I am a trial lawyer. I know our tort system well. I cannot stand frivolous claims, nor can I stand frivolous defenses. They have no place in our Civil Justice System. I also have no patience for disingenuousness. The assault […]
April 20, 2017 marked the 7th anniversary of the tragic BP Oil Spill. That event cost 11 men their lives, seriously injured dozens, and caused billions of dollars in economic damages to businesses along the Gulf Coast. But seven years later, […]
While electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) were initially touted as being much safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes, recent research has highlighted a number of safety concerns associated with them. There have been instances where the devices have exploded and injured consumers. In […]
Popular homeopathic teething tablets and gels have been linked to the deaths of 10 children and 400 adverse reports. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to caregivers to stop using the products. The deaths and adverse […]
A new study published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives links fracking to health problems, including migraine headaches and fatigue. The study has important implications for residents living close to natural gas wells that use fracking, as the study […]
On August 30, 2016, a New York State committee held a daylong hearing on the water contamination that has plagued Hoosick Falls and nearby communities for years. Residents expressed their frustration with state officials’ slow response to the crisis, while […]
In November 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urged the Mayor of Hoosick Falls, New York, to warn residents that the toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) had been found at concerning levels in the groundwater. They also recommended that bottled […]
While the Canadian and American court systems are completely independent of one another, the recent verdicts in favor of the American plaintiffs may show promise to Canadians who have filed suit against J & J.
Recently a jury in St. Louis determined that Johnson & Johnson is to pay $70 million to a plaintiff who claimed that their talcum powder products contributed to the development of her ovarian cancer.
Over 70 Million Dollars Awarded to Woman Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer After Long-Term Use of Johnson & Johnson Talc Products
A jury in St. Louis, Missouri awarded over $70 million in damages to a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using baby powder and other talc-containing products manufacturered by Johnson & Johnson for decades. The jury determined that Johnson […]