A very popular toy has been deemed dangerous by a consumer watchdog group. Earlier this month, World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) issued a warning to parents about fidget spinners, a popular toy among children in the U.S. and around the world.
If you’re a busy trial lawyer handling commercial cases, no doubt you would like to see a tool that would help you save time and better serve your clients’ needs. Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, just announced such a tool. They’re press release follows, reprinted with permission.
The march of progress seems inevitable, doesn't it? Everybody knows that driverless cars are coming, and that we should prepare ourselves to accept and work with (or around) this eventuality. Companies are making investments in new technology, while politicians shift laws around to accommodate the industry. The question that few people seem to be asking is whether or not driverless cars are a good idea, and fewer still are questioning whether we really need them.
Fox News just can’t catch a break. Not only have they been knee deep in discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits, but now the conservative news network is the “subject of an investigation by the New York State Division of Human Rights.” Why? Well, according to Lisa Bloom, an attorney and a spokesperson for the agency, the investigation is going to look into the “numerous and very public sexual harassment complaints that have been plaguing the company for well over a year.”
Last week, Big Pharma giants Bayer and Johnson & Johnson scored a victory in the second bellwether trial involving the popular blood thinning drug, Xarelto. A federal jury in New Orleans handed down the verdict clearing the companies of all liability for Sharyn Orr’s 2015 death.
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