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Another Recall from GM

I have lost count now of how many times GM has issued a recall and the total number of vehicles recalled in the past several months by GM; I know it is in the area of over 20 million vehicles. Tragically, years of delay in...more

8/6/2014 - Automobile Recall General Motors

Tobacco Companies — Finally Being Brought to Justice

“We are reformed and vow never to be evil, devious, conspiratorial, deceitful, designing, tricky, conniving, underhanded or murderous ever again!” So goes the paraphrased prostrations of lawyer Jeff Furr, representing...more

7/14/2014 - RJ Reynolds Tobacco Litigation

Memorial Weekend Grilling — Big Meat Recall

Where’s the beef? A huge recall is underway of beef distributed by Wolverine Packing Company of Detroit Michigan. Eleven cases of E. coli infection have been reported in four states; none so far in Florida. The FDA...more

5/26/2014 - Food Recalls

EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems....more

4/21/2014 - Custodians Document Productions FBI ICE Keyword Search Litigation Strategies OGC Predictive Coding Young Lawyers

GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Acts

Why is GM in so much trouble? Is it just about bad switches or improperly operating air bags; recalls of millions of vehicles? Isn’t about more than that? Isn’t it really about corporate attitude, corporate responsibility and...more

4/16/2014 - Automotive Industry Corporate Liability Corporate Social Responsibility General Motors Product Recalls Profits

GM Recall Debacle — Placing Americans in Danger

GM is in a fix. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has ordered them to respond to 107 questions concerning defects in GM cars and trucks. Although GM’s CEO promised transparency in the...more

4/9/2014 - Automobile Recall Automotive Industry General Motors Motor Vehicles

An Abuse of Power — GM Recalls Nearly 7 Million Vehicles

Companies that produce products such as power tools, planes, motor vehicles and guns should be held to a higher standard of public responsibility than maybe, say blender manufacturers. A bad blender might ruin a good party,...more

4/2/2014 - Automobile Recall General Motors

Keyword Searches vs. Predictive Coding: Who wins the discovery battle?

The short answer is, it depends. Like it or not, we live in an age of “1’s and 0’s” and this digitization has made the creation of documents easier and the storage of those same documents easier and cheaper. I remember during...more

7/12/2013 - Electronically Stored Information Predictive Coding

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