This Week In Torts: A Compendium Of Tort-Related News Ripped From Today’s Headlines!

August 31, 2018

Who’s Your Daddy? The New York Times is reporting that Dr. Donald Cline fathered many, many children, while running a fertility clinic in Indianapolis during…

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Brett Kavanaugh and the Starr Report

August 28, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy as a member of the United States Supreme Court. Twenty years ago he served as…

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Bayer Pays Doctors Amid Birth Control Implant Scandal

July 27, 2018

By Tom Lebert Pharmaceutical company Bayer announced on July 20, 2018 that a controversial device for permanent birth control, Essure, will be taken off the…

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When Cops go Bad

July 2, 2018

There is an interesting article in the New York Times, today, “$16 Million vs. $4: Why Payouts in Police Shootings Vary Widely,” written by Timothy…

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Risk and Tragedy from Vaping

May 17, 2018

A 38 year old Florida man, Tallmadge Wakeman D’Elia, was killed when a vape pen exploded and shot fragments of its casing into his skull. …

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

March 19, 2018

The future is racing up on us with breathtaking speed. New products, new technologies are constantly being touted and developed, often before they are fully…

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Not All Is Lost – There Is Much To Be Gained

March 14, 2018

The Berkeley Law School at the University of California announced the creation of a major new consumer center, funded by a generous 3.5 million dollar…

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They’re Up to No Good

February 16, 2018

The White House Fiscal Year Budget for 2019 contains proposals that would gut the ability of injured patients to hold healthcare providers accountable for the…

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Football Settlement Excludes Players

January 17, 2018

Football causes C.T.E. C.T.E. is an abbreviation for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated hits to the head. It is a…

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The Parade of Horribles

January 5, 2018

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has just released its annual report: “Worst Corporate Conduct of 2017” – and it is appalling reading. Here is…

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