largest verdicts of 2013 yielded more than $10 billion in recoveries. That sum is likely to be equaled or surpassed in 2014. The ripple effects of these wins reach beyond dollars, with plaintiffs’ efforts helping in many […]