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$10B Verdict Restored In Philip Morris Light Cigarettes Lawsuit

An Illinois appeals court reinstated a $10 billion verdict on April 29 in a class action accusing Philip Morris USA Inc. of deceptively marketing light cigarettes. The appellate court said a lower court wrongly speculated that Illinois Supreme Court justices would have favored the defendant despite new evidence. The ruling revived an 11-year-old case which […]

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Decade Old Apartheid Abuse Cases against IBM and Ford Allowed to Proceed

Apparently time does not heal all wounds. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in New York ruled that IBM Corp and Ford Motor Company are not off of the hook as far as lawsuits in apartheid abuse cases dating back 10 years. There are three suits which aim to hold the two companies responsible for selling […]

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More News on General Motors Released By Congress

News just continues to roll in on the GM scandal as more and more information is slowly uncovered. The latest series of news continues to point to the fact that GM knew about the ignition defect, which is linked to 13 deaths, but actively sought not to do anything about the problem. On April 13, […]

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GM Hides the Truth: McCaskill Slams “Culture of Cover Up”

Given the fact that I have dedicated my professional life to protecting the rights of the wrongfully injured, I am often confronted with arguments created by the wrongdoers lobby about the abuses in the civil justice system. The video below speaks for itself. Without the uncovering of the truth in this case who knows how […]

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Jury Orders Doc to Pay $2.7 Million in Med Mal Case

Dr. Carlos Zevallos has been found liable by an Ohio jury in a medical malpractice suit. He has now been ordered to pay $2.7 million for prescribing a toxic mixture of drugs, which lead to a terminal disease. In 2006, Debbie Neifer consulted with Dr. Zevallos, looking for treatment for her rheumatoid arthritis. He increased […]

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Johnson & Johnson Drug Company Agrees to Pay $5.9 Million in Risperdal Settlement

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a settlement of $5.9 million stemming from a 2008 Risperdal lawsuit. The suit accused the company of using illegal, unfair and deceptive practices when marketing the antipsychotic drug, according to The National Trial Lawyers. The lawsuit was originally filed by the Montana State Attorney […]

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