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Jay W. Belle Isle

Jay W. Belle Isle
Before becoming LegalReader's Editor-in-Chief, Jay W. Belle Isle worked as a freelance copywriter with clients on four continents. Jay has a degree in Business Administration from Cleary University and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Jay has also worked as a contracts administrator for a DOD contractor specializing in vehicle armor.
On April 30, attorney Paul B. Maslo of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC scored a win in a class action certification motion in Vecchio, et. al. v. Quest Diagnostics, et. al., a case involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the employer’s failure to pay minimum wage and overtime in violation of that Act.
Legal Reader is pleased to share the news that Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., recently expanded its insolvency, bankruptcy and corporate practice team with the addition of five new attorneys. The announcement follows.
Legal Reader is pleased to announce the release of the fourth Hatch-Waxman/ANDA Report by Lex Machina. Analyzing pharmaceutical patent litigation, it states that in 2017, such litigation increased by nearly 30%, among other information useful to attorneys in that field.
On April 12, the U.S. House of Representatives issued a press release announcing an agreement between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and ride-sharing company, Uber. This agreement was reached after two Democratic Representatives authored a letter to the Agency.
Justice was served for a mother and her injured infant in Flint, Michigan on April 9 as McKeen & Associates won an appeal filed by Genesys Regional Medical Center. Genesys lost the medical malpractice suit at the Circuit Court level and challenged the $2.9M verdict. What follows is a press release from McKeen & Associates, detailing this victory.
Michigan State University College of Law has chosen John F. Schaefer, founder and managing partner of The Law Firm of John F. Schaefer, and long-time professor and Trustee Emeritus, to deliver its 2017-2018 commencement address for the law school’s 2017 fall, and 2018 spring and summer graduates.
On April 9, yet another victory was scored as the FDA issued an order restricting the sale and distribution of the Essure device. Not recalled. Not banned. Restricted. Frustrating? Yes. A step in the right direction? Most definitely. Below, you’ll find the FDA’s press release announcing the new order.
Good news from our friends at Lex Machina, particularly if you’re interested or involved in product liability litigation. Lex Machina just released its First Annual Product Liability Litigation Report. This article presents some highlights from that report, as well as the official press release from the company.
I’m pleased to share good news from one of the leading companies in compliance, investigations, and security consulting, Guidepost Solutions. These days, with increasing threats to safety on several levels, bringing someone onboard who has top-level experience is a big win. What follows is Guidepost’s press release.
Our friends at Lex Machina, recently released the company’s first Top Law Firm Report for Select Federal Litigation. The report is a valuable resource for firms and companies in planning litigation strategies. Below is the company’s announcement and a preview of the helpful information found in the report.