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Mark Bello

Martin Luther King Day: Reflect and Remember

Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., America’s champion of racial justice and equality. This man endured harassment, threats, beatings, even bombings, but it never stopped is fight for justice and equality. Dr. King […]

Mike Bryant

Justice : Words of Martin Luther King Jr.

It is  Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The courts are closed, no mail , and for some a day off. It will be a day to read or hear the “I Have A Dream ” speech. To think about it’s meaning. […]

Steven J. Klearman

Roads Could Be Safer as More Truckers Comply with Federal ELD Mandate

It’s been nearly a month since the electronic logging device mandate (ELD) went into effect.  The ELD mandate is a federal rule issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) aimed at creating a safer work environment for drivers […]

James Humann

IVC FILTER UPDATE: COURT ISSUES SCHEDULING ORDER IN BLOOD CLOT FILTER LITIGATION

On January 9, 2018, U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young issued a Scheduling Order in Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2570. This is the second bellwether case scheduled for trial against Cook Medical for injuries caused by its inferior vena cava filter products.

Mark Bello

When Fighting for Justice becomes Waiting for Justice

Immigrants fighting deportation can be detained indefinitely while trying to defend their rights to remain in the U.S. While many eventually win their case, others give up because they cannot endure the hardship of being locked up. Today, I read […]

Mark Bello

Justice for All

Most of us have strong personal opinions on how to best shape or migrate through the American sociopolitical landscape. These days, injustice seems to have run amok. Yet, seldom is an opinion asked of or consideration given to the victims […]

Virgilio Solis

JCCP 4775 Risperdal Update

Risperdal litigation has been going on for a few years now. Currently, tens of thousands of Risperdal cases are being filed all over the country. In Philadelphia, about 2,000 plaintiff cases have been filed. There had been settlements as well […]

James Humann

MASS TORT UPDATE: Court Issues Pretrial Order in Bard Blood Clot Filter Litigation

According to the Order issued in Multidistrict Litigation 2641 (MDL 2641) the first BARD IVC Filter bellwether case – Sherr-Una Booker v. C. R. Bard Incorporated and Bard Peripheral Vascular Incorporated (2:16-cv-00474) – is set to begin trial on March 14, 2018.

Patrick Traber

ICYMI: SEC Chairman Clayton’s Statement on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

On December 11, 2017, in the midst of the holiday rush, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Chairman, Jay Clayton, issued a statement on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs).  You can find the statement here.  The statement is directed at […]

Mike Bryant

Pedestrians See Dangers on New Years Eve

When doe pedestrians ss the most danger?   It is  New Year’s Eve.   Why?  It is usually a combination of drunk drivers and drunk walkers. “Alcohol impairs your physical ability to walk and to drive,”said Dr. Thomas Esposito at Loyola University […]