Florida Jury Awards $1.25 Million in Scooter Crash

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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


 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

Watch the Webinar: Why TBI Treatment is so Important for Your Client

Watch the webinar, “Why TBI Treatment is so Important for Your Client” by visiting https://hmrfunding.com/blog/traumatic-brain-injury-webinar/. Learn from professionals how to perform an initial assessment to determine if your client should be seen by a professional, and understand what options are available for … Continue reading

Potential Pitfalls for Law Firm Bonus and Incentive Programs

By Jason O’Dell, MS, CWM, and Adam Braunscheidel, CFP® What motivates your best employees? Do you believe your staff is driven by the same factors that drive you? Employees may not be as invested in the success of the law … Continue reading

FDA Warning: Biotin (Vitamin B7) May Interfere with Lab Tests

The FDA is alerting the public, health care providers, lab personnel, and lab test developers that biotin can significantly interfere with certain lab tests and cause incorrect test results which may go undetected. Biotin in blood or other samples taken … Continue reading

11th Circuit Upholds $6.7 Million Transvaginal Mesh Mass Tort Verdict

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The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $6.7 million award to a woman who experienced severe complications after having Boston Scientific transvaginal mesh implanted in her in 2008. The case is one of 8,603 mass tort  actions consolidated before US … Continue reading

450 Las Vegas Shooting Victims and Family Members File Lawsuits Against MGM and Live Nation

Attorneys representing families and victims of the October 1, 2017, mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas have filed five negligence and wrongful death lawsuits against the hotels and concert promoter. Texas attorneys Mo Aziz of Abraham, … Continue reading

Jury Awards $247 Million in DePuy Pinnacle Hip Mass Tort Trial

A federal jury in Dallas, TX, awarded six plaintiffs who were harmed by the DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. Pinnacle hip a total of $247.49 million in damages. It was the latest bellwether trial, or test case, in In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., … Continue reading