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Reining in the Plaintiffs' Bar
WLF opposes litigation tactics by activists and plaintiffs' lawyers that undermine the integrity of the judicial process. Many of the problems with the civil litigation system in the U.S. can be traced to plaintiffs' lawyers filing too many frivolous cases, and then demanding excessive attorney fees as the price for dropping their claims. WLF has litigated to ensure that court-awarded fees are kept within reasonable limits, that public funds are not used to support unwarranted litigation, and that appropriate sanctions are imposed on attorneys who file frivolous suits or otherwise abuse the public trust.
Cases in this Project:
 
Chevron Corp. v. Donziger
Case Date: 10/8/2014
Perdue v. Kenny A
Case Date: 6/29/2009
Perez v. Asurion Corporation
Case Date: 5/23/2007
Regulatory Proceeding:
In re Michigan Administrative Order on Asbestos-Related Cases
Case Date: 11/17/2006
 
Benney v. Sprint Corp
Case Date: 7/12/2006
Neer v. Pelino
Case Date: 5/17/2006
Regulatory Proceeding:
In re B Readers Code of Ethics
Case Date: 4/10/2006
In re iPod Cases
Case Date: 7/28/2005
 
Washington Legal Foundation v. SEC
Case Date: 6/30/2005
 
 
LiPuma v. American Express Company
Case Date: 2/14/2005
 
Stephens v. Evans
Case Date: 7/12/2004
 
Regulatory Proceeding:
In re Fraudulent Asbestos Claims
Case Date: 3/9/2004
 
Regulatory Proceeding:
SEC Complaint re Terayon Short Selling
Case Date: 12/19/2003
Price v. Philip Morris, Inc.
Case Date: 12/10/2003
Graham v. DaimlerChrysler Corp.
Case Date: 11/10/2003
 
In re Vitamin Cases
Case Date: 5/13/2003
Simon v. Schwartz
Case Date: 3/24/2003
Regulatory Proceeding:
FOIA Request For SEC Enforcement Documents
Case Date: 2/7/2003
Regulatory Proceeding:
FOIA Request For SEC Policy Documents
Case Date: 2/7/2003
 
Regulatory Proceeding:
In re SEC Investigation of Short Selling
Case Date: 1/21/2003
Gisbrecht v. Barnhart
Case Date: 5/28/2002
G-1 Holdings v. Baron & Budd
Case Date: 8/31/2001
Vizcaino v. Microsoft Corp
Case Date: 4/16/2001
United States v. Frega
Case Date: 4/15/1998

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