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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 |2017-10-04T15:59:55+00:00October 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 |2017-09-14T00:17:08+00:00September 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 |2017-08-15T17:59:53+00:00August 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 |2017-07-25T04:34:35+00:00July 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 [...]

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 |2017-06-06T19:09:36+00:00June 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 |2017-05-03T03:50:30+00:00May 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 |2017-05-03T03:45:40+00:00April 13th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Goldasich proud sponsor of Exceptional Foundation’s annual fundraiser

Goldasich, Vick & Fulk 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 [...]

By |2017-03-15T02:42:24+00:00March 15th, 2017|Community News|0 Comments