Leadership Panel for Axis Conference Announced

We are pleased to announce the leadership panel for the Axis Construction Consulting Forum which will take place in San Francisco on Oct. 24-25.
Jim […]

The Surveillance State

Preparing Your Company If Consumers Demand Stronger Privacy Protection
By David F. Katz, Esq.
Mr. Katz is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Atlanta […]

Washington State Bucks Insurance Trend: Considers Abortion Coverage Mandate

The Associate Press has reported that Washington State is the only one considering mandated insurance coverage for abortions, bucking the trend set by 21 other states.

Mother Jones: Mother Nature to Deliver One Mother of a Century

Mother Jones and Climate Desk apparently pushed hard to get it, but these news organizations recently obtained and reported on a 257-page study, prepared by the consulting firm AECOM for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which predicts rising seas and increasingly severe weather will increase U.S. flood zones by up to 45 percent by the year 2100.

$8.3M Verdict in Hip Case, Appeal Pending

In what plaintiff attorneys say was the first of more than 10,000 lawsuits to go to trial, a Los Angeles County jury awarded $8.3 million to 65-year-old Montana man, Loren Kransky, who claimed he was injured by a recalled DePuy ASR artificial hip.

First ObTape Bellwether Trial Goes to the Defense

As reported by LexisNexis Mealey’s Legal News, a Georgia jury found in favor of Mentor Worldwide LLC on June 17 following an 11-day trial of the negligence case brought by Irene Morey, who blamed injuries on Mentor’s vaginal sling.

California AG Sues Over Lead-Tainted Candy: A Supply Chain Issue?

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other food retailers, manufacturers and distributors, alleging the companies are selling lead-tainted ginger and plum candies without statutorily mandated warning labels.

Construction Defects: Does the ‘Right to Repair’ Statute Have Defects of Its Own?

Litigation over a defect in a newly purchased home, between a builder and homeowner, often leads to expensive and large multi-party lawsuits.

Cybersecurity Guidelines for Medical Devices to Prevent Cyber Attack Failures

The FDA recommends that medical device manufacturers and health care facilities take steps to evaluate their network security and to assure that appropriate safeguards are in place to reduce the risk of failure due to cyber attack, which could be initiated by the introduction of malware into the medical equipment or unauthorized access to configuration settings in medical devices and hospital networks.

Medivo and Shook Hardy Attorneys on Data Breach & Privacy Litigation

Reinsurance 101 with Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass on the West LegalEdcenter

Click here to go to the registration page for this popular Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass course!

 

 

LexisNexis Complimentary Webinar on Third-Party Due Diligence

Online CLE: Mullen Interviews Greisiger on Cyber Risks

John Mullen is considered one of the leading attorneys on avoiding the risk and mitigating the damage from data breaches.  Mark Greisiger is the […]

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