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17 Aug 2010, 10:45 pm by Mike
Ted Frank has passed along happy news for Jesse Friedman, who was wrongfully convicted of child molestation. [read post]
20 May 2012, 9:03 pm by Walter Olson
“Post-tort-reform Texas doctor supply” [Ted Frank/PoL and commenters] “Change in Procedures Lets Medical Malpractice [Insurance] Industry Thrive” [PC 360] Forcing companies to make politicized disclosures to customers implicates First Amendment [Hans Bader on HHS "must credit ObamaCare" reg] Iqbal and Twombly SCOTUS decisions on pleading have helped protect pharmaceutical defendants from flimsily based suits [James Beck, who has changed law… [read post]
23 Apr 2007, 1:05 am
 Thanks to Ted Frank at Point of Law for the recent kind words. [read post]
8 Sep 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Settlement insurance, a new litigation-finance mechanism, can have the unintended result of casting light on just how little benefit some class actions provide to consumers [Ted Frank, CEI] Yet another new litigation finance mechanism: trial-expense insurance purchased by lawyers [Bloomberg/Insurance Journal] South Carolina law firm sues 185 different defendants in the average asbestos case it files, and it’s still far from tops in that department [Palmetto Business Daily] … [read post]
4 Nov 2019, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Already driven to the bankruptcy courts by liability over past wildfires, and facing further legal exposure when its equipment sparks new fires, Pacific Gas & Electric generally does not face liability for cutting power supply [Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg Opinion and related with reader comments; Ted Frank on Twitter] “California’s ratepayers like to imagine that someone else can pay the bill… In 2017, the commission refused to let San Diego Gas & Electric… [read post]
13 May 2019, 2:59 am by Walter Olson
[Tyler Cowen] “People Are Clamoring to Buy Old Insulin Pumps” [Sarah Zhang, The Atlantic via Ted Frank (calling it “an amazing story …about a problem created by overregulation and fear of tort liability, words that never appear in the article”)] Opioid litigation might be working to let the policy offenders in government get away [Jeffrey Miron and Laura Nicolae, Real Clear Policy/Cato; Jeffrey Singer, Cato; Charles Fain Lehman, National Review] A… [read post]
29 Aug 2011, 7:57 am by Broc Romanek
Most Companies Receive Wide Support on Severance From Ted Allen of ISS: The Dodd-Frank Act also requires companies to hold separate shareholder votes on "golden parachute" arrangements when they seek approval for mergers, sales, and other transactions. [read post]
29 May 2020, 3:23 am by Walter Olson
While I’ve been here all along as the main writer for Overlawyered, most of that time solo, others have played key roles too, especially attorney Ted Frank, now a leading class action reformer, who was a co-blogger here from 2003 to 2010. [read post]
19 Mar 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Sue the NYC welfare department enough, and Mayor De Blasio might make you its chief [Heather Mac Donald, City Journal] Cozy relations between nonprofits and Gotham administration dodge accountability [Steven Malanga, same] Consumer objects to Muscle Milk class action settlement, and there’s a Ted Frank angle [Above the Law] Asking employees whether they’re disabled suddenly mandatory rather than forbidden [WSJ, earlier] “…not trying to tell you how… [read post]
6 Dec 2011, 9:21 pm by Walter Olson
Debate on medical malpractice between Ted Frank (Manhattan Institute) and Shirley Svorny (Cato Institute) [PoL] Lawyers, accountants have done well from litigation-ridden Pearlman Ponzi aftermath [Orlando Sentinel] Book drop “inherently dangerous”, says rape victim’s family suing library designers [Florida, LISNews] “The iTunes Class Action Lawsuit You’ll Never Hear About”[NJLRA] “Jackson v. [read post]
19 Jul 2019, 2:58 am by Walter Olson
Little kid gets into driver’s seat, depresses gas pedal, injures mother, lawsuit tries to blame this on Tesla [Linette Lopez, Business Insider via Ted Frank] “New York court strikes down $7 million talc/asbestos verdict, says plaintiff’s evidence was lacking” [Daniel Fisher, Legal NewsLine] “How a Jury Asked for 10 Million Dollars Came to Award $2,500” [Brunswick, Ga.; Katheryn Tucker, Fulton County Daily Report (reg)] If Europe adopts… [read post]
30 Sep 2010, 7:25 am by Garry J. Wise, Wise Law Office, Toronto
Frank, pretty soon nobody will seek appointment as dean of any Candian law school. [read post]
31 Mar 2011, 10:55 am by James Hamilton
Barofsky also favorably noted that Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Ted Kaufman (D-DE) had offered an amendment to Dodd-Frank that would changed the size, leveraging, and capital requirement standards of large financial institutions in order to prevent them from becoming too big to fail. [read post]
5 May 2010, 11:30 am by StephanieWestAllen
" The diverse audience of CEOs, scientists, creatives, philanthropists is almost as extraordinary as the speakers, who have included Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Frank Gehry, Paul Simon, Sir Richard Branson, Philippe Starck and Bono. [read post]
1 Aug 2010, 11:21 am by James Hamilton
Senator Ted Kaufman is concerned that Section 929I of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act appears to exempt the SEC from any Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for information received by the Commission from registered entities. [read post]
27 Aug 2007, 2:50 pm
This is an issue on which I've written before, but Ted Frank poses it in a way that strikes particularly close to home:Paging Professor Volokh, Ronald Bailey, and other libertarian bloggers: On what principled grounds can one distinguish between a ban on foie gras and a ban on dogfighting? [read post]
23 Apr 2023, 7:58 am by David Oscar Markus
”This is an example of why Ted Frank is good at Twitter.Still, plenty of lawyers with big followings are checkmark-free. [read post]
20 Dec 2007, 9:43 am
I just finished grading a bunch of exams and Ted Frank sent me a blog post from the Orlando Sentinel. [read post]
29 Jan 2010, 12:36 pm by Geoffrey Manne
Via Ted Frank, I have been perusing e21: Economic Policies for the 21st Century. [read post]
24 Jan 2008, 10:10 pm
Supreme Court's refusal to hear the appeal of the Fifth Circuit's decision to dismiss securities fraud claims against several of Enron's banks (Ted Frank explains the decision). [read post]