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Jury Returns Verdict For Plaintiffs In 1st Phase Of Contamination Trial
Posted on 2 Apr 2011 by Bill G Lowe

FRESNO, Calif. - (Mealey's) A federal jury in California on April 1 returned a verdict for the plaintiffs in the first phase of a mass tort action against the owners of an industrial site in Merced County, Calif., for allowing hexavalent chromium... Read More

N.J. Jury Finds Novartis Didn't Fail To Warn About Jaw Risk From Aredia, Zometa Bone Drugs
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by Tom Moylan

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- A New Jersey state court jury on Oct. 6 found that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. did not fail to provide adequate warning to a cancer patient's doctor that its bone-saving drugs Aredia and Zometa had a risk of osteonecrosis... Read More

Merck Wins 1st State Court Fosamax Trial
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by Tom Moylan

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The first state court trial alleging jaw injuries from Fosamax yielded a win for the defense on Feb. 14 in the Atlantic County, N.J., Superior Court ( Alison Rosenberg v. Merck, Sharpe & Dohme Corp. , No. ATL-L-3644-08, N.J... Read More

Oil Spill Legal Mess Likely One Of Costliest Ever
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - (AP) BP PLC and the other companies involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are faced with fast-multiplying lawsuits that will provoke one of the most drawn-out and costliest legal battles in U.S. history, one that could easily consume the $20... Read More

Hezekiah Sistrunk Appointed To DePuy Hip Implant Discovery Committee
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - Attorney Hezekiah Sistrunk Jr. of The Cochran Firm - Atlanta has been selected for a leadership position in the DePuy ASR Hip Implant mass tort multidistrict litigation. Federal Judge David A. Katz appointed Sistrunk to the Discovery Committee... Read More

Burg Simpson Leads National Litigation Against DePuy Orthopaedics
Posted on 2 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine P.C., one of the nation's leading plaintiff litigation law firms, has announced that shareholder Seth. A. Katz has been appointed by Judge David A. Katz to serve as a member of the Plaintiffs'... Read More