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James Humann

Multi District Litigation Update – BARD IVC Filter Discovery Deadlines Set

Discovery deadlines have been set in IN RE: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation (MDL 2641). According to the Court’s December 22, 2016 Order, the final Bard IVC Bellwether Group 1 cases are scheduled to be chosen in late-April 2017 with […]

Virgilio Solis

Mass Torts vs Class Action: What’s the Difference?

Every day, thousands of people in the United States suffer from side effects caused by drug prescriptions. Consequently, these people find themselves in a constant struggle as they go through pain, embarrassment and insurmountable medical bills. However, many people choose […]

Chuck Paglialunga

Risperdal Lawsuit Update – What Does It Mean When A Jury Awards $70 Million In Compensatory Damages To A Risperdal User?

A jury awarded $70,000,000 to a boy who developed female breasts after taking a Johnson & Johnson drug.  The drug is Risperdal.  Risperdal causes changes in hormones, sometimes leading boys to develop female breasts.  The breasts are often permanent and […]

James Humann

$55 Million Verdict Second Against Johnson & Johnson in Talc Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

In landmark verdicts this year two juries have found Johnson & Johnson liable for knowingly failing to warn customers that the company’s talcum powder products (including Shower-to-Shower and Johnson’s Baby Powder) have been linked to ovarian cancer in women. First, […]

James Humann

What is the difference between a wrongful death action and a survival action.

When the use of a defective product or device results in the wrongful death of a loved one, two types of lawsuits may be asserted by the deceased person’s family – a wrongful death action and a survival action.  These […]

Chuck Paglialunga

First Witness in Trial Over Johnson & Johnson’s Liability for Woman’s Ovarian Cancer Resulting in $55 Million Dollar Verdict: Johnson & Johnson Should Warn Of Risk

The first witness in a Missouri trial resulting in a 55 million dollar verdict against Johnson & Johnson was David Steimberg, a consultant and expert in the business practices of cosmetics companies.  Mr. Steinberg advises cosmetics companies how to abide […]

James Humann

Bair Hugger Hip and Knee Replacement Infection Lawsuits Are Moving Forward

Hundreds of surgical infection lawsuits linked to the 3M Bair Hugger forced air warming blanket are currently being litigated in the U.S. federal district court in Minnesota. The Bair Hugger is a portable forced-air heater that is connected by a […]

Virgilio Solis

Risperdal Users Suffering from Gynecomastia: a Byproduct of J & J’s Rush Marketing Tactic to Maximize Profits.

As reliance for all kinds of medications become more prevalent, so is the need for big pharmaceutical companies to keep making new drugs in order to keep up with the demand.  In a world where medications are highly relied upon, […]

Chuck Paglialunga

Jury of Ordinary Citizens Awards $55 million to Woman Who Developed Ovarian Cancer after Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

What does it mean that a jury awarded money to a woman who claimed that talc-powder caused her ovarian cancer?  It means that very convincing scientific evidence has shown for decades that talc causes cancer.  Johnson & Johnson, the leading […]

James Humann

Two Landmark Talcum Powder Cancer Verdicts Rock Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson, a long-time trusted name when it comes to everyday household goods and pharmaceuticals, has seen its reputation suffer in recent years due to problems with some of its products such as Risperdal, transvaginal mesh, and now, baby […]