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U.S. Court Rejects Johnson & Johnson Bankruptcy Tactic for Thousands of Talcum Powder Lawsuits

By Slack Davis Sanger LLP | January 31, 2023 | Comments Off on U.S. Court Rejects Johnson & Johnson Bankruptcy Tactic for Thousands of Talcum Powder Lawsuits

Slack Davis Sanger represents more than a dozen clients in class-action suit Today a federal appeals court rejected Johnson & Johnson’s strategy to resolve the multibillion-dollar litigation over claims its talc products cause cancer. The U.S. 3rd Circuit of Appeals in Philadelphia removed from bankruptcy the company’s LTL Management unit, which was facing more than…

Slack Davis Sanger Leads $10 Million Settlement After Fatal Bell Helicopter Crash Involving a Defectively Manufactured Part

By Slack Davis Sanger LLP | January 31, 2023 | Comments Off on Slack Davis Sanger Leads $10 Million Settlement After Fatal Bell Helicopter Crash Involving a Defectively Manufactured Part

Ladd Sanger, Dallas aviation partner with Slack Davis Sanger, and Joe Fiorante, partner at the Law Offices of Camp, Fiorante, Matthews, and Mogerman, in Vancouver, British Columbia, recently obtained a $10 million settlement for the family of a 49-year-old helicopter pilot employed by Yellowhead Helicopters, Ltd, who was killed in 2021 while conducting forest fire…

Mike Slack and Ladd Sanger Profiled in Texas Lawbook

By Slack Davis Sanger LLP | January 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Mike Slack and Ladd Sanger Profiled in Texas Lawbook

Mike Slack and Ladd Sanger of Texas-based Slack Davis Sanger were recently profiled in the Texas Lawbook. Learn about their small-town beginnings, relentless educational pursuits, the tragedy that shaped their firm, and the cases they’ve argued that have altered the aviation industry for the better. We invite you to read the full article here  …

Hawaii Helicopter Crash is a Reminder of How Dangerous This Touring Industry Can Be

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Hawaii Helicopter Crash is a Reminder of How Dangerous This Touring Industry Can Be

Partner Ladd Sanger spoke with KITV4 about the recent helicopter crash on the Big Island this week, and his experience litigating helicopter crash cases. We invite you to read the interview here.

WFAA Interviews Ladd Sanger about the Security Breach Leading to a Car Crash at Love Field

By Slack Davis Sanger | April 11, 2022 | Comments Off on WFAA Interviews Ladd Sanger about the Security Breach Leading to a Car Crash at Love Field

Partner Ladd Sanger spoke with WFAA this weekend about a security breach at Love Field, where a car was able to ram through a gate and damage two private jets on the ramp. We invite you to watch that interview here.

NBC 5 Interviews Ladd Sanger about Deadly Helicopter Crash

By Slack Davis Sanger | April 11, 2022 | Comments Off on NBC 5 Interviews Ladd Sanger about Deadly Helicopter Crash

Partner Ladd Sanger spoke with NBC 5 on March 25 about the deadly helicopter crash in Rowlett. We invite you to watch that interview here. 

Prominent Attorney Mike Davis Dies at 69

By Slack Davis Sanger | April 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Prominent Attorney Mike Davis Dies at 69

Innovative personal injury litigator also remembered for decades of youth sports volunteering See original publication in Austin Business Journal Apr 5, 2022, 2:24pm CDT SLACK DAVIS SANGER Mike Davis was diagnosed with lymphoma, cancer in the body’s lymph system, in 1995 — two years after co-founding the law firm that later became Slack Davis Sanger.…

Death of Mike Davis, Prominent Austin, Texas Trial Lawyer

By Slack Davis Sanger | April 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Death of Mike Davis, Prominent Austin, Texas Trial Lawyer

Slack Davis Sanger founding partner and trial attorney Mike Davis passed away on March 30, 2022. Mike was a graduate of the University of Texas, a distinguished law graduate of St. Mary’s Law School and a briefing attorney for Justice Franklin Spears on the Texas Supreme Court. Mike was recognized as a brilliant advocate whether in…

Former NASA Engineer & Lawyer-Pilot Explains Why the 5G Rollout Is Dangerous

By Slack Davis Sanger | January 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Former NASA Engineer & Lawyer-Pilot Explains Why the 5G Rollout Is Dangerous

According to Mike Slack, a licensed pilot, former NASA aerospace engineer and aviation attorney with Slack Davis Sanger, the 5G rollout can interfere with radar altimeters causing them to malfunction at a critical moment in the landing approach close to the ground. “The pilot may need to abort the landing attempt and make another approach…

Deadly Alaskan Plane Crashes are the Subject of a new ProPublica Report

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Deadly Alaskan Plane Crashes are the Subject of a new ProPublica Report

Slack Davis Sanger Managing Partner Mike Slack worked with ProPublica on a deep-dive into the deadly history of Alaska’s small commercial aviation industry. The story features SDS client, Julie Sullivan, whose husband Randy was one of six victims of a fatal mid-air collision in May 2019. Mike Slack was the lead attorney in her case,…