Legal News

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...
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Should I Hire an Asbestos Attorney?
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 Statute of Limitations...
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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...
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Court Secrecy Threatens American Lives
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 court...
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Class Action Lawsuit Filed against NCAA
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. Post-graduation, Powell...
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Italian Towns Request Honorary Degree Revoked from Stephan Schmidheiny
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 found guilty of negligence in...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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