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December 21, 2015

In the News Today – December 21, 2015

AZ Business Groups Back the FACT Act: The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Arizona Manufacturers Council sent a letter in April asking U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) to support the proposed Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act. (Arizona Business Daily)

Class Action Chronicle Highlights ILR MDL Paper: The Winter edition of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom’s Class Action Chronicle features an excerpt the recently-released by ILR paper, MDL Proceedings: Eliminating the Chaff. That paper addresses the aggressive solicitation of clients by lawyers and outside groups; the frivolous (and sometimes fraudulent) nature of many lawsuits filed in MDL proceedings; the settlement pressure inherent in MDL proceedings that defendants face; and various case management and other meaningful proposals under which plaintiffs’ counsel would be barred from parking meritless lawsuits in MDL proceedings that waste the parties’ and the courts’ time and resources. (Class Action Chronicle)

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