Injury Law News

  • 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
  • Johnson & Johnson hit with $29.4 million verdict in talcum powder case
    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
  • Court rules Newtown families can proceed with lawsuit against Remington
    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
As the pelvic mesh MDL has begun to settle, attorneys on the leadership committee have asked the federal court overseeing the litigation’s massive inventory to set aside 5 percent of the awards for common benefit fees and expenses. With the settlements already topping $7 billion, that means more Read More
Distracted drivers caused 54,302 crashes, injuries, and wrongful deaths in North Carolina in 2016.  If you travel on the streets or highways, you are at risk for being injured or killed by someone who is more interested in their phone than their driving.   On the morning of May 10, 2016, Russell Read More
An oilfield worker who was rendered quadriplegic after a light fixture improperly attached to an oil derrick fell more than 100 feet onto his head has settled his claims against five companies for a total of $44 million. The multimillion-dollar award is meant to compensate the injured plaintiff, Read More
ST. LOUIS — Dozens of people are recovering from brain injuries, fractured skulls and broken bones and it's not the result of a deadly attack. We're talking about scooter injuries programs rolled out in St. Louis. Three Washington University professors and one associate professor sent a letter to Read More
So far, there have been at least six recalls of model 106 generators used to power Cyberonics vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) therapy systems. The VNS therapy systems are implanted devices used to treat seizures and epilepsy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received more than 10,000 Read More
A Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury on Wednesday delivered a $4.5 million verdict against the Defender Association of Philadelphia, a foster-care agency, and two foster parents in Lancaster County for abuse suffered by a twin brother and sister from Philadelphia. The siblings, now 8 years old, Read More

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