Trump's lawyers want almost $800k from Stormy Daniels after her failed defamation suit

After an October ruling found porn actress Stormy Daniels responsible for legal fees in her failed defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump, the president’s lawyers have come to collect – and they’re hungry. Attorney Charles Harder is seeking almost $ 390,000 in lawyers’ fees and tacking on another $ 390,000 in sanctions to stop Daniels […]

Judge slams bikini-app maker’s lawyers in legal clash with Facebook

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Iain Masterton) At the conclusion of a tense hearing that lasted over 3.5 hours, a San Mateo County judge ruled Friday that a top executive of an embattled and now-defunct bikini-related app company now must surrender his electronic devices for forensic inspection. San Mateo County Judge V. Raymond Swope ordered […]

Why the Battle Over Dementia Patients on Death Row? Better Lawyers

Vernon Madison has suffered multiple strokes that have left him blind, with dead brain tissue and urinary incontinence, and unable to walk independently or remember the crime that put him on death row three decades ago. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the state of Alabama can legally kill Madison — who […]

Lawyers for Vizio Smart TV owners propose final deal, around $20 per person

Enlarge / An employee arranges a display of Vizio Inc. high-definition televisions at a Best Buy Inc. store in Paramus, New Jersey, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016. (credit: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Lawyers representing Vizio TV owners have asked a federal judge in Orange County, California to sign off on a proposed class-action […]

Thousands of Uber drivers set to get $75, before lawyers’ fees, in settlement

Enlarge / The Uber Technologies Inc. logo is seen on the windshield of a vehicle in New York on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (credit: John Taggart/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Lawyers representing over 4,500 Uber drivers who claim they were consistently underpaid by the company have now asked a federal judge to approve a settlement. If […]

The Trump administration has one day left to reunite 1,600 immigrant children, and lawyers say ‘parents have no idea what’s happening’

Associated Press/Eric Gay The Trump administration said Tuesday evening it’s on pace to reunite 1,637 “eligible” immigrant children with their families by Thursday’s deadline. But the government says the remaining 914 children are currently ineligible because their parents either have criminal histories or they can’t be found. Lawyers criticized the reunification process, arguing that parents […]

British caver says he's consulting lawyers over Elon Musk's comments

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An Epidemic of Loneliness — Among Lawyers and Doctors

Katie Davis spends her afternoons and evenings in therapy sessions with kids. As a clinical psychologist in private practice on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Davis helps young patients through severe anxiety, mood disorders and other mental health challenges in order to improve their educational attainment. She says she’s “taking on all of their struggles,” and […]