Can Mass Tort Litigation Reduce Gun Violence?

Everyone acknowledges that we have an epidemic of gun violence in America. Opinions vary strongly as to what to do about it. Some people believe military assault rifles should be banned or made much harder to obtain, while others contend that nothing should be done to restrict public access.  

Inside the new climate assault on the oil majors

In Multnomah County, Oregon, temperatures reached 42 degrees Celsius, 44.5 degrees and 46.6 degrees over successive days. Before that week began, the county’s record temperature was 41.6 degrees, and its average high temperature was just 21 degrees.  

Exclusive Interview with Savoir Fair Magazine

In the world of legal battles, few individuals stand as tall as our guest today, Attorney Jeffrey B. Simon. A relentless advocate for justice, he has been at the forefront of groundbreaking cases that have reshaped our understanding of corporate responsibility and accountability. From taking on pharmaceutical giants in the opioid crisis to spearheading the… Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Savoir Fair Magazine

Montana Climate Ruling Boosts Case for States’ Green Amendments

A state judge’s ruling this month that Montana’s energy project permitting laws violate constitutional rights to a healthy environment is a historic win that highlights how affirmative constitutional climate rights—also called green amendments—can be useful in the legal movement to stem emissions.

A Trial Attorney Is Suing Fossil Fuel Companies for $1.15 Billion

The fossil fuel industry is killing our planet. One trial attorney is suing fossil fuel companies for $1.15 billion to protect a community — and everyone.

Multnomah County is suing fossil fuel companies for $50B. Here’s the county’s argument.

A county lawyer says the “heat dome of June 2021 is entirely different because it is irrefutably, scientifically caused by carbon pollution.”

Why American Communities Are Suing Big Oil For Climate Damages

Jeffrey B. Simon is part of a legal team taking on Big Oil over the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Dome disaster — and says the era of fossil fuel companies evading responsibility for their role in the climate crisis is ending.

‘Tipping point’: Asbestos, opioid lawyers enter climate fray

In the past nine months, four law firms that specialize in corporate wrongdoing have filed lawsuits against oil and gas majors on behalf of local governments seeking compensation for the ravages of climate change. The filings signal that climate liability litigation — once mostly the domain of environmental firms and government attorneys — is drawing… Continue reading ‘Tipping point’: Asbestos, opioid lawyers enter climate fray

SMU prof: Bible-based laws are the opposite of religious freedom

Even if, b/c of your faith, “support a ban on abortion, transgenderism & related books, would you support those bans if the justification for them was that their existence violates Sharia Law rather than the tenets of the Bible?” …

A candid discussion with The Kathryn Zox Show- Listen Now

Jeffrey B. Simon is featured on The Kathryn Zox Show- your Social Worker with a Microphone™ where he discusses the opioid epidemic, the harms it creates within local communities, abortion care topics, and government challenges arrising.  This 30 minute interview is compelling and informative.   A MUST listen! As an informative and open conversation that people… Continue reading A candid discussion with The Kathryn Zox Show- Listen Now