Practices


The FCC Should Make TV Broadcasting as Children Friendly as Possible

January 4, 2008 - It's been nearly two years since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last handed out fines against a television station for violating federal broadcast decency laws. Read More


Settlement Involving Artifical Hip and Knee Makers Reached

November 16, 2007 - Four of the nation's biggest makers of artificial hips and knees have agreed to pay a total of $311 million in penalties to settle federal accusations that they used fake consulting... Read More


The Record of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is Anti-Worker and Anti-Consumer

September 25, 2007 - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has become one of the strongest lobbying organizations in the country. They have their considerable influence in a number of areas. Without a doubt, one of... Read More


Firm Must Pay $521 Million in Damages Over Bad Audits

September 17, 2007 - A jury has ordered BDO Seidman, the nation's fifth-ranked accounting firm, to pay more than $351 million in punitive damages in a lawsuite, bringing BDO's potential liability in the case to... Read More


Lawyers Locked on High-Tech Sector

July 11, 2007 - Technology is one of the fastest growing niches in Alabama's law business. Almost all of the largest firms in the state have aggressively grown divisions catering to the needs of high-tech... Read More


Mortgage Provider Subject of Lawsuit

March 18, 2006 - Nearly 40 Alabama residents have filed suit against a Florida-based mortgage service provider, claiming the company improperly charged home owners in a variety of ways. Read More


Fraud Charges against Ocwen Federal Bank

March 15, 2006 - Multiple trials are set in several Alabama counties this year, beginning in April, against Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, formerly Ocwen Federal Bank FSB. Ocwen, headquartered in West Palm... Read More


Tuberville Contract includes big bonus

February 18, 2005 - Tommy Tuberville was a struggling Arkansas restaurateur 20 years ago, frying fish and mixing “pond water” at Tubby's Catfish Inn. Read More


Federal judge upholds state casket law

March 1, 2003 - For the past several years, some consumer groups have complained concerning the costs of caskets for burial purposes. For example, in Oklahoma all caskets have to be purchased from a... Read More


Stockholder Lawsuits

February 1, 2003 - The sorry record left by Corporate America from last year's scandals hasn't seemed to bother the Bush White House a great deal. As a result, we have seen the most shareholder fraud... Read More


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