It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.


  • Dog Bites and Liability

    We’ve all heard that dogs are man’s best friend, that pets can brighten our days and lengthen our lives. But what happens if your pet misbehaves? Worse, what happens if your dog injures someone? Common law followed the “one-bite” rule, which held a dog owner liable for injuries caused by ... Read more

  • The Legal Implications of Driverless Vehicles

    Autonomous vehicles, that is, vehicles that can operate without human drivers, have become a more common feature of cityscapes across America. States have begun to pass laws that regulate autonomous vehicles, or autonomous driving systems (“ADSs”). These laws may specify when and how an ADS is u... Read more

  • Bayer Halts Sales of Essure

    A quick search for “Essure Birth Control” on Facebook yields a long and troubling list of results, many identifying problems with the Essure device and offering support for women who have suffered injuries. The sheer volume of results means that, for anyone who has been paying attention to the c... Read more

  • Drug and Medical Device Recalls

    Although pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices must pass stringent approval procedures, they are still at the center of personal-injury lawsuits every year. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tasked with protecting the public from defective and dangerous medical devices and drugs. Th... Read more

  • When Must a Pharmaceutical Company Warn Users About Potential Dangers?

    When is a warning required? Dangerous drugs and medical devices enter the marketplace on a regular basis. To protect users and patients from potential hazards, the law places a duty on manufacturers to warn users of the potential dangers associated with each product. Generally, manufacturers of me... Read more

  • Defamation: What You Need to Know

    With the rise of social media, there is no longer a traditional "reasonable expectation of privacy" in publicly available information. The average social media user must always assume that what they say is "on the record." The risk of defamatory content reaching millions has increased immensely, and... Read more