NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – The State of Oklahoma's evidence in a closely watched opioid trial versus Johnson & Johnson was again emotionally charged on Wednesday, as attorneys hired by the state attorney general showed a video of a baby quivering from opioid withdrawal.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A $325 million jury verdict in a talcum powder/asbestos case was recently issued against Johnson & Johnson after one juror complained deliberations had been hijacked by others on the jury, and it is unlikely to survive appellate review, an expert says.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - In an encouraging sign for talcum powder manufacturers facing a new wave of asbestos litigation in New York, a state appeals court has thrown out a 2017 jury verdict in a talc case because the plaintiff’s experts failed to explain how she could have contracted cancer from the cosmetic powder.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A 10-year-old Massachusetts minor and her parent are filing a class action lawsuit against Amazon over allegations that Alexa-enabled devices violate wiretapping laws by recording children’s voices without their consent.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – In a trial to determine if Johnson & Johnson helped to cause an opioid epidemic, a health officer with the Oklahoma State University in Tulsa on Thursday said the addiction outbreak will cost millions of dollars to alleviate and decades to see major progress..
Pepper Hamilton LLP provided legal counsel to L2 Capital Partners, L.P. in the sale of LSC Environmental Products, LLC to an entity formed by Ancor Capital Partners, LLC. This transaction represents the successful realization of L2’s 2011 investment in LSC, a soil stabilization products platform.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Last week, a U.S. Senate committee strengthened one of the many bills that attempt to regulate chemicals known as PFAS, as critics continue to fight the idea that enough is known about them to pass legislation.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Exercise equipment maker Peloton is facing a class action lawsuit over allegations the removal of workouts involved in a copyright infringement suit has diminished a consumer's experience with the equipment.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – On May 31, a cash advance company that provides loans in exchange for a portion of personal injury claim settlements was sued in a Kentucky state court over interest rates that the plaintiffs say are higher than what is permitted under Kentucky law.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An idea of how much money Oklahoma wants to abate the opioid drug epidemic was realized on Friday as a state health officer walked officials through a 65-page list of abatement services she said were needed, collectively projected to cost in the billions.