Legal and safety news that caught my interest this week:
AAJ calls for transparency of medical industry payments [Katie Gommel at Fighting for Justice]
Apple CEO Tim Cook talks...
The producers at Glee tackled the growing problem of distracted driving in this seasons's winter finale cliff-hanger. Quinn is running late for her friends' wedding and getting several...
A recently uncovered email circulated within Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics medical device unit sheds new light on what DePuy executives knew and when they knew it. In August...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued to automakers new guidelines regarding the installation and use of in-vehicle electronic devices, specifically those...
Under current law, rental car companies like Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, Budget, etc. can rent you a vehicle that has been recalled for a safety defect... and you might never even know it. A NHTSA...
Last week, I had the privilege of testifying in support of the American Rule of civil justice and against a bill that would reject centuries of legal precedent in favor of the British Rule that...
It's been a busy week here at the office, so no round up this week. Check back next Friday for a list of legal and safety related news that caught my attention.
Two years after exiting from bankruptcy, General Motors posted its largest ever annual profit. For 2011, all Big 3 US automakers posted profits.
GM earned net profits of $7.6 billion for...
Legal and safety news from around the internet that caught my attention this week:
Justice Kennedy As Healthcare Swing Vote: Which Way Will He Go? [Lee Pacchia at Bloomberg Law]
We live in a society with rules. These rules are intended to be followed. But what happens when someone intentionally breaks these rules? I remember as a child getting in trouble from time to...
The United States Chamber of Commerce has an entire web site dedicated to destroying the fundamental right of trial by jury. The Chamber's site - Faces of Lawsuit Abuse (you can find it if...
I've written before about settlement talks underway between thousands of women with Yaz, Yasmin, and Ocella lawsuits and Bayer, the pharmaceutical giant who makes the Yaz birth control pill....
Legal & safety news from around the internet that caught my attention this week:
The Demi Moore 911 Call: A Breach of Medical Confidentiality? [Daniel Solove at Concurring...
The FDA last month accused Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. of selling 14 different types of medical devices without necessary FDA approval. The medical devices failing...
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