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With 100,000 deaths, 2021 shatters grim record in opioid crisis

Federal officials have confirmed that 2021 will go in the record books as a calamitous time in the battle against the opioid painkiller abuse and overdose crisis, with more than 100,000 U.S. lives lost this year alone to a...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

GoDaddy Data Breach: What Does This Mean for Customers? What Can You Do About It?

Earlier this week, the web hosting company GoDaddy announced that an unauthorized third party accessed the current and former customers’ email addresses, account numbers, and usernames. ...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

NAD Finds That Emojis Can Be Claims

In a recent case, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs discussed the use of emojis in advertising and whether they can constitute claims. ...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Infant Necrotizing Enterocolitis: NEC Baby Formula Lawsuit Update 2021

Families Affected by Infant Necrotizing Enterocolitis Can Have Their Case Reviewed at No Cost Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious gastrointestinal emergency, particularly for the premature babies who are the...more

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Ohio Court Delivers Victory for Medical Providers That Treat Patients Injured by Others

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When hospitals and doctors treat patients who are injured in car accidents, the health care providers reasonably expect that their rights to be compensated for the care they provide will not be conditioned upon their...more

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Event Release Invalidated for Violating Public Policy

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Degliomini v. ESM Productions, Inc. and City of Philadelphia, 253 A.3d 226 (Pa. June 22, 2021) (Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that pre-injury exculpatory release granting city immunity from duty to maintain city streets...more

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3M Earplug Bellwether Trial Culminates in a $13 Million Payout – Attorneys Remind Veterans It’s Not Too Late to Sue

The 3M earplug lawsuits keep moving forward. On November 15, 2021, the seventh bellwether trial in the ongoing 3M earplug injury litigation ended in a $13 million award in favor of the plaintiff. This jury award has other...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Pandemic battles focus on boosters for all and more shots for kids

The coronavirus pandemic continues to kill an average of 1,200 Americans each day and the disease infects more than 76,000 people daily - unwavering numbers that have led public health officials - wary of what the hectic...more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

Our State Has No Equine Activity Liability Act – Are We Worse Off?

48 states across the country have some form of an Equine Activity Liability Act (as of May 2021). Are people in the two states without such a law – California and Maryland – worse off? If two recent California cases are any...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

This Holiday Season – Let’s Focus on Safety Not Sales

Holiday Crowds – Black Friday Deals - Holiday shopping has begun! Consumers strategically making their lists and hitting the malls a month ahead of time are hopeful to avoid an expected shortfall of gift options. ...more

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Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 318: Listen and Learn -- Negligence: Duties of Professionals and Children

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In this week's "Listen and Learn" episode, we take a look at the duty of professionals and the duty of children under Negligence, a sub-topic of Tort Law.  In this episode we...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

7 Things to Know About Defective Products & Product Liability Cases

The short answer is “no.” In fact, the very term “automatically” is rarely found when discussing legal duties of any kind. There are conditions that must be met in order to successfully claim that a landlord is legally...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

First six months of ’21 set U.S. record for road deaths

2021 has become a torment for the safety of the nation’s roads, as the country between January and June hit its largest six-month percentage increase in fatalities in the half-century U.S. officials have kept such records. ...more

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Does Not Wearing a Seatbelt Affect Your Insurance Claim?

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Wearing a seat belt while driving should be second nature to motor vehicle drivers in Georgia. Not only is it required by law, but it can potentially save your life if you’re in a car accident. Even if you have a great...more

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Is qEEG Evidence Admissible to Show a Brain Injury? A Washington State Court Says No

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In Washington, nearly every injury lawsuit now includes a traumatic brain injury claim. As brain MRIs and CT scans are almost always normal, plaintiffs’ counsel are seeking new ways to “show” the jury “proof” of the brain...more

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I Fell On a Friend’s Property, and I Don’t Want to Sue Them, but My Bills are Piling Up—What Should I Do?

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Slip and fall accidents are an unfortunately all-too-common occurrence. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of people fall each year—and more than one out of every four individuals 65...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Certified Automotive Lease Corp. Data Breach Update

What You Need to Know If You Believe Your Security Has Been Compromised - In late October 2021, Certified Automotive Lease Corp.—also known as CAL Automotive—reported a serious data breach. ...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Thousands admitted to hospitals for other reasons ended up with Covid-19

When hospitals too often fail to disclose and to adequately deal with their problems, patients and their loved ones suffer. That’s what happened during the coronavirus pandemic, when individuals admitted for other reasons...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Itemize Damages or Waive Appeal? Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court Will Consider Whether Failure to Request an Itemized Verdict Waives...

In many personal injury cases, including products cases, the most significant exposure is pain and suffering or similar damages that cannot readily be measured in dollars. Juries are usually constrained by specific testimony...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Know the Warning Signs: What Parents Need to Know About Sexual Abuse in Schools and Daycares

With the school year in full swing, children everywhere are settling into their new routines. Most of the adults who supervise and educate children in school, daycare, and other childcare settings take seriously their...more

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Women will receive more disclosures about risks of breast implants

Federal regulators have toughened the requirements for surgeons and medical device makers to inform women in detail about rising risks associated with breast implants, which also now will carry the government’s sternest...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

It’s past time to cry foul on wealthy corporations’ unfair practices

While Republicans and a handful of Democrats in Congress may be filling campaign coffers and pleasing wealthy corporations to the nth degree during the current lawmaking session, regular folks have reason to be aghast at how...more

The Brown Firm

What Is a Fair Settlement for a Motorcycle Accident?

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There’s no substitute for the feeling of absolute freedom that comes from riding a motorcycle. For some, it’s a thrill. For others, it’s a form of meditation. But it can be dangerous—even if you do everything right....more

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Conduct tech may fail to deliver insights, while increasing data privacy risk, ethical issues

Behavioural monitoring and conduct analytics technology promise to make it easier for firms to detect employee misconduct as well as predict where it might occur next. However, reliance on data- and technology-led solutions...more

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Truvada Lawsuit Update

What You Need to Know About Kidney Damage and Bone Loss Claims - For individuals who either live with or are at risk of contracting HIV, a medication that provides both (partial) treatment of HIV symptoms and pre-exposure...more

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