Baggett McCall and Unglesby Law Firm joined forces to win a $7M verdict for family in take-home asbestos exposure case in Louisiana. The case was decided in the family’s favor on April 29, 2016. In this case, the victim was not the asbestos-exposed employee, but rather, his wife.
Lawsuits & Litigation
Anyone who’s read my work on civil rights knows I’m an openly gay man. If you haven’t read those pieces… Surprise! Now you know. Normally, when a story such as the “Love Wins…Fag” cake hits the news, I’m all over it as I (and my employers) have no tolerance for discrimination of any kind. So,
John Doe, as he is identified in the federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, was expelled from George Mason University in 2014 for engaging in an unconventional relationship. The student expelled for consensual sadomasochistic sex wins case for reinstatement as a student. As they say, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but whips and chains won’t prevent me from graduating.” Well, OK, so I paraphrased a bit.
In a press release today, KPW Law firm announced that the Five Pennsylvania Essure cases made it past preemption!
Attorney Justin McMinn just filed a civil suit in Travis County on behalf of Delaney Nelson, a 19-year-old Austin college student involved in an accident with a dump truck. The unsafe dump truck caused serious injuries to Nelson during the accident on FM 2222 last month.
The Center for Automotive Safety, an automotive safety group claimed the U.S. Department of Transportation has been in violation of the Congressional mandate in the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The mandate, put into effect on July 6, 2012, requires the DOT to post dealer technical service bulletins along with an index to them on the DOT website. In response to this violation, CAS sued DOT Secretary Foxx.
Justice was served in Philadelphia today and it came with a whopping bill. Johnson and Johnson hit with $13.5M pelvic mesh verdict. The case involved claims that J&J’s pelvic mesh implants caused a woman almost constant pain & discomfort and left unable to have sexual relations.
It reads like something out of an espionage thriller: major medical device company smuggles counterfeit materials into the U.S. and causes massive injuries to an unsuspecting public. Unfortunately, it’s far from fiction. A West Virginia plaintiff is suing claiming medical device maker Boston Scientific used counterfeit resin in vaginal mesh product.
Medical device manufacturer Johnson & Johnson agreed to $120M vaginal mesh settlement. The settlement resolves 2,000 – 3,000 vaginal mesh cases. This is a huge move in the years-long litigation in which tens of thousands of women claim constant pain and organ damage as a result of eroded mesh products.