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January 2006

Clyde Metzger Profiled in the Washtenaw Business Review

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October 2005

FBM Employees Brighten the Holidays for Local Families

Holiday spirit and generosity were alive and well this year at Foley, Baron & Metzger (FBM) where employees worked to brighten the Christmas of two needy local families. Staff at both the Ann Arbor and Farmington Hills offices of FBM shopped for their “adopted” families provided through the SOS Community... READ MORE

May 2005

Foley, Baron & Metzger Donates Money To Help Hurricane Katrina Victims

To help assist victims of Hurricane Katrina, firm members Tom Foley, Richard Baron and Clyde Metzger, along with their colleagues, have donated $4,770 to the American Red Cross. “It is important to all of us at Foley, Baron & Metzger to do what we can to help improve the unfortunate circumstances... READ MORE

April 2005

Clyde M. Metzger and Judy A. Sherman Win Emergency Medicine Malpractice Trial

Clyde M. Metzger and Judy A. Sherman recently won a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case in the Calhoun County (Michigan) Circuit Court. The case involved allegations that the Defendant emergency physician failed to administer the clot busting drug tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) to a stroke patient or make a timely transfer... READ MORE

March 2005

Kim J. Sveska Wins Pharmacy Malpractice Trial

Kim J. Sveska recently won a defense verdict in a wrongful death medical malpractice case in the Macomb County (Michigan) Circuit Court. The case involved allegations that the Defendant pharmacist failed to properly counsel the Plaintiff on the correct use of a concentrated form of a self-administered drug. The jury deliberated... READ MORE

February 2005

Clyde M. Metzger Presents at ICLE’s 11th Annual Health Law Institute

Clyde M. Metzger recently presented at the 11th Annual Health Law Institute (March 2005), co-sponsored by the Health Care Law Section of the Michigan State Bar and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Metzger’s presentation topic was “The Med-Mal Crisis and Tort Reform.” ... READ MORE

January 2005

Tom Foley Speaks at IADC Meeting

Tom Foley recently spoke at the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC) 2005 Midyear Meeting in Puerto Rico on the “Anatomy of a PPA Trial,” where he presented lessons learned from pre- and post-verdict jury research. Foley is Vice-Chair of the IADC Drug, Device & Biotechnology Litigation committee. ... READ MORE

September 2004

Foley, Baron & Metzger Attorney Publishes Article

Tom Foley has recently published “State High Court Strikes Latest Blow Against Tort Reform Nullification” in the Washington Legal Foundation’s Counsel’s Advisory. The paper reports on recent failed efforts by the Plaintiffs bar to challenge the constitutionality of key aspects of Michigan’s precedent-setting tort reform. Please click here to view... READ MORE

June 2004

Foley, Baron & Metzger Principal Appointed Vice Chair of Drug, Device & Biotechnology Litigation Committee

Tom Foley has recently been appointed by the International Association of Defense Counsel [the “IADC”] to its Drug, Device & Biotechnology Litigation Committee. The Committee is one of the most active within the IADC.  ... READ MORE

March 2004

Foley, Baron & Metzger Wins Trial in Pennsylvania

Tom Foley recently served as lead trial counsel in a successful defense verdict for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. The trial, held in Philadelphia, was the first trial nationally for GSK in the mass tort litigation involving claims over the drug phenylpropanolamine [PPA]. ... READ MORE