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Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Mercury Food Poisoning Litigation

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...

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Texas High Court Modifies Standards For Attorneys' Fees In Tort, Contract Actions

By William V. Dorsaneo III In Tony Gullo Motors I, L.P. v. Chapa , the Texas Supreme Court modified the standards for the recoverability of attorney's fees in cases involving tort and contract theories of liability. No longer can parties rely on...

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James C. Moore On Bacardi 151 Rum: An Inherently Dangerous Product?

By James C. Moore In Sclafani v. Brother Jimmy's BBQ, Inc., et al. , the New York Supreme Court addressed two fundamental questions: (i) is Bacardi 151 Rum defectively designed because it is highly flammable and (ii) is the removal of the safety...

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Squire Sanders Completes Combination With Hammonds

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Squire, Sanders & Dempsey has completed its combination with Hammonds LLP, launching a global legal practice of approximately 1,275 lawyers working in 37 offices throughout the world. The combination talks between Squire Sanders...

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Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Murphy Joins Fox Rothschild LLP

PHILADELPHIA - Fox Rothschild LLP has announced that former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Murphy has joined the firm as a partner. Murphy will be a member of the firm's Litigation Department resident in the Philadelphia and Warrington (Bucks County, Pa.) offices...

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Prominent National Managed Care Lawyer Joins Manatt

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP has announced that Stephanie Kanwit has joined the firm's Washington, D.C., office as counsel in the Healthcare Practice Group. Kanwit most recently served as special counsel to America's...