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Convicted Sex Offender Can Be Required to Submit to Computerized Voice Stress Analysis To Detect Lying

Gjurovich v. U.S., Slip Copy, 2009 WL 3232139 (N.D.N.Y. 2009) involved a petitioner who pled guilty to a two count indictment charging him with transporting…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 29, 2009

Pretrial Detainee Alleging Deliberate Indifference to His Medical Needs Must Show Defendant Was Actually Aware of Risk of Harm

In Caiozzo v. Koreman, 581 F.3d 63 (C.A.2 (N.Y.)), the plaintiffs decedent died while in custody as a pretrial detainee at Albany County Correctional Facility…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 26, 2009

Since the FDA Requires Corrective Language in TV Ad for Birth Control MedicationYaz, Why Not for Chantix as Well?

In a recent blog, we wondered why a television advertisement for the stop-smoking drug Chantix contained an exhaustive list of side-effects yet did not disclose…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 23, 2009

There Has To Be A Counterweight To The Malevolence Of The Insurance Industry. - Sen. Jay Rockefeller

Well theres a mouthful. The quote, from Senator Rockefeller in the context of the health care reform debate, was said in an interview on Bloomberg…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 19, 2009

Suffolk County Again Ahead of the Curve When It Comes to Consumer Safety, This Time Regarding Cribs

The Suffolk Legislature voted on October 13, 2009, to ban the sale of drop-side cribs, potentiallyvirtual death traps to infants. Drop-side cribs have caused many…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 17, 2009

Will New FTC Guidelines Governing Endorsements and Testimonials Affect Lawyer Advertising?

For the first time since 1980, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has revised the guidance it gives to advertisers on how to keep their endorsement…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 12, 2009

Building Owner Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Construction Worker Loses Bid to Suppress Incriminating Statements

On March 12, 2008, the basement foundation wall of a two-story wood-frame residential building located at 795 Glenmore Avenue in Brooklyn collapsed into the construction…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 11, 2009

Federal Court Upholds NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission Policy of Suspending Arrested Taxi Drivers Before Hearing

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has a policy of suspending a taxi driver upon notification of the driver's arrest, without providing…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 07, 2009

Indictment Accuses Mob of Infiltrating NYC Building Department, Taking Bribes To Grant Building Permits, Expedite Inspections And Overlook Building Violations

The Manhattan District Attorney on October 1, 2009 announced the indictment and arrest of 29 people and four corporations for enterprise corruption, bribery, bribe receiving,…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 03, 2009

Michael Moores CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY in Action: The FDA's Approval of Menaflex

Last week, just one week before the opening of Michael Moores new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) admitted…

Posted by SEO Admin on Oct 01, 2009

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