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Jacky Gale

Jacky is a long-time contributor to Injury Lawyer News who believes that education is a powerful tool. She hopes to empower readers with knowledge about the pharmaceutical industry so that they may become their own best advocates.

DePuy Hip Claims Settled for $120 Million

After 46 attorney generals from states around the country filed claims against Johnson & Johnson regarding its DePuy hip implants, the embattled company agreed to a $120 million dollar settlement. Attorney General Letitia James of New York recently issued a statement announcing the consent judgment,... Read More

Bellwether Trials to Be Selected in Zostavax MDL

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Hundreds of product liability lawsuits regarding the shingles vaccine, Zostavax, are currently pending in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL). Recently, U.S. District Judge Harvey Bartle III issued a pretrial order that requires the involved parties to file a plan that would be used to select... Read More

Judge Upholds $4.7 Billion Talc Powder Jury Award

The jury verdict that awarded $4.7 billion to 22 plaintiffs has been upheld by a Missouri state court judge. Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay the massive award after it was found liable for “reprehensible conduct,” including evidence that the company had known... Read More