A lawyer who charged a client for six hours of time to prepare his bill – with an additional hour spent searching for the file – was recently suspended by the North Dakota Supreme Court.Read More »
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Continuing in its efforts to find a new judge for the thousands of Accutane cases pending in New Jersey state court, Hoffman-La Roche filed notice to appeal a decision by presiding Judge Carol E. Higbee not to recuse herself in ...Read More »
With the release of a final set of proposed changes to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the American Bar Association’s 20/20 Commission completed its work last month. The group addressed major issues facing lawyers, including the maintenance of client ...Read More »
A Massachusetts jury awarded $63 million to a teenaged girl and her parents after the girl suffered an adverse reaction to Children’s Motrin that left her scarred and blind, with permanent brain and lung damage. And the award may increase.
Tagged with: Children’s Motrin consumer protection drug litigation failure to warn FDA Food and Drug Administration Johnson & Johnson Motrin preemption Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisRead More »
A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court that a seminal Sixth Amendment rights case is not retroactive has provided clarity for attorneys while dashing the hopes of thousands of defendants.Read More »
The authority of police officers to detain a suspect incident to the execution of a search warrant is limited to the immediate vicinity of the premises to be searched, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, finding the detention of a ...Read More »