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6 Oct 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
News on legal policy front: Center for Class Action Fairness, founded and run by longtime Overlawyered co-blogger Ted Frank, merging into Competitive Enterprise Institute, Ted and all [CEI] Arnold Kling isn’t cheering Brookings Institution’s defenestration of well-known economist Robert Litan at Sen. [read post]
22 Mar 2018, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” More details on the Anthem data breach case discussed earlier here, and Ted Frank’s role in calling it into question [Bob Dorigo Jones] Also, for those with access, Ted has written a piece for the Wall Street Journal on the need to rein in abuse of the cy pres doctrine in disbursing lawsuit proceeds, with a suitable vehicle on the horizon: A bipartisan coalition of 16 state attorneys general is also urging the Supreme Court to hear Frank v. [read post]
25 Jan 2012, 5:32 am by Walter Olson
Ted Frank: “It is ironic that Obama is calling for a 90-day ’simple up or down’ vote on judicial nominees when he is the only sitting president in American history who has voted to filibuster a judicial nomination — and that was for someone well within the mainstream like Justice Alito. [read post]
25 Sep 2011, 5:52 am by Walter Olson
[Ted Frank, Examiner] Tags: Vioxx Related posts Vioxx: Mark Lanier’s smears of the Ernst v. [read post]
26 Jul 2011, 10:16 pm by Walter Olson
Kellogg is paying several million dollars to settle a class action lawsuit over the marketing of Rice Krispies; according to Ted Frank, the attorneys are asking for $1.3 million while their client class is getting less than that. [read post]
21 Feb 2012, 4:23 am by Walter Olson
[Rebecca Greenfield, Atlantic Wire] More: Ted Frank, Point of Law (who represents objector Marie Gryphon in the case). [read post]
23 Oct 2006, 7:52 am
One need only probe the comments section of Tort Deform to meet Ted Frank, the Director of the Liability Project at a conservative think tank called the American Enterprise Institute. [read post]
13 Dec 2011, 5:20 am by igorodetski
Last week, PointofLaw launched a featured discussion with MI adjunct fellow and PoL editor, Ted Frank and Shirley Svorny, professor of economics at California State University, Northridge and adjunct scholar with the Cato Institute. [read post]
5 Oct 2010, 4:59 am by Walter Olson
“Mark Lanier, Marie Gryphon and Ted Frank debate if a free market can protect consumers as well as lawyers. [read post]
14 Aug 2012, 2:07 pm by The Complex Litigator
I just haven't found an instance yet where he actually commended the outcome of one. [read post]
23 Sep 2009, 2:19 pm
., lawyer Ted Frank, the "class action avenger," as he's been called in the legal press, who started the Center for Class Action Fairness â€â [read post]
6 Jul 2012, 12:39 pm by Walter Olson
House Judiciary passes measure (FACT Act) promoting transparency of asbestos trusts, could preserve assets for honest claimants by curbing n-tuple dippers [Harold Kim/US Chamber, Ted Frank] “$48 million jackpot justice asbestos award for 86-year-old” [Frank] Canadian court: car crash caused chronic cough [Magraken] Push in Connecticut legislature to ease expert testimony threshold, thus enabling more med-mal suits [Zachary Janowski, Raising Hale] … [read post]
9 Aug 2010, 8:48 am by Walter Olson
District Judge Mary McLaughlin last week dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by Philadelphia aviation lawyer Arthur Alan Wolk against me, Overlawyered, and co-bloggers Ted Frank and David Nieporent over a blog post that Ted published on this site in 2007. [read post]
18 Aug 2017, 3:11 am by Walter Olson
Ted Frank, crusader against class action abuse and formerly a contributor to this blog, profiled [Caleb Hannan, Bloomberg] Judge: “Milberg attorneys engaged in an elaborate scheme of deceptive conduct” in qui tam relator case [Bailey McGowan/WLF, opinion in Leysock v. [read post]
18 Aug 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Robert Half International] “Contra Plaintiffs’ Bar, Registering to Do Business Does Not Create General Jurisdiction” [Mark Moller, Washington Legal Foundation] Tags: attorneys' fees, class action settlements, litigation finance, Ted Frank Liability roundup is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
8 Aug 2008, 9:07 am
So here you go....After I posted about my tort "reform" op-ed in a local paper serving the million or so people in the commuter counties north of NYC, Ted Frank came in with a minor correction at Overlawyered. [read post]
5 Aug 2012, 9:06 pm by Walter Olson
Tributes to Milton Friedman at 100 [Bryan Caplan, Andrew Coulson/Cato] Funny “Chicken Offsets” idea is now live courtesy Ted Frank, more economically sound than most boycotts [earlier on Chick-Fil-A furor here, here, etc.] [read post]
3 Sep 2017, 9:01 am by Walter Olson
7th Circuit judges take carving knife to lawyers’ “footlong” class action settlement with Subway sandwich chain, after objections from Ted Frank [Lowering the Bar, earlier] Speaking of the Seventh Circuit, Judge Richard Posner, among the most influential legal thinkers and jurists of the past half-century, is stepping down. [read post]
27 Feb 2008, 1:25 pm
Even if all your assumptions were correct (which they weren't), the after tax pay cut under Obama is And now, without further ado, Ted Frank [read post]