Cannabis Control Division Faces Lawsuit Over Unlawful Product Recall on 4-Year Anniversary of Legal Marijuana Sales in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Cannabis Control Division in New Mexico is facing a new lawsuit as the state marks four years of legal recreational marijuana sales. Instead of celebration, a local cannabis manufacturer has taken legal action against the division over a recent product recall. The manufacturer claims that the recall was “unlawful” and that the state did not follow its own rules in issuing the recall. According to Jacob Candelaria, attorney for Pharmers LLC, the recalled products were manufactured by his clients in the fall of 2022 and passed all required tests mandated by … Read more

Landmark Verdict: $25 Million Awarded to Victim in Child Abuse Lawsuit Against New Jersey’s Division of Child Protection

New Brunswick, New Jersey – A Middlesex County jury has awarded a $25 million verdict against the state’s Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCCP) in a “horrific” case of child sexual abuse in foster homes. The verdict was reached on March 12 after a trial that began on Feb. 20 and was presided over by Superior Court Judge Patrick Bradshaw. The awarded amount was subsequently reduced to $12 million in accordance with an agreement between the lawyers involved. Representing the victim, Matt Bonnano of Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo stated that this was the first … Read more

Paul Weiss Bolsters Mass Torts Division with Top Lawyer from 3M and GSK

New York City, NY – Law firm Paul Weiss has appointed a new lawyer to join their mass torts team, with a focus on expanding their representation in the 3M and GSK cases. The move comes as the firm seeks to strengthen their presence in the litigation involving these two major companies. The lawyer, who has not been named, will bring extensive experience to the team. Their expertise in mass tort cases will be crucial in managing the complex legal challenges presented by the 3M and GSK litigations. Paul Weiss aims to enhance their capabilities … Read more

Judge Alex McVeagh Qualifies for Republican Primary in Race for Division III Circuit Court in Hamilton County

Chattanooga, Tennessee – Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge Alex McVeagh has officially qualified to run in the Republican primary election for the Division III Circuit Court race in Hamilton County. Accompanied by former District 29 State Rep. Joan Carter, as well as fellow judges Gary Starnes and Lila Statom, Judge McVeagh filed his nominating petition at the Hamilton County Election Commission. Expressing gratitude for the support he has received so far, Judge McVeagh said, “Today marks the next step in our race to be Hamilton County’s next Circuit Court Judge. I am humbled by … Read more