Injury Law News

  • J&J loses one baby powder cancer case and wins another
    Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay at least $25 million to a woman who said she contracted a rare asbestos-related cancer through decades of daily use of its baby powder or its other talc product, Shower to Shower. The New York verdict for plaintiff Donna Olson, 66, and her husband against
  • Pelvic Mesh Plaintiff Secures $80M Verdict Against J&J
    A Philadelphia jury has awarded more than $80 million to a woman who claimed a pelvic mesh device developed by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary eroded and caused injury. The verdict, which came down Friday afternoon in front of Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Daniel Anders, totaled $80.
  • Alabama jury awarded $30 Million to murder victim forced to wait hours in emergency room
    A Tuscaloosa County jury has awarded what could be a record $30 million verdict to the family of a murder victim who waited hours to see a surgeon at DCH Regional Medical Center. The family of homicide victim Johnny Sledge won the medical malpractice suit against DCH Healthcare Authority and other
  • Kansas Supreme Court: Bars Can’t Be Sued by Drunken Driving Victims
    Kansas is one of just a handful of states that doesn’t allow a person injured by a drunk driver to sue the retailer who furnished the alcohol. On Friday, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld that 34-year-old rule, saying it was up to the Legislature to change it. On March 10, 2015, Jeff Kudlacik was
Ohio’s 8th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the verdict of a Cuyahoga County jury that ordered a bus company to pay more than $27 million in  compensatory and punitive damages to a Cleveland resident represented by McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman of Cleveland. Mark Soberay, who Read More
A Philadelphia jury has hit a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary with a $120 million verdict for allegedly failing to warn about the dangers of one of its pelvic mesh products. The verdict came down Wednesday afternoon in Judge Kenneth Powell’s courtroom after three weeks of trial, and included $20 Read More
A Pennsylvania woman was killed this week in what is believed to be a workplace accident when she fell into a meat grinder at a processing plant, authorities say. Jill Greninger, 35, was working at Economy Locker Storage Company in Pennsdale when she either fell or was pulled into the meat grinder Read More
A team of about 30 experts is investigating the Friday night explosion at a large battery owned by Arizona Public Service Co. that sent eight firefighters and one police officer to hospitals, officials said Tuesday. APS officials answered questions about the incident from the Arizona Corporation Read More
A lead attorney in the Philadelphia Salvation Army building collapse litigation filed suit against Boeing on behalf of a woman who died during the March crash of a 737 Max 8 plane in Ethiopia. Andrew Stern of Kline & Specter in Philadelphia filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court Read More
3M probably doesn’t agree with that old saying that there’s no such thing as bad publicity because all they’ve had recently is bad publicity. 3M has been all over the news in recent months for its defective earplugs as well as for for contaminating groundwater around its chemical plants, and now Read More