Jury Deliberations Underway in Pennsylvania’s 6th Transvaginal Mesh Trial

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Jury deliberations are now underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where testimony has concluded in the state’s sixth trial involving a transvaginal mesh lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon, Inc. subsidiary. The case, which is among more than 130 pelvic mesh lawsuits … Continue reading

PA Jury Awards $3.35 Million against Hospital and Docs for Missed Cancer Diagnosis

A jury in Philadelphia awarded $3.35 million in damages in a medical malpractice case against St. Mary Medical Center and two radiologists over a missed cancer diagnosis. Because the cancer was overlooked, plaintiff Ewa Kesicka, 54, of Bensalem, PA, was … Continue reading

FDA: No Association Between 3M Bair Hugger Blankets and Infection

In a potentially damaging blow to plaintiffs in mass tort litigation, the Food and Drug Administration says it “has been unable to identify a consistently reported association between the use of forced air thermal regulating systems and surgical site infection.” … Continue reading

Why Do Lawyers Push Back On Intake, Conversion, Metrics and Accountability?

Harlan Schillinger is in charge of business development at Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys.

If you feel your business is in a place where you don’t need to increase it, please don’t read any further. After 40 years in the legal marketing business, I’m not about to mince words anymore. Lawyers are spending a … Continue reading

Olympic Athlete Recovers $2 Million for Fractured Hip in Car Wreck

David Adley Smith competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Olympic high jumper David Adley Smith II, known as D.J., recovered $2 million in Troup County Superior Court in Georgia after an unhealed bone chip in his hip hampered his performance, costing him professional contracts and sponsorships. A car crash fractured … Continue reading

Too Much Time at the Office is Keeping Lawyers Up at Night

It’s not colleagues, clients or cases that are keeping plaintiff lawyers up at night. The thing that troubles lawyers the most, according to a National Trial Lawyers survey, is spending too much time in the office and not getting enough … Continue reading

Special Discount to The Lanier Trial Advocacy Crash Course

We would like to extend a special discount to all members of The National Trial Lawyers. Save 15% by using the promo code: NTL1 The Vault is Open! September 7-8, 2017 The Lanier Trial Advocacy Crash Course Mark Lanier is opening his … Continue reading

Tips to Avoid A DUI Arrest

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To be honest, there’s only one foolproof way to avoid a DUI arrest: Don’t drink and drive. However, there have been instances where people have been arrested for DUI even without a drop of alcohol in their system. If you … Continue reading

$2.5 Million Verdict for Car Thief Shot to Death by NYC Cop

A jury in New York held the City liable for $2.5 million in the case of a police officer who shot and killed a car thief who struck the officer with his car. The Supreme Court, Kings County, jury found … Continue reading

California Jury Awards $417 Million Against J&J in Talc Cancer Trial

A jury in Los Angeles today awarded $417 million to a 63-year-old woman who developed ovarian cancer after using the Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder for feminine hygiene. The case is Eva Echeverria v. Johnson & Johnson, … Continue reading