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Support FDA regulations for generic drug labeling

As a result of the Mensing case the legal rights of more than 80 % of America’s population was placed at risk.  If you are injured as a result of taking a generic drug, you have no legal rights for the failure to warn of the dangers known to be associated with that drug . […]

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Tell Congress to vote against violating asbestos victims’ privacy

Source: Takejusticeback.com This Thanksgiving, Big Asbestos really has something to be thankful for: the U.S. House of Representative is voting on H.R. 982, a bill which if enacted would violate asbestos victims’ privacy and allow Big Asbestos to delay and deny justice until asbestos victims die. Asbestos diseases is one of the longest-running public health […]

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Russell J. Fishkind Discusses “Probate Wars of the Rich and Famous”

In this edition of Civil Justice Magazine, Chris Placitella talks with the premier estate planning and litigation lawyer Rusell J. Fishkind about his new book, Probate Wars of the Rich and Famous.  Fishkind is a professor at New York University and frequently lectures to lawyers.  Placitella and Fishkind explain that probate litigation is when beneficiaries […]

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Off Label Promotion Covered by the First Amendment: Are You Kidding Me?

  The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the promotion of a drug for purposes not approved by the FDA is legal and that Big Pharma Detail Representatives are within their rights to do so. This decision has the potential to turn the drug safety system in our country upside down. Fortunately at […]

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Federal Judge Orders Big Tobacco to Admit Deception.

In a decision that many commentators believe will have long ranging implications for companies that are not truthful about the risks inherent with the use of their products, Judge Kessler orders Big Tobacco to come clean and amit its misdeeds in public pronouncements. Below are links to stories covering this groundbreaking decision. One major television […]

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BP, plaintiffs seek approval of $7.8 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement.

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