The U.S. Supreme Court has handed down a landmark decision concerning how state’s can determine mental disabilities in death penalty cases. A Florida appeals attorney explains the background and meaning of the ruling. How the Case Came Before the Court In 1978, Freddie Hall was convicted of murdering Karol Hurst, a 21-year-old pregnant woman. Hall […]
Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck), headquartered in New Jersey, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Merck is committed to improving health and well-being around the world and has developed a plethora of prescription medications and vaccines. However, like other pharmaceutical companies in its industry, Merck has also been privy to its fair […]
According to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2007, 43% of fraud detected in American corporations was due to whistleblowers, whereas professional auditors constituted only 19%. With the government providing more incentives to employees for blowing the whistle on their employers questionably illegal activities, corporate executives are becoming unsure about whom they can trust. A corporations team […]
After spending the better part of his life accomplishing what most men could only dream of, the legendary General Charles Chuck Yeager has been locked up with legal issues for the past few years. Once admired for being a WWII stud pilot, the first to break the sound barrier in 1947 and parachuting out of […]
OSHA Wins Victory in Seaworld Case Involving Death of Trainer A high profile accident at Sea World has wound its way through the Federal appellate court system. As a Florida appeals attorney explains, the latest ruling represents a victory for OSHA. Recent Court Ruling Regarding Sea World Sea World has been at the center of […]
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