Michele Hale DeShazo gave a one-hour CLE presentation to the Covington Bar Association regarding developments in Louisiana law on prescription.
Janika D. Polk and Michele Hale DeShazo were again selected as “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers Magazine.
Michele Hale DeShazo recently spoke before the Covington, Louisiana Bar Association on Medicare issues. Her CLE presentation was entitled, “Medicare Reporting: Navigating the Labyrinth of Regulations.”
Michele Hale DeShazo published her article, “A Roundup of Technology Trends for Attorneys” in DRI’s The Voice on March 6, 2013.
Michele Hale DeShazo published her article, “You Want to Go to Law School? The Decline in Women’s Enrollment and What That Means for Law Firms” in DRI’s The Voice on April 18, 2012.
Michele Hale DeShazo and team obtained a Motion for Summary Judgment for a heavy equipment manufacturer. The Court determined that the bucket truck at issue was not a defective product as a matter of law. Plaintiffs alleged that the manufacturer was the successor for purposes of liability relative to a prior company. After extensive discovery and briefing on the issue, the Louisiana State District Court granted the Defendant Manufacturer’s Motion for Summary Judgment as to Plaintiffs’ claims for personal injuries in the product liability matter.
Michele Hale DeShazo served as lead trial counsel in a prescription trial in Louisiana state court involving claims of exposure to Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM). The claims were dismissed with prejudice by the Court at the close of the trial.
Michele Hale DeShazo’s article, “November Midterm Elections May Dramatically Alter Federal Legislation,” was recently published in the November issue of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) publication, The Whisper.
Michele Hale DeShazo is happy to receive recognition for her role as captain of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Federal Legislative Liaison pilot tracking program, which monitors and provides reports regarding key federal legislation to DRI members, including corporate members. More information concerning this work can be found in this article.
Michele Hale DeShazo’s article, Federal Health Care Reform Bills Seek Universal Coverage, regarding federal health care reform efforts and their implications was recently published in the January issue of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) publication, The Whisper.