John Bair

Infographic: Choosing a Trustee for Your Child’s Special Needs Trust

Last month, we discussed the basic structure of trusts, to which three different parties have specific obligations and privileges: Grantor – establishes the trust Trustee – manages the trust’s assets Beneficiary – receives benefits from the trust The trustee accepts […]

John Bair

Taxable Settlements 101: Solutions for Plaintiffs

This post is the second in a series titled “Taxable Settlements 101, in which we answer common questions and use notable cases as examples. Last week, I discussed the BP oil spill litigation and its tax implications for plaintiffs who […]

Mark Bello

Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Bombing ‘Act of Terrorism,’ and the White House?

While the FBI continues to search for a perpetrator who threw an improvised explosive device through a window of an imam’s office at the Dar Al Farooq mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota, the Whitehouse has yet to comment. Is there a […]

T. Thomas Metier

What Does “Joint Responsibility” Mean in Colorado Contingency Cases?

If the court finds Grinnan did not assume ethical responsibility, then the fee should be divided based on the proportion of work done by each party.

James Humann


On August 1, 2017, the Daiichi Sankyo Company announced it has agreed to a $300 Million settlement related to its olmesartan product, Benicar. The manufacturer/defendant, Daiichi Sankyo, is a global pharmaceutical company with origins in Japan.  While agreeing to a […]

Jon Lewis

Need an attorney? Do you want a Mill or a Boutique?

So, you are in a car wreck, or you’ve suffered from medical malpractice, or a family member or acquaintance has been killed due to another’s negligence, or you’ve been defrauded or wrongfully treated by an insurance company.  What do you […]

Mark Bello

The Art of Presenting the Deal

Yesterday was another a big day for ‘Trump’ news. It has been uncovered that shortly after taking office, Trump called the President of Mexico and begged him to stop publicly stating that Mexico will not pay for Trump’s, now infamous, […]

Roopal Luhana

Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease in New York and Memphis

In June 2017, the New York Times reported that New York City experienced an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. According to the report, one person died and six others were sickened by Legionella bacteria. […]

Bryan Pope

How Does Your State Rate When It Comes to Road Safety Policies?

The National Safety Council (NSC) is a hard grader, if the agency’s new report that gives each of the 50 states a grade for its overall safety policies is any indication. My home state, Texas, has the dubious distinction of […]

Jeffrey Liggio

Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.

Let me begin by apologizing for the very long delay in blog posts…..I’m a busy, practicing Trial Lawyer, who occasionally blogs, and not a professional blogger who ghosts writes a blog…..  Still I’ll try to post more often. Yesterday, the […]