Monsanto parent Bayer settlement over Roundup claims still in negotiation

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Rumors have circulated since early August of this year that Monsanto parent company, Bayer, may have made overtures of an $8 billion deal to settle about 18,000 claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. However, the rumors have been negated by the special mediator, Ken Feinberg, who called the report “pure fiction.” “Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to …

New Ruling Grants Victims of Mass Shootings the Right to Sue Government for Negligence

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled last week that victims of mass shootings can maintain lawsuits against the federal government for its negligence in allowing a shooter to purchase a gun. In their lawsuit, the victims of the 2015 Charleston, South Carolina Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting allege that had a background check required …

Proposed Revisions to Drive-Time Rules Could Increase Risk of Highway Accidents

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The U.S. government has moved a step closer to relaxing federal regulations governing the amount of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel. The proposed revisions have been long sought by the trucking industry, however, safety advocates warn these new regulations could lead to more highway accidents. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an agency of the Transportation Department, …

No Quick Answers for Victims of Kentucky Gas Pipeline Explosion

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is leading the investigation into a Lincoln County, Kentucky gas pipeline explosion that killed one person, injured several others and destroyed or damaged at least nine homes on August 1, 2019. Federal investigators said that the final report could take more than a year to complete. While it is very early in the investigation, corrosion …

How the Capital One Breach Affects You

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A hacker accessed personal information of over 100 million Capital One credit-card customers and applicants in the U.S. The breach stands to be one of the worst for U.S. consumers because of the type of financial information that was accessed, according to the Wall Street Journal. The breach was discovered on July 19th. The alleged hacker, an engineer formerly employed …

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BCCN Attorney Vanessa Cantley Offers Free Counsel to Victims of Jeffrey Epstein

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Victims of Jeffrey Epstein willing to come forward and tell their story should contact Vanessa B. Cantley of Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger, PLC, who will offer her legal services free of charge.  Vanessa B. Cantley is an accomplished attorney, having represented victims of sexual abuse and assault for more than 15 years. Read Cantley’s BCCN attorney profile to learn …

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Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide

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Global pharmaceutical company Allergan issued a worldwide recall of Biocell breast implants and tissue expanders this past Wednesday, July 24. These textured breast implants have been linked to an unusual type of cancer and are being recalled in the United States at the request of the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.). The F.D.A.’s decision is based on an increasing number of …

Takata Airbags: Largest Safety Recall in U.S. History

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The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has recalled vehicles installed with airbags supplied by Takata Corporation, a major automotive parts company. The list of recalled vehicles includes models made in the years 2002 through 2015 by 19 different automakers. Called the “largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history,” the vehicles require the replacement of frontal airbags on …

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Partner Vanessa Cantley Named to National List of Notable Attorneys

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Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger founding partner Vanessa Cantley has been selected to a national list of notable influencers. The Business Journals’ Influencers: Law spotlights attorneys who are driving business for their employers, and for their clients, in cities across the country. The 100 individuals identified serve both large, nationally known ventures and smaller, locally-focused entities. Cantley was one of …


Digital Tools For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer

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Lawyers have long used demonstrative aides to effectively communicate their clients’ stories in a trial.  In today’s digital age, using a flip chart or a whiteboard is no longer enough to capture a jury’s attention or persuasively argue a client’s case.  Lawyers must use the latest advances in technology to present their clients’ cases. The attorneys at Bahe Cook Cantley …