Tom Wagstaff, Jr. represented the surviving spouse and son of a 75-year-old nursing home resident who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease.  In a lawsuit filed in Clay County, Missouri, naming the nursing home and its management company as defendants, Tom maintained that the decedent had been left unattended on the morning of July 22, 2012, and […]

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TV Mesh Trial in Texas

April 10, 2014 by

After a two and a half week trial, led by trial lawyers Tom Cartmell and Rich Freese, a 12 person jury in Dallas County, Texas awarded a woman $1.2MM for injuries caused by a TVT-O sling manufactured by Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. The jury found that that the TVT-O device, a medical […]

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The Honorable Cynthia Rufe recently named Chris Schnieders to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee to act as leadership counsel on behalf of claimants across the nation in the Effexor birth defects litigation.  Judge Rufe oversees In Re: Effexor (Venlafaxine Hydrochloride) Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2458, pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern […]

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Wagstaff & Cartmell attorney Christopher L. Schnieders recently settled a product liability lawsuit on behalf of a 35-year-old man with renal impairment against a manufacturer of gadolinium for a confidential amount. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, alleged that the defendant manufacturer failed to warn doctors […]

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Wagstaff & Cartmell attorneys, Jonathan P. Kieffer and Brandon D. Henry, successfully defended a family practice physician, in a jury trial in which the plaintiff asserted a claim of medical negligence and sought $3.3 million in damages. The Plaintiff claimed that our client was negligent by failing to appropriately work up and diagnose appendicitis during […]

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Wagstaff & Cartmell attorneys, Jonathan P. Kieffer and Brandon D. Henry, successfully defended our client, a local orthopedic surgeon, in a jury trial in which the plaintiff asserted a claim of medical negligence and sought $2.8 million in damages relating to permanent paralysis in his lower extremities. Plaintiff claimed that our client was negligent by […]

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Thomas J. Preuss and David M. McMaster recently settled a product liability lawsuit on behalf of an 8-year-old disabled child against the manufacturer of the child’s cochlear ear implant for a confidential amount. A settlement was also reached with the manufacturer of the alleged defective component of the device. The lawsuit, filed in the United […]

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Brandon D. Henry and other attorneys at Wagstaff & Cartmell recently settled a wrongful death case for a confidential amount arising from the death of a 39-year-old woman who fell from a zip line. The zip line was constructed on private property by the property owner and others. Because one of the property owner’s sons, […]

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