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Takeda Defends Diabetes Drug Actos At $2 Billion Product Liability Trial

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 31, 2015 12:03:00 PM

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Topics: Products Liability, Pharmaceutical, Nevada

$2 Billion Suit Over Popular Diabetes Drug Actos' Alleged Cancer Risks Goes To Trial

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 27, 2015 6:25:00 PM

Plaintiffs' attorney Robert Eglet shows jurors the type of hard drives he claimed Takeda destroyed because they contained evidence that the widely-prescribed diabetes medication Actos causes bladder cancer. Click here to see video from the trial. 

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Topics: Products Liability, Pharmaceutical, Nevada

$684k Awarded To Crash Victim After Botched Brake Job

Posted by David Siegel on Jul 24, 2015 11:21:00 PM

Plaintiff's attorney Robert Vannah shows jurors an image during his closing argument of Kathleen Morrell's car after it was struck by by another vehicle with faulty brakes serviced by Big O Tires. Click here to see video from the trial. 

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Topics: Products Liability, Nevada, automotive

Sheldon Adelson Clashes With Judge During Pretrial Testimony

Posted by David Siegel on May 4, 2015 5:24:00 PM

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Topics: Nevada

Insurer Blasted With $4.5M Class Action Bad Faith Verdict (Updated)

Posted by David Siegel on Feb 13, 2015 1:08:00 PM

Reno - Everest Indemnity Insurance Co. is on the hook for $4.5 million after a Nevada state court jury on Thursday said the insurer acted in bad faith by refusing to cover a construction company’s defense costs in an underlying class action stemming from an earthen levee collapse that caused the flooding of hundreds of homes.

Jurors deliberated for only a few hours before deciding that Everest had no basis for refusing to cover defense costs referred to them by Matthews Homes, which held a $2 million commercial general liability policy from the insurer, after Matthews was sued by a class of hundreds of homeowners claiming poorly designed drains exacerbated the effects of a 2008 flood.

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Topics: Insurance, Nevada, class action