NJ Jury Awards $15M in Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Verdict

Ethicon, Inc.’s Gynecare Prolift mesh

 A Bergen County, NJ, jury awarded $15 million to a New Jersey woman who sued Johnson & Johnson after receiving a defective pelvic mesh implant in 2008 that left her in chronic pain The jury found that one of the two Prolift … Continue reading

Combating the Rise of Commoditization: 3 Ways Legal Video Allows You to Stand Out From the Competition

Guest blog post by Michael Mogill, President and CEO of Crisp Video   With 1.3 million attorneys currently practicing in the United States and 35,000 hopeful law students graduating annually, to say that the legal industry is crowded is a … Continue reading

New AAJ Report Details a Year of Heinous Corporate Misconduct

From Takata’s lethal airbags to Monsanto ghostwriting scientific data, to drug companies profiting from the opioid crisis, corporations have time and again put profits before the health and safety of Americans. A report released Wednesday by the American Association for … Continue reading

Beasley Allen files 2nd opioid lawsuit

Beasley Allen has filed the second lawsuit in as many days against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The complaint filed on behalf of Houston County, Alabama, alleges the marketing of these drugs contributed to the creation of the opioid epidemic, a … Continue reading

Free webinar on client acquisition Wednesday, Dec. 13

The National Trial Lawyers is excited to invite you to register for a FREE legal webinar training hosted by Michael Mogill, CEO of Crisp Video Group, the exclusively endorsed video partner of The National Trial Lawyers. With 1.3 million attorneys … Continue reading

Win a new Tesla from Crisp Video at the Trial Lawyers Summit!

How would you like to win a Tesla Model X 100D worth $130,000 from Crisp Video at the 2018 Trial Lawyers Summit? If you’re a Crisp client who is in frequent contact with other (non-competing) attorneys who would benefit from … Continue reading

Florida Jury Awards $1.25 Million in Scooter Crash

Plaintiff attorney Adam T. Dougherty.

A jury in Miami-Dade Circuit Court awarded $1.25 million to a Vespa rider who was severely injured when he swerved and fell avoiding a car that cut him off. The pre-suit settlement offer from Liberty Mutual was $25,000. Attorneys Adam Dougherty … Continue reading

Driver Struck from Behind Recovers $202,824 Verdict

Nicholas L. Ottaviano

A Florida woman who was stopped at a red light and struck from behind by another driver recovered a $202,824 jury award in Pasco County Circuit Court (near Tampa). The plaintiff attorney is Nicholas L. Ottaviano, of Law Offices of … Continue reading

Federal Mass Tort Docket Created for National Prescription Opioid Litigation

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation consolidated more than 100 lawsuits filed by counties, cities and other parties against opioid manufacturer and distributors into the “National Prescription Opiate Litigation MDL No. 2804 earlier today. The JPML assigned US District Judge … Continue reading

Jury orders Bayer, J&J to pay $29 million in Xarelto lawsuit

Xarelto

 A Philadelphia state court jury on Tuesday ordered Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana couple over the drugmakers’ failure to warn of internal bleeding risks by its blockbuster drug Xarelto. The verdict marks … Continue reading