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Tom Moylan
$12.8M Verdict For Jaw Injury In Aredia/Zometa Case To Be Reduced To $1.14M

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - (Mealey's) A North Carolina federal jury on Nov. 22 awarded $12,887,001 in an Aredia/Zometa jaw injury case, a verdict that will be reduced to $1,148,001 by North Carolina's limit on punitive damages ( Herbert Fussman, et...

Michelle Olsen, Appellate Daily
The Supreme Court, 2 Federal Circuits, Baseball, and ARod's Salary

This post first appeared on Appellate Daily . Lately, with PBS showing Ken Burns' The Tenth Inning (2010), I have been thinking about his earlier documentary series, Baseball (1994), and one story in particular. It involves the Supreme Court, a...

Tom Moylan
Jury Finds For Merck In Bellwether Fosamax Jaw Disease Trial

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A federal court jury in New York on Nov. 19 found that Merck & Co. Inc.'s osteoporosis drug Fosamax did not cause the osteonecrosis that destroyed a Florida woman's jaw ( Judith Graves v. Merck & Co. Inc. , 1...

Timothy Raub
Jury: BankAtlantic's Misrepresentations Violated Federal Securities Law

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - (Mealey's) A federal jury in Florida handed down a rare verdict in a securities class action lawsuit on Nov. 18, finding subprime lender BankAtlantic Bancorp. Inc. and certain of its executive officers guilty of federal securities...

Bill G Lowe
More Than 10,000 WTC Disaster Site Litigation Claimants File Opt-In Documents

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) More than 10,000 of the claimants eligible to participate in the World Trade Center Disaster Site settlement process in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York have chosen to opt in, according to an announcement...

Tom Moylan
West Virginia High Court Vacates $4.47M Judgment; FDA Warning Letters Not Matter Of Law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- (Mealey's) The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on Nov. 18 reversed a $4,475,000 consumer law judgment against Johnson & Johnson concerning the marketing of Risperdal and Duragesic after agreeing with the defendant that...