ST. LOUIS – A gynecological oncologist called by Johnson & Johnson disputed an allegation he was engaging in a conflict of interest in withholding information from some of the 22 women suing the company over its baby powder they claimed gave them ovarian cancer----by not telling them he was testifying against them in court.
KANSAS CITY – A pro se plaintiff is seeking $835,000 in damages against Cochlear Limited and Cochlear Americas over a hearing implant device he claims caused permanent numbness in his left ea
SPRINGFIELD – A former neurosurgery resident at University of Missouri School of Medicine claims he was treated unfairly and inequitably, particularly by the program director, and has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Central Division seeking at least $50 million in damages.
ST. LOUIS – A patient is seeking damages from a St. Louis physician after his esophagus was perforated during a surgery.
ST. LOUIS – The parents of a minor child allege a St. Louis hospital failed to monitor a tumor, causing the loss of her eye.
On the day that plaintiffs rested their case, an attorney for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) brought in his own expert witness seeking to undermine the testimony of 22 women in a lawsuit claiming they developed ovarian cancer from the use of asbestos-laced baby powder.
A noted oncologist told a jury in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri on June 26 that the female plaintiffs who are suing Baby Powder maker Johnson & Johnson for ovarian cancer they allegedly contracted from using the product got the disease from exposure to asbestos.
ST. LOUIS – An expert witness called by the lawyer for 22 women suing baby powder maker Johnson & Johnson in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri for allegedly causing their ovarian cancer agreed on June 25 that asbestos can cause the disease.
ST. LOUIS – A patient of a Jefferson City hospital alleges fractures in his spine were not diagnosed at his visit.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The makers of prescription eye drops are asking a federal court to dismiss a class action that claims the containers dispense too much medicine into the eye.
ST. LOUIS – Consumers and estate representatives have filed a class-action lawsuit against talcum powder manufacturers over allegations their products caused ovarian cancer.
Judge issues summary judgment in favor of St. Luke's hospital in technician's wrongful termination case
ST. LOUIS – A surgical technician employed by a hospital group with a facility in Missouri has failed in her claim that she was fired in violation of provisions of the federal Family Medical Leave Act.