Consolidated Trials Drawing Fire From Defense as Unfair

In a trial involving four women suing over an allegedly defective transvaginal mesh device, a Miami jury was faced with an assortment of claims. Some of the women felt like they had a ball between their legs. Some had pain during sex, while others didn’t. They all went to different doctors, at different times, for different surgeries. But the jury’s verdict showed little difference. Each woman got more than $6.5 million.

      
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Ann Marie Buerkle Is Trump’s Pick to Lead Product Safety Agency: What to Know

This week, President Trump nominated Ann Marie Buerkle, the former New York congresswoman, to serve as the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s chairwoman in a permanent capacity, putting her in line to lead the agency when Republicans take a majority. Here’s a look at what companies and safety advocates need to know about Buerkle.

      
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Donald Trump’s Twitter Bashing of Jeff Sessions Raises Hostile Work Questions

President Donald Trump has not been discreet in expressing his dissatisfaction with certain key members on his team. Recent taunts blasted to his millions of followers on Twitter about U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions essentially equates to a public—and very negative—performance review. How would this public scolding fly in the corporate world? We asked labor and management lawyers for their perspective.

      
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