Product Liability

Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

Federal Jury Returns $247 Million Verdict in Defective Hip Implants Case

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

DALLAS – A federal court jury in Texas returned a $247 million verdict on behalf of six people who suffered serious medical complications caused by the defective metal-on-metal hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Continue reading “Federal Jury Returns $247 Million Verdict in Defective Hip Implants Case”

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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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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Texas Judge Appoints Mark Lanier and Bob Hilliard To Lead GM Suit

HOUSTON – Less than one month after acclaimed attorney and firm founder Mark Lanier was named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” by the national legal publication Law360, Judge Robert Schaffer of the 152nd District Court for Harris Country, Texas, has determined that Lanier and fellow litigator Bob Hilliard will lead all Texas consolidated state court cases involving the General Motors Ignition Switch Litigation.

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