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November 18, 2020

Attorney Drew LaFramboise Presents at George Mason University “Civil Justice Fest”

George Mason University invited Ashcraft & Gerel Attorney Drew LaFramboise to speak on a panel at the “Civil Justice Fest,” presented by the Law & Economics Center of ...

November 9, 2020

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions on Nursing Homes Visits

Updated Guidelines Allow Outdoor and Indoor Visitation Beyond Compassionate Care On September 17, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a division of the U.S. ...

November 5, 2020

U.S. News Ranks Ashcraft & Gerel in “Best Law Firms” 2021

Ashcraft & Gerel has been ranked among the nation’s top legal firms by U.S. News — Best Lawyers® in the 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms.” Over our 65 years in practice, ...

October 29, 2020

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Keeping Families and Children Safe

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 3.6 million families in the United States are at risk of lead poisoning due to the presence of ...

October 27, 2020

NPR Finds For-Profit Nursing Homes May Be Neglecting Patients

While it is no secret that nursing homes and their residents have been met with a slew of unprecedented challenges in 2020, a recent article from NPR, “For-Profit Nursing ...

September 22, 2020

California Appellate Court Rules Amazon Could Be Liable for Any Defective Products Sold on its Site

On August 13, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District reversed a previous trial court ruling, suggesting that Amazon could be liable for any defective products bought ...

September 8, 2020

How Lead Paint Chips & Dust Cause Brain Damage Among Children

Considering lead-based paints were banned for residential use by 1978, you might think lead poisoning would no longer be a worry in most households today. It might surprise ...

September 3, 2020

Appellate Court Revives NJ Talcum Powder Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, a New Jersey appellate court revived two lawsuits from women who claimed Johnson & Johnson’s signature Baby Powder caused their ovarian ...

August 20, 2020

4 Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers

Ashcraft & Gerel Honored by Best Lawyers for Another Year For decades, all of our attorneys at Ashcraft & Gerel have been committed to a singular mission: Helping our ...

July 23, 2020

Janssen Finally Adds Warning for Maculopathy to IC (interstitial cystitis) Drug Elmiron

Elmiron® Manufacturer Affirms Link to Degenerative Eye Disorder For over two decades, Janssen Pharmaceuticals has manufactured and sold a bladder drug called Elmiron®, which ...