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Senate Report Reveals Mercedes, Ferrari & Daimler Vans are Selling New Vehicles with Defective Takata Airbags

The vehicles are legal to be sold since the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has declared they will not become potentially unsafe until exposed to high humidity for a prolonged period. Read more here… URL: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-takata-idUSKCN1002H7

EPA: Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions are Harmful to Human Health

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency concluded a finding that greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft threatens human health and environment, clearing the way for federal regulation Read more here… URL: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jul/26/epa-ruling-on-aircraft-emissions-paves-way-for-new-regulations

Federal Court Finds Texas Voter ID Law Violates Voting Rights Act

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans decided that the law violates federal laws prohibiting electoral discrimination and must be amended before the November election. Read more here… URL: http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/federal-court-finds-texas-voter-id-law-violates-voting-rights-n613481

VW Reaches $15 billion Emissions Settlement

By Sophie Williams – Volkswagen initially encountered up to $18 billion in fines for violating the U.S. Clean Air Act. VW sold over 11 million cars worldwide with deceptive software that cut back on cars’ emissions while undergoing tests. Read more here… URL: http://www.wsj.com/articles/volkswagen-to-pay-up-to-14-7-billion-to-settle-diesel-emissions-claims-1467117548

Mitch McConnell’s block of President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee

Mitch McConnell’s most recent duplicitous act is an effort to block President Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court from consent.  According to the United States Constitution, President Obama has the right and is compelled to nominate a successor. Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/21/opinion/sunday/why-is-mitch-mcconnell-picking-this-fight.html

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Happy Constitution Day

From Larry A. Tawwater, American Association of Justice President – If You Like Your Constitutional Rights, It’s Time to Fight for Them People don’t think a lot about their constitutional rights, until they think they’re being violated. Most of us know about the First Amendment and Second Amendment, but it’s […]

Takeda Pharmaceuticals Agrees to Pay $2.37 Billion

By Buck Daniel – Takeda Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay $2.37 billion to settle the Actos bladder cancer lawsuits in a global settlement agreement. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures the drug, and plaintiffs’ counsel reached an agreement that attempts to resolve all pending lawsuits in the United States as well as […]

ASR PROPOSED SETTLEMENT – Preliminary Info

By Howard Nations – November 20, 2013 – Recent activity in the DePuy ASR litigation increases the possibility of a settlement for ASR users who were required to have a revision or replacement of their implanted ASR hip device. Let me be clear up front that this is the beginning […]

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Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Selects Inaugural LEAD Program Class

Posted by Cindy Nations October 23, 2013 – I am so proud to announce that our own Buck Daniel has been chosen to participate in a highly coveted leadership program offered by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.  This is a real honor and one which he most definitely deserves.  Congratulations, […]

Recent Incidents Spark Crackdown on Drinking and Driving

By Amber Stanford July 5, 2012 – In the past week, there have been two wrong-way head-on collisions that resulted in five people losing their lives and alcohol use is suspected as the cause. Montgomery County responded with a surge of law enforcement over the holiday making many arrests for […]

Breaking News: Ruling Clears Way for 9/11 Health Fund to Cover Cancers

Posted by Shelley Blas A federal health official’s ruling brings vindication to hundreds, or possibly thousands, of people suffering from cancer said to be caused by massive dust clouds and debris from the September 11, 2001 attacks. This decision, by Dr. John Howard, Director of the National Institute for Occupational […]