Jury awards record-setting $110.5M to woman who says she got ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson baby powder Louis Slemp, 62, sued health products giant Johnson & Johnson Slemp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 She said illness was caused by 40-year use of company’s baby powder A jury awarded her a record … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million in fifth talcum powder cancer trial.
The AP reports that “on the same day a white former patrolman in South Carolina pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges for killing a motorist, word came down that the U.S. Justice Department would not prosecute two white officers in the shooting death of a man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,” and “a white suburban Dallas … Continue reading Amarillo Wrongful Death Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Police shootings put spotlight on DOJ
The Detroit Free Press reports a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the US District Court in San Jose, California claims Tesla’s Autopilot system is inherently “flawed, causing cars to steer erratically when it is engaged, and the electric automaker hasn’t delivered promised safety feature improvements as quickly as it should.” The suit was filed on behalf … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Lawsuit claims Tesla’s autopilot is flawed.
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This is the story of a moment captured from a few angles. It is May 13, 1981, and Sarah Bartoli is 18 months old. “I was little, I can’t remember that moment,” says Sarah today. As CBS News Correspondent Jim Axelrod reports, she can’t remember, but her mother can – like it was yesterday. “There … Continue reading Amarillo Criminal Defense Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Sarah Bartoli, Girl Who Saved Pope’s Life Now a Mother-To-Be
Bloomberg News (3/28, Fisk, Feeley, 2.41M) reports that Johnson & Johnson “had a year for the record books – it lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the US over product defect claims,” with 2017 possibly holding more of the same. According to Bloomberg, J&J “is facing at least 17 trials in state … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.
The Washington Post (3/28, Wootson, 11.43M) reports that in 2010, more than a dozen US Border Patrol agents beat and killed Anastacio Hernandez, an undocumented immigrant, and then attempted to delete onlookers’ recordings of the attack. While the United States recently settled a lawsuit with Hernandez’s estate for $1 million, Eugene Iredale, the family’s … Continue reading Amarillo Personal Injury Attorney offers Free Consultations: US settles Anastacio Hernandez’s wrongful-death suit over Border Patrol beating for $1 million
Gilbert Kwok with his son Zachary, who was born prematurely on Aug. 1. His wife, Amy Lam, died less than 12 hours after giving birth. “When the boys ask me what happened, how do I answer them?” said Mr. Kwok, who also has a 3-year-old son. Photo provided by New Your Times. After Amy Lam … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: A Woman Dies After Childbirth, and Her Husband Asks Why
Hospital in Monroe, New York. Photo provided by New York Times. You are about to give birth. Pregnancy has gone smoothly. The birth seems as if it will, too. It’s one baby, in the right position, full term, and you’ve never had a cesarean section — in other words, you’re at low risk for complications. … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Reducing Unnecessary C-Section Births
Photo provided by New York Times. We like to think that bad and good medicine are easy to distinguish. A huge construct of education, licensure and regulation depends on that single, simple premise. And yet, perhaps more often than not, the good and the bad swirl together like cream poured into coffee, almost impossible to … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: When Good Medicine Mixes with Bad
Image provided by Google Images. One percent of all doctors account for 32 percent of all paid malpractice claims, and the more often a doctor is sued, the more likely he or she will be sued again. Researchers analyzed 10 years of paid malpractice claims using the National Practitioner Data Bank, a federal government database … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Doctors Who Get Sued Are Likely to Get Sued Again