Proton Pump Inhibitors MDL

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) have officially been centralized in the District of New Jersey by the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML) on the evening of August 2nd, 2017. More than (60) cases of the (161) constituent actions are already pending in the District of New Jersey. Judge Claire C. Cecchi will oversee Proton Pump…

What is Hernia Mesh

Hernia mesh is a commonly used hernia repair product that can be implanted through open or laparoscopic surgery. Recently some hernia mesh products have been recalled due to an increase in the following complications: Pain Adhesions Infection Bowel Obstructions Organ Perforation Showard Law Firm is currently accepting hernia mesh claims.These claims are against the manufacturer…

SMOKING GUNS IN TALC LITIGATION

After being slammed with two multimillion dollar verdicts which are currently being appealed, Johnson & Johnson is pointing the finger at plaintiffs’ lawyers claiming that we are deliberately creating confusion about the science of talc. Why were the juries so incensed that they awarded $112 million in punitive damages? Several documents obtained through the discovery…

Blogs Contact Us for a Free Consultation FDA Plans to Issue Earlier Warnings Associated with Risky Medical Devices

The move to take a more aggressive posture in reporting potential risks with medical devices follows several high profile lawsuits involving the safety and risks of medical products. Among them a hip implant, a defibrillator that stopped working, and a mesh implant to prevent incontinence in women, which has been reported to erode. The FDA…

PINNACLE $500M VERDICT CUT TO $150M

U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade on Tuesday, reduced the verdict in the second bellwether trial over Johnson & Johnson’s Pinnacle hip implant from $497.6 million to approximately $151 million. The judge was compelled to reduce the verdict under a Texas state law limiting punitive damages according to a specific formula.  The verdict included roughly $360…