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Joseph H. Saunders

Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuits Move Forward

Plaintiffs involved in litigation revolving around permanent hair loss from the cancer drug Taxotere recently learned the first case in their multi-district litigation has been set for trial in September 2018.   The plaintiffs involved in the litigation have claimed […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn to Pay Millions to Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors

In a surprise move, the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn announced this past Thursday that it will offer a sexual abuse victim compensation plan similar to the one the Archdiocese of New York began last year.  In fact, the Brooklyn Diocese, […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Who Is Bishop Parkes and How Will He Treat Our Children?

In a somewhat surprising announcement, Pope Francis announced yesterday that Bishop Gregory Parkes of Pensacola-Tallahassee will be the new bishop of St. Petersburg.  Parkes will be installed as the fifth bishop of the local diocese since its founding in 1968 […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Puts Politics Ahead of Her Job

  Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has a responsibility as our chief law enforcement officer to protect Florida residents from fraudulent schemes and to uphold the integrity of our legal system. The documents from her office obtained by the Associated […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Right to Jury Trial is a Foundation of the Declaration of Independence

  On July 4, 1776, the founding fathers of the United States signed the Declaration of Independence stating: We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their creator with certain […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Book Review: The Well Armored Child by Joelle Casteix

This book is subtitled: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Sexual Abuse. Here, Ms. Casteix provides the reader with compelling and concise information about the dynamics of child sexual abuse. She lists and dispels a number of myths that have served […]

Joseph H. Saunders

The Right to Jury Trial in the Declaration of Independance

The purpose of so called “tort reform” is to restrict citizen’s rights to jury trial in America. The tort reformers’ argument is that we can’t trust juries to decide issues of civil justice. Tort reformers call for state legislatures and […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Kansas City Bishop Finn Who Covered up Sex Abuse Resigns

The man who became a symbol of the Catholic Church’s failure to stem the sexual abuse crisis that has plagued it has resigned. In a news bulletin the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of the bishop […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Congressional Candidate David Jolly Denies Extremist Lobbying

  The race for the United States Congress District 13 in Florida is heating up between Republican David Jolly and Democrat Alex Sink. The special election for this vacant seat will be held on March 11, 2013. Former Republican Congressman […]

Joseph H. Saunders

Alex Sink Best Candidate For Congress

A special election will be held on March 11, 2014 for Florida’s 13th United States Congressional District. This district is in Pinellas County, Florida. This seat has been held since 1971 by Republican Bill Young who died in October, 2013 […]