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Banning Football to Tackle Children’s safety

January 26, 2018

It is well-established that football causes C.T.E. a devastating injury responsible for dementia, and even death.  See last week’s note, “Football Settlement Excludes Players”. The…

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The Medical Device Nightmare

January 17, 2018

Medical devices – artificial hips, etc. – are poorly regulated, and patients who receive them can suffer devastating consequences. A recent New York Times article…

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Removing the Veil of Secrecy

December 22, 2017

On December 19th, 2017, the New York Times reported that Microsoft has “eliminated forced arbitration agreements with employees who make sexual harassment claims and was…

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What victims of sexual assault can learn from car dealers.

December 20, 2017

Recently, Kevin Webb, a former dealership service manager wrote a fascinating letter to to Automotive News.  It is so startling that it is worth quoting…

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September 11, 2017

Why All Americans Need the Tort System, And Accountability for Wrongdoing. The news that up to 143 million Americans’ private data and personal information has…

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Defending the Rights of Consumers

August 22, 2017

The New York Times published an important and excellent Op-Ed on Tuesday, August 22, written by Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection…

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When Your Doctor Breaks You

August 3, 2017

When people who have had profoundly serious wrongs inflicted on them sue, they are suing for money. But the fact is that they don’t want…

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Tort Law, the Wall Street Journal, and the Urgent need for Public Education.

July 27, 2017

When even the Wall Street Journal says that “We Won’t See You in Court: The Era of Tort Lawsuits Is Waning,” you know that you’ve…

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Black Lives matter! Blue lives matter! All lives matter!

June 23, 2017

In the past few years there has been much attention paid to controversial cases where police have used (or misused) force to subdue people, and…

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A history of dangerous devices

June 16, 2017

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has just released a new report detailing how women have been disproportionately harmed by dangerous and unsafe drugs and…

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