Injury Law News

  • School district settles claim for boy’s death for $475,000
    Parlier Unified School District has reached a civil settlement in the death of a 9-year-old student that will make it safer for students headed to school on foggy days, a lawyer said Friday. Fresno attorney Nicholas “Butch” Wagner said Parlier Unified has agreed to pay $475,000 to the family of
  • Adoption Agency Hit With $11M Verdict in Child Abuse Lawsuit
    An adoption agency that sent a 5-year-old girl to live with a couple who subjected her to sexual and physical abuse in their foster home has been hit with an $11 million verdict by a Philadelphia jury. The award was handed down in favor of S.S., now 22 years old, who sued Bethanna Inc. and foster
  • Court Orders J&J to Pay $247 Million in Defective Hip Implant Case
    ohnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $247 million to half a dozen patients who claimed the company hid defects in its Pinnacle artificial hips, its third big-dollar loss over the products. Officials of the company’s DePuy unit, which makes the hips, knew the devices were defective but failed to
  • Plaintiffs Lawyers Questioning Tactics of J&J's Counsel
    Plaintiffs lawyers representing plaintiffs in three separate cases against Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries have alleged over the past six weeks that attorneys for the health care products company have engaged in improper contact with witnesses in the cases. The most high-profile accusation was
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WCAV) Two of the people who were injured when James Alex Fields Jr. allegedly plowed his car into a crowd of protesters on Fourth and Water Streets in Charlottesville have now filed a lawsuit. The plaintiffs are Tadrint Washington and Micah Washington, who say they were Read More
If you have been harmed by Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil), you may be eligible to receive part of the $300 million that Daiichi Sankyo Inc. and Forest Laboratories Inc. have already agreed to pay to settle claims, but you must act quickly. According to the terms of the settlement, you must have a Read More
The District of Columbia and 16 states are pushing the Trump administration to protect nursing home residents’ right to take facilities to court over alleged abuse, neglect and sexual assault. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and state attorneys general for California, Connecticut, Delaware, Read More
Endo International Plc said it agreed to set aside $775 million to resolve the last batch of lawsuits alleging the company’s vaginal-mesh implants eroded in some women, leaving them incontinent and in pain. Endo’s settlement of the remaining 22,000 mesh suits means the company has now set aside Read More
Three months after their wedding ceremony, in front of a local television crew, Andrew and Neely Moldovan (a full-time beauty blogger) showed off a box of empty picture frames. Their photographer was withholding the images, they told NBC affiliate KXAS in January 2015, and was demanding an extra $ Read More
A state appeals court has revived more than 500 suits filed against Hoffmann-La Roche by users of the acne drug Accutane who claim the drug caused them to develop inflammatory bowel disease. The panel overturned grants of summary judgment to Hoffmann-La Roche in 18 cases where plaintiffs began Read More

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