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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

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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

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Why Do Juries Acquit Police Officers Accused of Brutality and Misconduct?

Posted: March 26 2019

Oftentimes, juries will rule in favor of police officers accused of excessive force and wrongful shooting deaths despite video and other persuasive evidence. The Buffalo News asked lawyers and experts for their take on this apparent and increasingly... Continue Reading

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March Madness: Who's Paying for Your Child’s Sports Injury?

Posted: March 21 2019

It’s that time of the year again! College basketball is big news every March, when more than 5.6 million viewers on average per game watch the “March Madness” NCAA basketball tournament. Despite the unbelievably improbable odds of filling out a perfe... Continue Reading