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DePuy Pretrial Actions Consolidated to Ohio Court

It was recently announced that the pretrial filings for DePuy ASR hip replacement lawsuits have been consolidated to the Northern District of Ohio. The lawsuits have been assigned to the Honorable David A. Katz for supervision during the early stages of the litigation. Judge Katz is based in Toledo, Ohio, and he will be responsible […]

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A Happy Thanksgiving to Our Readers

On behalf of the Berniard Law Firm, we would like to issue all of our readers a Happy Thanksgiving to those in the Gulf Coast and beyond. The blog will resume posts after this weekend.

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Berniard Law Firm Lead Chosen to Educate Lawyers on DePuy Hip Replacement Matter

Lead attorney Jeffrey Berniard recently educated fellow lawyers on the complexities of litigation concerning the ASR DePuy hip implant replacement recall. Having been an active part of Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Mr. Berniard was selected to teach the DePuy matter due to his involvement in the ongoing litigation over the matter as well as his […]

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Firm’s Lead Attorney Educates Area Attorneys on DePuy Hip Implant Legal Situation

As part of our firm’s efforts to educate the public at large about their legal rights in matters, lead attorney Jeffrey Berniard will be informing his peers about the Johnson & Johnson/DePuy ASR hip implant replacement legal issue. Having already been an active part of CLE (Continuing Legal Education) courses, as well as serving as […]

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Breaking News: BP Fund to Finance Claims Process for Gulf Oil Spill

The Associated Press is now reporting President Obama and British Petroleum have come to an agreement regarding the establishment of a fund to help pay off claims. This fund is expected to be over $20 billion and will be tied to the claims process that has already begun in the Gulf Coast area. Meeting for […]

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Recent Interview Highlights How Oil Recovery May Be Hampered By Tax Problems

Having taught Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars on a variety of topics including Chinese drywall and, soon, oil leak litigation, lead attorney Jeffrey Berniard has been a relied upon expert on matters relating to claims and the wide variety of problems and delays claimants, and their attorneys, often face in such processes. Interviewed for his […]

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What does a Charter Boat Captain need for a Gulf Oil Spill Claim?

There is an availability of funds under the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) and the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) for Louisiana residents who have suffered property damage because of the crude oil washing ashore. Oil damage to boats is treated differently from other forms of personal property damage under the guidelines of the OPA. […]

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Louisiana Residents With Personal Injury Questions

For those Louisiana residents, whether you live in Lake Charles, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Kentwood or any other of the great cities across this state, looking for more information on their possible personal injury claim, check out our blog dedicated to these legal matters: Louisiana Personal Injury Blog This blog discusses the legal issues […]

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Breaking News: Massive chemical fire in Denham Springs under control

According to Baton Rouge’s Advocate, the chemical fire earlier reported is currently under control by the roughly 100 firefighters on the scene. Firefighters from Ascension Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish and others responded promptly to the incident and represent the multi-Parish effort being undertaken to combat the giant blaze. Photo courtesy of The Advocate The […]

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Breaking News: Livingston Parish chemical fire raises alarm, concerns

A huge fire has broken out in Denham Springs at a chemical warehouse. 200 people have been evacuated and approximately 100 firefighters are reportedly on the scene combatting the inferno. The explosion, occurring around 2 p.m. alarmed the local community. Visible from over 20 miles away, even as far as Baton Rouge, firefighters hope to […]

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