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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...


Oct 06, 2015, 11:00 ET Lanier Law Firm's Dr. Robert Leone Elected Delta Theta Phi Chancellor

Noted attorney and trial psychologist Dr. Robert Leone of The Lanier Law Firm in Houston has been elected Chancellor of Delta Theta Phi, the...


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...


Jan 29, 2015, 12:19 ET Houston's Mark Lanier Earns Trial Lawyer of the Year Honor

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm recently was named the 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year by The National Trial Lawyers...


Dec 03, 2014, 15:43 ET The Lanier Law Firm Verdict, Settlement Among Nation's Largest for 2014

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm are being recognized by The National Law Journal for winning the country's...


Oct 02, 2014, 11:00 ET Attorney Mark Lanier, The Lanier Law Firm Earn National Honors

 Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier and The Lanier Law Firm recently earned top honors from two of the nation's leading legal publications...


Sep 29, 2014, 11:00 ET The Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Named Among Best in New York, Texas for 2014

 A total of 12 attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm in Houston and New York have been named among the top legal practitioners in their respective...


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, 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....


Aug 15, 2013, 10:42 ET Esteemed Professor Arthur R. Miller Joins The Lanier Law Firm

The Lanier Law Firm is proud to announce the addition of renowned attorney and law professor Arthur R. Miller to the firm's stellar team. He joins...


Aug 07, 2013, 11:06 ET The Lanier Law Firm Joins Lawsuit Against EA Sports over 'NCAA Football' Video Games

 Noted courtroom attorney Mark Lanier of the The Lanier Law Firm has joined the trial team representing former Rutgers University...


Jul 09, 2013, 15:51 ET Family Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Ole Miss, NCAA

The family of former University of Mississippi student-athlete Bennie "Buster" Abram has reached a settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed...


Jul 01, 2013, 11:12 ET Houston Attorney Mark Lanier Highlighted Among Nation's Top Personal Injury Attorneys

Acclaimed trial attorney Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm, has earned recognition as one of the country's top personal injury lawyers in...


Jun 20, 2013, 14:32 ET The Lanier Law Firm Highlighted Among Nation's Leading Mass Tort, Class Action Law Firms

   The Lanier Law Firm has earned recognition in the prestigious 2013 U.S. edition of The Legal 500 based on the firm's work for...