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SPBMC Proudly Sponsors 22nd Annual Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Competition

June 21, 2019 in
SPBMC Managing Member Thomas J. McManus, Member Vito A. Cannavo and Associate Steve V. Fils-Aime recently attended the 22nd Annual Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Program Closing Ceremony. SPBMC is the main sponsor of the program, which was established in 1997 by Judge Elizabeth...
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Vast Archive of Defective Medical Devices To Be Opened

June 11, 2019 in
Since 1999, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented an Alternative Summary Reporting program for medical device manufacturers. Under this program, medical device makers had the authority to report incidents of patient injuries, illnesses, and even deaths due to device malfunctions only to...
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New Jersey Extends Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse Claims

May 16, 2019 in
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill to extend the statute of limitations for civil actions alleging sexual abuse. The legislation closely follows a similar bill passed in New York, which eases the time limitations for child victims to seek prosecution against their...
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An Overview of Roundup Litigation

May 15, 2019 in
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against Monsanto, purchased by Bayer AG in 2018, who is the manufacturer of the popular weedkiller and herbicide Roundup. Scientific evidence demonstrates a link between Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL). The first three trials on...
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Where Is Benzene Found and What Can it Do to You?

March 26, 2019 in
  Benzene is a carcinogenic, meaning a known cancer-causing material. Many manufacturing companies use benzene in household products such as paint and detergents. The petroleum industry also relies on benzene for several purposes. Exposure to benzene as a consumer or worker could lead to...
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