California, City of St. Louis Circuit Court, New York City’s asbestos court and Philadelphia round out the American Tort Reform Association’s top five this year.
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Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell
Johnson Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette Johnson, in a lawsuit filed last week, argues she is next in line for the job of chief justice.
Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell over his hiring of private attorneys in a case against the company.
Gunn JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - Mississippi's Republican candidate for House speaker says he can't figure out why voters re-elected state Attorney General Jim Hood to a third term.
Brickman Michael Carter, a small business owner in Louisiana, says a corner in his office is, literally, stacked high with asbestos lawsuits.
King MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The war of words between Alabama Gov. Bob Riley and state Attorney General Troy King continues, with Riley now responding to King's comments made last week regarding BP's rejection of the state's claim for tax losses resulting from the Gulf oil spill.