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Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch says reform of asbestos compensation needed

By John Sammon | May 25, 2017

A Louisiana government watchdog activist said she hopes the U.S. Senate will pass legislation that will crack down on attorneys who siphon off of damage claims for people who suffer from work-related asbestos exposure.

Lawsuit-abuse watchdog group applauds recent House bill

By Nicholas Gueguen | Mar 19, 2017

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) has responded well to seeing the United States House of Representatives pass the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017, which went through the House as House of Representatives as Bill 985 (HR 985).

US House passes bill to sanction lawyers for allegedly frivolous lawsuits

By Dawn Geske | Mar 16, 2017

BATON ROUGE — A new bill passed recently by the U.S. House of Representatives would make the lawyers who file allegedly frivolous lawsuits accountable.

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