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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

New Guidelines Could Rule Out Many Gulf Oil Spill Claims
Posted on 23 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) A flower shop in Florida that saw a drop-off in weddings this summer is probably out of luck. So is a restaurant in Idaho that had to switch seafood suppliers. A hardware store on the Mississippi coast may be left out, too. The latest guidelines... Read More

Crabs Provide Evidence Of Oil Tainting Gulf Food Web
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BARATARIA, La. - (AP) To assess how heavy a blow the BP oil spill has dealt the Gulf of Mexico, researchers are closely watching a staple of the seafood industry and primary indicator of the ecosystem's health: the blue crab. Weeks ago, before engineers... Read More