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The Need to Be Vigilant When It Comes to Auto Safety

  Often times the value of the civil justice system is criticized by big business and the anti-consumer lobby. General Motors recent troubles highlight the need for the investigations that are pursued and for the exposure of the truth.  The  following two stories once again highlight why we must be forever vigilant and the true […]

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Survivors of Defective Johnson & Johnson Pelvic Mesh Meet with NYS Attorney General, Request Criminal Investigations by State AGs into CEO’s Alleged Destruction of Documents

Today, all the female survivors of the defective Johnson & Johnson pelvic mesh implants submitted a petition and request to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, demanding a criminal investigation of J&J CEO Alex Gorsky and his alleged destruction of documents relating to the product. Prior to today’s submission, 44 states presented investigation requests to […]

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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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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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Johnson & Johnson Drug Company Ordered to Pay $3M for Birth Defect

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, was ordered by a Philadelphia jury to pay $3 million for a child’s birth injuries. The jury found that the injuries occurred as a result of the mother Kelly Anderson taking Janssen drug Topomax while pregnant. It was ruled that Janssen failed to provide adequate label information, […]

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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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