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Opioid Lawsuits: Drug Companies Develop Legal Defenses to Avoid Paying Claims

If you have read any newspaper in the last year, you know that prescription opioids have caused massive suffering in this country. Addiction has skyrocketed. Sadly, deaths from overdoses and even opioid-related suicides have dramatically increased as well. In 2016 … Continue reading

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GAO Report Urges IRS, SEC and CFTC to Develop Information-Sharing Arrangements on Financial Derivatives

Noting that financial derivatives are particularly difficult for the US tax code to timely address, the GAO urged the development of a collaborative information-sharing working relationship between the IRS and the SEC and CFTC. IRS officials told the GAO that … Continue reading

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Seek out law firms that have built or will develop knowledge bases relevant to your business

A glimpse of the future: In-house lawyers and their internal clients can access a portal run by a law firm that gathers large amounts of relevant information about potential deals. To be more specific, consider the site that the U.S…. … Continue reading

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DOE-Commissioned Study Highlights Role that U.S. Can Play in Helping Other Countries Responsibly Develop Shale Resources

Last week, Rice University's James Baker's Institute for Public Policy released a Department of Energy-commissioned study entitled "Shale Gas and U.S. National Security." Consistent with other recent studies, the report concluded the new U.S. domestic shale development offers significant benefits, … Continue reading

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Existence of conflicting evidence in an administrative proceeding requires conducting a hearing "to fully develop the record"

Existence of conflicting evidence in an administrative proceeding requires conducting a hearing "to fully develop the record" Matter of Carr v Cairo Fire Dist., 2011 NY Slip Op 00056, Appellate Division, Third Department James A. Carr, a volunteer firefighter, suffered … Continue reading

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