Salmonella Outbreak May Be Linked to Chicken

CNN; October 7, 2013 A California poultry producer announced Monday that it is working with the federal health officials after an estimated 278 illnesses were reported in 18 states. Raw chicken products from Foster Farms plants have been identified as … Continue reading

When Does Drug Testing Violate the California Labor Law?; October 7, 2013 Torrance, CA: Colin was given a drug test prior to being hired as a computer technician. Generally, California labor law allows employers to test applicants for drugs. But Colin was terminated two months after he was … Continue reading

Judge Delays Fosamax MDL ‘Wind-Down’

News Inferno; October 8, 2013 To enable plaintiffs and Merck &  Co. Inc. time to work on a potential settlement, a New York federal judge delayed the transfer of hundreds of lawsuits that are part of a multidistrict litigation (MDL) … Continue reading

ABA President to Tackle ‘Broken US Legal System’

The Guardian; October 8, 2013 Jim Silkenat is a corporate attorney in New York. He knows that the US has 1,268,011 licensed lawyers – far more than any other country. He believes that is too few. Silkenat, who has just … Continue reading

Audi CVT Suit Settlement Given Green Light

Autoblog; October 7, 2013 Audi drivers, listen up. If you bought or leased a 2002-06 model-year A4 or A6 with a factory-installed Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) that failed, you may be entitled to reimbursement under a recently settled class-action lawsuit … Continue reading

Fracking Wastewater Blamed for Pennsylvania Contamination

News Inferno; October 3, 2013 Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing—fracking—released into local Pennsylvania streams contained contaminants, according to just released research. The fracking waste was treated and released, but contained high levels of salts and other contaminants, according to Those … Continue reading

How to Win Trucking Cases Seminar

How to Win Trucking Cases 2013 360 Advocacy Institute; November 3-5, 2013; Encore at Wynn, Las Vegas, NV Winning trucking cases requires an understanding of the science, engineering, driver training, regulations and industry practices, the law, and the knowledge on … Continue reading

The Ten Most Obscure Car Laws in the US

Jalopnik; October 7, 2013 Some obscure laws are still in the books because people forgot about them, others because nobody bothered to change them. The great thing is that you can still get a ticket for breaking them.

Forensic Weather Seminar Oct. 10 in NJ

As leading experts in forensic meteorology, we’d like to invite you to attend our October 10th seminar in the East Brunswick area. This exclusive event is by invitation only with some of the most prominent enterprises in your area taking … Continue reading

More Legal Woes to Come for JPMorgan

New York Times; September 24, 2013 JPMorgan Chase paid $1 billion last week to resolve a number of government investigations, but the bank’s biggest battles with federal authorities may lie ahead, Ben Protess and Jessica Silver-Greenberg report in DealBook. JPMorgan … Continue reading