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    • $1.2 Million Jury Verdict in IVC Blood Filter Lawsuit

      $1.2 Million Jury Verdict in IVC Blood Filter Lawsuit

      Another IVC lawsuit was recently decided in favor of the plaintif after a Texas jury voted in favor of a firefighter who claimed that a Cook Celect IVC filter was the cause of his injuries. The plaintiff, Houston firefighter Jeffrey […]

    • Doctor Guilty of Felony for Medical Malpractice

      Doctor Guilty of Felony for Medical Malpractice

      In perhaps one of the most egregious malpractice cases I have ever witnessed, Christopher Duntsch was convicted of a first-degree felony for harming an elderly woman in his operating room. A Dallas County jury took only a few hours to […]

    • DePuy Attune Knee Implant Lawsuit Update

      DePuy Attune Knee Implant Lawsuit Update

      Recently in the Legal Examiner (‘DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures Continue’, February 28, 2018), I wrote of the unusually high rate of early failure of the tibial component in patients who have received a DePuy Synthes Attune knee replacement. A […]

    • Surgical  Warming Blanket Infection Lawsuits Move Forward

      Surgical Warming Blanket Infection Lawsuits Move Forward

      In December 2017 thousands of plaintiffs pursuing Bair Hugger lawsuits for hip and knee replacement infections allegedly caused by the surgical warming system learned that the federal judge overseeing their cases refused to bar their preferred expert witnesses from testifying. This was […]

    • DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures Continue

      DePuy Attune Knee Implant Failures Continue

      Patients who have received a DePuy Synthes Attune knee replacement have experienced an unusually high rate of early failure of the tibial component. Many experts say that estimate is far to low since it fails to consider unreported events. A […]

    • Inferior Vena Cava Blood Filter Lawsuit Going to Trial in March 2018

      Inferior Vena Cava Blood Filter Lawsuit Going to Trial in March 2018

      The first bellwether trial regarding thousands of IVC (inferior vena cava) filter lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. is set to in March. It is tentatively scheduled to go to trial on March 13, 2018, assuming the Court is able to resolve […]

    • Los Angeles Jury Awards $417 Million in Talc Baby Powder Trial

      Los Angeles Jury Awards $417 Million in Talc Baby Powder Trial

      In yet another striking loss, Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Los Angeles jury to pay $417 million to a terminally ill woman who says the company’s baby powder caused her to develop ovarian cancer.   Echoing earlier talc […]

    • Baby Powder Lawsuit Garners Record $110.5 Million

      Baby Powder Lawsuit Garners Record $110.5 Million

      A Virginia woman who filed a baby powder lawsuit against the manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has won a record $110.5 million verdict from a St. Louis jury. The jury ruling Thursday night for 62-year-old Louis Slemp, of Wise, Va., comes […]

    • Eleventh Takata Airbag Death

      Eleventh Takata Airbag Death

        On October 20th the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed a 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.’s defective air bag inflators.   The victim was […]

    • Talcum Power Lawsuits Coordinated Nationally in Multidistrict Litigation

      Talcum Power Lawsuits Coordinated Nationally in Multidistrict Litigation

        Today the federal courts in the United States ordered that all pending cases in U.S. District Courts in any state be transferred for pretrial management to Judge Freda L. Wolfson in U.S. District Court in New Jersey.  My firm […]