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Air Ambulance Safety Ruling in New Mexico

By Slack Davis Sanger | July 1, 2009 |

Air ambulance safety has been greatly enhanced by a recent New Mexico Supreme Court decision affirming an appellate court opinion that holds hospitals responsible for screening the competency of the air ambulance operators they hire, said Mike Slack, the lead trial attorney on the case. The district court in Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico heard the motion…

Building Injustice Indeed

By Mike Davis | June 20, 2009 |

Slack Davis Sanger supports the findings in “Building Austin, Building Injustice,” a 68-page study, sponsored by the Workers Defense Project, about poor working conditions in Austin’s construction industry.

FDA MedWatch: Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Products

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 16, 2009 |

FDA notified consumers to discontinue use of three Zicam Nasal Gel/Nasal Swab products sold over-the-counter as cold remedies because they are associated with the loss of sense of smell that may be long-lasting or permanent.

FDA Alert: Malfunctioning Medtronic Pacemakers

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 11, 2009 |

Medtronic and FDA notified healthcare professionals and patients of a Class I recall of Medtronic Kappa Series 600/700/900 and Sigma Series 100/200/300 pacemakers due to a failure of the devices to pace the heart.

FDA Alert: Propylthiouracil-Induced Liver Failure

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 4, 2009 |

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying healthcare professionals of the risk of serious liver injury, including liver failure and death, with the use of propylthiouracil in adult and pediatric patients.

The Dangers of Airframe Icing

By Slack Davis Sanger | March 23, 2009 |

The issues related to airframe icing are complex and typically involve questions about piloting procedures, aircraft characteristics, weather and pilot training.

Slack Davis Sanger: Wyeth v. Levine Decision a Win for Consumers

By Slack Davis Sanger | March 4, 2009 |

The Supreme Court today issued a decision in the case, Wyeth v. Levine, 06-1249. By a vote of 6 to 3, the court ruled that Diana Winn Levine had the right to sue the drug company, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

Hospital Held Liable for Hiring Incompetent Contractor

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 10, 2008 |

The Court of Appeals of the State of New Mexico affirms verdict in Talbott v. Roswell Hospital Corporation. Slack Davis Sanger represented plaintiffs in this Roswell, New Mexico case.

Governor Perry Appoints Mike Slack to Newly Formed Judicial Compensation Commission

By Slack Davis Sanger | June 10, 2008 |

Governor Rick Perry named Betsy Whitaker of Dallas chair of the Judicial Compensation Commission. He also appointed eight members – including Mike Slack – to the commission, which was created by the Texas Legislature in 2007 to regulate the salaries of state judges.

Slack Davis Sanger Speaks Out About Cessna Caravan Air Crash

By Slack Davis Sanger | December 20, 2007 |

Slack Davis Sanger attorney and Cessna Caravan expert Ladd Sanger was quoted in two Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) reports pertaining to a December 5, 2007, Cessna Caravan air crash.