The Litigation Daily The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The AmLaw Litigation Daily. en-us Copyright 2016. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily April: Lateral Litigator Winners and Losers A look at some of the most notable lateral litigator moves in April. Mon, 02 May 2016 22:57:54 EDT 1202756587618 Anonymous Stink Bomb of a Suit Against Trump a New Low The threat of sanctions is often enough to deter frivolous complaints, but not always.Take the (almost certainly fake) one that ?Katie Johnson? filed against Donald Trump and financier Jeffrey Epstein last week in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Sun, 01 May 2016 23:11:06 EDT 1202756459681 Letter to the Editor: In Defense of Arbitration When a football league adopts arbitration it isn't about a big guy trying to hand a player a raw deal, a New York arbitrator writes. Sun, 01 May 2016 23:02:04 EDT 1202756459390 Gibson Dunn Derails Amtrak Statute You?ve got to like any decision that cites the Magna Carta, the writings of Alexander Hamilton and a long passage from John Steinbeck?s ?East of Eden.? Those were among the authorities invoked by a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Friday, when it struck down as unconstitutional a statute giving Amtrak regulatory authority over freight railroads. Sun, 01 May 2016 22:56:54 EDT 1202756459164 Litigator of the Week: Shannon Liss-Riordan of Lichten & Liss-Riordan She?s been labeled a scourge of the sharing economy and a protector of its workers. Either way, Liss-Riordan isn?t going away. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:39:23 EDT 1202756312426 Will the Feds Fall Flat in Fraud Case Against Doctor--and His Superstar Lawyer? Hogan Lovells litigation legend Robert Bennett faces off against the feds in Kentucky. His client, a prominent cardiologist, is accused of performing unnecessary stent procedures. Will he leave DOJ lawyers brokenhearted? Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:06:58 EDT 1202756181666 Flu Mist Caused This Boy's Liver to Fail, But It's No Ordinary Tort Case He was a healthy 10-year-old boy until he got the Flu Mist vaccine. Within a month, he had total liver failure and needed a transplant. More likely than not, Flu Mist was to blame.This isn?t a crazy anti-vaxxer theory. It?s the conclusion of an obscure tribunal within the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 22:58:57 EDT 1202756056099