Author: Mark Lanier

The Lanier Law Firm’s $4.69 Billion Win in Talc, Asbestos Trial Named Top Verdict of 2018

HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm’s $4.69 billion trial win on behalf of 22 women who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson’s asbestos-laden talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer is the largest verdict delivered in the U.S. in 2018, The National Law Journal reports. Continue reading “The Lanier Law Firm’s $4.69 Billion Win in Talc, Asbestos Trial Named Top Verdict of 2018”

Fraudulent Emails are NOT from the Lanier Law Firm

Online scammers are impersonating lawyers on Facebook, Facebook Messenger, social media and by email, attempting to trick people into transferring money out of their bank accounts by sending cashier’s checks or using Western Union, MoneyGram and similar services.

This trend is affecting numerous U.S. law firms, including instances involving lawyers at The Lanier Law Firm. These communications can seem convincing, so it’s important to be vigilant about messages asking that you withdraw and send money. If you receive an online message requesting money or financial information, do not respond or provide any personal or financial information. Continue reading “Fraudulent Emails are NOT from the Lanier Law Firm”

Lanier Law Firm Takes Lead in Opioid Epidemic Lawsuits

States, cities seek to hold drug companies accountable for public health emergency

HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm’s pharmaceutical litigation team is taking a leading role in partnering with state and local governments across the country to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for a public health emergency caused by the reckless spread of powerful and addictive prescription opioids. Continue reading “Lanier Law Firm Takes Lead in Opioid Epidemic Lawsuits”

The Lanier Law Firm Secures Two of the Nation’s Top 100 Verdicts in 2016

Firm’s big jury awards total more than $1.5 Billion

HOUSTON – The National Law Journal has recognized The Lanier Law Firm on its annual list of the nation’s Top 100 Verdicts for two trial victories in federal court against pharmaceutical and medical device giant Johnson & Johnson. Both jury trials involved the claims that J&J hid flaws in its Pinnacle artificial hips that caused the devices to prematurely fail and left the victims facing surgeries, pain and other debilitating conditions.

In December 2016 the firm secured a verdict of more than $1 billion on behalf of six individuals, while in March 2016 a federal jury returned a verdict of $502 million on behalf of another group of patients who were injured by Pinnacle hip implants. Continue reading “The Lanier Law Firm Secures Two of the Nation’s Top 100 Verdicts in 2016”