Mike Bryant

Let’s Have a Safe St Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day sometimes is a invitation for excessive drinking. It’s important that the bad choices not include driving while drunk. According to the CBS News: St. Patrick’s Day comes in second as the holiday for the highest number of DWI arrests […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy Attune Knee Implant Lawsuit Update

Recently in the Legal Examiner (‘DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures Continue’, February 28, 2018), I wrote of the unusually high rate of early failure of the tibial component in patients who have received a DePuy Synthes Attune knee replacement. A […]

Mark Bello

Lawsuit Financial Supports March For Our Lives

As most of my readers know, on March 24 students and community members of the March For Our Lives movement will take to the streets in cities around the country to demand that their lives and safety become a priority. […]

Michael Leizerman

Chameleon Carriers: Highway Dangers You May Never See Coming

When it comes to government regulations and public safety laws, most trucking companies do their best to comply. After all, they can’t make money if their trucks—and the goods they transport—aren’t allowed on the roads. Yet, there exists a subset […]

Mark Bello

Is It Constitutional to Lock Up Immigrants Indefinitely?

Alejandro came to the U.S. from Mexico as a baby with his parents. He grew up as a lawful permanent resident. As an adult, Alejandro worked as a dental assistant to support his family. He was convicted of drug possession […]

Mark Bello

More Laws that Will Surprise You (Dumb Legislation – Part 2)

While most of our laws are obvious and reasonable, some laws seem…a little strange, even humorous as I wrote last Friday, in Dumb Legislation: You Can’t Bathe Your Donkey but You Can Buy a Gun. Click here if you missed it (you won’t believe […]

James Humann

Complications Associated with Bard’s Recovery IVC Filter May be Introduced in Upcoming Trial Concerning Bard’s G2 IVC Filter

On March 1, 2018, the Court ruled that evidence of the Bard Recovery IVC filter problems may be introduced during the first bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation 2641 (MDL 2641). The Court stated that it would be difficult to try the Booker case without evidence of the Recovery filter and the problems it encountered. Accordingly, Bard’s motion to exclude the evidence was denied and reported problems with the Bard Recovery filter will be fair play in the Booker trial next week.

Mark Bello

Dumb Legislation: You Can’t Bathe Your Donkey but You Can Buy a Gun

Throughout history, legislators, nationwide, have passed laws to keep citizens safe. Some of those laws are sensible, appropriate and well-intentioned. Some are, shall we say, ‘unusual’ or, to be kind, outdated. Considering how difficult it has become for Congress or […]

Randy Appleton

Virginia Firefighter Injured by Drunk Driver

A lieutenant with the Appalachia Fire Department is recovering from his injuries this week after the ambulance he was in was hit by a drunk driver over the weekend.  The firefighter was hurt in an accident in Appalachia, Virginia. The […]

John Bair

The Ahlborn Decision: Then and Now

In 2006, the case Arkansas Dept. of Health & Human Services v. Ahlborn established that a state’s Medicaid department would be limited to reimbursement from only the portion of one’s judgment or settlement that represents payment for medical expenses. The […]