Category: Law Firm News

Central Florida Homeowners Sue over Toxic Radiation from Phosphate Mines

Lanier Law Firm says homebuyers kept in dark about cancer-causing contamination

TAMPA, Fla. – The Lanier Law Firm has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of homeowners in Central Florida, charging that operators of phosphate mines failed to warn them about dangerously high levels of radiation.

Newly obtained information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirms that the Lakeland-area subdivisions of Oakbridge and Grasslands have been exposed to toxic contamination from phosphate strip mines operated by Drummond Company. Continue reading “Central Florida Homeowners Sue over Toxic Radiation from Phosphate Mines”

Family of Texas Man Killed in Biloxi Bus Crash Retains Lanier Law Firm

Lanier Law Firm: Bus-train collision in Mississippi demands answers

AUSTIN – The Lanier Law Firm is representing the family of Kenneth Hoffman, one of four people killed earlier this week when the tour bus they were riding in was hit by a freight train in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Mr. Hoffman was among 49 bus passengers from a senior citizen center in Bastrop, Texas, heading to Boomtown Casino in Biloxi. Continue reading “Family of Texas Man Killed in Biloxi Bus Crash Retains Lanier Law Firm”

Rick Meadow of Lanier Law Firm Gets Key Role in Cancer Lawsuits against J&J

Houston lawyer named to committee driving talcum powder litigation

HOUSTON – Acclaimed Houston trial lawyer Richard “Rick” Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm has been named to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in the federal multidistrict litigation against Johnson & Johnson over ovarian cancer claims involving the company’s talcum powder products.

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Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Dallas Jury Returns $1 Billion Plus Verdict in Defective DePuy Hip Implants Lawsuit

Attorney Mark Lanier: Third MDL bellwether trial sends strong message

DALLAS – A federal jury in Dallas has returned a combined verdict of more than $1 billion on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications caused by defective metal-on-metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.

The verdict includes more than $30 million in actual damages for the six plaintiffs and more than $1 billion in punitive damages assessed against Johnson & Johnson and DePuy.

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The Lanier Law Firm in Houston Named One of America’s Best Law Firms

HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm once again has earned selection as one of the nation’s best law firms in the annual survey published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

The firm is ranked in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” edition as a National Tier 1 practice in the area of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, as well as earning Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for Houston in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions-Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.

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