A Pennsylvania state judge has upheld the $55 million jury verdict against Honda Motor Co. for ignoring a seat belt defect that a driver claimed paralyzed him. Judge Shelley Robins-New rejec... Read more
U.S. District Judge Jan E. DuBois, a Pennsylvania federal judge, has folded Rite Aid Corp.’s pay-for-delay lawsuit against AbbVie Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. over Niaspan g... Read more
The Pennsylvania Superior Court last month upheld an $11 million verdict returned against a Johnson & Johnson unit on behalf of a boy who was born with a cleft palate and other defects a... Read more
In a related matter involving hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but dealing with inland issues, a recent report from the Governmental Accountability Office is significant. A U.S. Environmenta... Read more
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld a $10 million verdict returned against McNeil-PPC Inc., a Johnson & Johnson unit, in a case brought on behalf of a little girl who suffered sk... Read more
An improperly vented propane heater is being reported as the cause of death for five people who died in a small Pennsylvania cabin. It appears the victims succumbed to carbon monoxide fumes... Read more
A Pennsylvania judge has denied a motion for a new trial filed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a suit involving a child’s birth defects. The jury had awarded $11 million to the parents on... Read more
The Pennsylvania Superior Court on March 4 affirmed a trial court ruling that said an American International Group subsidiary had a duty to defend Titeflex Corp. in the remaining litigation... Read more
U.S. District Judge Mark. R. Hornak has ruled that Pennsylvania product liability law permitting unlimited punitive damages controls three suits alleging Novartis Pharmaceutical’s bone drug,... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings that boys and young men who have taken antipsychotic drug Risperdal have been linked to increasing levels of the hormone Prola... Read more
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