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HARRISBURG – According to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, it will not hear an appeal of the first Risperdal case to be decided in the hands of a Philadelphia jury and its $2.5 million verdict for the plaintiff will stand.
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HARRISBURG – The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has reinstated a Risperdal lawsuit which was thrown out after 11 days of trial proceedings in a Philadelphia court in December 2016 and said its original granting of nonsuit was improper.
PHILADELPHIA – Just weeks after a Philadelphia jury reached a $120 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc. and in favor of a plaintiff who claimed she suffered at the hands of a defectively-designed pelvic mesh device, another jury in a similar action has handed down a verdict of $80 million.
A Pennsylvania Supreme Court committee is proposing a new rule that will help medical malpractice lawyers, but a look at the makeup of the committee shows five lawyers, including its chair, who work at firms that file medical malpractice cases.
PHILADELPHIA – After graduating college nearly 30 years ago, Nadeem Bezar was uncertain of what career he wanted to pursue. Despite many of his peers choosing the finance industry and Bezar's pursuit of higher education in industrial engineering, he felt he wanted something more.
MEDIA — An estate administrator is suing Jose Maceda, M.D., et al, medical care providers, citing alleged medical professional liability.
PHILADELPHIA — An aunt of a decedent minor is suing the City of Philadelphia and Issiar Santa-Torres, government entity and DHS worker, citing an alleged violation of civil rights.
Philly court denies Johnson & Johnson's motion for interlocutory appeal in Risperdal punitive damages case
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge has denied a motion from counsel for pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to seek immediate appeal, in a Risperdal case where the possibility of punitive damages being applied remains in play.
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia judge’s decree has paved the way for new trials in two Risperdal cases, in order to determine the applicability of punitive damages in those same actions.
A patient is suing the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.