California Supreme Court Ruling on Pharmaceutical Settlement Agreements
In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Ed Silverman reports that a recent California Supreme Court ruling is being hailed as a victory for consumers. The article focuses on the California Supreme Court’s ruling that so-called pay-to-delay settlements that keep generic pharmaceuticals off the market violate California’s anti-trust law. Some analysts hav...
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What You Can Do to Help Prevent Texting & Driving
Watch President and CEO Michael J. Swanson's recent interview with Larry Bodine from PersonalInjury.com as he talks about the dangers of texting & driving and how you can help prevent it.
To contact Mr. Bodine, visit the following webpage:
To read Mr. Bodine's article about texting and driving, click here.
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LA Supreme Court Decision Has National Impact on Bad Faith Claims
The Louisiana Supreme Court recently issued a decision that will have national implications on how insurance companies defend bad faith claims. Advocate Capital’s friend and client, Frank Tomeny III of Tomeny Law Firm APLC was instrumental in bringing the issue before the Louisiana Supreme Court. Tomeny successfully argued that an insurer can be found li...
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Advocate Capital, Inc. Preakness Party
On Friday, May 15th, Advocate Capital, Inc. Nashville office employees enjoyed a Preakness themed party for this month’s employee appreciation event. Box lunches were provided by South Street Smokehouse & Crab Shack and dessert featured Preakness favorite, Bergers Cookies.
The first party activity was voting for the Best Derby Hat. The winner with 11...
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2015 Advocate Capital, Inc. / AAJ Paralegal of the Year Award Nominations Now Open
As seen on Boston Globe, MarketWatch, Reuters and Yahoo! Finance.
For the fourth year, Advocate Capital Inc. is partnering with the American Association for Justice (AAJ) to sponsor the Advocate Capital, Inc. / AAJ Paralegal of the Year Award. We hope that this award continues to bring well deserved attention to the crucial role that paralegals play in ou...
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Meet Attorney Lance Cooper
President and CEO Michael J. Swanson interviews Attorney Lance Cooper of The Cooper Firm about how Advocate Capital, Inc.'s case expense financing has benefited his practice and his clients.
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Industry News: May is Motorcycle Awareness Month
I was reminded by Attorney Timothy J. Ryan that in the State of California May is Motorcycle Awareness Month.
Mr. Ryan notes the following statistics in his blog:
• The fatality rate is SIX TIMES HIGHER for motorcyclists than passenger car riders.
• 4,668 people were killed and 88,000 injured in motorcycle accidents in 2013.
Mr. Ryan also shares multiple...
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Google’s Plans to Eliminate Doorway Pages
Isn’t it frustrating when you do a Google search, click link after link for information, yet still find yourself back at square one with nothing? Well, Google is working on improving users’ experiences just like this by eliminating the internet world of doorway pages.
These doorway pages, as they are called, are pages or complete websites that people land...
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Industry News: Congratulations Darren Penn!
During the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association annual meeting held in Atlanta on April 30th, Darren Penn of the law firm Harris Penn Lowry was named its 60th president. He replaced outgoing president Linley Jones of The Linley Jones Firm, PC.
You can read the announcement here.
Mr. Penn pledges his one year term will be focused on protecting Georgians right...
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What You Need To Know About Mandatory Arbitration
Watch President and CEO Michael J. Swanson's recent interview with Larry Bodine from PersonalInjury.com as he talks about arbitration clauses in consumer contracts and how it affects your 7th Amendment rights.
To learn more, check out this article:
Ban Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contracts Now
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