Tort Reform Fails the Empirical Evidence Test

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 8:59 pm    

Tort Reform Fails The Empirical Evidence Test By: Troy D. Chandler, Chandler McNulty LLP Houston, TX As a trial lawyer, I find that empirical evidence always wins over even the most compelling argument. Facts matter.  Evidence matters.    That is why I never trusted the tort reform rationale.  The jury is in on the Tort […]

Union Carbide Corporation : A Legacy of Mesothelioma and Asbestos

Posted on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 9:04 pm    

I.               Introduction If Union Carbide were only a miner of the richest asbestos deposit ever exploited[3], and not one of the largest owners and operators of chemical plants on the planet, the following concession about the hazards of asbestos would seem almost responsible in its attempt to alert the reader to the hazards of asbestos: A […]

Pharmaceutical Lawyers

Posted on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 9:13 pm    

Vast resources are available to individuals researching injuries from pharmaceuticals or prescription medication or medical devices such as Mirena IUD, Zimmer Knee replacement systems, DePuy Hips and metal-on-metal hips and pelvic mesh or transvaginal mesh.  Many families facing injuries from prescription medication and drugs or medical devices will face surgery in an attempt to lessen […]

Statutes of Limitations

Posted on Friday, September 6th, 2013 at 9:14 pm    

A statute of limitations is an arbitrary time bar that prevent lawsuits from going forward after a certain length of the time has passed.  In many circumstances the statute of limitations is a two years from the date of the injury or event or two years from the date of a person’s death.  The Statute […]
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