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Deaths, injuries, negligence cited as regulators put Brookwood Hospital on notice

Two patient deaths and several mishaps at Brookwood Medical Center have prompted the second warning in less than three months from federal regulators who could revoke the hospital's Medicare and Medicaid payments. Federal regulators informed the hospital Thursday that payments from Medicare and Medicaid could end on Aug. 9. It's the second time the hospital [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

DaVita hit with $383.5 million jury verdict in dialysis death suit

A Denver jury has dropped a mile-high $383.5 million verdict on GranuFlo dialysis maker DaVita over the deaths of three patients who suffered cardiac arrests after getting GranuFlo dialysis therapy at DaVita clinics. The families of the three deceased patients – Irma Menchaca, Gary Saldana and Deborah Hardin – were awarded $125 million in punitive [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Wrongful Death|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

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

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

Textron Bad Boy ATVs recalled after rollover death lawsuit filed in Georgia

Textron Specialized Vehicles and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the ATV recall on January 11. The recall involves about 1,100 of the Bad Boy XTO and Bone Collector XTO battery-powered off-road vehicles, which are also known as “Bad Boy Buggies” or all-terrain vehicles (ATV). The lack of seat belts is a serious safety [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Personal Injury, Recalls, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

$1.5 million settlement reached on behalf of our client in commercial truck accident

NASHVILLE, TN - We are please to announce that a settlement has been reached on behalf of our client who was severely injured in a commercial trucking accident involving an improper lane change. Andrew Fulk was the lead attorney in this case.

By | November 14th, 2016|Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements|0 Comments