Grand Jury Indicts Michael Avenatti on 36 New Charges, Accused of Stealing Millions from Clients

Posted: April 15 2019

Federal prosecutors in California announced 36 new charges against attorney Michael Avenatti late last week. Avenatti rose to fame several years ago as the lead attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels, in her legal claims against President Donald... Continue Reading


Alabama Men's Prisons are so Unsafe They Likely Violate the 8th Amendment

Posted: April 09 2019

According to a recent report from the Department of Justice (DOJ), there is reasonable cause to believe that the conditions in men’s prisons in the state of Alabama violate the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. This report was r... Continue Reading


The DOL’s New Rule That Might Affect Your Rate of Pay

Posted: April 02 2019

Last Thursday, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to amend an existing employee rate requirement under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The current rule requires employers to offer overtime pay of at least one... Continue Reading


Bayer, Johnson & Johnson to Pay $775 Million to Settle Xarelto Litigation

Posted: March 28 2019

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer said on Monday that they had agreed to pay $775 million to settle about 25,000 lawsuits involving their blood thinner “Xarelto,” which they jointly sell. The settlement will be split evenly between the two companies, and w... Continue Reading