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J&J ordered to pay $40M in pelvic mesh class action costs as stay bid tossed by court
Product Liability 2020-12-21 1:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

A unit of Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay around $40 million in legal costs to the lead applicants in a class action […]

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High Court asked to hear $10B COVID-19 business interruption case
Insurance 2020-12-18 10:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Insurance Council of Australia has asked the High Court to weigh in on its case against COVID-19 related claims in business interruption policies, following […]

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Judges unclear about Johnson & Johnson unit’s arguments in pelvic mesh appeal
Appeals 2020-10-23 2:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge due to hear a high profile appeal by Johnson & Johnson unit Ethicon has expressed confusion about the grounds on which the medical […]

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Judge rejects Covidien’s bid for security in unfunded pelvic mesh class action
Class Actions 2020-10-21 10:57 pm By Christine Caulfield

Medical device maker Covidien has lost a bid to have the applicant in a product liability class action over allegedly defective pelvic mesh front $300,000 […]

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Pelvic mesh maker Astora may make admissions in class action in light of J&J case
Product Liability 2021-02-26 2:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Pelvic mesh device maker Astora Women’s Health is weighing whether to make admissions in a class action over allegedly defective products in light of a […]

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Baker McKenzie repped client for two and half years that did not exist, court told
Class Actions 2021-02-24 5:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

For two and a half years, law firm Baker McKenzie represented a client in class action litigation over allegedly defective pelvic mesh products that did […]

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Insurers lose COVID-19 business interruption test case
Insurance 2020-11-18 11:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Insurers will face a flood of pandemic-related claims after an appeals court ruled in a test case brought by the Insurance Council that certain infectious […]

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$27M settlement rejected in pelvic mesh class action, group members may learn
Class Actions 2021-02-24 5:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The rejection of a $27 million settlement offer in a class action over American Medical Systems’ pelvic mesh products may be included in a proposed […]

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Judge was wrong to ignore pelvic mesh doctors, J&J says in high-stakes appeal
Appeals 2021-02-01 6:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge who found J&J’s pelvic mesh implants defective in a high stakes class action ruling made a “pervasive error” in disregarding the knowledge and […]

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Law firms circle insurers over COVID-19 business interruption claims
Class Actions 2021-01-15 2:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

At least five law firms are investigating lawsuits, including class action proceedings, in the wake of a landmark test case on COVID-19 exclusions for business […]

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