Dog attacks a continuing problem

A dog attack is one of the most frightening experiences that someone can face. Many people are seriously injured or even killed in  dog attacks every year. Dog attacks are usually attributable to the negligence of a dog owner that fails to control his or her vicious dog. Owners of dangerous animals often fail to properly …

Expert Testimony

Consulting regularly works with some of the most experienced, trial-savvy experts in the field of economics and statistics.  If you have a case that requires expert testimony involving economic or statistical analysis, the calculation of losses or damages, or any economic valuations, we are adept at working with attorneys to develop initial analyses and bringing …

Construction company fined for roof fall hazards

In yesterday’s post we discussed the problem of construction site accidents the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s decision to fine a construction company for exposing its workers to serious fall hazards and a variety of other personal injuries. This contractor was not unique in its lack of safety measures. Construction contractors throughout the …

Financing and Law

Our qualified’s experience includes a wide range of financing structures including fixed, variable rate, multi modal, capital appreciation bonds, Swaps, derivatives, synthetic and many more. We have worked on transactions to provide project financing (and in some instances funds for operations) for a broad range of public and private purposes. With attorneys in nine U.S. …

Rumors of Tiger Woods Divorce Settlement Swirling

The British tabloid newspaper the Sun is reporting that the divorce of Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren includes the largest financial settlement ever seen in a celebrity divorce: Between $750 and $833 million. Lawyers are saying that this is the largest payout since Michael Jordan settled his divorce with ex-wife Juanita for $100 million in …

Pregnant Women and Chemical Bisphenol

A study linking pregnant women exposed to high levels of the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) to childhood wheezing was recently presented at the yearly meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies. According to the study’s findings, children whose mothers who were exposed to the highest levels of the chemical early in their pregnancy were twice as …

Disastrous Car Accident in New Orleans

Richard Rizk documents a disastrous car accident that occurred in New Orleans late last week attracted national attention for the devastation it caused. A total of 63 people were harmed in the accident, which caused a pileup of cars, vans and 18-wheelers. The accident happened on Interstate 10 when drivers entered a patch of dense fog …