Blog Posts in May, 2017

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  • 25 May. 2017

    Spring Fever in Northern New England

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    By: James D. Rosenberg There is nothing like Spring fever in Northern New England! The snow melts, the sun returns and friends, neighbors and families gather again, raising a glass to celebrate, whether it be a Memorial Day barbecue or high school and college graduation parties. With the change of seasons, the criminal defense team at Shaheen & Gordon wished to remind our friends and clients ...
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  • 24 May. 2017

    Shaheen & Gordon Attorneys Featured at the Maine Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Shaheen & Gordon Attorney Celine M. Boyle, along with co-chair Jodi Nofsinger of Berman & Simmons, created the 2017 Maine Trial Lawyers Association Spring Seminar program, and organized the speakers for the event. The program centered on the connection between happiness, civility and professionalism in the practice of law, and was attended by more than 120 lawyers from across the state. ...
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  • 22 May. 2017

    Francis Murphy Offers His Take on Dr. David Nagel's Book

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Shaheen & Gordon Partner/Shareholder Francis Murphy offers his take on the book “Needless Suffering: How Society Fails Those with Chronic Pain” by Dr. David Nagel, a physician in Concord, NH. His review was published in the May edition of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Bar News. Click here to see Murphy's review: ...
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  • 11 May. 2017

    Before You Say I Do, Should You Say Yes to a Prenup?

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    By: Faye Goldberg Q. I know a Prenuptial Agreements is signed before the wedding, but what does a Prenuptial Agreement do? A. A Prenuptial Agreement lays out what will happen to your and your spouse’s assets and income in the event of divorce, separation or death. Q. Do I really need one if I’m not wealthy? A. It depends. If you have family assets, like a summer home or a family ...
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  • 10 May. 2017

    Missouri Jury Awards $110 Million Against Johnson & Johnson Over Talc-Powder Cancer

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    A Missouri jury has awarded more than $110 million in damages to a Virginia woman who claimed that using Johnson & Johnson talc-based products led to her developing ovarian cancer. The verdict, reached Thursday in St. Louis, Missouri, is the largest award to date in what has become thousands of lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson over talcum power products that have been found to increase ...
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  • 9 May. 2017

    Spring Safety Tips for Parents of Teens

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Spring may be slow in coming to New England, but warmer weather and brighter days bring prom season to the region so it is important to remember that safety should always be a priority. If you have a teen, our Maine attorneys at Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. wants to help you keep them safe. This is especially true for teens who get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Remember, teens are ...
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  • 5 May. 2017

    Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay millions in U.S. talc-powder trial

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Johnson & Johnson on Thursday was ordered by a Missouri jury to pay over $110 million to a Virginia woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after decades of using of its talc-based products for feminine hygiene, according to a news report from Reuters. The verdict in state court in St. Louis was the largest so far to arise out of about 2,400 lawsuits accusing J&J of not adequately ...
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  • 4 May. 2017

    Keep Your Child and Their Friends Safe This Spring.

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    Spring may take it time arriving in New England, but with budding trees and blooming flowers comes prom season. It’s a great time to remember how to keep your child and their friends safe. Is your teen driving? Here are some tips to keep in mind: Don’t drive distracted. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than half of teen drivers used a cell phone while driving, ...
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  • 1 May. 2017

    Law Day 2017

    Posted By Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

    #LawDay, held annually on May 1, is a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law. As lawyers, we're big fans! This year, the #LawDay spotlight is on the 14th Amendment, which plays a critical role in protecting our civil rights through its citizenship, due process and equal protection clauses.
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