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  • Physiomesh lawsuit

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Piling Up

Numerous lawsuits have been filed over the past month against Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson over their Physiomesh hernia mesh patches. These lawsuits allege that the product was defectively designed and failed to contain adequate warnings of the harms it...
  • Hip implant lawsuit

Multimillion Dollar Hip Implant Verdict Upheld

An appeals court in Atlanta upheld a $2.1 million verdict awarded to the victim of a defective Wright Medical Group hip implant. The case had been the first bellwether trial in nationwide litigation involving these dangerous devices, but had been...
  • Essure lawsuit

Which Country Has Banned Essure?

Last month, the Brazilian government removed Essure from the market. On February 17, 2017, ANVISA, the Brazilian equivalent of the USA’s FDA, issued Resolution 457/17, suspending the importation, distribution, marketing or use of Essure in Brazil. The Brazilian safety agency...
  • MIssouri Gov. Eric Greitens is wrong about trial lawyers. tort reform.

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is Wrong About Trial Lawyers

New Missouri governor Eric Greitens is a self-described humanitarian, and has written numerous books on the importance of helping others. So it is a bit puzzling to us, when our mission and motivation is helping others, that Mr. Greitens attacks...

New Settlements Reached in the Stryker Rejuvenate Litigation

Additional settlements in the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II defective hip implant cases were announced today. This latest agreement follows the first round of settlements, which took place in November of 2014. Thousands of patients who were implanted with these...

Billion-Dollar Verdict Against J&J For Faulty Pinnacle Hips

A jury in Dallas, Texas rendered a decision today holding Johnson & Johnson liable to six people for injuries caused by defective Pinnacle artificial hips, in a verdict totaling over $1 billion dollars. The patients suffered serious complications caused by...
  • Hylands Teething Tablet Lawsuit

Hylands Teething Tablets Class Actions Filed—What Does This Do to Your Case?

Several class actions have been filed against the manufacturers and sellers of Hylands Teething Tablets. Parents whose children were hurt or died want to know—what effect does this have on their case? To answer this question, first we need to...
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Who Won the Election? Lawyers to Decide?

Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against a Nevada county for keeping early voting open past closing time. Early voting in Clark County was set to close at 7 p.m. last Friday, but voters were reportedly casting ballots as late as...
  • toxic_exposure

Boneheaded Mistake Releases Toxic Gas Over Kansas Town

A chemical manufacturing plant in Atchison, Kansas released a cloud of toxic gas today, injuring dozens. The toxic cloud released by the facility, operated by MGP Ingredients, Inc., consisted of sulfuric acid and sodium hypochlorite. Witnesses reported that the cloud...
  • Chromium 6 is in our drinking water

Advocacy Group: Two-Thirds of American Tap Water Poisoned

Chromium-6, first brought to the public’s attention by Erin Brokovich, has once again entered the news. New testing done by Environmental Working Group, an independent advocacy group, concludes that the tap water of 218 million Americans contains the poisonous chemical,...