Can Facebook Postings Affect a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

October 24, 2012

Many people believe that what’s on their Facebook page is private, and they can be a little careless about things they post to Facebook. A prime example is a group of Pittsburgh, PA burglars who posted pictures of themselves posing with $8000 in cash that they stole from a grocery store.  A family member saw the […]

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Emotional Distress Claims for Pet Deaths in the US

August 15, 2012

One US Court Denies Emotional Distress Claim for Death of Pet, Another Awards $65,000 The highest court in New Jersey has refused to recognize a pet owner’s claim for emotional distress after she witnessed the violent death of her beloved dog. Plaintff Joyce McDougall was walking her maltipoo Angel when it was attacked by a […]

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US and EU Propose Unique IDs for Medical Devices

July 26, 2012

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed that most medical devices distributed in the United States carry a unique device identifier, or UDI. The US Congress passed legislation in 2007 directing the FDA to develop such a UDI system, but the FDA is only now doing so. The US Congress and Senate both […]

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