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The logo of GlaxoSmithKline Plc sits on a sign outside the pharmaceutical company's headquarters in London, U.K., on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

GSK Loses Bid For New Trial in Attorney Suicide Case

GSK Loses Bid For New Trial in Attorney Suicide Case

By Julie A. Steinberg, Bloomberg BNA GlaxoSmithKline LLC can’t escape a $3 million verdict for the widow of a Chicago attorney who committed suicide days after starting a generic equivalent of the company’s antidepressant Paxil. Evidence at trial supported the jury’s finding that the warning was misleading and didn’t fully apprise Stewart Dolin’s physicians about

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Fighting Trump’s Policies is Personal for This Lawyer

Last week, lawyers from Covington joined the University of California in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on what the university called “nothing more than an unreasoned executive whim.” In an interview with Big Law Business, Covington vice chair Lanny Breuer said the case “goes

A bartender mixes a martini cocktail inside the American Airlines Group Inc. Flagship First Dining room at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, U.S., on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Photographer: Caitlin Ochs/Bloomberg

How Lawyers Need to Be Healthier: Q&A

A national task force of lawyers thinks law has become unhealthy and it has a plan to fix it. Last month, the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being released a report that contains 44 recommendations to create a safer and more productive work environment for lawyers across the U.S. The recommendations range from de-emphasizing alcohol as a