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Hit and Runs on the Rise: How Protect Yourself from a Growing Problem

Thomas D. Penfield, CaseyGerry – As Published in the Legal Examiner

If it seems like more and more fatal hit and run stories are appearing in your news feed, you’re not imagining it.

Short Tips for a Long, Successful Practice

By Thomas D. Penfield

Many newly emerging attorneys want to know how they can enjoy a successful law practice. The most basic and important thing you can do is to keep your client informed. 

The Real Risks of Drowsy Driving

By Frederick Schenk – published in the Legal Examiner

Most people are familiar with the terms “driving under the influence” and “driving while intoxicated” and the very serious – often fatal – repercussions they can have.

Districts Split on Scope Respondeat Superior Liability

By Jeremy K. Robinson, CaseyGerry — Published Daily Journal

Imagine: you are the managing partner at a law firm. One Saturday morning, you learn that the night before, one of your employees left work and later crashed into and killed an innocent driver.

Fraud a big concern as SEC lifts 80-year-old ban on securities soliciting

August 6, 2013 Attorney Articles

Daily Journal – By Mark Ankcorn

Soon, the airwaves, Internet and print media may be filled with ads soliciting the opportunity to buy into starts-ups, hedge or private equity funds.

Consumers have been spared these pitches for years under Regulation D (Rule 506) of the Securities Act of 1933.

Supreme Court Once Again Rules in Favor of Generic Drugmakers

July 19, 2013 Attorney Articles

By Patricia L. Zlaket, CaseyGerry – Published 7/19/13 in the Daily Journal

Unfortunately for millions of consumers, the legal battles related to labeling for generic drugs rage on.

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FELA cases: A refresher course

— by Jeremy K. Robinson

(Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)

Railroad employees have a unique relationship with their employer.  Instead of being covered by workers’ compensation (for which they usually are not eligible), railroad employees must look to the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (“FELA”), 45 U.S.C.

Proving and Disproving Causation in Product Liability Cases

— by Jeremy K. Robinson

(Reprinted with permission from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Trial Bar News)

Proving causation in a personal injury case can be tricky.  In theory it seems simple enough – did one thing lead to another?