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Koch Bros. “Pay for Influence” with $240,000 in FACT Act Contributions

August 28, 2015

A new bill called the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015 is heading to the U.S. House of Representatives after passing through the House Judiciary Committee in March. On the surface, such a bill perhaps sounds great, but what’s really behind this new legislation? Advocacy groups are finding big correlations between the votes… Read More

Respecting the Past: Legal Counsel for Scrappers Ignores the Sacrifice of Greater Detroit’s True Working-Class

August 27, 2015

Detroit and its suburbs were once a symbol of American industry and work ethic. High-rise apartments, skyscrapers, and business centers dotted the motor-city skyline. Now, many of those once-proud structures are abandoned and individuals known as “scrappers” are entering into them to salvage the copper piping and wiring, much of which can be sold to… Read More

The American Legion 97th National Convention Features Sokolove Law as a Returning Sponsor

August 20, 2015

Sokolove Law is proud to be a returning sponsor of the 97th Annual American Legion National Convention held this year in Baltimore, Maryland from August 28th to September 3rd. Over 9,000 American Legion Family members are expected to attend. This year’s events will include the following: American Legion Auxiliary’s National Convention American Legion Riders Legacy… Read More

Sokolove Law proudly returns as a sponsor of the 116th VFW National Convention

July 15, 2015

Sokolove Law will return once again as an exhibitor and sponsor of the VFW National Convention July 18-22 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Sokolove Law team is privileged to have the opportunity to talk to veterans and spread the word about the health dangers of asbestos exposure, the symptoms of mesothelioma, and veteran legal rights. Over… Read More

$100 Million Verdict Awarded in Delaware Mesh Lawsuit

June 17, 2015

Boston Scientific was recently hit with a $100 million verdict in a case involving its transvaginal mesh device. The verdict is the company’s largest to date, and the first since it reportedly agreed to pay $119 million to resolve about 3,000 other cases last month. Study Shows Use of Transvaginal Mesh Increasing – Resulting in… Read More

FDA Warns New Class of Diabetes Drugs May Cause Ketoacidosis

June 10, 2015

A recent warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling attention to a newer class of Type 2 diabetes drugs that may cause a serious, possibly life-threatening condition called ketoacidosis. The class of drugs—called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors—is believed to have been behind multiple cases of ketoacidosis reported to the FDA. Ketoacidosis… Read More

Largest Automotive Recall in the U.S. Announced Due to Defective Air Bags

May 21, 2015

Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corporation is finally admitting that its air bags are defective, and almost 34 million vehicles are now being recalled in America. This is the largest automotive recall to ever occur in our nation. Takata Recall from November Expands In November 2014, automakers issued nearly 8 million recall notices in the… Read More

Reasoning Behind Legal Advertising After the Amtrak Tragedy

May 19, 2015

After Tuesday night’s Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, the news was flooded with stories about the victims of the crash, the Amtrak engineer, and what may have gone wrong. Soon after, you likely saw Facebook posts, TV commercials, and other messages from law firms offering their services to victims. Sokolove Law was among those law… Read More

FDA and Dietary Supplement Industry Under Scrutiny for Dangerous Ingredients

May 19, 2015

Dietary supplements are popular among individuals attempting to lose weight or build muscle quickly. However, recent studies and news reports are calling attention to questionable ingredients, underlying health risks, and the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) alleged inaction in regulating these products. Synthetic Amphetamine Discovered in Supplements Published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis,… Read More

Amtrak® Northeast Regional Train Derails in Philadelphia; At Least 7 Dead, More than 200 Injured

May 13, 2015

A nighttime train crash in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia has left hundreds of families in shock. The Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188, traveling from Washington D.C. to New York, derailed at approximately 9:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 12 with 238 passengers and 5 crew members on board. At least 7 people have… Read More