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Jul 06, 2016, 13:18 ET Texas Federal Court Rules DePuy Hip Implant Trials in Dallas Will Proceed

 A federal judge in Dallas has cleared the way for a September trial in the ongoing multidistrict litigation filed against DePuy Orthopaedics...


Mar 22, 2016, 10:53 ET New York Appeals Court Says Law Firm Wrongly Excluded from Bank of America Settlement

 A three-judge federal panel has overturned a lower court ruling that excluded a Dayton, Ohio-based law firm from claiming $6.2 million in...


Mar 17, 2016, 14:14 ET Dallas Jury Awards Nearly $500 Million Against J&J Unit in Bellwether Hip Implant Trial

A federal jury in Dallas has awarded a $497.6 million verdict to five people who suffered a variety of debilitating physical problems after...


Dec 14, 2015, 11:00 ET Trial Lawyer Mark Lanier of Lanier Law Firm Named Litigation Trailblazer

Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm has been named a 2015 Litigation Trailblazer by the editors of The National Law Journal...


Dec 14, 2015, 11:00 ET Trial Lawyer Mark Lanier of Lanier Law Firm Named Litigation Trailblazer

Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm has been named a 2015 Litigation Trailblazer by the editors of The National Law Journal...


Sep 16, 2015, 12:20 ET Five from Lanier Law Firm Named to 2015 Texas Super Lawyers List

Five attorneys from the Houston office of The Lanier Law Firm are being recognized among the state's top attorneys on the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers...


Aug 25, 2015, 15:21 ET Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Honored in Best Lawyers in America for 2016

 Attorneys Mark Lanier, Richard D. Meadow and Eugene R. Egdorf from the Houston and New York offices of The Lanier Law Firm have been selected...


Aug 04, 2015, 13:20 ET Lanier Law Firm Helps Negotiate $57 Million Settlement for Yaz Birth Control Victims

 Attorney Richard D. "Rick" Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm and a team of lawyers from across the U.S. have negotiated a $56.9 million settlement...


Jun 22, 2015, 14:57 ET Houston Attorney Mark Lanier Earns National Lifetime Achievement Award

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm will be recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Association...


May 12, 2015, 15:17 ET The Lanier Law Firm Named Texas' Top Litigation Firm for 2015

 The editors of Texas Lawyer newspaper have selected The Lanier Law Firm as the 2015 Litigation Department of the Year based on the firm's...


Apr 13, 2015, 11:00 ET Mark Lanier Earns Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm is being honored by the Texas Bar Foundation with the 2015 Ronald D. Sechrest...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:52 ET Professional Golf Caddies Sue PGA Tour Over Unpaid Endorsements

 A group of more than 80 professional golf caddies who work for some of the highest-profile golfers in the world have filed a federal lawsuit...


Aug 20, 2014, 10:20 ET The Lanier Law Firm Attorneys in Houston, New York Listed Among Nation's Best

 The Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier and firm attorney Richard "Rick" Meadow once again are being recognized as two of the country's top...


Apr 09, 2014, 12:30 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Civil Rights Act Anniversary, Political Contributions, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing...


Apr 09, 2014, 11:20 ET General Motors Ignition Switch Cited in Houston Car Crash Lawsuit

 A Texas woman who suffered critical injuries in a terrifying car accident last December has filed a state district court lawsuit against...


Apr 08, 2014, 12:30 ET NY Family Wins $9 Billion in Trial Over Cancer Linked to Diabetes Drug Actos

A Louisiana jury has awarded $9 billion to a New York man and his wife following a trial over the man's claims that his bladder cancer was caused...


Feb 28, 2014, 15:01 ET Texas Justice and Juries are Not for Sale

 The right to a trial before an impartial jury of citizens is the fundamental principle of our judiciary system under the U.S. Constitution....


Feb 05, 2014, 10:25 ET The Lanier Law Firm Announces New Roles for Two Top Attorneys in NY

 The Lanier Law Firm, one of the country's leading trial law firms, is pleased to announce notable new roles for New York attorneys Richard D....