Recent Posts in Litigation Category

Numbers Speak Louder Than Words: Why Case Results Matter

Experiencing an injury because of negligence can be traumatic and overwhelming. After obtaining the appropriate medical treatment, it is important you hire an experienced attorney who can properly ...
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MDL Practice: Avoiding the Black Hole

Most of today’s multidistrict litigation (MDL) has strayed far from the statutory mandate enacted to handle mass litigation. Future MDLs would benefit greatly from returning to the original intent of ...
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Multi-District Litigation

One of the growing trends over recent years is that of Multidistrict Litigation (MDL). Essentially, what that means is that when civil cases with common factual issues are filed in different federal ...
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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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Still Surprised After All These Years: Profits over Patients

You would think after more than a decade of litigating mass tort cases against drug and device manufactures that the testimony of Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy engineers would not shock me. But it still ...
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Litigation Update: Fosamax -- Femurs and Jaw Bones

Fosamax: Femur Fractures In the recent months, millions of pages of documents have been reviewed and numerous depositions were taken of key Merck employees. The discovery process has been going well. ...
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Regions Morgan Keegan: Paying the Price of Securities Fraud

In June, Regions Morgan Keegan and it senior managers began to understand what price they would pay for their negligence and misrepresentations to investors. The investigation by the Alabama ...
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