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Jury Awards $2 Million to Man Injured in 2007 Helicopter Crash

By Slack Davis Sanger | November 20, 2012 |

Slack Davis Sanger represented the injured plaintiff in this winning verdict.

Close Calls at Austin’s Airport

By Slack Davis Sanger | November 16, 2012 |

Michael Slack is featured in this KVUE (ABC) news story about Austin’s airport, air space and this weekend’s Formula 1 race. Technology, he says, contributes to the problem of near mid-air collisions.

Choice of Law in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation

By Slack Davis Sanger | November 6, 2012 |

Slack Davis Sanger attorneys Paula Sweeney and Suzanne Kaplan will present a teleseminar on December 4, 2012, hosted by The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Group.  The seminar, “Choice of Law in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation,” will analyze recent choice of law decisions and explore how those decisions are likely to impact future…

Pharmacy Scrutiny Shrinking

By Slack Davis Sanger | November 5, 2012 |

As this Austin American-Statesman article illustrates, pharmacies that compound prescription drugs do so with practically zero oversight. Slack Davis Sanger currently represents a young boy who suffered temporary blindness because his pharmacy made an enormous error when it compounded his prescription. The steroid the little boy has to take three times per day contained more…

Number of Accidents Involving Business Jets More than Five Times That of Commercial Jets

By Slack Davis Sanger | October 26, 2012 |

This (story below) is not a new trend. We’ve been talking about it for years. Charter operators hired to transport workers to remote job sites, whether in aircraft or helicopters, have a horrible safety record and must eliminate unsafe practices.

Slack Davis Sanger Supports Volunteer Legal Services Basic Litigation Seminar

By Slack Davis Sanger | October 17, 2012 |

Slack Davis Sanger attorneys Mike Davis, Justin Townsend and Suzanne Kaplan spoke to newly licensed attorneys at the Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas Basic Litigation Seminar, held in Austin on October 5, 2012.

Willacy County Jury Awards $2.53 Million to Family of Passenger Killed in 2009 Airplane Crash

By Slack Davis Sanger | October 15, 2012 |

Slack Davis Sanger attorneys Ladd Sanger and Paula Sweeney represent plaintiffs in winning jury verdict.

Sometimes We Just Have to Brag

By Slack Davis Sanger | September 25, 2012 |

Texas Lawyers Group’s 2012 “Best of the Best” Michael Slack has been recognized as the 2012 “Best of the Best” in the Aviation practice area. This designation is based exclusively on nominations of their peers and group members, i.e. Texas attorneys.

Experience Matters

By Slack Davis Sanger | September 25, 2012 |

We are frequently recognized for our cases and verdicts involving catastrophic injury and death related to air crashes; but our firm also handles truck wrecks, oilfield explosions, defective medical devices, harmful prescription drugs and much more.  In fact, two of our recent winning verdicts, which highlighted risks associated with ground operators who service and support…

Slack Davis Sanger Responds to Robinson Helicopter Crash and Post Crash Fire near Houston

By Slack Davis Sanger | September 11, 2012 |

A Robinson helicopter crashed in northeast Harris County yesterday, killing the pilot and passenger. Helicopter pilot and Slack Davis Sanger aviation attorney Ladd Sanger has handled multiple Robinson helicopter cases, including an R-22 photo flight in Houston, Texas, and an R-44 crash in Fredericksburg, Texas (which involved a survivable post-crash fire much like yesterday’s crash).