Legal News

October 8, 2015

Ralph Nader Opens American Museum of Tort Law

Ralph Nader’s new American Museum of Tort Law is not a new Disneyland, but it does aim to entertain and educate families across the country. Located in Winsted, Connecticut, it is the first law museum in the United States and is meant to “counter the narrative of the so-called ‘tort-reformers.'” The museum is decorated with [...]
August 12, 2015

Should I Hire an Asbestos Attorney?

Should I Hire an Asbestos Attorney?On Behalf of Brayton Purcell LLP | Aug 12, 2015 | Asbestos | If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease and want to pursue a claim or lawsuit against those responsible for your condition, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced asbestos attorney immediately. The [...]
June 16, 2015

Public Justice’s 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominees

We are proud supporters of the Public Justice Foundation here at Brayton Purcell LLP. Not only was our founding partner, Alan Brayton, selected as the Champion of Justice by the foundation in 2013, he also has served as the president of the organization from 2006 to 2007. The Public Justice Foundation is America’s public interest [...]
January 29, 2015

Court Secrecy Threatens American Lives

Court Secrecy Threatens American Livesby Brayton Purcell LLP | Jan 29, 2015 | Legal News | It isn’t just happening within the auto industry – lives all over the country are put at risk by court secrecy for various reasons. It is often the makers and sellers of defective products that seek to seal important [...]
November 6, 2014

Class Action Lawsuit Filed against NCAA

Class Action Lawsuit Filed against NCAAby Brayton Purcell LLP | Nov 6, 2014 | Legal News | Christopher Powell, a former University of Kansas fullback from 1990-94, has filed a class-action lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for failing to protect athletes from the dangers related to concussions, brain injury and brain trauma. [...]
August 11, 2014

Italian Towns Request Honorary Degree Revoked from Stephan Schmidheiny

Italian Towns Request Honorary Degree Revoked from Stephan Schmidheinyby Brayton Purcell LLP | Aug 11, 2014 | Legal News | In 2012, Stephan Schmidheiny, was convicted and sentenced to eighteen years of jail time resulting from negligence that led to the asbestos-related deaths of over 2,000 Italians. After appealing the ruling, Mr. Schmidheiny was still [...]
July 14, 2014

Dodgers Found Negligent in Bryan Stow Lawsuit

In 2011, two Los Angeles Dodgers fans attacked Bryan Stow on Opening Day at the Dodgers Stadium. Stow, who was a San Francisco Giants fan, was beaten until he was unconscious and left with severe injuries, including brain damage, that have left him disabled for life.This year, Stow’s family filed a lawsuit against the LA [...]
June 24, 2009

Settlement Expands Health Care Coverage for Eating Disorders

Horizon Blue Cross Expands Eating Disorder Coverage in Settlement June 24, 2009 — Horizon Blue Cross of New Jersey has agreed to a class action settlement that expands medical benefits for patients with eating disorders. The settlement includes reimbursements of medical expenses for close to 500 patients whose payments for anorexia and bulimia treatments were [...]
March 6, 2008

Medical Device Lawsuits & Ensuring Product Safety

Manufacturers of Unsafe Products Shielded by Supreme Court Ruling WASHINGTON, DC — March 6, 2008 — The Supreme Court ruled in favor of limiting lawsuits on product liability. It will now be difficult for individuals to sue faulty medical products that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Supreme Court [...]