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  • Which Pharmaceutical Companies are Facing the Most Lawsuits? June 28, 2017 Many people assume that prescription drugs and medical devices are always tested before they hit the shelves. Unfortunately, this is not always true. In many cases, the FDA may approve a new drug if it has the same mechanism of action, form and…
  • The Power of Law: 5 Ways to Use the Legal System to Your Advantage June 28, 2017 There is a lot of talk about frivolous lawsuits and over-burdened courts, but the laws are in place to protect your rights and allow you the opportunity to get compensation when you've been wronged. Some of these cases can be complex and difficult to…
  • Slip and Fall on a Moldy Condo Walkway in North Carolina June 28, 2017 In a recent North Carolina appellate case, the plaintiff sued a Homeowners' Association when she fell and hurt herself on a moldy walkway in her condo complex. Before falling, she'd been a tenant for six years and went to her unit by using a…
  • $5 Million Settlement in Brain Injured Baby Case June 28, 2017 The United States will pay $5 million in a settlement to resolve a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging that physicians at a Florida naval hospital chose not to order a cesarean section despite signs and symptoms of fetal distress. As it turned out,…
  • Palm Beach County School Treasurer and City Councilwoman Lisa Rivera Arrested on Grand Theft and Fraud Charges June 28, 2017 Former Boca Raton Community High School treasurer Lisa Rivera was arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing over $20,000 from the school. Rivera, 47, is also a Greenacres city councilwoman in her second term. She was charged with grand theft,…
  • $48,585 Settlement in Forest Park Car Accident June 28, 2017 A male client was traveling in snowy conditions through the Forest Park section of Cook County when he was struck from behind by another car that failed to reduce their speed since it was following too closely. The victim sustained neck and back…
  • Here's why you're getting those unsolicited mailings about clinical trials June 28, 2017 When consumers around the country started getting letters from a company that they had never heard of, inviting them to participate in clinical trials for medical conditions that they hadn't disclosed to many or didn't even have, the alarms started…
  • Self-driving Car Crashes and Who Is To Blame June 28, 2017 Auto-accident liability accounting is a zero-sum game. What one guy loses, he then regains through compensation. It has always been this way; it had to be, because otherwise the auto industry would have slowly gone out of business.Brilliant is the…
  • How Outdoor Workers Can Stay Safe in Intense Summer Heat June 28, 2017 Every year, outdoor workers all over the country suffer illnesses or injuries related to working long days under the sun. From rashes and dizziness to heat exhaustion and heatstroke, working during the hotter months can be dangerous. Summer is…
  • Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Injuries June 28, 2017 According to a recent news article from NJ.com, the aids employed at nursing homes were placed under arrest for allegedly abusing patients. The charges are based on complaints at the various nursing homes at which they were employed. Authorities…
  • Louisiana Court Forced to Sort Our Complicated Maritime Contract Dispute June 28, 2017 Contract disputes can often be complicated when multiple parties and corporations are involved. Courts are forced to sort out multiple claims and counterclaims and figure out who is accountable for what. Even after a decision is made, there can be…
  • Sacramento Bicyclist Struck by Motor Vehicle June 28, 2017 Sacramento Bicyclist Struck by Motor Vehicle I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Bicycle Accident Attorney. Many people use bicycles as a way to commute to work on a daily basis. Others may ride a bicycle as a form of exercise. When people ride a bike, they…
  • A Lesson in Connecting with the Jury June 28, 2017 In 2010 I stood before a panel of prospective jurors. I had read the (then new) book on reptile tactics. I had been to the Jerry Spence weekend getaway seminar. I had read everything else I could find to tell me how to be a better trial lawyer. But…
  • Smoked Fish Operation Shuttered over Listeria June 28, 2017 Food Safety News reports that Federal officials are seeking a court order to stop a smoked fish operation from selling food because of repeated Listeria problems at its Westchester County, NY, facility. Known as The Smokehouse of New York, the…
  • Hepatitis A Ruins a Wedding June 27, 2017 News 12 reports that a Westchester couple says their dream wedding turned into a nightmare as a result of the hepatitis A scare at the Cortlandt Manor venue where they were recently married. Jay and Jennifer Gorinson had their wedding and reception…
  • Camarillo Souplantation Tied to Shigella Outbreak June 27, 2017 Ventura County Public Health was notified on Thursday, June 22nd, of an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh), which most often causes…
  • DeCosters Heading to Prison for Salmonella Egg Outbreak June 27, 2017 Being in New Zealand, some 17 hours and a day ahead of the U.S. Midwest, should have given me a slight advantage of knowing what was happening in the U.S., but I missed a call from AP's David Pitt for a comment on a court ruling that is making food…
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  • NYPD Officer struck by SUV June 27, 2017 A cop was injured in a car accident in New York, early Sunday night. The cop was standing near the exit of a garage located next to the 23rd street Pier. Around 3:20 am a SUV that was exiting the garage in a rush went through a wood barricade and…
  • Happy 45th birthday, Title IX: You've changed a bit over the years June 27, 2017 LaLonnie wrote this post with Sandra Sok, who is clerking for the summer in our Denver Office. Sandra is a rising second-year student at the University of Colorado Law School. Before starting law school, she worked as a paralegal while earning her…