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Talcum Powder Lawsuit
Verdict, including punitive damages awarded on behalf of four victims who developed mesothelioma after use of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder. CPR was one of three firms representing their families. The jury awarded $750 million which was reduced pursuant to New Jersey law.
CPR lawyers reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit in which Plaintiffs claim that from 1984 until 2009 an international chemical company and its former national defense counsel made misstatements or concealed evidence about the existence of alleged asbestos in its industrial talc and failed to disclose related information to plaintiffs, their lawyers, and courts in the Underlying Lawsuits.
CPR lawyers were part of the national team of lawyers actively pursuing claims against Merck & Co on behalf of those who took the drug Vioxx and suffered heart attacks and strokes.
$2.39M jury verdict
In the face of a $25,000 offer to settle by the defendant, a jury ruled in favor of a woman who became completely disabled and largely confined to a wheelchair due to a knee injury related to surgery.
The result of an appeal of a favorable administrative award on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania against a coal mining company. The compensation covered the costs of repair and restoration of the Ryerson State Park dam and recreational lake destroyed by underground mine subsidence movement.
A young woman suffered a stroke as the result of a failure in proper diagnosis.
A teacher was blinded during surgery because her physicians failed to properly administer anesthesia.
A former carpenter developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos-containing products while installing ceilings in commercial buildings.
A gas utility company failed to protect a gas regulator from impact damage due to an explosion.