Justinian C. Lane, Esq.
Let Justice Be Done, Though the Heavens May Fall

Justinian Lane's Blog

Justinian's Blog

Sometimes Lawyers Help People by Declining Their Case

Some time ago a woman contacted me about representing her against the manufacturer of some prescription medications she took while pregnant.  Her child had a birth defect, and she has seen advertising related to those drugs and birth defects.  She e-mailed me and I had to give her the bad news that I couldn't help her. It turns out that the birth defect her child has is not associated with the drug that she took.  Whatever the cause of her child's injuries, the drug was definitely not to blame.

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Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Every now and then, I run across someone who lost a loved one because of a defective product or drug or due to an accident, but who doesn’t feel it’s “right” to file a product liability lawsuit.  They sometimes tell me they’d feel wrong getting “blood money” from a loved one’s death, or that it would feel weird, or any number of other excuses that often boil down to guilt.

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