Prince George’s County Public Schools Joins Litigation Against Social Media Giants for Negative Impact on Student Mental Health

Prince George’s joins other school districts in Maryland and nationwide seeking accountability for addictive social media products harming students, straining resources UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools, one of the 20 largest school districts in the country, today filed a lawsuit against social media companies Meta, Google, ByteDance, and Snap Inc. alleging

Thousands of U.S. communities to receive opioid recovery funds from $26 billion global settlements as soon as May 2022

Over 90% of litigating local governments have confirmed participation in the global settlements approved today by the “Big Three” drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson, along with opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Washington, D.C. (February 25, 2022) – Today, the National Prescription Opiate Litigation Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee confirmed participation of over 90% of litigating

2022-02-25T18:04:51+00:00February 25th, 2022|Mass Tort, Prescription Drug Injuries, Public Good|

Duke Law mourns Francis McGovern, preeminent expert in ADR, resolving mass tort claims

Remembered as a beloved friend and colleague, McGovern was renowned for finding innovative solutions to seemingly intractable problems The Duke Law community is mourning the passing of Professor Francis E. McGovern, who died on Feb. 14 following a fall at his home in Marin County, Calif. McGovern was renowned for his expertise in alternative dispute

2020-02-20T10:26:10+00:00February 20th, 2020|Mass Tort|