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Board will not Keep Highly Confidential Documents out of In-House Counsel’s Hands

In Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC v, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., IPR2013-00372, Paper 33 (March 7, 2014), the Board rejected Supernus proposed protective order which sought to create a category of highly confidential...more

Building Strong Client Relationships – Interview with Andy Urban, Vice Chairman, Mintz Levin [Video]

Real estate attorney Andy Urban talks about Mintz Levin's approach to building long-term client relationships....more

Caso Lídia Teixeira x União (Senado)

Justiça derruba limite de gastos do Senado com assistência à saúde de viúva de ex-Senador

"No caso dos autos, como referido linhas retro, a Requerente é pessoa idosa, necessitada de constante acompanhamento médico-hospitalar e ambulatorial, em clínicas de tratamentos multidisciplinares e que, em vista de constar...more

Opioid Painkiller Overdose Cause Thousands of Deaths Each Year

Patients who are prescribed opioid painkillers by their doctor - including drugs such as the fentanyl pain patch, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, methadone, and morphine - may be at risk of an overdose or other serious...more

Q&A With Mintz Levin's Karen Lovitch

Originally published in Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 2:18 PM ET) Karen S. Lovitch is a member of the firm and practice leader of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC's health law section. She counsels...more

Medical Matters in a Multi-party Settlement

I wrote this article for attorneys. It illustrates the need for medical assessment in complex cases of personal injury. The setting was altered enough to protect identities in this high profile, multi-million dollar case. I...more

ABA Health Law Section Brings You a Complimentary Podcast on the New E-Signature Process for Social Security Information...

The new electronic signature process for the authorization to disclose information to the Social Security Administration (Form SSA-827) is scheduled to begin April 21, 2012. The process was developed to comply with the laws...more

Costs Versus Quality In Electronic Discovery Document Reviews

Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ ‘s design philosophy was “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Beginning with interactions at Vanderbilt Law School with law professors and continuing with on campus and off campus interviews...more

Congress Hears Testimony Regarding E-Discovery

On December 13, 2011, Congress held a hearing to discuss the rising costs of civil discovery, labeled, “The Costs and Burdens of Civil Discovery.” The purpose of the hearing was to inform Congress about the progress the...more

Battered Spouses

Are you a foreign citizen being abused by a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident while living in the U.S.? Do you need to get away from this abuser without their knowledge? If you answered “Yes” to the above...more

Andrew Weinstein A Featured Speaker At The 2011 Florida Justice Association Auto Negligence Seminar

Attorney Andrew Weinstein, managing partner and founder of the Weinstein Law Firm, recently presented at the Florida Justice Association’s 2011 Auto Negligence Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar....more

Providing E-Discovery Clients WIth Value

Law firms and legal departments are not harnessing the power of predictive coding and analytical technologies that can create substantial value for their clients in e-discovery. Their economically unsustainable model is based...more

Managing Electronic Discovery Costs and Risks Through Effective Notification and Communication with Vendors and Subcontractors

Marc Jenkins will be presenting “Managing Electronic Discovery Costs and Risks Through Effective Notification and Communication with Vendors and Subcontractors” at the 2011 BlueCross BlueShield Association National Summit at...more

Study Shows That Illinois Doctors Not Fleeing State, As Some Claim

There have been recent media publications in Chicagoland and other parts of Illinois claiming that, based on a recent study of medical students at Northwestern University School of Medicine, physicians are fleeing the state...more

What is a lawyer worth?

Opinions column in The Lawyers Weekly on Sept. 24, 2010. http://www.lawyersweekly-digital.com/t=c/?1;137964;472;22931;0000;1236498385;n83kDkXYYe3P;5 "...nobody expects their legal career to end in an instant, suddenly and...more

My Shingle.com- The Health Care Reform Bill: What Solo and Small Firm Attorneys Need to Know

From Carolyn Elefant and My Shingle.com- The Health Care Reform Bill: What Solo and Small Firm Attorneys Need to Know...more

Rasansky Law Firm- April Newsletter

This is the April Newsletter for the Rasansky Law Firm. The Rasansky Law Firm is a prestigious personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Dallas, TX. For more information about the Rasansky Law Firm, READ THE...more

49,500 Internet Marketing Reasons for Health Care Attorneys

Discover the Google keywords that prospects are using to find health care attorneys online. If you are a healthcare lawyer, will these searchers find YOU on the Internet? Read this article to get the latest search engine...more

Rasansky Law Firm- March Newlsetter

This is the March newsletter for the Rasansky Law Firm. Rasansky Law Firm is a prestigious personal injury firm based in Dallas, TX. If you would like to learn more about the firm, or it's practice areas, visit...more

Lawyers Beware: Take action now to protect healthcare information or risk stiff penalties!

Beginning February 17, 2010,lawyers who represent clients in the healthcare industry face new statutory obligations to take affirmative steps to ensure the privacy of their clients’ patient information when it is transmitted...more

Top 2010 Legal Growth Areas Create Marketing Opportunities for Thought Leaders

"Follow the money" is a suitable adage for legal marketing when it comes to business development in the new decade. Industries like energy and health care are obvious recipients of funding inflows based on governmental...more

Hissey Kientz, LLP warns Duragesic patch users about potential health risks of fentanyl overdose

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is urging the manufacturers of the fentanyl or Duragesic pain patches to address recurring problems with their products that could lead to a potentially fatal overdose. Because of its high...more

Reglan Side Effects Case Reports Nearly Doubled From 2006 To 2008

Recent data from the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System reveals that new cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported by users of Reglan (or its generic version, metoclopramide)...more

Hissey Kientz, LLP Warns Duragesic Patch Users About Potential Health Risks of Fentanyl Overdose

Hissey Kientz, LLP wishes to alert patients of the serious and potentially fatal health risks they may face from using the Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch. Patients who are directly exposed to the gel inside the patch, or who...more

Dealing With Paper Discovery in Medical Malpractice Cases

Plaintiff medical malpractice litigation is expensive and time consuming, and can be very risky when not properly prepared. So much is at stake in these cases for both your clients and your practice that it is foolhardy to...more

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