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Attorneys Appointed to Lead the Baby Food Contamination MDL

Attorneys Appointed to Lead the Baby Food Contamination MDL

U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, Jacqueline Scott Corley, has appointed a number of attorneys to serve in leadership positions in the multidistrict litigation involving baby food and its alleged connection to the development of autism...

Leadership Chosen for Ozempic, Wegovy MDL

Leadership Chosen for Ozempic, Wegovy MDL

U.S. District Judge Gene E.K. Pratter of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has selected eight plaintiffs’ lawyers to the plaintiffs’ committee to lead the multidistrict litigation involving diabetes and weight loss drugs Ozempic, Wegovy, Rybelsus, Trulicity and...

Third Johnson and Johnson Talc Lawsuit Bankruptcy Filing

Third Johnson and Johnson Talc Lawsuit Bankruptcy Filing

Following through on what its worldwide vice president of litigation said during an October 2023 quarterly call (which we covered in an earlier blog post), Johnson & Johnson has announced plans to move one of its subsidiaries to Texas in preparation for a third...

$224M J&J Talc Litigation Verdict Overturned

$224M J&J Talc Litigation Verdict Overturned

On October 4, 2023, the three-judge Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey threw out a $223.8 million talc litigation verdict against Johnson and Johnson (J&J), finding that the science relied on by the plaintiffs was not sound.  The 2020 verdict...

Data Analytics Delivers Potent Settlement Negotiation Leverage

Data Analytics Delivers Potent Settlement Negotiation Leverage

Discover how Verus’ comprehensive data analytics services can deliver your plaintiff law firm powerful settlement negotiation leverage for mass torts and other complex litigation. Defendants often have the upper hand in settlement negotiations. Well-funded...

J&J’s LTL Management Bankruptcy and Talc Litigation Update

J&J’s LTL Management Bankruptcy and Talc Litigation Update

On September 19, 2022, oral argument was held before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia during which attorneys for talcum litigation injury victims urged the Court to allow their clients to pursue their claims against Johnson & Johnson maintaining...