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12 11, 2019

Supreme Court allows Sandy Hook families to sue Remington

By |2019-11-12T17:33:55+00:00November 12th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff, F-NRA, Gun Violence|0 Comments

The Supreme Court rules it will not stop the lawsuit by Sandy Hook victims' families against Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used in the 2012 shooting at an elementary school. The Court decided not to take up an appeal by Remington. [...]

30 10, 2019

$242M settlement against 15 drug companies in Medicaid Fraud

By |2019-10-30T03:41:53+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced he has recovered $242 million for the state of Illinois in a settlement with numerous drug companies, which resolves allegations the companies inflated the wholesale prices used in setting the rates for Medicaid reimbursements. The companies in today’s [...]

30 10, 2019

$12.5 electrocution verdict upheld against Florida utility

By |2019-10-30T03:42:32+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A Florida appeals court upheld a $12.5 million jury verdict in a Lee County teen’s electrocution death — but overturned part of the decision that would have required Florida Power & Light to pay an additional $15 million in punitive damages. The ruling by a [...]

30 10, 2019

$34M verdict to woman injured by IVC Filter

By |2019-10-30T03:42:15+00:00October 30th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A Philadelphia jury on Monday awarded nearly $34 million to a Georgia woman who was seriously injured by a device that was supposed to save her life. Surgeons operated on Tracy Reed-Brown in 2010 to place a blood clot-catching “Option IVC” filter manufactured by Rex Medical LP [...]

29 10, 2019

Carpenter Receives $10M Settlement for Leg Injury

By |2019-10-29T04:04:48+00:00October 29th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

A union carpenter who slipped on ice and sustained a permanent leg injury has reached a $10 million settlement with the companies he sued in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Plaintiff Mike Little, 43, working as a union carpenter as a member of Local [...]

29 10, 2019

No Appeal of $12.3M Verdict for Child Burned in Surgery

By |2019-10-29T01:16:39+00:00October 29th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

The Army has withdrawn plans to appeal a $12.3 million verdict awarded to the family of a child who was seriously burned and disfigured in an operating-room fire at Madigan Army Medical Center in 2015, clearing the way to release money the child needs for additional surgeries [...]

29 10, 2019

A timeline of opioid settlements in 2019

By |2019-10-29T04:04:40+00:00October 29th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

Below is a timeline of opioid settlements that have been reached since January, reported by Becker's Hospital Review. The timeline doesn't include opioid settlements that are still pending or have been agreed to in principle, including a proposed settlement from Purdue Pharma and a global settlement from [...]

29 10, 2019

‘It was so devious’: Kentucky lawsuits accuse Juul of targeting kids

By |2019-10-29T04:04:34+00:00October 29th, 2019|Civil Plaintiff|0 Comments

Two Kentuckians are suing Juul, the maker of the most popular e-cigarette. They are part of a multidistrict litigation that now includes plaintiffs from 26 states. All plaintiffs claim Juul used deceptive marketing practices to attract children and teens. The girl from Northern Kentucky tried [...]