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Boles Holmes White Attorney Wally Walker Assists in Securing Affirmance of $40 Million Settlement for Plaintiff Class

On March 15, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the approval of an approximate $40 million class action settlement. Wally Walker, co-lead counsel, orally argued the case before the Fourth Circuit. The Fourth…

Pharmaceuticals in Our Water Part 3: Section 2, Subpart B – Scientific Explanation of Pharmaceutical Contamination, Environmental Impact

Section 2: Scientific Explanation of Pharmaceutical Contamination B. Environmental Impact               While the link between the consumption of pharmaceutically contaminated water and ill health effects…

Pharmaceuticals in Our Water: Part 2 – Section 2, Subpart A – Scientific Explanation of Pharmaceutical Discharge, Human Impact

Section 2: Scientific Explanation of Pharmaceutical Contamination A.   Human Impact               Most pharmaceuticals in the water occur in concentrations far below prescribed dosages.  Nevertheless, micro-dose exposure…

Pharmaceuticals in Our Water: Part 1 – Introduction

Section 1: Introduction               Pharmaceuticals are in our rivers, streams, lakes, oceans, and ground and soil waters.  A U.S. Geological survey conducted from 1999-2000, found at least one of ninety-five organic wastewater…

Section 1 – Trusts, restraint of trade

The first section of the Sherman Antitrust Act targets specific business conduct that is anticompetitive by nature. The text of the first provision reads: Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint…

Lebron James’ “Taco Tuesday” Trademark Application Denied by USPTO

Lebron James doesn’t miss often, but he missed in his attempt to trademark the phrase “Taco Tuesday.” This off season Lebron has been posting stories on social media about enjoying tacos on Tuesday nights with family and friends.  These…

What is the Sherman Act?

The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 (15 U.S.C. § 1-7) has been one of the most enduring pieces of legislation in the nation’s history. Passed in an effort to protect consumers from collusive anti-competitive behavior by market participants,…

Reasons You Should Form an Estate Plan

Every individual, regardless of age or financial status, should consult an estate planning attorney to determine what happens upon their passing. The purpose of this plan is to anticipate and arrange for the disposal of assets in an organized…

Represent yourself? Don’t be a fool.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” President Lincoln was an attorney first, and felt no one (including an attorney) should represent themselves in a court case. History tells us that Honest Abe…

3 Questions To Ask: How To Hire The Right Attorney For YOUR Case

If you are the suspect in a criminal investigation, you probably want to find the best attorney you can afford. But how do you do that? First, you have to narrow down the attorneys that you want to interview. There are thousands of criminal…

Infographic: The Advantages of Hiring an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Hindsight is 20/20. Few adages are more true, and prisons are filled with men who learned this lesson the hard way. If you are charged with a crime, any attorney won’t do. You need the best possible attorney, one with extensive experience…

NAP policy claims lead to federal scrutiny of Wiregrass farmers

A federal spotlight has been placed on the Wiregrass area due to farmer’s filing an unusually high number of claims for a little known federal assistance program.  The program in question is called the “Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance…