How one Oregon county plans to make big oil pay for the 2021 heat dome

In June 2021, Multnomah County, Oregon, experienced the most extreme heat event in its history. A “heat dome” settled over the county, trapping hot air in the region for nearly a week. Over three consecutive days, temperatures in Multnomah reached highs of 108 degrees Fahrenheit, then 112 degrees, and finally 116 degrees. Temperatures in inner… Continue reading How one Oregon county plans to make big oil pay for the 2021 heat dome

Special Episode: Turning Pain into Purpose: Linda Reinstein’s Asbestos Advocacy Story

After a landmark ruling advancing the US asbestos ban, Jeffrey sits down with Linda Reinstein, who co-founded the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) after losing her husband Alan to mesothelioma in 2006. Linda’s tireless grassroots efforts and public health work have made her a pivotal figure in the fight to ban asbestos and aid those… Continue reading Special Episode: Turning Pain into Purpose: Linda Reinstein’s Asbestos Advocacy Story

On Air: Law & Crime Network – “Wisconsin River Stabbings”

Jeffrey provides his thoughts and perspectives on the trial of Wisconsin River Stabbings, where a middle-aged man went on a stabbing spree, killing a teenage boy and injuring four other people–all while they were tubing on a river, say authorities in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.  

On Air: Why Big Pharma Had To Pay $1.8 Billion

Jeffrey B. Simon, trial attorney and author of the book ‘Last Rights: The Fight to Save the Seventh Amendment.’ Discusses the $1.8 billion settlement from Johnson & Johnson related to opioids, and the role of Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family in the opioid epidemic. Diving into the larger issue of the dismantling of the… Continue reading On Air: Why Big Pharma Had To Pay $1.8 Billion

How FDA Ruling Could Unravel Big Pharma’s Stranglehold on US Drugs

At the start of January, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the state of Florida to import prescription drugs from Canada—meaning, for the first time, a state will be able to procure cheaper medications imported from outside the United States. It was a change that advocates have wanted for decades, in the hope it… Continue reading How FDA Ruling Could Unravel Big Pharma’s Stranglehold on US Drugs

Climate in the courtroom

Fossil fuel companies may soon be forced to pay out billions for their role in the climate crisis. Trial lawyer Jeffrey B Simon tells Chris Seekings about his groundbreaking lawsuit in the US.

On Air: Law & Crime Network – “Oxford High School Shooting”

Jeffrey goes in studio to discuss the Oxford high school shooting where mother of shooter Ethan Crumbley sit on trial for alleged role in mass shooting committed by child.

Simon’s New Book ‘Last Rights’ Makes National Headlines and Ignites a Movement for Justice

Famed Texas Litigator Jeffrey B. Simon's New Book Last Rights Makes National Headlines and Ignites a Movement for Justice (CNW Group/Outside Counsel Media, LLC)

Best-Selling Author, law professor, prominent media analyst on outlets such as The Guardian, Reuters, New York Times, BBC, and serving as a legal analyst on Dan Abrams Law & Crime Network, Jeffrey B. Simon, thrusts readers into the heart of a corporate hostile takeover of the American civil justice system, Last Rights: The Fight to Save… Continue reading Simon’s New Book ‘Last Rights’ Makes National Headlines and Ignites a Movement for Justice

COP28: Five reasons for optimism on climate

BBC discusses the big oil crisis and COP28 with Jeffrey B. Simon.   “Getting the defendants to reduce their emissions is not within the reach of the civil justice system in the US, but holding them accountable for the harm they’ve caused, and the misrepresentations they’ve made, which has slowed adaptation to those problems, is definitely… Continue reading COP28: Five reasons for optimism on climate

On Air: Law & Crime Network – ‘Missing Mom Murder Trial’

Jeffrey discusses the ‘Missing Mom Murder trial’ relating to Connecticut woman Michelle Troconis in connection to the disappearance and death of Jennifer Dulos.