Recent Posts

7th Circuit Says Motion To Consolidate Depakote Suits Triggers CAFA Jurisdiction
Posted on 17 Oct 2012 by Tom Moylan

CHICAGO - Resolving a split between two district courts, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Oct. 16 ruled that plaintiffs' motions to consolidate 10 Illinois state court cases involving Abbott Laboratories' anti-seizure drug Depakote... Read More

Illinois Circuit Court Jury Awards $625,000 In 1st Contaminated Heparin Trial
Posted on 10 Jun 2011 by Tom Moylan

CHICAGO - (Mealey's) In what plaintiff attorneys say is the first such case to go to trial, an Illinois state court jury on June 9 awarded $625,000 to the estate of a man who died after allegedly receiving three doses of contaminated heparin ( Estate... Read More

Illinois Jury Awards $2.2Million To Widower In 1st Humira Infection Case To Go To Trial
Posted on 10 May 2013 by Tom Moylan

CHICAGO - (Mealey's) An Illinois state court jury on May 9 found Abbott Laboratories negligent and ordered it to pay a plaintiff $2,244,063 for a near-fatal infection his late wife suffered while taking the rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira, according... Read More