Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Horse Slaughter

NBC News/Associated Press; November 5, 2013 A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years after Congress lifted … Continue reading

Supreme Court Weighs Fight over Changing Clothes at Work

NBC News; November 5, 2013 Steel workers who do their jobs wearing flame-retardant gear tried to convince the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that they should be paid for the time they spend “donning and doffing” such items before and … Continue reading

Department of Justice Investigates AstraZeneca Heart Drug Trial

News Inferno; November 4, 2013 British drug maker AstraZeneca in under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice over a major clinical trial involved in the approval of its heart drug Brilinta (ticagrelor). AstraZeneca said on Thursday that it had … Continue reading

MacNeill Trial Secrets: 3 Things Jurors Won’t Hear

HLN; November 5, 2013 The prosecution is expected to wrap its case this week against former Utah doctor Martin MacNeill, who is accused of first-degree murder in the death of his wife. Defense attorneys for MacNeill say his wife died of natural … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2 Billion for False Marketing

CNN; November 4, 2013 Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion to settle charges that the company marketed drugs for unapproved uses and paid “kickbacks” to doctors and nursing homes. The penalties announced Monday involve fines and forfeiture to the … Continue reading

Wyoming Supreme Court to Hear Fracking Lawsuit

Lawyersandsettlements.com; November 3, 2013 Cheyenne, WY: A lawsuit filed by environmentalists regarding the risks of fracking contamination is set to be heard by the Wyoming Supreme Court in November. The lawsuit was filed due to concerns about hydraulic fracking and … Continue reading

Football Helmet Brand, Year of Manufacture, Does Not Matter in Concussion Risk

News Inferno; October 30, 2013 Headgear on the football playing field does not necessarily increase player protection from concussion, according to emerging research, according to a new report presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition … Continue reading

FDA Asks Leukemia Drug Maker to Suspend Marketing, Sales over Blood Clot Dangers

News Inferno; November 1, 2013 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just issued an updated Drug Safety Communication asking Ariad Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the leukemia drug, Iclusig (ponatinib), to suspend its marketing and sales following increased reports of … Continue reading

2 New Business of Law Presentations Added to How to Win Trucking Cases

Two new business of law presentations have been added to How to Win Trucking Cases: How to Create the Reputation as a Great Trucking Lawyer and How Best to Get Trucking Cases.  The presentations are designed to give you great, … Continue reading

Legal Battle between Newspaper Owners Begins in Court Today

CBS News; October 22, 2013 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Today brings what is expected to be a brief ‘status hearing’ in what is likely to become a protracted legal battle involving the bickering co-owners of the company that owns the Philadelphia … Continue reading