NTL member Geoffrey Fieger gets $23.5M med-mal verdict

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National Trial Lawyers member Geoffrey Fieger announced that a Cook County (Illinois) jury, sitting in the courtroom of Judge Lorna E. Propes, has awarded a verdict against Presence St. Joseph Hospital in the amount of $23.5 million dollars on behalf of a brain-damaged … Continue reading

Podcast: Trial begins for white cop who shot black teen

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Trial begins today in Pittsburgh for a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last year. The former policeman shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose as he ran away after the car he was in was pulled over … Continue reading

Podcast: How legal organizations and tech vendors can work together

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As advances in technology continue to disrupt the legal industry, some lawyers feel bewildered about how to form effective partnerships with legal tech vendors. In this episode of Legal Toolkit from the Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia talks to Robert Brink … Continue reading

Veterans suing 3M over earplugs

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CBS News reports that hundreds of military veterans are expected to file lawsuits against 3M, the manufacturer of earplugs that the veterans say didn’t work as claimed and left them with damaged hearing. The Justice Department settled with 3M last … Continue reading

Video: The FDA’s hidden database of medical device injuries

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The Food and Drug Administration has a special “exemption” for medical device manufacturers that lets them file reports of malfunctions in a database that can’t be accessed by doctors or the public, reports HuffPost. Since 2016, there have been 1.1 … Continue reading

News.Law with free daily legal news now available!

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Busy lawyers looking for legal news have a new, free place to turn to get the latest updates, developments and analysis: News.Law. Created and curated by experienced attorney-journalist Larry Bodine, News.Law is a quick, easy way to get the legal … Continue reading

NTL member Aimee Wagstaff in Roundup Trial

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National Trial Lawyers member Aimee Wagstaff is representing a California man in federal court who is suing Bayer AG over its weed killer Roundup, which Wagstaff believes caused her client’s cancer. Edwin Hardeman says he started using Roundup, manufactured by … Continue reading

The long-sought deposition of Richard Sackler

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The deposition transcript of Dr. Richard Sackler, a member of the billionaire family that owns Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has been published by STAT and ProPublica. The deposition is believed to be the only time a member of … Continue reading

NTL member LaBarron Boone helps secure $151M in Ford Explorer rollover trial

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A Dallas County, Alabama, jury found defendant Ford Motor Company at fault for a rollover crash of a 1998 Ford Explorer that left Travaris “Tre” Smith paralyzed and awarded Smith $151,791,000. The verdict includes $51,791,000 in compensatory damages and $100 … Continue reading

4 Marketing Strategies Your Law Firm Can’t Win Without

By Harlan Schillinger. What you don’t know, you don’t know. You’ve probably heard that phrase before. But for lawyers, it’s especially apropos. Because along with big attorney egos come big misses, even at some of the top law firms in … Continue reading