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Supreme Court’s Denial of J&J Petition a ‘Victory for Justice’

Trial Lawyer Mark Lanier: Decision will finally result in compensation for talc-cancer victims  

HOUSTON – By denying Johnson & Johnson’s efforts to overturn a $2.1 billion award to a group of women who developed ovarian cancer after exposure to its talcum powder products, the U.S. Supreme Court has sent a strong message to corporate America says Mark Lanier, the lead trial counsel for the women and their families.  Continue reading “Supreme Court’s Denial of J&J Petition a ‘Victory for Justice’”

Jury Returns $2 Million Verdict for Worker Injured on Construction Site

Jury trial among first conducted in Texas since onset of pandemic 

BROWNWOOD, Texas – In one of the state’s first in-person jury trials in the past seven months, a Brown County jury on Friday awarded $1.95 million for injuries suffered by a worker who fell 11 feet through an unmarked opening onto a concrete floor  Continue reading “Jury Returns $2 Million Verdict for Worker Injured on Construction Site”

Missouri Appellate Court Denies Reconsideration of $2.11 Billion Talc-Ovarian Cancer Ruling

The Missouri Court of Appeals has denied an effort by Johnson & Johnson’s legal counsel to seek a rehearing of the court’s recent opinion that upheld $2.11 billion in punitive and compensatory damages against the company and its affiliate.  The court also denied J&J’s efforts to transfer the ruling to the Missouri Supreme Court. Continue reading “Missouri Appellate Court Denies Reconsideration of $2.11 Billion Talc-Ovarian Cancer Ruling”

Missouri Appellate Court Finds “Reprehensible” Conduct By J&J in $2.1 Billion Verdict

 2018 jury award reduced due to jurisdictional issues

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri appellate court has unanimously upheld a St. Louis jury’s determination that Johnson & Johnson engaged in “reprehensible conduct” by manufacturing and selling asbestos-containing talcum powder products over the course of many decades. Continue reading “Missouri Appellate Court Finds “Reprehensible” Conduct By J&J in $2.1 Billion Verdict”

The Lanier Law Firm’s Kevin Parker Continues Series of Appellate Wins

 

Texas Supreme Court scratches legal immunity claims of  state lottery contractor 

 

AUSTIN – On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court published a milestone opinion denying sovereign immunity protection claims of GTECH, a contractor that produced and printed scratch-off tickets for the Texas Lottery Commission.  

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