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St. Louis Jury Returns $4.69 Billion Verdict in First Trial Linking Baby Powder, Asbestos and Ovarian Cancer

Posted by The Lanier Law Firm on July 12, 2018
ST. LOUIS – A jury has awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women and their families who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE: JNJ) asbestos-laden talcum powder products caused their ovarian cancer. The six-man, six-woman jury in Judge Rex M. Burlison’s 22nd Judicial Circuit Court in…
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St. Louis Jury Returns $550 Million Verdict in First Phase of Baby Powder, Asbestos and Ovarian Cancer Trial

Posted by The Lanier Law Firm on July 12, 2018
Jury now considering punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about cancer risk ST. LOUIS – A jury has awarded $550 million in compensatory damages to 22 women and their families who alleged that decades of daily use of Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE: JNJ) asbestos-laden talcum…
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Federal Judge Denies Drummond Motion to Dismiss in Florida Homeowner Radiation Case

Posted by The Lanier Law Firm on April 20, 2018
TAMPA, Fla. – A federal judge in Tampa has cleared the way for the Lanier Law Firm to pursue claims on behalf of homeowners in Central Florida, charging that operators of nearby phosphate mines failed to warn them about dangerously high levels of radiation on their properties. U.S. District…
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Lanier Law Firm Takes Lead in Opioid Epidemic Lawsuits

Posted by The Lanier Law Firm on March 26, 2018
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…
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Mesothelioma Victim Earns Major Appellate Win

Posted by The Lanier Law Firm on June 8, 2017
The firm’s Mark Linder has secured a major victory for his client, as a California appeals court has affirmed that employers can be held liable for injuries caused by secondhand asbestos exposure. The plaintiff, Wanda Beckering, alleges that she contracted mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos that accumulated on her husband’s work…
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Central Florida Homeowners Sue over Toxic Radiation from Phosphate Mines

Posted by The Lanier Law Firm on March 10, 2017
Lanier Law Firm says homebuyers kept in dark about cancer-causing contamination   TAMPA, Fla. – The Lanier Law Firm has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of homeowners in Central Florida, charging that operators of phosphate mines failed to warn them about dangerously high levels of radiation. Newly obtained…

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