PBC Attorney Avi Berk Is Certified As A Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

Peterson, Berk & Cross Attorney Avi Berk has been certified as an advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy. His certification date as a Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate is May 9, 2012. The Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy is the newest division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.

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“Meat Glue” Product Can Be Used (But Is It?) to Bind Together Cheap Meat Scraps and Sell Them As a “Filet”

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

News Reports About “Meat Glue” Being Used to Bind Cheap Meat Scraps Together As “Filets” There have been recent news reports, including this ABC affiliate’s report, about “meat glue”- a product apparently being used by some meat suppliers and restaurants to “glue” together pieces of inexpensive meat (e.g. stew scraps) and make them appear to […]

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What If You Developed Cancer As The Result Of Benzene Exposure? By Attorney John Peterson

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

                A potential client approached us in early 2009 on referral from another trial firm. Our client had worked on the site of a plant that had manufactured gas from coal from the mid eighteenth century until approximately 1960.  A known byproduct of manufacturing gas from coal is benzene contamination.  The utility which owned the […]

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Attorney Amy Risseeuw Appears On The Philcast On WHBY 1150 AM, Comments On Social Media In Courtrooms

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

The issue of social media in the courtroom was in the news recently with the criminal trial of an individual accused of murdering family members of the actress/singer Jennifer Hudson in Illinois. Attorney Amy M. Risseeuw of Peterson, Berk & Cross, was asked to comment on this issue on a segment of The Philcast with Phil […]

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Social Media and the Courtrooms By Attorney Amy Risseeuw

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

There is significant debate among judges, lawyers, reporters and the public regarding the use of social media in the courtroom. From the perspective of most lawyers and judges, the main concern is the that jury is free of influence during the trial, and bases its decision solely upon the evidence presented in the case. In […]

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Social Media And The Courtrooms By Attorney Amy Risseeuw

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

There is significant debate among judges, lawyers, reporters and the public regarding the use of social media in the courtroom.  From the perspective of most lawyers and judges, the main concern is the that jury is free of influence during the trial, and bases its decision solely upon the evidence presented in the case.  In […]

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Attorney Amy Risseeuw Appears On The Philcast On WHBY 1150 AM, Comments On Social Media In Courtrooms

On behalf of Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C.

The issue of social media in the courtroom was in the news recently with the criminal trial of an individual accused of murdering family members of the actress/singer Jennifer Hudson in Illinois. Attorney Amy M. Risseeuw of Peterson, Berk & Cross, was asked to comment on this issue on a segment of The Philcast with Phil […]

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