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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

Goldasich attorneys recognized as Top 100 Attorneys in the United States

We are proud to announce two of our attorneys, Dennis Goldasich and Joshua Vick, were recently named among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a Lifetime [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Goldasich proud sponsor of Exceptional Foundation’s annual fundraiser

Goldasich & Associates was a proud sponsor of the Exceptional Foundation's 13th Annual Chili Cook-Off. "This is a great local charity doing amazing things right here in our community. We were proud to support this year's Chili Cook-Off and everyone had a lot of fun," said Andrew Fulk. More than 100 teams brought the [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Community News|0 Comments

Alabama man awarded $25 million in defective drug lawsuit

New Jersey's top court has reinstated a $25 million jury award for an Alabama man who became seriously ill after taking an acne drug. Andrew McCarrell sued pharmaceuticals company Hoffman LaRoche in 2003, claiming Accutane caused medical problems that led to doctors removing his colon and rectum. McCarrell claimed the drug's label didn't include proper [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Mass Torts, Personal Injury|0 Comments