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”

Nine Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Recognized on List of Texas Super Lawyers

HOUSTON – Nine attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have earned spots on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list.  

 

Firm founder W. Mark Lanier was again named one of the Top 10 attorneys in the state based on his work in class actions and mass torts. In July 2018, Mr. Lanier secured one of the largest verdicts in plaintiffs’ personal injury history, a nearly $4.7 billion verdict on behalf of 22 women who developed ovarian cancer as a result of longtime use of asbestos-laced talcum powder made by Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Lanier has secured nearly $20 billion in jury awards during his distinguished career.  Continue reading “Nine Lanier Law Firm Attorneys Recognized on List of Texas Super Lawyers”

Judge Rules Tamiflu-Maker Hoffman-La Roche Must Answer Whistleblower Fraud Claims

Lawsuit seeks more than $4B taxpayer recovery for Tamiflu false claims

BALTIMORE – Tamiflu-maker Hoffman-La Roche (OTCMKTS – RHHBY) must answer to whistleblower charges that it falsified claims of Tamiflu’s effectiveness in fighting influenza and fraudulently induced the federal government to stockpile millions of doses for a feared flu pandemic, a federal judge in Maryland ruled Monday. Continue reading “Judge Rules Tamiflu-Maker Hoffman-La Roche Must Answer Whistleblower Fraud Claims”