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31 12, 2019

Louisiana Office Manager Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $1.2M

By |2019-12-31T20:35:37+00:00December 31st, 2019|Criminal Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

The former office manager of a business headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after being convicted of embezzling more than $1 million from her employer. United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin reported that Katherine S. Dyson, [...]

24 12, 2019

Credit Suisse admits spying on second executive

By |2019-12-24T01:42:28+00:00December 24th, 2019|Criminal Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

Credit Suisse on Monday admitted to snooping on another of the bank's former executives, deepening a spying scandal at the Swiss group, which is already under investigation for putting its ex-wealth management chief under surveillance. Switzerland’s second-largest bank blamed former chief operating officer Pierre-Olivier Bouee [...]

21 11, 2019

U.S. judge stalls Trump administration bid to resume federal executions

By |2019-11-21T20:00:31+00:00November 21st, 2019|Criminal Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

A U.S. judge has halted the scheduled executions of four inmates on federal death row, temporarily stalling an effort by President Donald Trump's administration to resume federal executions next month after a 16-year hiatus. Read the source article.

21 11, 2019

Lawyer accused of showing up with gun to law office that fired her

By |2019-11-21T02:20:49+00:00November 21st, 2019|Consumer Law, Gun Violence|0 Comments

A Texas lawyer is accused of showing up with a handgun last Friday to the Denton law office that had fired her. Police arrested Petrina Thompson, 53, and charged her with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The Denton Record Chronicle, Fox [...]

15 11, 2019

Opinion: Gun Control Will Protect Our Right to Bear Arms

By |2019-11-15T20:02:37+00:00November 15th, 2019|Gun Violence|0 Comments

Ten years ago this month, 13 Americans died and more than 30 were wounded when one of our own opened fire at Fort Hood. Speculation immediately began as to then-U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan's motive for attacking the military base in Texas. At his trial, [...]

12 11, 2019

Supreme Court allows Sandy Hook families to sue Remington

By |2019-11-12T17:33:55+00:00November 12th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff, F-NRA, Gun Violence|0 Comments

The Supreme Court rules it will not stop the lawsuit by Sandy Hook victims' families against Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used in the 2012 shooting at an elementary school. The Court decided not to take up an appeal by Remington. [...]

30 10, 2019

$242M settlement against 15 drug companies in Medicaid Fraud

By |2019-10-30T03:41:53+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced he has recovered $242 million for the state of Illinois in a settlement with numerous drug companies, which resolves allegations the companies inflated the wholesale prices used in setting the rates for Medicaid reimbursements. The companies in today’s [...]

30 10, 2019

$12.5 electrocution verdict upheld against Florida utility

By |2019-10-30T03:42:32+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A Florida appeals court upheld a $12.5 million jury verdict in a Lee County teen’s electrocution death — but overturned part of the decision that would have required Florida Power & Light to pay an additional $15 million in punitive damages. The ruling by a [...]

30 10, 2019

$34M verdict to woman injured by IVC Filter

By |2019-10-30T03:42:15+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A Philadelphia jury on Monday awarded nearly $34 million to a Georgia woman who was seriously injured by a device that was supposed to save her life. Surgeons operated on Tracy Reed-Brown in 2010 to place a blood clot-catching “Option IVC” filter manufactured by Rex Medical LP [...]

30 10, 2019

Court revokes Arizona law that caps damages paid in auto accidents

By |2019-10-30T03:18:41+00:00October 30th, 2019|Consumer Law|0 Comments

Arizona lawmakers cannot limit how much money errant drivers have to pay relatives of the people they kill or injure, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled. The judges voided a law first enacted in 2006 that requires those who are convicted of a traffic [...]