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Noted New York Accident Lawyer Traces History of DUI Laws

It was back in 1910 that New York became the first state to adopt drunk-driving laws. California followed close behind. And, with the two most politically powerful bookend states leading the charge, the remaining 48 states soon followed suit New York, NY, US March 30, 2012 -- Only last week, John Goodman, a 48 year-old Florida millionaire, was found guilty on two counts: The first was DUI manslaughter and failure to

FDA Schedules Advisory Panel Meeting to Discuss Metal Hip Safety

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that the FDA has scheduled an advisory panel to discuss the safety of metal hip implants. Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has learned that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a scheduled an advisory panel meeting to discuss the safety of metal hip implants and all-metal hip resurfacing systems. The two-day panel, which is expected

East Texas Patent Infringement Lawsuits Target Google, Yahoo!, Others Over Cloud …

SHERMAN, Texas – The Lanier Law Firm is announcing a series of patent infringement lawsuits filed on behalf of Longview, Texas-based Titanide Ventures LLC against a group of companies accused of infringing patents covering cloud storage technology. The lawsuits are filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division, against Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), Los Altos, Calif.-based

McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing Attorneys Honored Among Top Young Te …

DALLAS – The Family Law firm of McCurley Orsinger McCurley Nelson & Downing, LLP, is proud to announce that four attorneys from the firm’s Dallas and San Antonio offices have earned selections to the 2012 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young lawyers. For the third consecutive year, Dallas associates Monica Cruz and Stephen Orsinger and San Antonio associate R. Porter Corrigan have been recognized among the up-and-coming Texas

Gardere Partner James Cooper Named 2012 Recipient of Jim D. Bowmer Professionali …

HOUSTON – The College of the State Bar of Texas has chosen James Cooper, Co-Chair of the Policyholder Specialty Practice Group at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, as the 2012 recipient of the Jim D. Bowmer Professionalism Award. Mr. Cooper will be recognized at the Annual Banquet for the Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, in Houston, Texas. The award has been presented annually since 1994

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Talks Law To Class At Bishop England High School In Charle …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke to the Law Education class at Bishop England High School In Charleston SC on Thursday March 8th 2012. Attorney Guthrie talked about the legal profession and some of his experiences as a lawyer to the class. Mr. Guthrie is a graduate of Bishop England and was glad to be able to come back and contribute and

Gardere’s Richard Faulk to Address Alien Tort Statute Liability at International …

HOUSTON – Richard O. Faulk, Chair of the Litigation Department at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, will speak on “Corporate Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute: Will the Supreme Court Open the Floodgates?” during the 24th Annual Institute of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Faulk will address issues raised in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, a case recently argued before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding whether

Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 2012 “Best Lawyers in Dallas”

Twelve Jackson Walker partners were selected for inclusion in D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list. The publication will release in May 2012. D Magazine conducted a citywide search for the best in the legal profession, inviting qualified attorneys to nominate their peers based on reputation and legal excellence. The nominations were reviewed by the magazine’s editors alongside a panel of well-respected local lawyers to determine the final list. The

"Global spending on aviation security will total $22.3bn in 2012" says news visi …

The aviation security market has evolved in response to new threats faced by the aviation industry. The tragic events of September 11 2001 led to a necessity to re-examine existing airport security systems and technologies. More than a decade on, new legislation has been adopted, regulatory authorities established and additional equipment installed at airport facilities throughout the world. As demand for air travel continues to grow year on year, governments

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Judges National Moot Court Competition In Charleston SC

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped judge the CSOL National Moot Court Competition in Charleston, SC on Friday February 3rd 2012. The National Moot Court Contest invited law students in law schools from across the country to participate in arguing a case in front of judges. Attorney Evan Guthrie participated as a judge on the Supreme Court Of The United States during

Webinar-“LPO – A World of Opportunities”

The growth becomes far more difficult when one faces challenges like managing excessive work and cost due to time constraint. It is all the more difficult and challenging for the solo- practitioners and small law firms, who always look forward to grow their practice and make a new big family. What is the biggest hurdle...Time Management & Lack of Funds!!! The concerns which take birth due to these hurdles: • Rejection of any new

Takeda California Mobilizes to Support Healthy Living and Combat Diabetes

Employees will be biking to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association in both San Diego and San Francisco, March 22. San Diego, San Francisco, CA, US, March 20, 2012 -- Takeda California scientists and employees are taking a stand for healthy living to combat diabetes and leading by example with a company-wide bike ride. On March 22, the second annual Tour de Takeda will take place in both San

The Law Firm of SmithAmundsen LLC Promotes Six Lawyers to Partner

March 19, 2012 – CHICAGO – The law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC announces the promotion of six lawyers to partner effective March 16, 2012. These promotions are in furtherance of the firm’s goals of multi-dimensional growth to better serve clients. SmithAmundsen elected the following lawyers in Illinois to the partnership: Rebecca L. Dobbs is a labor and employment attorney in St. Charles, Ill. She focuses her practice on employment and

Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., To Speak At Motorcycle Riding's …

Motorcycle accident lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., announced today that partners Andrew Kass and Joe Moses will be speaking to students of Motorcycle Riding's Cool in Chicago, Illinois on March 24, 2012 about the importance of obtaining the right type of motorcycle insurance March, 2012 - Motorcycle accident lawyers Kass & Moses, P.C., a.k.a. 1-800-Motorcycle, confirmed today that partners Andrew Kass and Joe Moses will be speaking this Saturday

Two Cozen O’Connor Partners Join Kane Russell Coleman & Logan

Dallas/Houston, TX—Dallas-based law firm, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC, proudly announces the addition of two seasoned trial lawyers. Lawrence T. Bowman, formerly with Cozen O’Connor, is a 30-year trial veteran who joined the Firm on March 8 and has been named chair of the Large Loss Subrogation Group. He is one of the top subrogation attorneys in the country and is a recognized leader in both the subrogation and

Elliott Lavietes, CPA Joins Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP as Its New Tax Dire …

Sanders Thaler & Associates, LLP, a regional Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm based in Jericho, New York, with an additional office in New York, NY, has announced that Elliott Lavietes, CPA has joined the firm as its new Tax Director. He comes from Citrin Cooperman, LLP in Manhattan, where he was a Tax Partner. Mr. Lavietes has more than 25 years of tax experience specializing in tax research and planning for

Summit Legal Publishing Unveils Its Newest Product "Ohio Felony Sentencing, 2012 …

Summit Legal Publishing announces the release of Ohio Felony Sentencing, 2012 Update. This new legal reference book is an invaluable tool for criminal practitioners in Ohio. This edition contains the text of Amended Substitute House Bill 86, as signed by the Governor, along with relevant analysis by the Ohio Legislative Service Commission. Am.Sub. H.B. 86, effective September 30, 2011, sets forth the most significant changes to Ohio’s criminal and

Summit Legal Publishing Is Proud To Announce the Release of Indiana Court Rules …

Summit Legal Publishing is proud to announce the release of Indiana Court Rules 2012. This new legal reference book contains all court rules necessary for the practice of law in Indiana in a convenient format. Indiana Court Rules 2012 includes the full text of all Indiana rules of court such as Rules of Trial Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Appellate Procedure, Evidence, Rules for the Admission to the Bar and the Discipline

Two Cozen O’Connor Partners Join Kane Russell Coleman & Logan

Dallas/Houston, TX—Dallas-based law firm, Kane Russell Coleman & Logan PC, proudly announces the addition of two seasoned trial lawyers. Lawrence T. Bowman, formerly with Cozen O’Connor, is a 30-year trial veteran who joined the Firm on March 8 and has been named chair of the Large Loss Subrogation Group. He is one of the top subrogation attorneys in the country and is a recognized leader in both the subrogation and

Beaumont's Brent Coon Awarded Seat on Environmental Trial Lawyers Association Bo …

Brent Coon & Associates is proud to announce that the firm's founder, Brent Coon, has been awarded a seat on the Environmental Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors. The Board of Governors, which is comprised of several of the country's most esteemed environmental plaintiff's lawyers, plays a key role in determining the association's agenda for the upcoming year. The goal is to enable members to draw upon the

Tower Legal Solutions Appoints Michael D. McGowan Director of Business Developme …

Successful Discovery Services Veteran to Spearhead Expansion of National Staffing and Managed Review Company New York, NY, March 15, 2012 -- Tower Legal Solutions, a leading national staffing and managed review company, announced the appointment of legal solutions veteran Michael D. McGowan as National Director of Business & Strategic Development. McGowan, a proven executive leader who has run successful businesses, will be responsible for expanding Tower Legal’s national sales initiatives and

Valensi Rose, PLC Wins $18 Million Lawsuit in The Matter of Thomas H. Barnes Tru …

Los Angeles, CA – March 14, 2012 - Valensi Rose, PLC litigators Laurie Murphy and Lynda Chung won an award of $18,223,343 on behalf of their client, Brittnee Barnes, involving her father's Trust. At issue in the case were the distributions and investments by Brittnee's older half siblings, Tom and Kristine Barnes, of funds derived from various business and real estate holdings worth over $20,000,000 that their father, Thomas

Dalli & Marino, LLP Announces $10,015,000 Jury Award for Construction Accident V …

MINEOLA, NY — Attorney John Dalli of Dalli & Marino, LLP was joined by his client, Jose Ordonez, to announce that Mr. Ordonez was awarded $10,015,000 by a New York State Supreme Court jury for on-the-job injuries he suffered while removing asbestos from a building in New York City. The announcement was made during a press conference at the firm’s Mineola location on March 13. On November 27, 2007, Mr. Ordonez,

Political Law Attorney Chris Gober of Dallas Named Among Top Young Lawyers in Te …

DALLAS – Dallas lawyer Chris Gober, co-founder of the trial and political law firm Gober Hilgers PLLC, is being recognized in the 2012 Texas Rising Stars listing as one of the state’s top young political law attorneys. A leader in the area of political law, Mr. Gober currently represents more than 100 active political clients including U.S. senators, congressmen, governors and multibillion-dollar companies. He regularly advises clients in campaign finance matters,

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Assists In Basketball Skills Contest For SC Special Olympi …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped with the South Carolina Special Olympics Mid-Winter Games at McAllister Field House in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday March 3rd 2012. Attorney Guthrie participated as a scorekeeper for the basketball skills portion of the Mid-Winter Games. The basketball skills event was sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of The South Carolina Bar. There were about one

LegalAdvice.com: An Innovative Social Networking Platform to connect Licensed At …

The transformation of the legal services industry due to new information technologies that allow clients the ability to find and interact with attorneys at low cost has finally arrived. The combination of online social networking technologies with licensed legal professionals has given birth to a new and different type of website, LegalAdvice.com. LegalAdvice.com is a unique website because it allows general users of any income level to have access

Jackson Walker Congratulates Its 19 “Rising Stars”

Nineteen Jackson Walker attorneys were selected as 2012 “Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters. The award is based on a two-part system that determines the top 2.5 percent of the state’s up-and-coming lawyers. Lawyers are surveyed and asked to nominate the best attorneys that they have personally observed in action. When the results are in, Thomson Reuters conducts independent research of the nominees’ credentials. To ensure a diverse and well-balanced list,

Jackson Walker Named a “Go-To Law Firm” in Intellectual Property and Litigation …

Jackson Walker was recently recognized as a 2012 “Go-To Law Firm” for the Top 500 Companies in the categories of intellectual property and litigation by several Fortune 500 clients. The comprehensive list of all go-to law firms in these categories will be published in the 2012 Spring Editions of “Intellectual Property” (April) and “Litigation” (May), which will be featured in Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer. American Lawyer Media (ALM)

Rasansky Law Firm’s Robert Wolf Highlighted on 2012 Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS – Texas’ Rasansky Law Firm is pleased to announce that personal injury lawyer Robert Wolf has earned a spot on the 2012 Texas Rising Stars listing of the state’s top young attorneys. Mr. Wolf represents individuals in cases involving personal injury, vehicle accidents, birth injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, and defective products. Mr. Wolf is an ardent advocate for his clients both in and out of the courtroom. With leadership

Texas Rising Stars 2012 Listing Includes 18 from Gardere

AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that 18 attorneys from the Firm’s Texas offices have earned selection to the 2012 Texas Rising Stars list. Attorneys from the Dallas office who are recognized in the Texas Rising Stars listing and their areas of practice are: Jason R. Fulmer, Intellectual Property; Barry M. Golden, Antitrust Litigation; Marcus Helt, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Ryan Kaiser, Family Law; Peter L. Loh,

Twenty-Nine Thompson & Knight Attorneys Listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2012

Texas (March 9, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate its 29 attorneys selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 by Thomson Reuters. The list will be published in the April 2012 issue of Texas Monthly. The following are the Firm’s attorneys listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 and the practice areas in which they were nominated: Dallas Jesse E. Betts, Business/Corporate Gregory D.

Thirty-Three Thompson & Knight Attorneys Selected for 2012 Chambers USA Director …

Texas (March 8, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP congratulates its 33 attorneys who will be included in the 2012 Chambers USA “Leaders in their Field” legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Chambers USA exclusively lists attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. Rankings in the U.S. directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct,

New Yorkers Compete to Raise Money to Find Cures for Cancer and Vie for Title of …

March 8, 2012 – New York, NY – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) New York City Chapter today announced 13 candidates who will compete in the annual Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign. The candidates have 10 weeks from March 8 to May 17 to raise a minimum of $20,000 for LLS through individual fundraising campaigns. The male and female candidate who raises the most

LATIN BUILDERS ASSOCIATION® HOSTS LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST DISCUSSING THE REDEVELOP …

On Thursday, March 15, the Latin Builders Association® (LBA) will be hosting a legislative breakfast to discuss the redevelopment of Miami’s Urban Core. John Richard, President and CEO of the Adrienne Arsht Center, will lead the CGdiscussion joined by panelists from the City of Miami. The breakfast will be hosted at the Adrienne Arsht Center at 8:30AM. The panelists for this event include Commissioner Marc Sarnoff of District 2, Pieter Bockweg,

Pradaxa Side Effects Lawsuits Filed in Federal Court

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that three Pradaxa side effects lawsuits have been filed in federal courts across the country. Los Angeles, CA, March 7, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP has learned that three Pradaxa side effects lawsuits have been filed against Boehringer Ingelheim, the drug’s manufacturer. The cases were filed in federal district courts located in Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisiana and it’s believed they are the

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Helps With Young Lawyer Division Income Tax Assistance In …

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in its Kickoff Weekend at Citadel Mall in Charleston, SC on Saturday February 4th 2012. The event was held by the Young Lawyers division of The South Carolina Bar in conjuction with the host organization Charleston Urban Leauge. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance or VITA provides free tax preparation

Netlaw Media’s Partners Club Presents Paralympian Bethany Woodward

Netlaw Media’s Partners Club in association with Lloyds TSB Commercial are pleased to announce that paralympian gold medal prospect, Bethany Woodward has been confirmed to make a special keynote presentation at the ‘Bidding for Olympic Contracts’ event in London on Wednesday, 25th April 2012. Bethany is an International Athlete with Cerebral Palsy, a life-long condition which effects motor control. Bethany finished fifth in the 100m at the Commonwealth Games in India

Bayer Agrees to Settlement in 70 Yaz Side Effects Lawsuits

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that Bayer has agreed to settlements with a number of plaintiffs who sued the company over Yaz side effects. Los Angeles, CA, March 5, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that Bayer Healthcare has agreed to settle approximately 70 lawsuits filed on behalf of women who claim they were seriously injured by Yaz birth control pills. The amount of the settlements has

FDA Device Chief Calls for Stricter Regulation of Vaginal Mesh, Other Medical De …

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that the FDA’s chief device regulator is calling for stricter governance of vaginal mesh and other medical devices. Los Angeles, CA, March 2, 2012 – Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s top medical device regulator says the federal health agency needs more power to block the approval of unsafe medical devices. According to a recent Bloomberg report, Jeffrey Shuren,

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP Now Investigating Stevens Johnson Syndrome Cases Involving …

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP is now investigating cases of Stevens Johnson Syndrome caused by the prescription drug Lamictal. Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP is pleased to announce that it is now investigating cases of Stevens Johnson Syndrome involving the prescription drug Lamictal. Lamictal (lamotrigine) is commonly used to treat patients suffering from epileptic conditions and in some cases, it may also be

U.K. Health Agency Issues Updated Guidelines for Metal Hip Recipients

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports that the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued new health guidelines for patients with metal hip implants. Los Angeles, CA, February 29, 2012 – National law firm Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports on new health guidelines issued by the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regarding patients who received a metal hip implant, including those fitted with a DePuy

EB5 Lawyer Bartell Helps Clients Obtain U.S. Work Visas

CLEVELAND, OHIO - A more skilled workforce is sought as proposed changes attract more non-citizens to work in the country by bringing professionals, new businesses, and investments to the United States. EB5 lawyer Jonathan A. Bartell helps clients obtain U.S. work visas especially since the Department of Homeland Security recently announced efforts to attract more highly-skilled foreign students and professional workers to the country. (http://www.immigrationman.com/) Jonathan Bartell, an asylum refugee lawyerr,

Austin Bankruptcy Attorney Christy B. Christopher

The Law Office of Christy B. Christopher (www.austintxbankruptcylawyer.net) helps individuals in the Austin, Texas, area with Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, foreclosures, loan modifications and creditor settlements. A business or an individual can declare bankruptcy once they have determined it is impossible to pay off their creditors. Bankruptcy gives people a chance to start over from a financial point of view, as it enables them to relieve most types of

Evan Guthrie Law Firm Helps Lead Summervile SC Habit For Humanity Wills Clinic

Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped lead The Dorchester Habit For Humanity Wills Clinic at the Dorchester Habit For Humanity ReStore in Summerville, SC on Saturday February 25th 2012. The Summerville Habit For Humanity Wills Clinic was sponsored through the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar and is one of many activities that the division promotes. The Habit For

Email Reveals DePuy Knew of ASR Hip Problems Before Recall Was Issued

Nadrich & Cohen, LLP reports on a recent email which suggests that Johnson & Johnson was aware of problems with its DePuy ASR hips for a year before the devices were ever recalled. Los Angeles, CA, February 28, 2012 – Nadrich & Cohen, LLP, a national law firm specializing in representing plaintiffs injured by medical devices, has previously reported on the developments in the ongoing controversy surrounding the now-recalled DePuy

Thompson & Knight Partner Named to Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Board of Di …

Dallas (February 27, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Partner Matthew P. Harper has been named to the Board of Directors of the Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Harper will serve a three-year term on the Board. Harper is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in Dallas. He focuses his practice on

Thompson & Knight Managing Partner Named 2012 Outstanding Texas Tax Lawyer

Texas (February 23, 2012) - The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Managing Partner Emily A. Parker has been named as the 2012 Outstanding Texas Tax Lawyer by the State Bar of Texas Tax Section. The award recognizes Parker’s outstanding leadership, reputation, expertise, professionalism, and mentorship in the practice of tax law. She is the first woman and ninth recipient to be honored

New Sunni Colonel in Iraqi Military with still unknown functions.

According to military sources, there is a new Sunni colonel named Kais Kais Awni., what the time is very unusual in Iraq, although there is still no official confirmation. Colonel Awni never belonged to the Baath Government. He lived and studied economics in Germany. He was grown up and lived in Bagdad for many years. His responsibilities are as yet completely unknown. The source is an article published at Al-Thawra. The

Leeds Solicitor raises over £6000 for Will Aid Charity

One of Leeds’ leading law firms has raised over £6000 for UK charity ‘Will Aid’, making it one of the top donating legal firms in the UK. Grahame Stowe Bateson’s team of solicitors donated their skills and time to write a will for clients without charging a fee. Clients were then invited to make a donation to Will Aid, with the suggested minimum donation of £85 for a basic will.

Olliers Solicitors Nominated For Two Awards In The Manchester Legal Awards 2012

After winning an award for ‘Crime / Regulatory Firm of the Year’ at the Manchester Legal Awards in 2011, Olliers Solicitors have now been shortlisted for not one but two awards at the Manchester Legal Awards 2012. The Manchester Legal Awards are organised by the Manchester Law Society who have teamed up with the Manchester Evening News, and principal sponsor NatWest, for this year’s awards. 2012 has attracted a record number

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