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J&J Order to Pay $8.3 Million over Defective DePuy Hip
J&J Order to Pay $8.3 Million over Defective DePuy Hip
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Friday, March 8, 2013.
On March 8, 2013, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded a retired prison guard $8.3 million dollars in special and general damages. The verdict was in the bellwether case: Loren “Bill” Kransky v. DePuy, LASC Case Number BC456086. The case summary, as of March 8, 2013, can be accessed here. The next …
Suburu Recall for Zombie Cars!
Suburu Recall for Zombie Cars!
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Thursday, March 7, 2013.
Who says electronic engine controls are fool proof? Can cars start on their own without a driver in the vehicle? Can vehicle engines be turned on without someone pressing the start button? Apparently, the answer is yes according to Suburu. On February 22, 2013, Suburu filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with NHTSA …
J&J’s Ethicon, Inc. smacked with $11.1 million dollar verdict!
J&J’s Ethicon, Inc. smacked with $11.1 million dollar verdict!
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Last week on February 28, 2013, a New Jersey state jury added $7.8 million dollars in punitive damages to an award against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, Inc. for deliberately misleading doctors and consumers about its trans-vaginal mesh product known as Gynecare Prolift. The total verdict now stands at approximately $11.1 million. The case …
When a Manufacturer Must Report a Defect
When a Manufacturer Must Report a Defect
By John Kristensen of Kristensen Weisberg, LLP posted in Employment Law -- Employee on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Barely a week goes by without a headline reporting a large group of vehicles are being recalled. The manufacturers nearly always report the recalls are “voluntary” and done in an abundance of caution. In reality, two sections of the law serve to motivate auto-manufacturers to issue the recalls. The first requirement is when …