The Lawyer Whose Clients Didn’t Exist: A well-known attorney helped land a $2 billion settlement for Gulf Coast seafood-industry workers. But who was he really representing? In a recent article, The Atlantic looks into the Mikal Watts class action lawsuit against BP following the explosion of an oil rig 40 miles off the coast of Louisiana.
Coronavirus-Related Production Bring Liability Risks: Companies that are shifting operations to make masks, ventilators and other medical equipment are taking on liability risks as they work to fight the new coronavirus, legal experts say. (The Wall Street Journal)