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Jury Orders J&J to Pay $20 Million in Vaginal Mesh Case
Insurance JournalMay 1, 2017

Carl Tobias, who teaches product liability law at the University of Richmond in Virginia, said J&J should consider a comprehensive settlement to all the cases. β€œIt would be silly to continue taking these cases to trial when they are losing,” he said in ...more »

FTC Announces Civil Penalty Judgment Against Debt Collector Fined $2 Million for FDCPA Violations
Lexology (registration)May 1, 2017

... in January 2015, alleging that the company's collectors were impersonating attorneys and judicial employees; falsely threatening litigation, wage garnishments and asset seizures; and misrepresenting the character or legal status of debts under ...more »

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Scheef & Stone, LLP Announces Eleven Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine
BenzingaMay 5, 2017

Byron Henry is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and centers his practice on the areas of business litigation and civil appeals. He provides advice to clients and attorneys on legal ... She has obtained ...more »

Estate Administration
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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Senior Counsel Presents to Philadelphia Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
PR Web (press release)May 8, 2017

... federal white-collar criminal defense, corporate, securities and finance, employment law and employee benefits, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, and real estate and ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Senate committee amendments narrow focus of criminal reform bills to non-violent offenders
The INDsiderMay 3, 2017

Supporters of those involved in the reform efforts were deflated, judging from an email sent to supporters updating them on the committee's work by John Burkhart with the Southern Poverty Law Center, which has worked with the Louisiana Family Forum ...more »

Jerry Jones' gift to police officers ruled an 'unintentional' ethics violation
9NEWS.comMay 23, 2017

The problem was that gift violated the law on gifts for public servants, and as a result, Jones was censured by the Arkansas Ethics Commission. Ultimately, the Arkansas Ethics Commission decided it was an unintentional violation after Jones explained ...more »

Living Trusts
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Public Record: May 8, 2017
Maryville Daily ForumMay 9, 2017

Charles F. and Donna M. Smith to Judy D. Frueh Revocable Living Trust – NE1/4 NE1/4 Sec 13-65-36. Eileen and James Carroll to Jamie and Codi Wymore – W1/2 Lots 4 Blk 9 Northwest Ext or Addition to Maryville. May 2, 2017. B. Diane Fraze to Randall ...more »


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