Virginia DOT to Remove Trinity Highway Guardrails
ET-Plus Removal follows $175 million verdict in whistleblower claim The Virginia Department of Transportation recently announced plans to remove highway guardrails made by Trinity Industries, which are being blamed for injuries and deaths nationwide. The Virginia DOT plans to seek reimbursement for the removal expenses from Trinity, according to media reports. A Texas jury recently […]
Karen Evans Interviewed About Legal Practice on "Chat With a Lawyer"
Experienced medical malpractice attorney and former nurse Karen E. Evans was recently interviewed on the television show "Chat With A Lawyer." Chat With a Lawyer hosted by attorney Wala Blegay and broadcast on District Heights and Mount Rainer Cable Stations (Verizon 25/Comcast 71). The show aims to connect the local community with lawyers who provide services […]
Another doctor accused of taking nude photos of female patients
California medical board investigators have alleged that a physician working in a San Diego health clinic for uninsured and low-income individuals took illicit nude photos of patients. More than a dozen women have accused endocrinologist Dr. Jeffrey J. Abrams of misconduct, according to an attorney representing one of the victims. Dr. Abram’s cellphone had 1,300 […]
Takata airbag recall expands, attracts greater Capitol Hill attention
Faulty airbags allegedly explode, severely injuring drivers The U.S. government is urging drivers of nearly 8 million vehicles to repair airbags. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration stated that inflator mechanisms in airbags, mostly made by Takata, can explode, spraying drivers with metal fragments when airbags are deployed, potentially causing serious personal injuries to the […]
D.C. rabbi accused of secretly filming women
Prominent rabbi allegedly invaded women’s privacy Police have alleged that prominent a Washington, D.C. rabbi secretly videotaped at least six women in a changing and shower area of a synagogue. Dr. Barry Freundel faces charges that he installed a camera disguised as a clock in a private shower of the National Capital Mikvah. Freundel was […]
Litigation over hypertension drug Benicar moves forward
Litigation over the blood pressure drug Benicar is beginning to move forward. A U.S. Magistrate Judge recently set a pretrial conference date for plaintiff Susanne Ambler and defendant Daiichi Sankyo, the Japanese global pharmaceutical firm. Following the approval of a joint motion of a protective order, both parties are permitted to begin the discovery process. The […]
Karen Evans Interviewed About Legal Implications of Ebola
Popular healthcare industry news website FierceHealthcare recently interviewed attorney and former nurse Karen Evans about the legal implications of Ebola for hospitals and hospital workers. Evans is an accomplished trial attorney and partner with The Cochran Firm, D.C.
Ebola outbreak raises legal issues
The current worldwide Ebola outbreak is the largest ever recorded and also the first time Ebola-related deaths have occurred in America. According to the CDC, there is no specific treatment or vaccine for the deadly virus. The Ebola hemorrhagic virus, simply called Ebola in news reports, is a disease that may cause extremely serious conditions, […]