Pennsylvania firm recalls frozen chicken over enterotoxin fears.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (10/27, 617K) reports a Pennsylvania-based frozen food company has issued a recall of “nearly 31,700 pounds of gluten-free breaded chicken products” over fears they may be “contaminated … Continue Reading →

Etc. Corporations Behaving Really Badly

Jury: Guardrail manufacturer defrauded US. The New York Times (10/21, Ivory, Kessler, Subscription Publication, 9.9M) reports that a jury said Monday that guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries had defrauded the US … Continue Reading →

Malpractice “Reform” not saving you or your pocketbook

Rand study finds malpractice reform weak on savings. The Washington Post (10/15, Millman, 4.9M) reported in its “Wonkblog” on a Rand study published in the New England Journal of Medicine … Continue Reading →

The Uncompensated Victims of Medical Malpractice

(This letter was written by Philadelphia Trial Lawyer Shanin Specter and appeared in last week’s Philadelphia Inquirer.) There is a silent crisis today in the tort field: the uncompensated victims … Continue Reading →

Profits over People, Again? Bladder Cancer and Cars

Takeda accused of sacrificing safety for profit in Pioglitazone lawsuit. Bloomberg News (10/3, Feeley, 1.94M) reports that Michael Miller, an attorney representing Frances Wisniewski, a bladder cancer patient, accused Osaka, … Continue Reading →