Injury Law News

  • Purdue Pharma to pay $270 million to settle Oklahoma opioid lawsuit
    Purdue Pharma has agreed to pay $270 million to settle a historic lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general, who accused the OxyContin maker of aggressively marketing the opioid painkiller and fueling a drug epidemic that left thousands dead in the state, sources familiar with the case tell
  • Xarelto litigation settles for $775 million
    Bayer and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle more than 25,000 U.S. lawsuits over their blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto for a total of $775 million, court documents on Monday showed. The amount will be shared equally between the two companies that jointly developed the drug. Bayer and J
  • California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer
    A San Francisco federal jury unanimously agreed on Tuesday that Roundup caused a man's cancer — a potentially massive blow to the company that produces the glyphosate-based herbicide currently facing hundreds of similar lawsuits. After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer
  • Framed for Murder: $10M Awarded to San Francisco Man Who Spent 6 Years in Prison
    A federal court jury awarded $10 million in damages Friday to a San Francisco man who spent six years in prison before his murder conviction was thrown out. Jamal Trulove accused four San Francisco police officers of framing him for a 2007 killing at the city's Sunnydale public housing complex. An
A California jury returned a $29.4 million verdict in a trial involving a woman who believes that her mesothelioma is tied to her regular use of Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder. Wednesday's decision came after a lengthy trial that started in January. The jury awarded $24.4 million to Teresa Read More
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB/AP) — On Thursday, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that gun maker Remington can be sued for making the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Justices were split on the question, but on Thursday morning the court Read More
Avalanches aren’t the only things cascading in large numbers in Colorado this year. Pinnacol Assurance, the state’s largest provider of workers compensation insurance, is reporting a big jump in slip-and-fall claims. In the first two months of 2019, those kind of claims, related mostly to snow and Read More
On the last day of February 2019, Democrats in Congress introduced House and Senate bills to prohibit companies in the United States from enforcing mandatory arbitration clauses in employment, consumer, civil rights, and antitrust disputes. The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR) of 2019 Read More
The case of the wrongly imprisoned “Beatrice Six” came to a close Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a Nebraska county’s appeal of a $28.1 million judgment for a reckless investigation by its sheriff’s department. The six murder defendants served an estimated, collective 70 years Read More
The man-made group of chemicals known as “PFAS” has been all over the news in recent years especially 2017 and 2018; as the number of people exposed to tainted drinking water rises, military families have come forward and appear to be especially susceptible to the dangers of PFAS due to the fact Read More

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