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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Act Quickly when Victim of Securities Fraud

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Nov. 23, 2015 By Edward B. Lowry and Jordan E. McKay If You Snooze, You Lose: Why investors should act quickly when they believe that they are the victims of securities fraud. It is common for investors to have a close relationship with their investment advisors or investment brokers. This is partially because of… Read More »

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Ketorolac (Toradol) Recall by Hospira Creates Shortage in Hospitals

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By Greg Webb, March 4, 2015 Hospira is voluntarily recalling 60 lots of vials of the generic drug, ketorolac tromethamine (also known as Toradol), due to contamination by crystal particles that could cause problems if injected into patients. To date there have been no reports of adverse events but the particulates could cause “localized… Read More »

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FDA Demands 14 Dietary Supplement Cos. Remove DMBA From Supplements

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By Greg Webb, May 8, 2015 Has the FDA has been slow to act in the case of DMBA, a synthetic stimulant used in many weight-loss and body building dietary supplements?   Some in Congress think so.  In October of 2014, Senators Durbin and Blumenthal pressed the FDA to deal with DMBA, an artificially… Read More »

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Drones and Safety-The FAA Addresses Growing Civilian Use

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By Greg Webb, November 14, 2014 Drones.  Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).  They are oddly fascinating, reminiscent of early sci-fi movies. But they are not all fun and games. Last year a 19 year old was killed in a Brooklyn park when he lost control of his drone helicopter and the whirling blades sliced off… Read More »

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Takeaways from the DePuy Pinnacle Verdict in Texas

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By Greg Webb, March 22, 2016 Late last week, after a two-month trial, there was a verdict in the Texas-based lawsuit against DePuy, a division of Johnson & Johnson. The federal jury awarded, “$142 million in actual damages and $360 million in punitive damages to a group of five patients whose hips broke down… Read More »

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Acura’s Automatic Braking System’s Flaws and The Technology of Self-Driving Cars

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

Technology is great, until it isn’t. We’re moving towards self-driving vehicles, whether we like it or not. And the recent recalls of Acura for over-diligent braking systems is a little scary. The automaker has recalled about 48,000 2014 and 2015 MDX SUV’s and the RLX sedan models for a software glitch that causes the… Read More »

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Do I have a claim against my investment advisor?

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

March 3, 2016 — Investors who have lost their life savings, retirement, or a substantial sum of their investment are often confused on how this occurred and wonder how they can recover their losses.  Your ability to recover your losses will depend greatly on the particular facts of your relationship with your investment advisor,… Read More »

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“Sexual Enhancement” Supplement – Herberex – Recalled Over Safety Concerns

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By Greg Webb, January 2, 2015 Herberex is a drug sold in Canada and over the internet for ‘sexual enhancement’. According to the promotional material, “Herberex is made with 100% all-natural, organic, high-quality ingredients. To ensure the safety and quality of our product we manufacture in a cGMP certified facility… Every ingredient is analytically… Read More »

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Private Schools & Child Support

By MichieHamlett Attorneys At Law |

By Ron Tweel PAGE CONTENTS: Current Status of Virginia Law on this Topic. Solomond v. Ball. Challoner v. Challoner. Sa’ad El-Amin v. Adams. Wirth v. Wirth. Presenting your Case before the Court. Representing a client in an equitable distribution case presents the practitioner with many legal and factual problems, not the least of which… Read More »

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Is Your Auto Insurer Pushing Used or Recycled Auto Parts for Crash Repairs?

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By Greg Webb, May 27, 2015 If you’ve been in a car accident that required repairs, do you know what kind of replacement parts were used?  There is a good chance that your damaged parts were replaced with used parts, not new ones. And if they were new, they probably were not parts made… Read More »

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