Injury Law News

  • Patient awarded $140,000 when plastic surgeon posts video of her on Facebook
    SMITH COUNTY - A Smith County jury found a Tyler plastic surgeon negligent in a Facebook posting case and awarded a patient $140,000. Dr. James R. Motlagh was found to have posted a video to Facebook showing his patient in the operating room under general anesthesia prior to surgery. According to
  • Plaintiff in Salvation Army Case Awarded Record $95.6M in Arbitration
    More than three months after the Salvation Army building collapse civil case settled for a record $227 million, an arbitrator has allocated $95.6 million of that amount to plaintiff Mariya Plekan, a Ukrainian immigrant who had been shopping when the building collapsed. According to a press release
  • One dead, three injured in Anadarko oil tank explosion
    One person died and three were injured Thursday in an oil tank fire in Weld County. Workers were doing maintenance on an Anadarko oil tank battery when the fire sparked at about 3:15 p.m. on a site near Colorado 66 and Colorado Boulevard, according to the sheriff’s office. Black smoke streamed into
  • Talcum powder lawsuits find a home in St. Louis — for now
    ST. LOUIS • Four verdicts totaling more than $300 million against consumer giant Johnson & Johnson in the last 15 months over claims its baby powder causes ovarian cancer have come from St. Louis juries. The largest yet was May 4 when jurors awarded $110.5 million to a 62-year-old ovarian
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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