The Paley Rothman Blog

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our employees.

Regulatory Law & Litigation

FIFRA Label Preemption and the RoundUp Litigation

It is unlawful to sell a pesticide without its EPA-approved label or that is otherwise “misbranded.” FIFRA defines a “misbranded” pesticide as one bearing a label that is “false or misleading in any particular.” In Bates, the Supreme Court recognized an exception to EPA’s exclusive authority over pesticide labels. A good illustration of the impact of the Bates exception is provided by the recent litigation involving Monsanto’s popular weedkiller, RoundUp.

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Estate Planning, Litigation

Watch Out! 11 Financial Scams that Target the Elderly

Seniors are increasingly targeted by sophisticated scam artists seeking access to identity information, bank accounts, credit cards and other assets. So what are the most prevalent financial scams perpetrated on the elderly and what should you be alert and on the lookout for?

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