Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving medical devices and drugs. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of serious injury or death that may be the result of defective medical devices or drugs.

Zimmer Biomet recalls Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System due to excessive humeral tray fractures

February 21, 2017 - Zimmer Biomet has initiated a Class I Recall of its popular Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder System due to an excessive number of fractures in the humeral tray component. Read More


J&J and Jansen Pharmaceuticals look to expand uses for Invokana despite growing lawsuits

February 16, 2017 - Researchers have tracked additional data about patients’ renal outcomes as a result of Invokana's link to a number of serious renal-impairing side effects including diabetic ketoacidosis... Read More


Ovarian cancer patients appeal ruling in J&J talc lawsuits in New Jersey

January 31, 2017 - Attorneys for two women battling ovarian cancer have filed an appeal in the Superior Court of New Jersey, arguing that a trial judge erred when he excluded expert testimony about links... Read More


Missouri Supreme Court denies requests to delay talc-related cancer trials

January 26, 2017 - The Missouri Supreme Court has denied requests by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and its supplier of baby powder talc to delay upcoming trials over allegations that the company's talc-based... Read More


Beasley Allen lawyer Danielle Mason selected to help lead Invokana MDL

January 25, 2017 - Danielle Ward Mason, the firm’s leading Invokana attorney, has been appointed to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for Invokana multidistrict litigation. Read More


Missouri court denies J&J request to delay talc-related cancer trials

January 5, 2017 - The Missouri Court of Appeals has denied a request by Johnson & Johnson to delay upcoming trials of ovarian cancer claims brought by individuals and families who allege that use of the... Read More


Lawyers for Talc Cancer Victims Say ‘Judicial Hellhole’ Label Ignores Science

December 15, 2016 - Lawyers representing women whose ovarian cancers have been tied to the use of body powders containing talc say that efforts by corporate-funded defense lawyers to label Missouri courts as... Read More


Ethicon’s Physiomesh used in hernia repair linked to complications, higher incidence of surgical recurrence

December 9, 2016 - Intended for hernia repair, Physiomesh is a flexible polypropylene mesh designed to reinforce the abdominal wall, preventing future hernias from occurring. Read More


Beasley Allen appointed to leadership role in Johnson & Johnson talc MDL

December 6, 2016 - Leigh O’Dell, Beasley Allen Principal, will serve as Co-Lead Counsel for multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving the Johnson & Johnson talc litigation consolidated in Trenton, N.J. Read More


Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics hit with $1 billion verdict in third hip implant bellwether trial

December 1, 2016 - Texas jurors deliberated for less than a day before returning a verdict finding Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit liable for injuries related to its Pinnacle metal-on-metal... Read More


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