Repeal and Re-Sicken? The Current State of Health Care in America

February 01, 2017

On January 20, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)[1] and to “take all actions consistent with law to minimize the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens of the Act.”[2] [...]

The Significance of The FDA’s Essure Black Box Warning

January 25, 2017

  Watch virtually any drug commercial long enough and, after the deliriously happy looking actors are done twirling in a meadow, you’ll likely be presented with a laundry list of side effects patients may experience. While these side effects often[...]

Keeping Them Honest: Advice for Concerned Citizens

January 18, 2017

  On Friday, January 20, Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the Oath of Office, and Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America.  Although Mr. Trump lost the popular vote (by nearly 3[...]

Clean Water is Worth Fighting For

January 11, 2017

  Clean water is perhaps one of the most take-for-granted aspects of life in the United States.  I, for one, assume I use clean water each day due to living in a metropolitan area adjacent to one of the largest[...]

What the Death of the CFPB Could Mean For You

January 02, 2017

The results of the November presidential election shocked the world, leaving many to wonder what the future will hold when President-Elect Donald Trump eventually assumes the role of President. With his administration nearly assembled, experts are predicting that many of[...]

A Groundbreaking Class Action on Climate Change

December 26, 2016

  Every now and then I stumble upon a lawsuit that is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. The latest example is a class action pending in Oregon under the caption Juliana v. United States (D. Oregon, 15-cv-1517). The Plaintiffs[...]