Tag: Verdict

Lanier Law Firm Secures $1.65B Opioid Settlement

The Lanier Law Firm Helps Secure $1.85 Billion Opioid Settlement for Texas

Agreement continues the firm’s success in gaining justice for state, local governments Houston – A historic $1.85 billion settlement reached late last week with opioid manufacturers and distributors resulted from the diligent work of the Texas Attorney General’s office and a committee of top lawyers, including the Lanier Law Firm’s Dara Hegar. The settlement …

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 …

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.   The 67-year-old worker was performing an asbestos inspection on the first floor of the Texas …

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. …

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. The Missouri Court of Appeals upheld $2.11 billion of …