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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Thomas W. Wagstaff, Brandon Henry and Sarah Ruane successfully defended our clients, a local hospital and two local internal medicine specialists, in a recent jury trial in which the plaintiff asserted claims of medical negligence and the wrongful death of a 25-year-old woman. Plaintiff, the mother of the decedent, claimed that our clients were negligent [...]

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For 15 years Ingram’s Magazine has introduced Kansas City to young accomplished business and community leaders through its “40 Under Forty” awards. This year, Wagstaff & Cartmell’s T.J. Preuss was honored with the 40 Under Forty award. He is recognized for his product-liability work in the Drugs and Devices practice area, specifically Avandia, Celebrex, Ephedra and Vioxx. [...]

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Working with several law firms from across the country, Wagstaff & Cartmell succeeded in fending off summary judgment motions filed by ten of the largest U.S. private equity firms in a lawsuit alleging that these firms agreed not to compete in large, multi-billion dollar leveraged buyouts. District of Massachusetts Judge Edward Harrington denied summary judgment [...]

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