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March 6, 2015

Client Wins $5.7 Million in TVT-Abbrevo Verdict

A Bakersfield, Calif. jury returned a verdict awarding plaintiff Coleen M. Perry a total of $5.7 Million for damages as a result of a TVT-Abbrevo pelvic mesh sling device, manufactured by Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. According to court documents, the TVT-Abbrevo mid-urethral sling device, used to treat urinary incontinence had degraded […]

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September 8, 2014

$590.5 Million Settlement in Private Equity Antitrust Case

Working with several law firms nationwide, Ty Hudson and other Wagstaff & Cartmell attorneys played a pivotal role in securing a $590 million combined class action settlement, contingent on federal court approval, of antitrust claims against seven private equity firms, including Bain Capital, Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs, K.K.R., Silver Lake, and TPG. The […]

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September 5, 2014

$3.27 Million Bellwether Verdict in TV Mesh Sling Trial

A federal jury in Charleston, West Virginia, returned a $3.27 million verdict in favor of plaintiff Jo Huskey and her husband for damages Huskey sustained from a TVT-O pelvic mesh sling device, manufactured by Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The case was a bellwether trial, and the first to reach a verdict, […]

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June 4, 2014

$3 Million Settlement With Negligent Nursing Home

Tom Wagstaff, Jr. represented the surviving spouse and son of a 75-year-old nursing home resident with Alzheimer’s disease who was left unattended, wandered away from the nursing home, and tragically drowned in a creek two miles away. Our clients obtained a $3 million settlement from the nursing home and its management company. Notably, the settlement was […]

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April 10, 2014

$1.2 Million Jury Verdict in Texas TV Mesh Trial

After a two-and-a-half-week trial led by Tom Cartmell and Rich Freese from Birmingham, Alabama, a 12-person jury in Dallas County, Texas, awarded a woman $1.2 million 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 device indicated for the […]

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