FBMJ attorneys, Richard Baron and Matthew McCann recently published the article, “Hydrogen Blending: Protecting Against Manufacturer Liability,” in Today’s Boiler, the official magazine of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association. The cover-story article focuses on the time-sensitive topic of hydrogen-blending (HB), a process of blending hydrogen and natural gas with a
FBMJ attorneys Julie Janeway and Brian Whitelaw co-authored, “7 Legal Risks of Promoting Unproven COVID Treatments,” published by Medscape on December 6, 2021. The article cautions healthcare providers of the risks of promoting unproven products, preventives, treatments and cures when treating patients with COVID-19. The article discusses the consequences from state medical
In December 2021, FBMJ attorney Brian Whitelaw provided expert audio commentary for an accredited Med-IQ online course for physicians on topics including risks involving Medical Record Documentation, Advanced Practice Providers, Robotics, Telemedicine, Electronic Health Records and Urgent Care. Med-IQ is part of the Coverys family of companies and provides medical professionals
On November 17, 2021, the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (“MRA”) issued a notice of recall of all cannabis products tested by Viridis and Viridis North from August 10, 2021 to November 16, 2021, citing “inaccurate and/or unreliable results.” The MRA indicated that hundreds of cannabis retailers had products in their
FBMJ attorney, Anthony D. Pignotti recently co-authored an article titled, “Litigating the Value of Medical-Expense Damages,” published in the Michigan Defense Quarterly (Vol. 38, No.1, 2021), a publication of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC). The article discusses recoverable economic damages in civil actions and focuses specifically on issues related to medical-expenses damages.
A Michigan federal court judge denied a group of parents and nonpublic schools’ request for a preliminary injunction that sought to enjoin COVID-19 restrictions the state implemented in November that precluded the school from hosting in-person classes. The one-page opinion from Judge Paul Maloney said the motion was rendered moot
FBMJ attorney Anthony Pignotti authored “Summary and Analysis of Executive and Administrative Orders Issued in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Their Impact on the Legal System” for the September 2020 issue of Michigan Defense Quarterly Volume 37, No. 1 – 2020. The article addresses how COVID-19-related executive and administrative orders
FBMJ Attorneys recently prevailed in convincing the Michigan Court of Appeals to require more stringent causation proofs from plaintiffs in toxic tort cases. The case will have far reaching consequences for all toxic tort cases, as the opinion brought causation analysis in Michigan toxic tort cases in-line with the causation