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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 […]

GM Halts Pickup Sales While Searching for Air-Bag Fix By Jeff Plungis and Madeline O‚ÄôLeary Oct 3, 2014 11:00 PM CT General Motors Co. (GM), already reeling from a record number of vehicle recalls this year, is halting sales on two new pickup truck models after discovering an electrical flaw that could cause the air […]

Workplace Deaths Decline, But Texas Still Fares Worst by Jay Root Sept. 11, 2011 Enlarge How disdain for government regulation sparked a ‚ÄúTexas miracle‚Äù economy ‚Äî while¬†tearing down protections¬†for the workers who built it. Texas saw a decline in the number of people killed on the job in 2013, but the state still leads the […]

Tyler Morning Telegraph – Family gets $18.6M Goodyear mesothelioma case The family of a Tyler man, who died after contracting mesothelioma after years of exposure working at the Kelly Springfield/Goodyear plant, was awarded $18.6 million by a Dallas County jury last week, and attorneys for the plaintiff said the amount was warranted. Christopher J. Panatier, […]

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, […]

Merck Knew of Fosamax Bone Risk in ‚Äô90, Lawyer Tells Jury By Erik Larson – Apr 9, 2013 1:18 PM CT Merck & Co. (MRK) was aware its Fosamax osteoporosis treatment might cause brittle bones and increase fracture risks years before the drug was made available to the public, a lawyer told a jury at […]

J&J Failed to Warn of Vaginal Mesh Risks, N.J. Jury Rules By David Voreacos – Feb 25, 2013 10:28 AM CT. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)‚Äôs Ethicon unit failed to properly warn of the risks of a vaginal mesh implant and made fraudulent misrepresentations to a South Dakota nurse who sued, a New Jersey jury ruled. […]

https://dzwlaw.com/mesh/ Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is set to face its first trial over its vaginal mesh implant in a case brought by a South Dakota woman who blames the product for constant pain and 18 subsequent operations. The lawsuit by Linda Gross, 47, is the first of 1,800 in state court in New Jersey to […]