We at the FDA Law Blog (and Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.) have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and holiday season. Thanks to our loyal readers, earlier this week, the American Bar Association (“ABA”) named our blog to the 2013 (and 7th Annual) ABA Journal Blawg 100 – the top 100 best blogs for a legal audience. This is the third time we have made the list, and it means we get to add to our blog home page yet another coveted badge.
We share the 2013 Blawg 100 honors with several other blogs we regulary read, including Drug and Device Law blog, which is another blog in the “Torts” category the ABA placed us into, and Patent Docs in the “IP” category. In addition to naming the 2013 Blawg 100, the ABA Journal has added 10 more bloggers to its Blawg 100 Hall of Fame, which was started in 2012. We hope to make it on to that list of esteemed bloggers one day.
“In our 7th year selecting the Blawg 100, we recognize that it takes more than luck to make it onto our list. Bloggers with the creativity to attract readers to their blogs and keep them engaged continue to be a pleasure to celebrate each year,” said ABA Journal Editor and Publisher Allen Pusey. And with respect to the FDA Law Blog, one reader’s comment was singled out as to why we won her vote. “I really enjoy posts from this blog as the authors manage to extract the essentials and present them in layman’s words for all to understand,” said Jennifer Ng from Abbott Point of Care in Ottawa, Canada. “We all have access to similar information from the government (e.g., FDA draft guidances, etc.) but this blog not only explains the changes well, it also analyzes the parallels with similar previous situations—and references! This is the one blog that I read every day.” Thanks Jennifer – and thanks to all of our readers for a making 2013 another banner year for the FDA Law Blog (our 7th)!
Now that the editors have made their picks, the ABA Journal is asking readers to weigh in and vote on their favorites in each of the 7th Annual Blawg 100’s 13 categories. You can place your vote here after a quick (and free) registration. Voting ends at close of business on Dec. 20, 2013. Our competition in the “Torts” category includes Drug and Device Law blog, Overlawyered, Litigation & Trial, and Abnormal Use.
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