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The term “tort reform” crops up in the news regularly, and when it does, it’s often accompanied by controversy and confusion. For example, many people ask: What is a “tort”? Why reform…read more
Once again, the popular NutriBullet blender has come under fire for exploding without warning. A case filed June 2 by Simmons Hanly Conroy alleged that Capital Brands, manufacturer of the high-speed blender,…read more
A recent settlement in a class action lawsuit against Syngenta AG may be the largest monetary award to-date in a court case involving agriculture. Syngenta has agreed to pay $1.51 billion to…read more
An Illinois jury on Monday ordered AbbVie Inc. to pay $3.2 million in a retrial after the company’s AndroGel product caused an Oregon man’s heart attack. AndroGel is a testosterone-based gel medication…read more
On February 17, Pope Francis renewed the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors in an apparent effort to continue addressing widespread sexual abuse in the Catholic church. However, the renewal comes…read more
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