Wayne Parsons

Hawai‘i Genki Hep A Alert – as the first settlements take place, it is time for a second dose for those vaccinated

My office has been involved representing many local residents in the Genki Sushi Hep A outbreak since last summer. This Alert is to help those who were vaccinated last year, know that they need to get a second dose of […]

Matthew Sill


This Saturday, May 20, a broad coalition of individuals and consumer advocates will gather in Oklahoma City as part of the sixth annual international “March Against Monsanto,” manufacturer of popular weedkiller Roundup, whose active ingredient has been linked to a […]

Wayne Parsons

808 not 800: Hire a Kama’aina lawyer to explain your rights and represent you if you choose to seek Justice

I live and work in Hawai‘i as a lawyer and it has been my home for me since 1967. I mention “Kama’aina” in the title. It means “child of the land”. Of course you want your lawyer to be excellent. But […]

Wayne Parsons

Contaminated Ahi Hep A To Do List

With news of a possible outbreak of Hepatitis A illness from contaminated Ahi here are some things to do: Get vaccinated. It may not help if you have Hep A but it can protect you from contracting Hep A from […]

Wayne Parsons

Hepatitis A Alert: incubation period is up

The Star Advertiser headline this morning warned residents about a possible Hepatitis A outbreak from contaminated Ahi: Possible hepatitis A cases awaited The story written by Timothy Hurley  notes that the incubation period is coming up and Hep A cases might […]

Craig Kelley

Johnson & Johnson Will Pay Millions for Talc – Ovarian Cancer Verdicts

This firm has given the information and updates on talcum powder and its realized link to deadly ovarian cancer in women.  The latest news in the world of verdicts against talcum powder makers involves a verdict against Johnson & Johnson by […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Baby Powder Lawsuit Garners Record $110.5 Million

A Virginia woman who filed a baby powder lawsuit against the manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has won a record $110.5 million verdict from a St. Louis jury. The jury ruling Thursday night for 62-year-old Louis Slemp, of Wise, Va., comes […]

Joseph H. Saunders

$110 Million Jury Verdict in J&J Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Trial

A St. Louis jury awarded $110 million in a Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder ovarian cancer trial on May 4, 2017.  This is the largest jury verdict in a talcum powder case yet. For decades Johnson and Johnson encouraged women […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Rover Pipeline Spills Bring Construction Under Scrutiny

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent two Notices of Violation to Rover Pipeline, an Energy Transfer Company, on April 17, 2017. According to the notices, the company is coming under scrutiny because of two recent spills that released over […]

Scott R. Marshall

TORT DEFORM: Tort Reform and the Absurdity of Caps on Damages

I am a trial lawyer. I know our tort system well. I cannot stand frivolous claims, nor can I stand frivolous defenses. They have no place in our Civil Justice System. I also have no patience for disingenuousness. The assault […]