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March 27, 2014

In the News Today – March 27, 2014

A judge is scheduled to hear arguments from a number of companies – including Ford and Aetna – to unseal evidence in a case that found lawyers were withholding and manipulating evidence in order to boost asbestos payouts. Forbes

Despite the nuances to each corporate merger, the Wall Street Journal says two things are virtual locks: that the companies will be sued, and that they’ll settle with no significant changes to the deal.

California voters should look beyond the current debate over raising the state’s medical malpractice cap and focus on reforming a “legal culture in which trial lawyers use lawsuits and the threat of lawsuits for what amounts to legal extortion,” writes the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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