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New York Court Reverses Award in Malpractice/Wrongful Death Action

In Wild v Catholic Health Sys., 2011 NY Slip Op 5337 (N.Y. App. Div. 4th Dep't June 17, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the decedent was treated at a hospital. After the decedent developed respiratory problems...

Massachusetts Jury Awards $63 Million To Girl, Parents For Children's Motrin Injuries

BROCKTON, Mass. - (Mealey's) A Massachusetts state court jury on Feb. 13 awarded $63 million to a family whose young daughter was severely injured by a reaction to Children's Motrin ( Lisa Reckis, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. , No. PLCV2007-00064, Mass. Super., Plymouth Co.). According...

California State Jury Awards $6.5 Million In 1st Actos Bladder Cancer Case To Go To Trial

LOS ANGELES - (Mealey's) A California state court jury on April 26 awarded $6.5 million in the first Actos bladder cancer case to go to trial, according to the parties ( Jack Cooper v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Inc. , CGC-12-518535, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.). The parties said the jury...