Supreme Court Rules Plaintiffs Can't Sue Company Anywhere They Do Business

This past June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs cannot sue companies in a state where they may do business, but do not have significant connections to that state. What does this mean?

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How Social Media is Used in Modern Litigation

Social media has become a part of our everyday lives. Most people have constant access to the internet, and when they aren’t updating their location or status, or sharing their own opinion, they are reading what others have to say. It’s a constant hum of posts and status updates.

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Lawsuit Filed against Pathway Leasing, LLC; Company Allegedly Misclassifies Employees

A lawsuit was recently filed against Pathway Leasing, LLC, Matthew Harris, the company’s principal owner, and the following alleged joint employers:

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How Multidistrict Litigation is formed by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

Multidistrict litigation (MDL) is used within the federal court system to consolidate several pending civil cases throughout the country under a single federal judge. The decision to consolidate is made by a panel of seven federal judges – the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML)– who are appointed by the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. The clerk of the panel is located in Washington, DC, but the panel meets throughout the United States periodically to review cases.

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A Brief History of Mass Tort Litigation

Many mass tort claims arise when consumers are injured by defective products or drugs, and because these issues cause a wide range of problems it is difficult to organize them into a single class. These lawsuits are typically complicated and often do not follow standard legal procedure. Determining settlement and compensation can also be difficult because mass torts include such a wide range of claims.

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Off-label Promotion, Kickbacks, and Medicare Fraud: How the Pharmaceutical Industry Misleads Doctors and Harms Patients

Patients receive medications every day that are safe and useful for treating their medical ailments. Unfortunately, there are also instances in which patients are given prescriptions that cause more harm than good, as is the case when drugs are given for unapproved uses. And in many of these “off-label” prescription cases, the drug’s manufacturer knows there is risk, but fails to share those risks with doctors or patients.

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Incomplete Data from Drug Manufacturers Paints Sketchy Picture of Already-in-Use Drugs

The average consumer assumes if a drug is on the market, and especially if it is prescribed by his or her physician, that drug is safe. Unfortunately, all too often the user realizes there are side effects, often severe ones, and the drug was indeed not safe at all. How does this happen and why are dangerous drugs prescribed to patients on a regular basis by their doctors?

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Xarelto Lawsuits

Xarelto is an anticoagulant medication. It is taken to prevent blood clots that can lead to serious - potentially fatal - health complications, such as heart attacks and strokes. It can be prescribed to patients with a history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, as well as those who experience rapid heartbeat unrelated to valve problems or atrial fibrillation. In many instances, Xarelto is used on a temporary basis after a person undergoes an operation for knee or hip replacement because those procedures increase the risk for clotting.

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"Justice and Making it Right" - a true story by Andrus Wagstaff Firm Partner Vance Andrus

“They’re here.” 

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How to Find a Good Personal Injury Lawyer

Injuries are always stressful, but the stress is worse when you are hurt as the result of someone else’s negligence or that of a large Corporation. When this happens you need the support and guidance of an experienced personal injury lawyer. But how do you find one who is qualified and meets your needs?

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Women En Mass (WEM) 2015 Better Than Ever

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Our first event was held in the winter of 2013 and our second event was in the summer of 2014 where attendance doubled!! The ballroom is expected to be full in 2015, because we expect that not too many people would dare miss such an event! Our speakers are some of the most powerful voices in mass tort law. Women En Mass welcomes mass tort attorneys from across the country back to Aspen, Colorado September 28-29. Founded and hosted by Aimee Wagstaff of Andrus Wagstaff, Women En Mass brings together the best and brightest female mass tort attorneys to discuss issues that affect women—from the boardroom to the courtroom.

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Failure to Warn: Dangerous Drugs and Defective Marketing

For consumers who are injured by a drug or medical device, the first question that arises is often a simple one. They want to know how a product that was approved by the FDA could do them serious harm.

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How Big Pharma Markets to Doctors

Pharmaceutical companies drive demand for their drugs through direct-to-consumer advertising on television, the Internet, the radio and in print. An AARP poll found that 90% of Americans have seen or heard one such advertisement, most commonly on television. In fact, a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine notes that Americans see as many as 16 hours of TV prescription drug ads per year.

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Big Pharma Has Higher Profit Margins Than Any Other Industry

$3 billion: that’s how much GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Justice in 2012 to settle civil and criminal charges related to its misbranding of the drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin and its failure to disclose safety information about the diabetes drug Avandia.

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Andrus Wagstaff Attorneys Cheer for Broncos

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New JAMA Studies Critical of FDA Medical Device Clearance Process

Two studies published recently in the prestigious medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine say that many of the medical devices approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lack evidence verifying their safety and effectiveness.

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Reporting problems with medical devices or drugs

Have you experienced a serious reaction to a medical device or drug? Use the link below to report these occurrences directly to the FDA. Then contact our law firm for legal advice.

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Vance's Beef Stew eu Provence

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Traveling Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe Trip November, 2012 Romania, Transylvania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary. Bucharest to Budapest by river on a Viking Cruise ship up the Danube River. It seemed intriguing, despite the fact that it was to be in late fall, so Colleen and I signed on. Below is a copy of my journal, together with some of Colleen’s observations.

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Fred and Vance's Golf Book

All: Fred Thompson and I are working on "Fred and Vance's Golf Book," a compendium of insight gained through our many rounds of golf with all of you.

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