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Judge Won't Ax Key Causation Report on Tylenol

Max Mitchell | July 15, 2016

The judge overseeing the Tylenol multidistrict litigation has rejected the over-the-counter drug manufacturer's bid to ax portions of a key report impacting a central controversy in the case.

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pennsylvania, at a hearing Jan. 26, 2016.
U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Convicted on All Charges

Verdicts and Settlements

  • Jury Awards $155K in UIM Case

    On Jan. 3, 2014, plaintiff Daniel Ancherani, 42, a pipe fitter/laborer, was rear-ended on Washington Avenue at Spruce Street, in Scranton. He had been stopped in order to turn into a mall's garage when his Mitsubishi Gallant was struck by a Honda Accord. He claimed neck and back injuries. He settled with the other driver for $100,000 but sought coverage from Government Employees Insurance Co. under his underinsured-motorist policy.

  • Phila. Jury Finds in Favor of Four Bus Crash Victims

    By Ben Seal

    Four people injured in a bus accident that had dozens of victims were awarded $5.05 million by a Philadelphia jury, including $2 million in punitive damages, following a nearly seven-week trial.

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