Injury Law News

  • $81.5 Million Award Against NAPA for Asbestos Death
    TACOMA, Wash., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury this week was unanimous in its finding that NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Corp. (NYSE:GPC) were liable in the asbestos-related death of a heavy equipment operator and awarded his survivors $81.5 million. In its verdict, the jury found that
  • Jury issues $55M verdict against Honda
    A jury ordered Honda Motor to pay $55.3 million for a rollover accident that left a Pennsylvania man paralyzed, but the car company said Friday it would appeal. Lawyers for Carlos Martinez, 57, of York, argued during a nine-day trial that a faulty seat belt design in his Acura Integra caused the
  • GSK must pay $3 million in generic Paxil suicide lawsuit
    GlaxoSmithKline(GSK.L) must pay $3 million to a woman who sued the drug company over the death of her husband, a lawyer who committed suicide after taking a generic version of the antidepressant Paxil, a U.S. jury said on Thursday. The jury's award followed a trial in federal court in Chicago in a
  • Families Blame Phone Makers for Distracted Driving Deaths
    Peggy Riggs often warned her children, including 20-year-old son David, about the dangers of texting and driving. In turn, David encouraged his friends never to engage in the practice. But that message did not get through to the driver who killed David Riggs until it was too late. In 2013, David
Yesterday, Larry Bodine wrote in the MassTortNexus blog that the plaintiffs in Physiomesh Flexible Composite hernia mesh filed a motion to create a new MDL No. 2782 in either Illinois or Florida to hear lawsuits filed against Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson. Physiomesh has a unique design Read More
The four most recent Food and Drug Administration commissioners are warning Congress that legalizing the importation of drugs from other countries — an idea that has drawn support from both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump — is a risky approach that would endanger consumers by exposing them to fake Read More
NEW YORK — While crossing a small wooden bridge March 10 near Graettinger in Palo Alto County, about 20 rail tank cars in a milelong train transporting ethanol flew off the tracks, sending fireballs into the sky, while thousands of gallons of the biofuel leaked into the creek below. No one was Read More
According to the New York Injury Cases Blog, at about 7 p.m. on August 4, 2007, Herminio Pizarro and his girlfriend Olga Garcia interceded when Pizarro saw a New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) officer questioning a 14 year old girl. An altercation ensued between Pizarro and the police officer Read More
The sex-trade is often pretty easy to spot. A teenage girl accompanies an older man at a motel front desk as he pays for a room in cash. Men come and go from the room for 30 minutes at a time. A scantily dressed girl wanders the hallways in the middle of the night. Motels and hotels across the Read More
The aches, the fatigue, the pain bewildered Frank Waller. “Leukemia? How did I get leukemia?” Waller kept wondering, after he was diagnosed more than a decade ago. Then an old friend of his who’s fast on the Internet and scours it for news suggested an answer.   “Weren’t you at Camp Lejeune?” he Read More

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