Blog Posts in 2014

FDA Issues Updated Safety Communication For the Use of Power Morcellator Tools in Fibroid Removal Surgery

Throughout 2014, there have been significant developments by the FDA advising about the use of power morcellator tools in laparoscopic procedures. Power morcellator tools are used by surgeons to cut ...
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Compulsory Consumer Arbitration

If your cell phone carrier, let’s say AT&T, sent you a phone bill for $10,000, 1 what would your next move be? Perhaps the first one may be to re-evaluate those weekly calls to grandma. The second ...
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Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash: Flight Paths Over War Zones

On July 17, 2014, MH 17 was flying through Ukrainian airspace when it was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. MH17 was flying an allowed route, and at an altitude which had been deemed safe by ICAO ...
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Determining the Latest Search Area

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) recently released MH370 – Definition of Underwater Search Areas . In its report, the ATSB limited the new potential search area by modeling the flight ...
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The Stage is Set First DePuy Pinnacle Bellwether Trial Scheduled to Begin Sept 2014

Over the past year, you may have seen news that Johnson & Johnson has offered to settle many DePuy ASR hip lawsuits. However, it is important to note that the settlement only covers the ASR product ...
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Missing Malaysian Flight 370: Selecting a Search Area

On June 26, 2014, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released MH370 – Definition of Underwater Search Areas . Because an official explanation of what happened to Flight 370 has not been ...
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Mass Actions and Class Actions: Large Groups with BIG Differences

Many people do not realize that mass actions are very different from class actions. While there are similarities—a large group of people injured by the same defendant—there are also enormous ...
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Missing Plane Update: The Search for Malaysia Flight 370

The search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8, 2014, over four months ago. More than 26 countries have been involved in the search, with the Australian ...
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Androgel and Low Testosterone: Attorneys Analyze a Case Study in "Health Awareness Campaigns"

If you have ever seen an ad for a prescription drug (often memorable only for the uncomfortable questions your kids ask afterwards), you know they can sound strained. With so many disclaimers, they ...
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