PARKERSBURG – You don’t really think a lot about your right to free speech until you lose it. Or until someone tries to take it from you by force. And that’s the very crux of why I’ve spent so much of the last month entrenched in our state’s political news. It’s a complicated story. It’s about stuff I’ve said, stuff other folks have said on tape and the hurt feelings of politicians who think they should be able to shut you up if they so desire.
With a common-benefit fund at stake likely to exceed $500 million, Bailey & Glasser LLP secured dismissal from the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals of a challenge to an attorney fee award in one of the largest Multi-District Litigation (MDL) proceedings in history.