Posted by Thornton Law Firm LLP on Aug 13, 2014 12:45:56 PM  Thornton Law Firm partner Garrett Bradley, Esq. sponsored the new law Governor Patrick has just signed into law a new bill changing two important rules governing jury trials. Chapter 231 of the General Laws is amended to allow either party to a lawsuit to… Read More

Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Aug 16, 2013 12:02:00 PM The FDA issued a Drug Safety Communication yesterday about a popular class of antibiotics, including Bayer Pharmaceutical’s Cipro and Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceutical’s Levaquin. The FDA is requiring drug labels and medication inserts be updated to better describe the serious side effect of… Read More

When you’re about to go out in the sun, you should definitely wear sunscreen. But did you know that many sunscreen sprays contain flammable ingredients, most commonly alcohol? If you apply sunscreen sprays and then come close to a source of flame, like the barbecue grill, lighting a fire or even coming too close to a lit candle, you may risk the sunscreen catching fire and causing you a serious burn. A recent FDA Consumer Update says that it has received reports of five incidents where people wearing spray sunscreen near open flame suffered significant burns; significant enough to require medical treatment.… Read More

By David J. McMorris, Esq. Posted on March 29, 2013 Thornton Law Firm recently negotiated a 2 million dollar settlement for a 51 year-old client who was seriously injured in an 18 feet fall at a construction site in Massachusetts. The client suffered multiple fractures and nerve damage. The general contractor and roofing contractor had… Read More