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    • FDA Proposes A Change to Generic Drug Labeling

      Federal regulators have just issued a proposed rule change that would enable the makers of generic drugs to update drug labels when they receive safety information related to their medications. Under ...

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    • Westchester County Jury Awards Plaintiff $425,000

      In February 2017, a Westchester County jury returned two verdicts in favor of a Sullivan & Brill client that was hit by a car while riding his bicycle . The first verdict found the driver of the car ...

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    • Sullivan & Brill Recovers $3,000,000 Wrongful Death Settlement

      Sullivan Brill recently recovered $3,000,000 on behalf of the children of a 44-year-old man killed in a head on collision. The settlement amount represented 100% of the insurance policy limits of the ...

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    • Pedestrian death in car accident is related to vehicle speed

      It is estimated that more than 4,500 pedestrians are killed in vehicular accidents each year throughout the United States. The New York City Department of Transportation published statistics ...

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    • Pedestrian critically injured in motor vehicle accident

      Being injured in a car accident can be life-changing, depending on how serious the injuries are. In addition to having to heal from their injuries, motor vehicle accident victims can easily struggle ...

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    • Attorney Brill Addresses the Kalief Browder Tragedy on Huffington Post

      This month, a Kalief Browder, a 22-year-old New York City man who had spent three harrowing years in Rikers Island without a criminal charge, took his own life. Now many are citing critical flaws in ...

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    • POVENTUD v. CITY OF NEW YORK: GOOD NEWS FOR SOMEAND POSSIBLE STORM CLOUDS ON THE HORIZON

      A sharply divided Second Circuit Court of Appeals (9-6) issued a decision in Poventud v. City of New York , et al that clarified the Circuits understanding and application of Heck v. Humphrey , 512 ...

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    • Second Court Stays Judge Scheindlin's Decision in Floyd Case

      The 2nd federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just blocked Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's order to restrict New York's so-called "Stop and Frisk" policy, essentially keeping the controversial policy in ...

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    • Injured customers say weight loss remedy is dangerous product

      In New York and throughout the country, new weight loss supplements are always coming on the market, as other similar proposed remedies lose their initial interest and are withdrawn or fade away into ...

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    • GM may have known about car accident risk for certain vehicles

      The automaker giant General Motors is facing increased pressure from both lawmakers and the public. This scrutiny has intensified as it has come to light that the company may have known about the ...

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    • $2.8 million jury award in medical malpractice suit

      A family has been awarded approximately $2.88 million in financial compensation after winning a medical malpractice case. The family alleged that medical malpractice and negligence committed by a pain ...

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    • Lawsuit Alleges Carnival Cruise Aware of Fire Risks

      A lawsuit accuses Carnival Cruise Lines of knowing about fire risks before the Carnival Triumph set sail earlier this year. The Triumph made headlines when a February 10th hose leak fire broke out in ...

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    • Larger Cruise Ships may be Tied to Larger Problems

      Today's cruise ships are being built larger and larger and, following a series of disasters at sea, lawmakers are wondering if their increasingly massive size is to blame. For example, according to a ...

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    • FDA Proposes A Change to Generic Drug Labeling

      Federal regulators have just issued a proposed rule change that would enable the makers of generic drugs to update drug labels when they receive safety information related to their medications. Under ...

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    • Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Multi-Billion Dollar Risperdal Settlement

      In the largest settlement for one drug, Janssen Pharmaceuticals pleaded guilty to misbranding its antipsychotic medication, Risperdal, as part of a massive $2.2 billion settlement with the Department ...

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    • Serious Blood Clot Reactions Seen in Iclusig Leukemia Treatment

      Leukemia drug Iclusig (ponatinib) is the focus of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Drug Safety Alert over its association with serious blood clots. Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. manufactures ...

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    • J&J ATTEMPTS TO MOVE TALC POWDER CASES OUT OF ST. LOUIS COURT

      After losing three straight trials in a St. Louis trial court, Johnson & Johnson filed a request that the cases be moved to another court. Three different St. Louis juries in the past year have ...

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    • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN TALC POWDER LITIGATION

      In the past two months, there have been three significant developments in the talc powder litigation pending in state and federal court.. First, on September 2, 2016, a New Jersey judge dismissed 200 ...

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    • Product liability case involving backyard cable car is settled

      Under the law of product liability, which applies in all states including New York, a manufacturer or distributor of a product that is defective and unreasonably dangerous to the intended user, is ...

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    • Manhattan car accident injures 2, kills 1

      Typically, pedestrians are at risk of being involved in a car accident in Manhattan. There's only so much space. The serious injuries (or worse) that typically accompany a pedestrian versus car ...

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    • New York woman hit and killed by drunk driver

      Despite the constant education provided to the public against the dangers of driving drunk, it is still a problem in cities all across the country. Many drivers who choose to drive while intoxicated ...

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    • Second Court Stays Judge Scheindlin's Decision in Floyd Case

      The 2nd federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just blocked Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's order to restrict New York's so-called "Stop and Frisk" policy, essentially keeping the controversial policy in ...

      Read More
    • Lawsuit Alleges Carnival Cruise Aware of Fire Risks

      A lawsuit accuses Carnival Cruise Lines of knowing about fire risks before the Carnival Triumph set sail earlier this year. The Triumph made headlines when a February 10th hose leak fire broke out in ...

      Read More
    • Pedestrian critically injured in motor vehicle accident

      Being injured in a car accident can be life-changing, depending on how serious the injuries are. In addition to having to heal from their injuries, motor vehicle accident victims can easily struggle ...

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    • GM may have known about car accident risk for certain vehicles

      The automaker giant General Motors is facing increased pressure from both lawmakers and the public. This scrutiny has intensified as it has come to light that the company may have known about the ...

      Read More
    • Manhattan car accident injures 2, kills 1

      Typically, pedestrians are at risk of being involved in a car accident in Manhattan. There's only so much space. The serious injuries (or worse) that typically accompany a pedestrian versus car ...

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    • Failure to diagnose terminal cancer may be medical malpractice

      Failing to diagnose cancer is a relatively common claim in medical malpractice cases, both in New York and across the country. Generally, the case involves the death of the patient after an extended ...

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    • Brain-injured child gets settlement in medical malpractice case

      Occasionally, in New York or another state, the defendants in medical negligence cases admit liability and focus on the process of trying to minimize the amount of the damages to be paid. In cases ...

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    • Doctors: Medical malpractice claim of penis removal is false

      In New York or elsewhere, when a medical malpractice case is highly unusual and even shocking to the senses, it may potentially go viral or at least get some national attention. That seems to be the ...

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    • St. Louis Jury Awards $4.69 Billion in Latest Talc Powder Verdict

      On Thursday, the latest jury to consider the link between the genital use of talc powder and ovarian cancer concluded that 22 women developed ovarian cancer from using talc powder. It took the jury ...

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    • Doctors admit surgical errors: left sponge in patient's body

      Medical malpractice in New York and all other jurisdictions is based on the idea that when a medical provider causes personal injury or death to a patient by administering substandard professional ...

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    • Lawsuit Alleges Carnival Cruise Aware of Fire Risks

      A lawsuit accuses Carnival Cruise Lines of knowing about fire risks before the Carnival Triumph set sail earlier this year. The Triumph made headlines when a February 10th hose leak fire broke out in ...

      Read More
    • Second Court Stays Judge Scheindlin's Decision in Floyd Case

      The 2nd federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just blocked Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's order to restrict New York's so-called "Stop and Frisk" policy, essentially keeping the controversial policy in ...

      Read More
    • HOSTING A GRADUATION PARTY? BE CAREFUL.

      With the graduation party season approaching, parents intending to host a party for their high school senior should be mindful that under New York law, they can be held responsible if they furnish ...

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    • Saw blade accident could result in premises liability claims

      An unfortunate pedestrian accident has seriously injured a woman who was walking past a Manhattan construction area. As of May 28, New York City gave the go-ahead for work to proceed after ...

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    • St. Louis Jury Finds Plaintiff's Ovarian Cancer Was Caused By Use of Talc Powder

      Last night, the fifth Missouri jury to consider whether Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder caused the Plaintiff’s ovarian cancer returned a verdict resoundingly answering that question in the ...

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    • J&J ATTEMPTS TO MOVE TALC POWDER CASES OUT OF ST. LOUIS COURT

      After losing three straight trials in a St. Louis trial court, Johnson & Johnson filed a request that the cases be moved to another court. Three different St. Louis juries in the past year have ...

      Read More
    • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN TALC POWDER LITIGATION

      In the past two months, there have been three significant developments in the talc powder litigation pending in state and federal court.. First, on September 2, 2016, a New Jersey judge dismissed 200 ...

      Read More
    • St. Louis Jury Awards $4.69 Billion in Latest Talc Powder Verdict

      On Thursday, the latest jury to consider the link between the genital use of talc powder and ovarian cancer concluded that 22 women developed ovarian cancer from using talc powder. It took the jury ...

      Read More
    • California Jury Awards $417 Million in Talc Powder Case

      Since the 1970s, concerns about Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder have grown. Talcum powder is a substance made from a mineral consisting of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. Since the late 1800’s Johnson ...

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    • St. Louis Jury Finds Plaintiff's Ovarian Cancer Was Caused By Use of Talc Powder

      Last night, the fifth Missouri jury to consider whether Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder caused the Plaintiff’s ovarian cancer returned a verdict resoundingly answering that question in the ...

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    • Pedestrian in New York injured in commercial vehicle accident

      It is well known that New York is a city full of pedestrians. With the number of pedestrians on city streets continuing to increase, the number of auto-pedestrian accidents are also on the rise. ...

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    • Tragedy occurs in New York truck accident

      The end of the year brings a time for giving thanks and celebrating. Many students consider at least one of their teachers to be something they are grateful for, and so many gifts find their way to ...

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    • Sullivan & Brill Recovers $3,000,000 Wrongful Death Settlement

      Sullivan Brill recently recovered $3,000,000 on behalf of the children of a 44-year-old man killed in a head on collision. The settlement amount represented 100% of the insurance policy limits of the ...

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    • Red Bull Energy Drink Blamed on Young Father's Death

      Another death that has been blamed on the popular Red Bull energy drink is at the center of a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the drink maker. A 33-year-old father died during a basketball game ...

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