August Issue of Trial Magazine: Drugs and Devices

The latest issue of Trial magazine includes articles on design control evidence, brand-name liability for inadequate drug labels, medication errors, a new game plan in pharma cases, and a look back at the first mass tort drug case. Read more here: http://bit.ly/1kblebi.

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Happening Today: AAJ Members Participate in Law360's Twitter Chat on Products Liability

AAJ members Jonathan Shub, Mark Chalos, and Mike Andrews will be participating in an hour-long live Twitter chat about product liability cases starting at noon EST. Be sure to follow the chat by searching the hashtag #Law360chat (http://ow.ly/zYjfk).
 
 
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Jul 31, 2014 11:00 PM

EFFORTS TO REPLACE TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES RAISE QUESTIONS

The state Supreme Court elections in Tennessee are getting ugly. And they are getting national attention. Three of the state’s five Supreme Court justices are standing for retention election this year, which means voters can choose to “retain” or “replace” them. Appellate judge retention elections in Tennessee typically come and go without much of a campaign and with little fundraising and spending. This year is different.

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AAJ Gives Back at 2014 Annual Convention

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is holding its annual convention at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., from July 26th through the 29th. AAJ conventions provide members with programs and events to gain valuable knowledge, tactics, and trial skills to better represent their clients and network with colleagues. The association kicked off with a number of opportunities for members to volunteer in the community.

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Asbestos on the Hill Reaffirms Why Asbestos Legislation is Necessary

ADAO President Linda Reinstein penned an op-ed in today’s The Hill calling on Congress to take action and draft legislation on asbestos issues, which continue to have an overwhelmingly negative affect on Americans.

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How the CFPB Can Protect America’s Financial Security by Stopping Forced Arbitration

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, Congress created The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to address the obvious and overdue need for greater transparency and accountability from America’s powerful financial institutions. 
 
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Thank You, General Mills

On a typical morning, 6:30 a.m. rolls around and the kids head downstairs. My daughter and I will often grab a box of Chex cereal for breakfast. Many of the Chex cereals have become a favorite in our house because most of them are both nut free and gluten free.

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