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
On Monday, a jury concluded that Monsanto’s Roundup caused an elderly couple to suffer non-Hodgkin lymphoma after years of using the herbicide. The jury awarded Alberta and Alva Pilliod a combined total of $2.055 Billion in damages. Today’s verdict in Pilliod v. Monsanto was the third consecutive Read More
In early May, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay approximately $1 billion to resolve many of lawsuits claiming it sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that eventually had to be surgically removed. J&J has been accused of not properly testing the safety of this product or warning people Read More
Internal Monsanto records just filed in court show that a corporate intelligence group hired to “to take the temperature on current regulatory attitudes for glyphosate” reported that the White House could be counted on to defend the company’s Roundup herbicides. In a report attached to a July 2018 Read More
A Tesla Model X wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the family of Walter Huang who was killed in a March 2018 crash in Mountain View, California. The lawsuit alleges Huang died because he believed Tesla's advertising about the safety of the Autopilot system and other features. The 38-year-old Read More
All prescription medications have a risk of side effects. Typically, those side effects include sleepiness, nausea and other mild issues. Certainly, nobody expects to take a prescription drug and wind up with cancer as a result.   Unfortunately, a deadly carcinogen has contaminated an ingredient Read More
LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- If a highway fireball that kills four people, injures six and leaves 28 vehicles incinerated sounds like a multi-million dollar settlement,  guess again. The Lakewood Police Department says truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, who  faces four counts of vehicular homicide, is to Read More