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Impending Implementation of California’s 2018 Business-critical Cannabis Regulations to be Addressed at Upcoming San Diego Cannabis Business Expo

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MJIC, Inc., the leading provider of cannabis regulatory compliance solutions and services, media, investor capital and supply chain distribution, announced today that it expects to sell out for its upcoming third Annual Cannabis Business Expo, March 5 – 8, 2017 in San Diego, California.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks at National Trial Lawyers Summit on Trucking Accident Representation

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh, Esq., from the Bradenton office of personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, spoke at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit about trucking accident representation for plaintiffs. Billed as “the number one conference of the year,” the Trial Lawyers Summit draws top civil trial plaintiff’s attorneys and criminal defense attorneys from around the nation.

Quandis Integrates its Court Case Search Solution, QCC, with KMCIS’ CaseAware Case Management System

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MBA National Mortgage Servicing Conference & Exposition – Quandis, Inc., a leading default management mortgage technology provider, announced at the MBA’s yearly servicing conference being held at the Gaylord Texas Hotel that it has seamlessly integrated its court case search solution, dubbed Quandis Court Connect (QCC), with KMC Information Systems, L.C.’s (KMCIS) CaseAware(R) case management system (CMS) for law firms.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks to Students on ‘The Art of Communication’ at The Florida Justice Association’s Law School Outreach Reception

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh gave a seminar on “The Art Of Communication” during the Florida Justice Association’s Law School Outreach reception at Cooley Law School. Held at the Tampa Bay Campus of Cooley Law School located in Riverview Florida, the Florida Justice Association’s (FJA) student outreach reception facilitated interaction and networking opportunities between FJA member attorneys, and Cooley Law School students and facility.

Attorney Brian O. Sutter Supported New Water System for Needy in Nicaragua

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has supported the construction of a new water system for the village of Guingajapa in San Nicolas, Nicaragua. The project entitled Guingajapa water system, was organized and operated by Food For The Poor, one of the largest international relief and development organizations in USA.

A Real Life Robin Hood? ‘Professional Plaintiff’ Uses Settlement Money to Release Children’s Book

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manifestation Machine, a global personal growth and development brand, today announced the release of “Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series” (ISBN: 978-1946029003), the debut, middle grade fiction novel from Cory Groshek, a man dubbed a “professional plaintiff” by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel who, in early 2015, filed three Class Action lawsuits over alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including one against cable giant Time Warner Cable.

Hoge Fenton announces that attorney Crystal N. Riggins has been elevated to shareholder, effective Jan. 1, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crystal Riggins, based in Hoge Fenton’s Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Ethics & Professional Liability practice groups. Hoge Fenton is a multi-service law firm.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Supports the FHP Troop ‘F’ North District Holiday Party

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury and Auto Accident Attorney Bernard F. Walsh, helped support the North District of the Florida Highway Patrol’s Troop “F” Holiday Party. The annual event is both a social gathering for FHP members and families and a fundraiser to help fill the monetary gaps in budgets.

Tax Attorney Mary King Attends CLE Seminar On Tax and Probate in Orlando Florida

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Mary King of the Law Office of Mary King P.L. has attended a continuing legal education credited seminar. Held in Orlando Florida, the seminar focused on tax law, probate and estate planning.

Attorney M. David Shapiro Advises Consumers about Post-Crash Insurance Rate Hikes

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — M. David Shapiro, founding partner of the personal injury and civil trial law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, has offered consumers insight into auto insurance rate-hikes that can occur after being involved in an accident.

Former Military Officers Seek Greater Due Process for CA Bonus Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two former military officers of the Washington D.C. law firm of Jordan Guydon sent letters today to U.S. Senator Boxer, other Congressional leaders, the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of the Army, urging the strengthening of due process for the California National Guard bonus recipients. The two are Darlye Jordan, managing partner of the firm and a former Army major who advised commanders during the Gulf War; and, Howard G. Cooley, of-counsel, and a retired Army colonel.

Sarasota Injury Lawyer David Goldman Offers Insight into the Impact of a Trump Administration on Obamacare and Medicaid for Consumers

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman, of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, responds to clients’ concerns about the impact of a Trump administration on healthcare coverage. David Goldman has a long-standing commitment to the community and has served as a board member of many civic organizations.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Corporate Partner Geoffrey Perusse

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Geoffrey Perusse has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Perusse will chair the firm’s Private Funds and Investment Management Group.

Donald Eugene Lowe Says He Could Still ‘Stop’ President-Elect Trump Based on Election Law Loopholes

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No matter party affiliation, everyone can agree that this year’s elections were heart-pumping. And for Donald Eugene Lowe, it might have even been a bit more so. Why? To date, he says that he is the first person in history to become a President-Elect Alternate. It’s the law – a combination of many, in fact.

Attorney David L. Goldman Warns Consumers of Costly Unforeseen Coverage Gaps

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury and Civil Trial Lawyer David L. Goldman of the Sarasota Florida Based Firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh, cites an article in the NY Times warning consumers of large coverage gaps even in premium insurance plans.

Lesser Known Provision of Prop 64 (The Adult Use of Marijuana Act) Allows Expungement of Previous Marijuana Convictions

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In addition to legalizing adult possession of small amounts of marijuana and the cultivation of up to six marijuana plants, the passage of Proposition 64 allows those convicted under the previous marijuana laws to return to court and have their conviction either completely expunged or reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, says says California Marijuana Attorney Richard Glen Boire, of RGB LAW GROUP.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Melissa Krasnow as a Partner in the Firm’s Privacy and Technology Transactions Practice Groups

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa Krasnow has joined the firm as a Partner in the Privacy & Data Security, Technology Transactions and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Groups. As the first Minnesota attorney to join VLP, she will be based in Minneapolis and will continue her practice in these areas.

EPIC Insurance’s Michael Nischan to Speak at the Seventh Annual Commercial Motor Vehicle Litigation Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President of Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Michael Nischan will speak at the Seventh Annual CMV Litigation Seminar on Thursday, October 27 at Villa Christina in Atlanta, Georgia.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Attends the Florida Justice Association’s Masters of Justice Seminar

BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury Attorney and FJA Board of Governors member Bernard F. Walsh has attended the September 2016 Masters Of Justice CLE event. Attendees of such seminars earn Continuing Legal Education Credits or CLE’s.

All Injuries Law Firm Attorney Frank Clark Appointed to Florida Judge of Compensation Claims

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Experienced Workers’ Compensation Attorney Frank Clark, Formerly of All Injuries Law Firm, has been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to Florida Judge of Compensation Claims.

EPIC Insurance to Sponsor and Co-Host Employment Law Seminar on Protecting Your Business in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vice President Pete Smith and Benefits Strategy consultant Suzannah Gill will present at “Protect Your Business in 2017,” an employment law seminar that EPIC is both sponsoring and co-hosting. The event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The 1818 Club in Duluth, Georgia.

Bernard F. Walsh of the Bradenton Office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh joins the ranks of the Florida Justice Association Board of Governors

BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Florida Justice Association has inducted Bradenton Personal Injury Attorney Bernard F. Walsh to the Board of Governors. Formed to aid the Florida Justice Associations efforts to protect the rights of citizens and consumers against political lobbying efforts from large corporations.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Executive Compensation Partner Mark Bradford

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Bradford has joined the firm as a partner in its Executive Compensation Practice Group. Mr. Bradford brings over 16 years of experience as an executive compensation and employee benefits attorney.

President of RSI & Associates Receives New Accreditation to Better Serve its Clients

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RSI & Associates, Inc. is excited to announce that its senior analyst/appraiser, Gerald W. Brown, Sr., recently added an important accreditation to his already impressive roster of professional credentials – Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) with a specialization in business valuation for litigation.

Florida Plaintiff’s Attorneys Gathered for the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and Seminar in Lakewood Ranch, FL

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Manasota Trial Lawyers Board held their August Dinner and Seminar, featuring several guest speakers and notable attorneys from around the State. The seminar hosted by Manasota Trial Lawyers Board founder, attorney Bernard F. Walsh of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, drew attorneys and members of the southwest and central Florida legal communities.

EPIC adds Vincent G. Caracciolo as Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Vincent G. Caracciolo has joined the firm as National Managing Director of Claims and Coverage Advocacy.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Partner Edward Kwok to the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Edward Kwok has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group as a partner based in Silicon Valley, California. Mr. Kwok’s practice focuses on patent prosecution and Inter Partes adverse proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and intellectual property litigations in state and federal courts.

Homeowners Entitled to Reimbursement for Sand Fire Property Damage Costs

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The current Sand Fire has devastated multiple homes in Santa Clarita, but its impact has stretched far into surrounding areas, resulting in extensive damages that may be unnoticeable to the naked eye, says RA & Associates.

Sarasota Attorney M David Shapiro Comments on Landmark $70 Million ADHD Drug Risperdal Lawsuit

SARASOTA, Fla., July 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sarasota Florida attorney commented after a Philadelphia jury returned a verdict of $70 million against Johnson and Johnson for failing to warn of the risks associated for taking Risperdal. The case involved a sixteen-year-old boy who developed breast from the medication prescribed for attention deficit disorder (ADHD).

Attorney Bernard Walsh Brings to Light Legal Ramifications of Pokemon Go for Users and Property Owners

BRADENTON, Fla., July 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal injury attorney Bernard F. Walsh points out the potential legal consequences of Pokemon Go for both app users and property owners. With the advent of the popular new mobile game Pokemon Go, millions of users are scouring cities, parks, and other publicly accessible areas in a “scavenger hunt” to collect virtual creatures called Pokemon.

Fatal Tesla Self-Driving Crash Draws Comment from Sarasota Accident Attorney David Goldman

SARASOTA, Fla., July 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Occurring on May 7 in Williston Florida, the first fatal crash, in the U.S. of a self-driving happened and tragically shattered an impressive safety record of the vehicles that use this innovative and experimental technology. While offering the promise of much safer roads with vehicles that are equipped with both automatic accident avoidance technology and fully self-driving modes the wide spread use of such technology while still under development and testing raises many questions.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Attends Florida Justice Association Board Of Directors Meeting

BRADENTON, Fla., July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard Walsh of the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh has attended the annual 2016 Florida Justice Association’s convention and meeting of the board of directors. Held at The Breakers Palm Beach, the event draws Florida’s most experienced plaintiff’s attorneys from around the state.

EPIC’s Suzannah Gill to Present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s ‘Attracting and Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., June 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Benefits Strategy Consultant Suzannah Gill will present at Japan-America Society of Georgia’s (JASG) “Attracting & Retaining Top Talent: Best Cultural, Legal Benefits Practices” on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. at Barnes & Thornburg in Atlanta, Ga.

EPIC’s Bill Cosgrove and Mark Niebuhr to Present at Globalaw’s European Regional Meeting in Amsterdam

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice Bill Cosgrove and Senior Vice President Mark Niebuhr will present at Globalaw ERM Amsterdam on Saturday, June 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Gathered with Manatee County Area Law Enforcement to Honor Fallen Officers

BRADENTON, Fla., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury and Civil Trial Lawyer Bernard F. Walsh attended a ceremony honoring fallen officers of law enforcement who paid the ultimate sacrifice in keeping our citizens and community safe. The event, presented by Manatee Lodge 70 Fraternal Order of Police, drew law enforcement and legal community officials from the Sarasota-Manatee County area as wells public officials from Florida’s State government and our community.

Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. Offers Gratitude to Veterans for Assuring Our Nation’s Liberty

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today extolled the virtue of all the women and men who have served our country so courageously and admirably over the years. Their efforts ensured our freedom and that of our children for decades to come. We are forever indebted to their commitment and steadfast fealty.

VLP Law Group LLP Continues Growth with Addition of Corporate Partner Chris Laukenmann

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce that Chris Laukenmann has joined the firm’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner based in California. Mr. Laukenmann’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, venture capital, general corporate, restructuring and regulatory compliance across industries.

Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. Sees Cancer Research Month As Ideal Time to Provide Free Access to Cancer Study Data

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today said it agrees with Vice President Joe Biden that the lives of more cancer victims could be saved if cancer researchers were able to more freely access published studies and, most importantly, their underlying data.

Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC Announces the Opening of Its Lobby Practice

DENVER, Colo., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC, (‘FNPA’) has announced the opening of its lobby practice. FNPA is independent from the law firm of Feldmann Nagel, LLC, and has experienced professionals to work at both the executive and legislative branches of government. David Nagel, an accomplished attorney and CPA, is at the helm of Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Comments on ‘Textalyzer’ – Proposed Anti-Texting While Driving Software for Law Enforcement

BRADENTON, Fla., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite public awareness campaigns and new laws targeting texting while driving in many states, deaths and injuries related to distracted driving have continued to rise, says Attorney Bernard Walsh. Lawmakers are struggling to come up with viable solutions that address the problems law enforcement officers are facing when attempting to enforce texting-while-driving laws.

Little Rock Attorney Chosen as National Chair for American Bar Association’s Breast Cancer Initiative

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet L. Pulliam, attorney at law and of counsel with Mitchell, Blackstock, Ivers, Sneddon and Marshall of Little Rock, Ark. has been recently appointed the Chair of the American Bar Association’s National Breast Cancer Initiatives Executive Committee for 2016/2017.

Florida Justice Association Blocks Insurance Lobby Attacks On Consumer Rights

BRADENTON, Fla., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bradenton personal injury lawyer, and Florida Justice Association board member, Bernard F. Walsh took note of the successful effort by Florida Justice Association members to block extreme reduction in personal injury claim awards.

Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh Attorneys Attend Florida Justice Association’s ‘Workhorse’ Seminar

ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorneys from the southwest Florida personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh attended the Florida Justice Association’s annual “Workhorse” seminar held at the Orlando World Trade Center Marriott.

Cannabis Activist Ed Forchion Challenges New Jersey on Race, Reefer and Religion Before the U.S. Supreme Court

TRENTON, N.J., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In perhaps one of the boldest moves in the recent history of marijuana activism, long time cannabis advocate and Trentonian newspaper columnist, Ed Forchion aka NJWeedman, and his lawyers, New Jersey attorneys Allan Marain, Esq. and John Vincent Saykanic, Esq., are challenging the state of New Jersey before the United States Supreme Court regarding pertinent issues pertaining to reefer, racial discrimination and religion.

W&L Hopes Faster FDA Publication of Potential Risk Signals for SGLT2 Inhibitors: Newest – Stroke, Thromboembolic Events, Acute Kidney Injury

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., said today it hopes potentially fatal side effects associated with SGLT2 inhibitor drugs will be reported to consumers faster, since people taking these next-generation diabetes medications deserve to be notified of the health dangers shortly after they have been reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Sarasota Injury Attorney David L. Goldman Sponsors Westcoast Center for Human Development Event

SARASOTA, Fla., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Westcoast Center for Human Development celebrated their 44th Annual Heart of Gold Awards Banquet at the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh are longtime supporters of this organization and were one of the major sponsors of this event.

Bradenton Injury Attorney Bernard F Walsh Published in Lawyer’s LogBook

BRADENTON, Fla., March 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh was published in the Lawyer’s LogBook, a legal industry periodical that includes articles from some of the nation’s best plaintiff’s attorneys. ‘The A To Z Basics Of A Trucking Accident Case,’ advises attorneys who may be considering representing the victims of heavy truck accidents.

Weitz & Luxenberg Attorneys Chosen as 2016 ‘Rising Stars’ by Super Lawyers Magazine

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Super Lawyers revealed that eight Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. attorneys have been named by the magazine as 2016 ‘Rising Stars’ of the profession, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg Responding to Air Quality Issues in Portland, Oregon

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time environmental activist Erin Brockovich is joining with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., attorney Robin Greenwald to investigate claims from Portland, Oregon area residents who may have been harmed by chemical emissions released into the air by art-glass companies in the region.

Bernard Walsh Moderates Florida Justice Association Outreach Event at Cooley Law School

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard Walsh of the Florida personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, gave opening remarks and lectured to students and guests at the Florida Justice Association’s student outreach event, held at Cooley Law School.

Weitz & Luxenberg Secures $5.2 Million Verdict Finding Malice in Asbestos Lawsuit Against Fluor and Subsidiaries

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally known law firm Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. secured a verdict of $5.2 million in damages on behalf of an 82-year-old Orange County, California, man and his wife who sued a Fortune 500 company they charged with contributing to his increased risk of developing mesothelioma, Weitz & Luxenberg announced today.

Southern Trial Lawyers Association Publish Article by Attorneys Bernard Walsh and Elisabeth DeWitt

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article entitled ‘Modern Spinal Surgery Options’ by Injury Attorney Bernard F. Walsh, managing partner of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, and Attorney Elisabeth Dewitt formerly of the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, has been published by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg to Visit Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Groundwater Contamination Victims on Jan. 30

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, together with a team of Weitz and Luxenberg attorneys, look forward to meeting with victims of the Hoosick Falls, New York PFOA groundwater contamination on Saturday, January 30, 2016, said the nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm.

Weitz & Luxenberg’s Greenwald Is Co-Lead Counsel in Excellus Data Breach Case

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robin L. Greenwald, head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, will serve as interim co-lead counsel in the developing Excellus BlueCross BlueShield data breach class action lawsuit, according to the firm.

Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg Named to Leadership Role in Volkswagen Multidistrict Litigation

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against Volkswagen, Weitz and Luxenberg today announced.

Attorney Michele Stephan, Members of Shapiro Goldman Babboni & Walsh Attend Selby Public Library Fundraiser

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury Attorney and Board Member of the Friends of the Public Library Michele Stephan, along with members of the Sarasota and Bradenton offices of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh attended the January fundraiser event for Selby Public Library in downtown Sarasota.

Weitz & Luxenberg Helping Hoosick, N.Y., Victims of PFOA Contaminated Groundwater

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz & Luxenberg is investigating bringing a lawsuit against one or more companies believed responsible for certain cancers and other illnesses affecting residents of Hoosick, New York, where the residents have unwittingly been drinking water contaminated with PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), the nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.

Your Quick Guide to the Best Divorce in Massachusetts: A Successful Start to Your New Life

EASTON, Mass., Jan. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting divorced? At stake is your financial future as well as your relationship with your children if you have any, says Massachusetts divorce lawyer Bill Farias. Will you just wing it and see how things go or will you instead take steps to ensure that you give yourself the best chance of a favorable outcome? As with anything else in life, preparation for divorce can significantly increase your chances of getting the results you want.

Children First Recognizes Sarasota Attorney M. David Shapiro for His Ongoing Support of The Charitable Organization

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David Shapiro was honored for his five years on the Board of Children First. He has held multiple positions throughout the years including, Treasurer and Vice President.

Sarasota Attorney David L. Goldman Participates in ‘Flight To North Pole’

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David L. Goldman of the law firm Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh attended the ‘Flight to the North Pole’ event at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport on Thursday, December 11, 2015. Organized by the Manatee County Sheriffs Office, the annual event is a benefit held for terminally ill children and their families.