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Personal Injury Litigator Margie Searcy Alford On Jarrett v. Jones
Posted on 14 May 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues commentary, personal injury litigator and author Margie Searcy Alford reviews the Missouri Supreme Court decision in Jarrett v. Jones , 258 S.W.3d 442 (Mo. 2009) . The court held that a direct victim of an accident may recover... Read More

Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On E. Coli Poisoning Litigation
Posted on 7 Jan 2011 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford looks at the most important E. Coli opinions handed down over the past several years and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include: diversity... Read More

Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Botulism Litigation
Posted on 12 Jan 2011 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford explains botulism poisoning, discusses relevant litigation, and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include identifying defendants and anticipating... Read More

Toxic Tort, Personal Injury Litigator Margie Searcy Alford Analyzes Salmonella Litigation
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, personal injury and toxic tort litigator Margie Searcy Alford looks at the most important Salmonella opinions handed down over the past several years and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed... Read More

Toxic Tort Litigator Margie Searcy Alford On Wyeth v. Levine
Posted on 5 May 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues analysis, toxic tort litigator and author Margie Searcy Alford comments on the U.S. Supreme Court in Wyeth v. Levine (129 S. Ct. 1187 [2009]). The court held that federal law did not preempt state failure-to-warn claims against... Read More

Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Mercury Food Poisoning Litigation
Posted on 7 Jan 2011 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford explains mercury food poisoning, discusses relevant litigation, and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include federal preemption, the economic... Read More

Alford On How U.S. Courts Have Ruled In Thimerosal/Autism Cases
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, toxic tort litigator and author Margie Searcy Alford reviews recent court decisions in cases alleging a link between thimerosal and autism. She writes: "According to the Centers for Diseases Control, about one out... Read More