After months of negotiations, C&J's NYC Marathon class action suit is set to settle. C&J attorneys Phil Lowry and Bryson Brown represented two Utah runners in their claims over how the nonprofit group that organizes the NYC Marathon used a lottery to select some of the race's runners. As part of the settlement, "New York Road Runners Inc. said it would cease holding the lotteries for three years," and "would issue credits, amounting to about $2.1 million, for racers who paid a fee to enter the lottery but were unable to race, along with some who paid the fee and were given the opportunity to race.reimburse some runners for the fees they paid to enter the lottery." Great work Phil and Bryson in resolving this case for your clients. Read more about the settlement here.
Nate Alder champions design innovation to help basic consumers get through the legal system
// Jul 6, 2017
As Governing Council for the ABA's Center for Innovation, Nathan Alder comments that BYU's LawX's program, combining a high-tech approach with the goal of building fairness in the law was both timely and noble.
Rebecca Hill & Bryson Brown win summary judgment motion in insurance coverage case
// Jun 23, 2017
Rebecca Hill and Bryson Brown recently won summary judgment in United States District Court on behalf of an insurance company which was relieved of any duty to defend an insured for intentional and/or criminal acts.
After Experience with the Tribune, Karra Porter offers antitrust insight on the Chicago Sun Times purchase
// Jun 23, 2017
Karra Porter was interviewed today by Global Competition Review in Washington, D.C., about the antitrust implications of competing bids to buy the Chicago Sun Times. Karra was lead counsel in the antitrust lawsuit that facilitated last year’s purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune by local owners.