A jury awarded $8.3 million in the first case to go to trial over metal-on-metal hip replacement implants, providing a sneak preview of what’s to come in mass tort litigation over Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy ASR XL product.Read More »
With huge numbers of students facing crushing debt and national student loans surpassing credit card debt, some lawyers have found a new niche: representing clients hounded by student loan creditors, debt collectors and loan servicers.Read More »
In the first bellwether trial in the litigation over vaginal mesh products, a New Jersey jury awarded a 47-year-old woman $11 million in compensatory and punitive damages.Read More »
A 2013 litigation forecast for in-house counsel predicts “no end in sight” for wage and hour litigation, a growing sophistication in trade secret theft and new spoliation challenges in e-discovery.
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