Month: March 2013

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  • March
    19 2013

    Report Says Oil & Gas Boom May Make Texas Roads More Dangerous

    According to an article featured in the Houston Chronicle, a Texas Department of Transportation (“TxDot”) report covering the last year analyzed 23 Texas counties which are prominent in the recent oil and gas boom. Reportedly, the region has had 248 traffic fatalities, which are up from 177 in 2011. Further, about two-thirds of those involved […]

  • March
    05 2013

    Jury Awards Over 11 Million Dollars In New Jersey Trans Vaginal Mesh Case

    According to an article featured by Reuters, a jury in New Jersey has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $7.76 million in punitive damages to a nurse who suffered harm from the companies “Prolift” vaginal mesh. Johnson & Johnson has already said it plans to “vigorously” appeal the award of the jury. The jury also […]

  • March
    04 2013

    Hyundai Sued For Allegedly Violating Federal Overtime Wage Law

    According to an article featured in Bloomberg, Hyundai Motor Co. has been sued in federal court for allegedly violating federal law by failing to pay hourly workers at a Philadelphia plant proper overtime and limiting breaks. The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law which, among other things, is meant to protect America’s workforce […]