Category: Pharmaceutical Liability

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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Texas Federal Court Rules DePuy Hip Implant Trials in Dallas Will Proceed

Lanier Law Firm wins ruling that victims’ cases will be heard in September

DALLAS – A federal judge in Dallas has cleared the way for a September trial in the ongoing multidistrict litigation filed against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), by patients who suffered medical problems after receiving the company’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants.

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Lanier Law Firm Wins Dallas Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Unit in Bellwether Hip Implant Trial

DePuy Orthopaedics found liable for metal-on-metal implant failures

DALLAS – A federal jury in Dallas has awarded a significant verdict to five people who suffered a variety of debilitating physical problems after receiving metal-on-metal hip implants manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a subsidiary of New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ).

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Lanier Law Firm Helps Negotiate National Settlement for Yaz Birth Control Victims

Bayer HealthCare to establish fund benefitting arterial blood clot victims

NEW YORK – Attorney Richard D. “Rick” Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm and a team of lawyers from across the U.S. have negotiated a sizeable settlement with drug manufacturer Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. that will benefit thousands of women who suffered life-altering side effects after taking the prescription birth control pills Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella.

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