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Fox Rothschild Enters Texas Via David & Goodman MergerScarinci Hollenbeck Adds Med-Mal Group With Latest ExpansionHepatitis Infection Litigation: Theories of Physician and Health Facility ...Meet the GC: Konny Light of Advanced Global PartnersPeople in the News - Oct. 1, 2014 - Feldman to Receive Social Justice AwardNJ Attorney Victor Rotolo Responds to the GM Vehicle Recall Details ...Gibbons | Product Liability Law in the United States of America | Resources ...NJ Attorney Victor Rotolo Responds to the GM Vehicle Recall Details ...Business in BriefTroy business in briefPreemption: Sixth Circuit declines to resolve questions over parallel ...The Herd: New hires, promotions and departures for Sept. 30, 2014Compiled by Natalie HillTroy business in briefJuan Labadie challenges incumbent Michael Mentz for Jefferson Parish state ...

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The government contractor defense
Lexology (registration)September 3, 2014

Understanding the basics of this defense, and in particular the requirements and scope of its application, is extremely important to companies that provide products with a military application. Quite often, the government ... The federal government ...more »

In Townsend's résumé, disputes over integrity, mismanagement
The ColumbianSeptember 14, 2014

... mainly that she wouldn't be able to attend the mandated number of commission meetings. In February 2008, she completed the terms of her diversion contract, and the grievance against her was dismissed, according to a letter from the bar association.more »

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Fox Rothschild Enters Texas Via David & Goodman Merger
The Legal IntelligencerSeptember 30, 2014

This will be the first office for Fox Rothschild in Texas, where the firm will now have litigation, corporate and family law capabilities through the lawyers at David & Goodman. ... While the new attorneys don't have a particular focus on the energy ...more »

Scarinci Hollenbeck Adds Med-Mal Group With Latest Expansion
New Jersey Law JournalSeptember 30, 2014

Scarinci Hollenbeck has pushed its lawyer ranks above 50 and expanded its practice areas by absorbing a medical-malpractice defense boutique. ... Sharp had met some of the other firm's partners over the years, but there were no preexisting personal or ...more »

Hepatitis Infection Litigation: Theories of Physician and Health Facility ...
Law.comSeptember 30, 2014

Medical Law Perspectives (www.medicallawperspectives.com) presents 50-page detailed reports on medical litigation in the news. The September 2014 report “Hepatitis: Provider Malpractice and Patient Injury” contains additional expert comments and ...more »

Meet the GC: Konny Light of Advanced Global Partners
Daily Report (registration)September 30, 2014

While it was believed that a company could simply hire a third-party administrator to handle these transactions and thus the legal requirements, the government has indicated after the giant Target breach that a company cannot simply contract away their ...more »

People in the News - Oct. 1, 2014 - Feldman to Receive Social Justice Award
The Legal IntelligencerSeptember 30, 2014

Davis chairs Stradley Ronon's insurance practice group and represents property and casualty, liability and health insurers and intermediaries in regulatory, litigation and government affairs matters. He also ... Dilworth Paxson attorney Marc Weinstein ...more »

NJ Attorney Victor Rotolo Responds to the GM Vehicle Recall Details ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)September 30, 2014

In light of last week's announcement regarding the number of deaths attributed thus far to the faulty ignition switches in certain GM vehicles, NJ Personal Injury attorney Victor A. Rotolo clarifies the definition of defective products and provides an ...more »

Gibbons | Product Liability Law in the United States of America | Resources ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)September 30, 2014

German companies selling products into the United States should consider legal risks related to product liability. Under U.S. product liability law, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public ...more »

NJ Attorney Victor Rotolo Responds to the GM Vehicle Recall Details ...
Insurance News NetSeptember 30, 2014

Each year, millions of people in this country are injured or killed by defective products. Costs associated with these injuries tally in the billions. While various regulatory safeguards are in place to ensure consumer products meet strict safety ...more »

Business in Brief
Troy RecordSeptember 30, 2014

James C. Blackmore — Insurance Law; Real Estate Law; John T. Maloney — Medical Malpractice Law; Product Liability Law; Professional Malpractice Law (Defense); Edward D. Laird, Jr. — Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law; Personal Injury ...more »

Troy business in brief
Troy RecordSeptember 30, 2014

James C. Blackmore — Insurance Law; Real Estate Law; John T. Maloney — Medical Malpractice Law; Product Liability Law; Professional Malpractice Law (Defense); Edward D. Laird, Jr. — Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law; Personal Injury ...more »

Preemption: Sixth Circuit declines to resolve questions over parallel ...
Lexology (registration)September 30, 2014

Yet, the court concluded that the misrepresentation claims failed under the 22 state laws at issue either because (1) they were, in fact, product liability claims subject to the "product identification requirement" rule ( i.e. a plaintiff must assert ...more »

The Herd: New hires, promotions and departures for Sept. 30, 2014
RichmondBizSenseSeptember 30, 2014

Kathleen M. McCauley is a partner. Her practice will include the defense of complex litigation matters, including medical malpractice, employment disputes and product liability. She is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Richmond Law School.more »

Compiled by Natalie Hill
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteSeptember 30, 2014

... Jeffrey J. Leech, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation; Beverly Weiss Manne, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law; Ralph F. Manning, construction law, corporate compliance law, corporate governance ...more »

Troy business in brief
Troy RecordSeptember 30, 2014

James C. Blackmore — Insurance Law; Real Estate Law; John T. Maloney — Medical Malpractice Law; Product Liability Law; Professional Malpractice Law (Defense); Edward D. Laird, Jr. — Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law; Personal Injury ...more »

Juan Labadie challenges incumbent Michael Mentz for Jefferson Parish state ...
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.comSeptember 29, 2014

"I launched a campaign because of the repeated subversion of the law in favor of other interests," Labadie said. "The law has taken such a back seat in my case, since at least March." He says he's the better candidate "because I generally believe that ...more »

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