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BREAKING UPDATE: Mistrial, as Jury Deadlocks in Georgia Wrongful Death Talc Case Against J&J

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 4, 2019 5:19:18 PM

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Updated 10/8/19:  

Atlanta, GA-- Fulton County State Court Judge Jane Morrison declared a mistrial Tuesday afternoon in Georgia’s first case to go to trial over alleged links between Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based Baby Powder and a woman’s death from ovarian cancer. Brower v. Johnson & Johnson, 16EV005534.

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Topics: Products Liability, Georgia, Talc, Brower v. Johnson & Johnson

Delayed CPR Blamed For Patient’s Brain Damage As $8M+ Medical Malpractice Trial Gets Underway

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 4, 2019 1:16:35 PM

 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, healthcare, Nevada

|VIDEO| Todd Michaels and the Closing That Secured $24.5M Med Mal Verdict

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 4, 2019 11:26:38 AM

 


Arguing damages stemming solely from non-economic loss can be difficult:  A  jury has no hard set of numbers to use as a starting point in calculating an award, while surviving plaintiffs' ability to cope following an incident can be used as an argument to mitigate non-economic loss. However, in closings of a 2019 damages-only trial over the death of a Florida mother hours after childbirth, Todd Michaels secured an eight-figure win by upending a defense contention on non-economic loss.  

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, vargas-chavez v. gonzalez-garcia, et al.

$100M Wrongful Death Trial Over Motorcyclist’s Collision With Armored Truck Settles During Jury Deliberations

Posted by David Siegel on Oct 4, 2019 8:26:29 AM

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Topics: Negligence, Transportation, Texas

October's FREE Feature Trial: Surgeon Is Cleared in Wrongful Death Med Mal Case

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Oct 3, 2019 1:34:34 PM

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CVN’s Feature Trial for October — available gavel-to-gavel and on demand to all of our FREE CVN account members — saw a Georgia doctor cleared at trial over a patient’s death following hernia surgery. Morgan v. Hixon, 2012-CV-224094.

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Topics: Morgan v. Hixon