Archive for June 2009

More Studies Confirm Texting While Driving Is Worse Than Driving Drunk

I’m sorry for the lack of posts. The entire month has been nuts. Just this week, I have had to file two summary judgment responses, and I’m spending today finalizing some discovery. If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you know that we have somehow become a resource for information on texting while driving.…

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It's A New Age For Trial/Witness Prep

What technology giveth (in terms of ease), technology taketh away. Technology was supposed to make trials and presentations easier. And in many ways, it does. But it also has this nasty habit of causing problems. Big problems. Attorneys have already adjusted to MySpace and Facebook and the like. We not only use them to investigate…

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Can The Texas Supreme Court Still Hear Cases?

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court released Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company. The case involves facts that are almost too extreme to believe. Massey was appealing a multi-million judgment and decided to help its chances at the West Virginia Supreme Court by spending approximately $3 million to help elect a new supreme court justice.…

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Surgeons: Use Us Because We're Easy To Sue?

Last week, noted blogger, Doctor Rich had a post examining the American College of Surgeons’ advice regarding medical tourism, where a patient travels outside the United States to obtain medical care. No shocker, but American surgeons aren’t fans of the practice, and they did their best to give reasons why patients should be careful with…

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