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Mark Lanier Named Trial Lawyer of the Year by National Trial Lawyers Group

Lanier Law Firm also honored among 25 most influential law firms in U.S.

HOUSTON – Members of an invitation-only organization of top trial lawyers have singled out attorney Mark Lanier as its Trial Lawyer of the Year, while recognizing The Lanier Law Firm among the Top 25 most influential litigation firms in the United States.

Mr. Lanier accepted the awards at The National Trial Lawyers’ February 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit in South Beach, Florida. In addition, members elected Mr. Lanier to the position of president-elect of The National Trial Lawyers; he will serve as president in 2018. Continue reading “Mark Lanier Named Trial Lawyer of the Year by National Trial Lawyers Group”

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Juries Return Multi-Million Dollar Verdicts in Defective DePuy Hip Implants Lawsuits

Attorney Mark Lanier: Trials send strong message of accountability to Johnson & Johnson

DALLAS – In 2016, two federal juries in Dallas delivered significant verdicts on behalf of the victims of serious medical complications caused by defective metal-on-metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.

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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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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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