Editor’s Note: Project Lawsuit Abuse regularly highlights lawsuit abuse news from across the country. Today, Melissa Landry, Executive Director of Louisiana’s leading legal watchdog group, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW), contributed a guest post revealing an investigation into fraud in Louisiana.  A little noticed recent Associated Press report highlighted the …

Editor’s Note: Project Lawsuit Abuse regularly highlights lawsuit abuse news from across the country. Today, Travis Akin, Executive Director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch, contributed a guest post for Project Lawsuit Abuse. POM, the pomegranate juice maker, claims Coca-Cola, which offers Minute Maid “Pomegranate Blueberry Blend of 5 Juices” containing …

If you’ve been paying attention to legal reform issues in Louisiana, you’ve probably heard about Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s use of legally questionable contingency-fee contracts to hire politically-connected trial lawyers to conduct lawsuits on behalf of the state. Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) has been on the frontlines of …