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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EpiPen Maker Mylan Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit

Lawsuit seeks damages for Mylan’s unconscionable sales tactics

HOUSTON – A class-action lawsuit filed against pharmaceutical giant Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL) seeks damages for consumers victimized by the company’s cutthroat sales and marketing tactics related to controversial price increases for Mylan’s EpiPen injectors.

The lawsuit filed by The Lanier Law Firm and Sharp Law on behalf of consumers who have purchased EpiPen injectors charges that Mylan began a series of aggressive price increases shortly after it acquired the rights to sell the EpiPen in 2007. Mylan required consumers to purchase the EpiPen in pairs and raised the retail price from $57 in 2007 to more than $600 today, even though pharmaceutical industry sources estimate each injector can be produced for less than $30.

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