Tag: damages

  On July 2, 2014, our client, was operating a 10-wheeler truck on Interstate 20 West in Harrison County, Texas. The defendant¬†was operating a Ford F-350 pickup truck, hauling a load of drill pipe on a flatbed trailer¬†for an oilfield service company. The defendant¬†negligently rear-ended our client, whose in-cab video camera recorded the violent jarring […]

Top 10 things to do if you are injured by a product: by Daryl L. Derryberry, Member of Derryberry Zips Wade Lawhorn, PLLC Contact a lawyer immediately to prevent the product from being destroyed or disposed of.¬† An attorney can send a spoliation letter to preserve the product for inspection which is crucial to your […]

Boston Scientific Loses First Federal Trial Over Mesh Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) must pay $26.7 million to a group of four women who blamed the company‚Äôs vaginal inserts for injuring them, a jury concluded in the first federal trial of claims over the devices. Jurors in federal court in Miami deliberated about four hours yesterday […]

On May 21, 2011, seventeen year old Martin Blea, Jr. entered the business premises of The Pussycat Lounge, an after-hours BYOB establishment located in Odessa, Texas.¬† The Pussycat Lounge was located less than a half mile from an adult cabaret known as Jaguars Gold Club.¬† The Pussycat Lounge and Jaguars Gold Club essentially had the […]

Our client, age 52, and employed as an inventory specialist, was turning into her employer’s parking lot from a two-lane road in Tyler, Texas. Austin Gray, in a Ford F-350 pickup, attempted to pass her on the right, and the vehicles collided. Our client was in a mid-size sedan. Gray was in the course and […]

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 […]

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, […]