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Mark Lanier Discusses Landmark Opioid Verdict with Journalist Gene Valicenti

Mark Lanier appeared on the podcast The News with Gene Valicenti to discuss the recent jury verdict he and his trial team secured against pharmacies operated by Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart for the role they played in the nation’s devastating opioid epidemic which has claimed thousands of lives and cost communities billions of dollars. Mark goes on to discuss the verdict’s wider implications around the country. You can listen to the interview below.

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”