Santa Rosa Junior College Will Receive $6 Million From the Kincade Fire Settlement

Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) announced it has been awarded $6 million in funds from the Sonoma County District Attorney’s settlement with PG&E related to the 2019 Kincade Fire. SRJC said it will be investing the funds towards the school’s … Continue reading

Michigan Prepares to Receive $776 Million in Opioid Settlement Funds

Michigan is preparing to receive more than three-quarters of a billion dollars in cash from a settlement with three of America’s largest drug distributors and drugmaker, Johnson & Johnson. The settlement is over claims the companies helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. … Continue reading

CIIPP Seeks Approval of a $42 Million Antitrust Settlement With Smithfield

On Friday, the Commercial and Institutional Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs (CIIPP) in In re Pork Antitrust Litigation filed a motion and supporting memorandum for approval of a settlement between the CIIPPs and defendant Smithfield Foods, Inc. with the District of Minnesota. The memorandum states that In re Pork … Continue reading

What to Do if You Have Suffered From Scarring or Disfigurement

Asian Man with Scar on Head

On average, over 100 million patients acquire scars across the developed world each year. A variety of issues can cause these scars during a medical operation or surgery. There are 55 million elective operations and 25 million surgeries following trauma-related … Continue reading

Multiple Indiana Cities Opt Back In to a $507 Million Opioid Settlement

Indianapolis and several other Indiana cities are joining an estimated $507 million statewide opioid settlement after previously opting out of the state’s lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The state’s capital city, the suburbs of Noblesville and Fishers and other cities, including … Continue reading

A Missouri Family Is Awarded $20.3 Million in a Malpractice Lawsuit Against a University Health Doctor

A local family was awarded $20.3 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against a University Health doctor, according to court documents. A Jackson County judge reached his decision Wednesday in the case that alleged Dr. Kelli Sandri improperly treated a … Continue reading

The Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 6.0: New THIRD Day

Lanier Trial Academy Master Class

Are you ready for more time in the classroom with Mark Lanier? Then join us for the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 6.0, presented by The National Trial Lawyers, on June 20 – 23, 2022, in Houston, TX! This conference … Continue reading

A West Virginia Man Who Was Left Paralyzed After Spine Surgery Is Awarded $17 Million

A jury in West Virginia has awarded $17.2 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit to a man who was left paralyzed after undergoing spinal surgery and later suffered a stroke. The Kanawha County jury made the finding last week in … Continue reading

A Jury Awards $14 Million to Denver Protesters

A federal jury’s $14 million award to Denver protesters hit with pepper balls and a bag filled with lead during 2020 demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis could resonate nationwide as courts weigh more than two … Continue reading

A Hearing Is Scheduled to Discuss the Proposed $83 Million Surfside Condo Settlement

On Thursday, a hearing is scheduled to discuss the proposed $83 million settlement for those who lost their homes and all their belongings in the Surfside building collapse. But for now, some of those survivors are getting by thanks to the generosity … Continue reading