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Uber Driver Sentenced to 54 to Life for Assaults on Passengers in California

Uber Driver Sentenced for Sexual Assault in California An Uber driver who sexual assaulted and raped passengers was sentenced on Monday to 46 years to life.  A jury convicted the Uber driver of...

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Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Mesothelioma – $117 Million Verdict

April 11, 2018: Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and co-defendant Imerys were ordered to pay $117 million after losing a trial in New Jersey regarding asbestos contaminated baby powder and talcum...

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Verdict: $247 Million Awarded to Six Plaintiffs for DePuy Pinnacle

November 15, 2017:  A jury awarded six plaintiffs a combined $247 million for their injuries due to defectively designed DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implants.  The six plaintiffs had to...

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Texas Trial for 8 NY Plaintiffs Injured by DePuy Pinnacle Postponed

The trial against DePuy involving 8 New York plaintiffs injured by DePuy Pinnacle hip implants has been postponed. The trial was set to occur today on September 5th, 2017 before U.S. District Judge...

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Verdict: $417 Million in First California Talcum Powder Jury Trial

A California jury has returned a verdict of $417 million against Johnson and Johnson for a woman who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum powder products including Johnson and Johnson...

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Verdict: Ovarian Cancer Jury Awards $110 Million against Johnson & Johnson

May 4, 2017: Another large verdict came down against Johnson & Johnson for hiding the ovarian cancer risks of baby powder and talcum powder products. A Jury in Missouri found Johnson &...

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Verdict: $1.04 Billion in Texas Trial for Six DePuy Pinnacle Plaintiffs

December 1st, 2016:  A Texas jury returned a verdict of $1.04 billion against Johnson & Johnson DePuy Orthopaedics. This bellwether trial was the second bellwether verdict against Johnson and...

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Verdict: $70 million Talcum Powder jury verdict in St. Louis Missouri

$70 Million Jury Verdict: Johnson and Johnson (J&J) lost another verdict regarding its failure to warn about the potential risk of ovarian cancer from talcum powder products. A St. Louis Missouri...

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