Recently, Michael Shepard’s insights were featured in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article, “Boston attorney among those hoping to see ‘Texas Two-Step’ waltz off into sunset.”

“Right now, it’s just asbestos and talc victims,” Shepard says. “But tomorrow, it’s going to be pharmaceutical [companies]. It could be automakers. It could be any number of products that are on the market that hurt people. You’re essentially removing one of the great safeguards that we have in this country from corporate negligence or malfeasance, and that is the right to a jury trial, the right to hold that company accountable.”

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