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May 2, 2023

Wisconsin legislators to consider opioid settlement payout

Wisconsin is in line to receive about $324.3 million, with 30% going to the state and 70% going to county governments.

Jul 13, 2018

Jury awards nearly $4.7 billion in powder case

A St. Louis jury has awarded nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their families after they claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer.

Nov 15, 2017

Wisconsin, New York firms join forces in lawsuits against opioid manufacturers

A Milwaukee-area law firm and a New York law firm are teaming up to help in Wisconsin’s fight against opioid addiction.

Oct 23, 2017

Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson

A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene.

Mar 29, 2013

$8.3 million verdict gives lawyers first peek at metal hip litigation

A jury awarded $8.3 million in the first case to go to trial over metal-on-metal hip replacement implants, providing a sneak preview of what’s to come in mass tort litigation over Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy ASR XL product.

Mar 8, 2013

Damages awarded in J&J’s DePuy hip implant case (UPDATE)

A jury in Los Angeles has awarded more than $8 million to a man who accused Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that was later recalled.

Feb 28, 2013

Jury adds $7.8 million in J&J punitive damages

A New Jersey jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay punitive damages of $7.76 million to a former nurse who blames its vaginal mesh implant for years of "living hell" despite unsuccessful repair surgeries.

Jan 28, 2013

Trial under way in hip joint replacement suit

A California jury heard opening statements Friday in a lawsuit that accuses Johnson & Johnson of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that lawyers say left thousands of people with crippling problems or in need of replacement surgeries.

Nov 16, 2012

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson settles with 845 Levaquin plaintiffs

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson has settled approximately 845 product liability suits brought by individuals who claim they suffered tendon damage as a result of taking the antibiotic Levaquin.

Aug 23, 2012

After first vaginal mesh verdict, mass tort lawyers grow confident

After the first case involving a vaginal mesh product to go to trial ended in a $5.5 million verdict for a California woman, plaintiffs’ attorneys are optimistic about the ongoing litigation against four manufacturers of similar products.

Jun 5, 2012

J&J to stop selling pelvic mesh tied to lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson plans to stop selling surgical mesh implants used to treat women's health problems, which have been linked to injuries and triggered hundreds of lawsuits.

Oct 15, 2010

Hip replacement lawsuits build

A series of lawsuits filed in state and federal courts around the country over allegedly defective DePuy ASR Hip Replacement devices could eventually be consolidated in federal court, but local attorneys involved say it would be better for their clients if the lawsuits stay in Wisconsin.

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