Missouri Supreme Court Denies Review of $2.11 Billion Talc-Ovarian Cancer Ruling

The Supreme Court of the State of Missouri has denied an effort by Johnson & Johnson’s legal counsel to seek reconsideration of a state appellate court’s recent opinion that upheld $2.11 billion in punitive and compensatory damages against the company and its affiliate in findings that the company’s asbestos-contaminated, talc-based baby powder caused the ovarian cancer of 20 plaintiffs. Continue reading “Missouri Supreme Court Denies Review of $2.11 Billion Talc-Ovarian Cancer Ruling”

Federal Lawsuit Charges Billionaire Chinese Media Executive with Making ‘Terroristic Threats’ Against Noted Religious-Freedom Advocate

Lawsuit: Billionaire Guo Wengui inciting followers to kill Pastor Bob Fu 

MIDLAND, Texas – Attorneys for renowned Chinese activist, author and religious leader Bob Fu have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Guo Wengui, the billionaire owner of Beijing Zenith Holdings, unlawfully targeted Pastor Fu through online death threats and protests at the Fu family home in Midland.

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Mark Lanier Named Among Nation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers by Benchmark Litigation

HOUSTON – Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm, has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” in the Benchmark Litigation guide to the nation’s finest litigators.   

 

This marks the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Lanier has been honored by the publication for his commercial litigation practice as well as his success in the area of toxic tort litigation. The 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation was compiled after months of peer review, client-based research and a review of attorney casework.   Continue reading “Mark Lanier Named Among Nation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers by Benchmark Litigation”