Public Justice highlights five cases under consideration for the 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award
A common mantra of the corporate world, “greedy lawyers” and “frivolous lawsuits.” It is no wonder there is so much disdain, lawyers hold corporate America accountable when they break the law and mistreat people in the name of profit. But, unlike corporate attorneys, who are paid – win or lose, trial lawyers are only paid if they succeed in bringing justice. There is no room for frivolity.
Fortunately, the Public Justice Foundation sees through the name calling and annually celebrates the exceptional work of trial lawyers who make our country more just. Public Justice’s 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year award honors the verdict or settlement that made the biggest contribution to the public interest over the past year. There are thousands of such cases each year. Continue reading to learn more about the cases under consideration for 2014.