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From Bloomberg News: C.R. Bard Inc. and four other makers of vaginal-mesh implants accused of injuring women are in talks to settle thousands of lawsuits, people familiar with the discussions said. Lawyers for Bard,¬†Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP),¬†Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX)¬†and two other companies making vaginal inserts to support women‚Äôs pelvic muscles and treat incontinence […]

By Tab E. Lawhorn Last year, I authored an article on how criminal background checks are used and what you can do to make sure yours is as clean as possible. One of the aspects of that article mentioned how third party data collection companies are profiting from selling background checks on individuals to employers, […]

Bard settles second bellwether mesh case after plaintiff verdict in first trial By Courtney L. Davenport Following a plaintiff verdict in the first transvaginal mesh bellwether trial in a federal MDL against C.R. Bard, Inc., the device maker settled the second bellwether case shortly after jury selection. About 4,400 suits are pending in that MDL, […]

We obtained a settlement for a man and his 14 year old son who were hit by a drunk driver. The drunk driver‚Äôs insurance¬†company paid the maximum policy limits that were available to settle the case. The drunk driver¬†attempted to flee the scene of the wreck but our client, and a good Samaritan who witnessed […]

By Tab Lawhorn, Member of Derryberry¬†Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC As my flight left the slick run way headed for home, I couldn‚Äôt help but notice that the woman next to me was in severe distress.¬† It has been raining for days, and the beads of water were glistening off the tiny window next to her […]

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