Blog Posts in 2013

Plaintiff Wins $8.34 Million Judgment in the First DePuy ASR Trial

The first DePuy ASR trial has concluded in the Los Angeles Superior Court of California, styled In re: Loren Kransky and Sheryl Kransky v. DePuy, Inc., et al . Plaintiff Loren Kransky is a resident ...
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J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: Jury Awards $7.76 Million in Punitive Damages!

On February 27, 2013, a New Jersey jury awarded Linda Gross $7.76 million in punitive damages against defendants Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon; that is in addition to the $3.35 million in compensatory ...
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Here Come the Feds: Fresenius Subpoenaed Over GranuFlo and NaturaLyte

Fresenius Medical Care has acknowledged receiving a subpoena over its dialysate concentrate products NaturaLyte and Granuflo. Hundreds of plaintiffs are filing lawsuits against the company alleging ...
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J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: VERDICT IS IN!

It has been reported that the jury found against defendant Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, and granted a verdict of 3.35 million in actual damages in the Prolift transvaginal mesh case. Actual ...
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Transvaginal Mesh Trial Update: The Treating Physician as a Consultant - Conflicts of Interests

When we develop an ailment or symptom that warrants medical attention, we typically seek the help of a health care provider. In doing so, we may look for assistance in finding a doctor to diagnose and ...
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Transvaginal Mesh Trial: More Testimony from Johnson & Johnson's Case in Chief

A number of Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, employees testified this week in the on-going transvaginal mesh trial, as well as, its expert urologist. Here are some highlights from their ...
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Transvaginal Mesh Trial Plaintiff Rested: Now It's Johnson & Johnson's Turn

On Tuesday, the plaintiff rested her case. But before turning the reigns over to Johnson & Johnson’s defense attorneys, plaintiffs’ counsel presented powerful testimony from two Ethicon, a Johnson & ...
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Still Surprised After All These Years: Profits over Patients

You would think after more than a decade of litigating mass tort cases against drug and device manufactures that the testimony of Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy engineers would not shock me. But it still ...
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J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: Company Witnesses

Over the last few days, several Ethicon (a division on J&J) company witnesses have been on the stand. First, Scott Ciarrocca, the product manager for Prolift transvaginal mesh, testified that no ...
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J&J Transvaginal Mesh Case Update: Opening Statements

Yesterday lawyers concluded their opening statements in the first case against Johnson & Johnson (J & J) set in New Jersey. The plaintiff who had a J&J Prolift mesh implanted to correct pelvic organ ...
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