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March 11, 2016

$1.1 Million Awarded to Grandmother After Slip and Fall on Cruise Ship

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  On Christmas Eve 2014, Joyce Higgs, a 67-year-old grandmother, tripped over a mop bucket while aboard a Costa Cruises ship, fracturing […]
March 10, 2016

Reports show defective IVC filters may break apart and travel through the body

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  It is estimated that more than 250,000 IVE filter devices are implanted in patients each year, however only a small percentage […]
March 1, 2016

Sisters Assaulted in Parking Garage obtain $1.79 Verdict

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  In November 2007, Samantha, Helen, and Selene Rankin, then aged 26, 24 and 20, went into a parking garage after being […]
February 18, 2016

$1.5 Million Settlement in Stevia Class Action Suit

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  The manufacturer of Stevia in the Raw (“Stevia”), Cumberland Packing Corp. (“Cumberland”), agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle class action […]
January 27, 2016

$27.5 Million Settlement for Bank of America Customers Wrongly Charged Overdraft Fees

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  On January 18, 2016, after two years of litigation, Bank of America (“BOA”) settled class action claims with BOA debit cardholders […]
January 19, 2016

Allergic Reactions Prompt Lip Balm Class Action

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  On January 12, 2016, eos Products, LLC (“EOS”) became the target of a class action suit over its colorful, pod-shaped lip […]
December 21, 2015

$500,000 Verdict to Plaintiff in Fourth Risperdal Trial

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  On December 11, 2015, a Philadelphia jury awarded a $500,000 verdict to Timothy Stange who claimed that Janssen Pharmaceutical’s antipsychotic drug, […]
December 15, 2015

$1.4 Million Awarded to Estate for Failure to Diagnosis Rare Bone Cancer

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  On October 28, 2015, a Philadelphia jury awarded $1.4 million to the estate of Joshua Debowsky after doctors failed to diagnose […]
December 7, 2015

$3 Million Settlement For Worker Injured in Freight Elevator Accident

Helen Jones Executive Vice President  On August 14, 2015, a $3 million settlement was reached between Hatfield Quality Meats, Inc. and 33-year-old plumber and pipefitter, James […]