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    • Essure Birth Control Implant Restricted by FDA

      Essure Birth Control Implant Restricted by FDA

      In April the Food and Drug Administration announced new restrictions that would compel Bayer to restrict sales of its Essure birth control implant to medical practices, and those practices would be required to fully inform women about the device’s risks. […]

    • Doctor Guilty of Felony for Medical Malpractice

      Doctor Guilty of Felony for Medical Malpractice

      In perhaps one of the most egregious malpractice cases I have ever witnessed, Christopher Duntsch was convicted of a first-degree felony for harming an elderly woman in his operating room. A Dallas County jury took only a few hours to […]

    • Fair Labor Standards Act Update

      Fair Labor Standards Act Update

      On April 2, 2018, the US Supreme Court issued its much-awaited opinion in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, 16-1362, — US — (U.S. Apr. 2, 2018). In a 5-4 opinion, the Supreme Court case makes clear that car dealership service […]

    • Alphabet Soup – Public Benefits Primer for Trial Lawyers

      Alphabet Soup – Public Benefits Primer for Trial Lawyers

      Cutting Through the Alphabet Soup of Public Benefits What happens when someone suffers a serious or catastrophic personal physical injury causing permanent disability?  Do they get the proper counseling regarding the form of the settlement so as to protect their […]

    • ‘Twas The Season: A Gift Or Not A Gift

      ‘Twas The Season: A Gift Or Not A Gift

      As the season of giving has passed, we are reminded that all seasons must come to an end. The other, less generous seasons usually include litigation related to interests in property that are claimed to have been acquired by gift. […]

    • Proper Administration of a Medicare Set Aside

      Proper Administration of a Medicare Set Aside

      Administering a Medicare Set Aside When a case is settled for a Medicare beneficiary, be it workers’ compensation or liability, a Medicare Set Aside (MSA) may be implemented.  Once the decision is made to utilize an MSA, the question becomes […]

    • Earnouts – Seller Pitfalls And Risks

      Earnouts – Seller Pitfalls And Risks

      Earnouts are a traditional transaction structuring mechanism to help sellers and buyers of a company bridge valuations gaps. Earnouts are increasingly utilized in today’s current high valuation market. Earnouts helps sellers maximize the value of their enterprise, while at the […]

    • 3.6 Million Dollar Jury Award in Bard Blood Filter Lawsuit

      3.6 Million Dollar Jury Award in Bard Blood Filter Lawsuit

        A Phoenix, Arizona jury today found that C.R. Bard, a manufacturer of IVC blood filters should pay $3.6 million to plaintiff Sherri Booker who was 37 years old when a Bard G2 blood filter was implanted. Her blood filter […]

    • Biomet Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue

      Biomet Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue

      It wasn’t so long ago that medical device makers led us to believe that metal-on-metal hip implants would revolutionize the industry and provide a better, safer alternative to older implant designs. But the revolution was short lived and the metal-on-metal […]

    • Sorin Stockert 3T  Blood Heater Surgical Infection Lawsuits

      Sorin Stockert 3T Blood Heater Surgical Infection Lawsuits

      After linking dozens of non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections in patients to blood heater-cooler devices, the the FDA issued a national safety communication in 2015. An additional safety communication followed in the summer of 2016 specifically noting Sorin’s Stockert 3T heater-cooler […]