The Voodoo of Public Nuisance - Spells Cast in California and Oklahoma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This morning on broadcast news the media focus was on how the Oklahoma attorney general Mike Hunter used the concept of public nuisance to bring Janssen Pharma (whose parent if Johnson & Johnson) into court. Businesses which are targeted may need lots more than legal help. 

Disconnect Between Litigation Verdicts and Stock Price - What Could Be in Store of Sherwin-Williams

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It's the day after the bench verdict in the Oklahoma opioid class action public nuisance litigation. If a recession hits, Sherwin-Williams might look like an attractive target for cash-challenged municipalities.  The activity of Johnson & Johnson stock provides insight into the investor mindset.  The stock is up 3.9 points, at 10:15 A.M. New York time. The prosecution had asked for billions to abate the public nuisance, over the long term.

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In Grade School, We Put Gum in Their Hair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a court in Oklahoma, the prosecution is arguing that Johnson & Johnson created a public nuisance. Previously, public nuisance lawsuits have targeted industries ranging from tobacco to lead paint. That is what state attorney general Mike Hunter contends about its marketing practices for opioid type pharmaceuticals. Here is more on that. Regarding the latter, Sherwin-Williams, represented by Jones Day, lost a big one on that in a bench trial in California. 

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State Attorneys General Contending Public Nuisance on Side of the Angels

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Beginning tomorrow, Johnson & Johnson will face off in court with the Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter.   Specifically, notes Randazzo: "Oklahoma is set to argue that Johnson & Johnson's alleged deceptive marketing campaign created a 'public nuisance' that will cost the state as much as $17.5 Those with a target on their backs for public nuisance range from energy to autos.

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Lessons from Broken Arrow, OK - What If Petit Family Had Been Armed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now we read about how a 23-year-old in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma prevented what might have been a similar tragedy. After all, the well-to-do are always targets. The memory of the fatal home invasion of the Petit household, Cheshire, Connecticut, is stuck in our consciousness. The mother and two young daughters were murdered. It was during the day. The father William Petit, who survived a brutal beating, still has nightmares.

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