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Congratulations to Goldasich & Associates’ Super Lawyers and Mid-South Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Goldasich has been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the region. We also congratulate attorneys Josh Vick and Justin Owen, who have been named to the 2017 Rising Stars Super Lawyers list. For [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Jury awards $6.8 million to family in mesothelioma case

A Boston-area jury has awarded $6.8 million to the family of a man who died of mesothelioma, holding New England Insulation liable for the man’s exposure to asbestos dust when he did part-time insulation work in his youth, the family’s attorneys announced Thursday. Plaintiff Amy Ross, suing on behalf of herself and as the trustee [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Asbestos, Product Liability, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments

Florida jury awards $5.3 million in lawsuit against tobacco giant, Phillip Morris

Tobacco giant Philip Morris should pay a suburban Boynton Beach man at least $5.3 million for hiding the dangers of low-tar cigarettes that caused his wife’s 2014 death from lung cancer at age 56, a Palm Beach County jury agreed this week. Brenda Gentile, who started smoking in high school, believed that the cigarettes the [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Verdicts & Settlements, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Previously sealed documents show Johnson & Johnson knew of Talcum powder dangers in 1970s

Plaintiffs pursuing talcum powder lawsuits in Missouri state court claim that newly unsealed documents show that Johnson & Johnson has known since the 1970s that its talc-based powders contained asbestos fibers, which could increase the risk of ovarian cancer in women who used the products for daily feminine hygiene. (Case No. 1522-CC10417, Circuit Court, City of St. Louis, Missouri) According [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Johnson & Johnson hit with $57.1M verdict in pelvic mesh implant lawsuit

A jury in Philadelphia has awarded over $57 million in damages to a woman who alleged that surgical mesh manufacturer Johnson & Johnson was responsible for serious mesh-related injuries that left her internally scarred and incontinent. The award, the largest so far in several recent mesh injury trials in the state, includes $50 million in punitive damages [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Olympus hit with $6.6 million verdict in superbug outbreak case

A jury ordered the giant medical scope maker Olympus Corp. to pay a Seattle hospital $6.6 million in damages tied to a deadly superbug outbreak — and told the hospital to pay $1 million to a deceased patient’s family. But jurors on Monday also handed the Tokyo-based manufacturer a key win, rejecting claims that its flagship duodenoscope [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

$7,500,000 verdict reached in medical malpractice case

A medical malpractice lawsuit has concluded with a $7.75 million jury verdict for the plaintiff, who suffered a severe pressure ulcer due to medical negligence. The $7.75 million jury award was comprised of a $4 million award to the plaintiff for compensatory damages, $1.5 million award to the plaintiff's wife-turned-caretaker for compensatory damages of her own, and $2.25 million award to both plaintiffs for punitive damages. The [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Medical Malpractice, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments

AbbVie ordered by jury to pay $15 million to Depakote victim

AbbVie Inc. must pay $15 million to compensate a California boy with a split spine for failing to properly warn his mother and her doctors that its Depakote drug could cause birth defects. Jurors in federal court in Illinois delivered the verdict for Stevie Gonzalez on Friday in their third day of deliberations. The 10-year-old [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Class Action Lawsuits, Mass Torts, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments

Summer Safety: 4 simple tips for maintaining your gas grill

Whether you’ve been using it all year or haven’t touched it in months, you should give your grill the once-over before the holiday weekend. Use these maintenance tips to help keep your grill in top shape or to spot problems that aren’t worth fixing. 1. Test for Gas Leaks Mix a small amount of [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Community News|0 Comments

82,000 baby carriers recalled after numerous injuries reported

Strapping on a baby carrier and toting around your child can make things a lot easier for a busy parent or caregiver. But before you hit the hiking trail, you might want to make sure your carrier isn’t one of the Osprey backpacks being recalled following reports of children falling out. Osprey Child Safety Products [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Class Action Lawsuits, Personal Injury, Recalls|0 Comments