Legal reported last week on U.S. Southern Dist. Judge David Bramlette’s January 25, 2011 ruling on Illinois Central Railroad’s motion for attorney’s fees and expenses in its lawsuit against McComb lawyers William Guy and Thomas Brock. Prior posts on that case are here and here.

The title of the article is: “Railroad company losing

The Saturday edition of the Wall Street Journal contained an article on the rise and fall of silica litigation. WSJ writer Kimberly Strassel credits U.S. Silica CEO (and former attorney) John Ulizio with single-handedly exposing silica litigation as a fraud. The truth is more complicated and a lot different.

Plaintiffs began filing silica cases in Mississippi in approximately late