Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank Soars to $49 Million Dallas Verdict in Jet Airplane Contract Dispute

DALLAS, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Attorneys from the Dallas litigation firm Gruber Hurst Johansen Hail Shank LLP have won a $49 million verdict against Dallas-based Associated Air Center LP and Dubai Aerospace Enterprises after a Dallas jury determined that … Continue reading

Auto Safety Concerns Often Stay Secret

USA Today; February 25, 2013 Herman Ray Evans was killed when the tread separated on his 2001 Ford Explorer’s tire, the vehicle rolled over into the median and he was ejected, according to the Daphne, Ala,. police crash report. Evans … Continue reading

Samsung Hires British Judge Who Said Apple Lacked Integrity

Fortune; February 28, 2013 Remember the British case that Apple lost to Samsung last July in which the judge ordered Apple to publish a notice in newspapers and on its website correcting the impression left by the trial that Samsung’s … Continue reading

BP Goes on Trial for Biggest U.S. Oil Spill

Thomson Reuters; February 25, 2013 A long-awaited trial over the biggest U.S. offshore oil spill began on Monday, with governments, businesses and individuals blaming BP Plc mostly for the 2010 disaster that killed 11 rig workers and spilled 4 million … Continue reading

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Ready to Let Jury Decide Fate of Son’s Killer

CNN; February 26, 2013 The final, violent moments in the life of their son, Trayvon Martin, no longer dominate the national news, as they once did. Tens of thousands no longer attend rallies demanding justice for the slain teenager; pundits … Continue reading

Woman Freed after ’05 Conviction Tossed: ‘Just glad to be Free’

Chicago Tribune; February 25, 2013 Nicole Harris, who has been locked up since the 2005 death of her son, walked out of an Illinois prison today after an appeals court threw out her murder conviction. Harris emerged from Dwight Correctional … Continue reading

Timeline of Gulf Oil Spill and Ensuing Legal Cases

ABC News, Associated Press; February 25, 2013 Timeline of the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, government response and ensuing legal cases: — April 20, 2010: An explosion and fire on the BP-operated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon kill 11 … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson’s Regulatory Filing Indicates Two Government Probes

NewsInferno; February 22, 2013 In separate disclosures, Johnson & Johnson, stated that government investigations are underway concerning two of its medical device products. Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest health care products manufacturer and the products in question have … Continue reading

Nearly One-Third of Chemotherapy Used is Prescribed Off-Label

NewsInferno; February 20, 2013 Some one-third of the chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer were never approved by federal regulators to fight the cancers they are used for, according to an emerging study. Chemotherapy drugs, approved by the U.S. Food … Continue reading

U.S. Justices Agree to Weigh Defendant’s Self-incrimination Claim

Thomson Reuters; February 25, 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to consider whether a criminal defendant’s right against self-incrimination is violated when a psychiatrist who examined him testifies about his mental state. Scott Cheever was sentenced to death … Continue reading