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John Bair

Weathering the Storm

The title of the latest issue of Living Safer Magazine resonates with me: You Weathered the Storm: What’s Next? The issue is all about how to protect your property, your family and your finances in the wake of a disaster. […]

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Company Allegedly Scammed Sick 9/11 First Responders, NFL Concussion Victims

New York and federal authorities sued a legal funding company and its founder yesterday, alleging they lured former NFL players with brain injuries and 9/11 heroes struggling with cancer and respiratory illnesses into accepting costly advances on their settlements. According […]

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What Does the Bairs Foundation Do?

Litigation is expensive, and some families in litigation run out of money before their lawsuit has concluded. The Bairs Foundation is a nonprofit organization that helps people suffering because of a catastrophic accident. The foundation can provide financial assistance before, during […]

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Four Female Attorneys Appointed to Invokana PSC

Last week, Judge Brian R. Martinotti of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey appointed four outstanding women to the 14-member plaintiffs’ steering committee (PSC) in MDL 2750 for Invokana (Canagliflozin) Products Liability Litigation. Judge Martinotti’s […]

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Bairs Foundation Announces Launch of New Website

As Co-Founder of the Bairs Foundation with my wife, Amy, I am proud to announce the formal launch of our nonprofit foundation’s website at BairsFoundation.org. The Bairs Foundation provides a lending alternative for plaintiffs and their families who face a […]

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SSDI Program Projected to be Exhausted by 2022: Implications for Plaintiffs

Ninety percent of our clients at Milestone Consulting – and most trial lawyers’ clients who are severely disabled – rely on social security disability insurance (SSDI) during litigation and for the remainder of their lives. SSDI is a program that […]

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Several WEMbers Appointed to Prestigious Positions

Women En Mass (WEM) “… brings together the best and brightest female mass tort attorneys to discuss issues that affect women—from the boardroom to the courtroom.” In addition to providing an opportunity for these lawyers to bond with their peers […]

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Bill Signed into Law after MATA Pushes for Correction to Uniform Probate Code

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed into law a bill designed to correct a procedural omission in the Uniform Probate Code (UPC) – a correction that will save lots of people time and money. The law will go into effect […]

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Law Firms: Start 2017 More Securely

Three Chinese hackers have been criminally charged in Manhattan federal court with trading on confidential information obtained from the networks and servers of law firms working on mergers and acquisitions, according to an article in Reuters. The charges include conspiracy, […]

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LegalMinds Mastermind Group™: Getting More Out of Your Brand

As new technologies and cultural trends emerge, it’s critical for firms and other businesses to stay abreast of these changes and keep up with the times. One of the most effective way to stay in the know is to join […]