Firm News: May 2014

Ford Ordered to Pay $11 Million to Mesothelioma Victim

A deceased New York mesothelioma victim and his widow were on Tuesday awarded $11 million after Weitz & Luxenberg laid out a compelling case against Ford Motor Co. The case was submitted to the jury just as the extended Memorial Day weekend was about to begin. But the panel took only until the next court-business…

Weitz & Luxenberg Wins Fight for Families of Asbestos Victims

Weitz & Luxenberg is committed not only to offering the most aggressive trial representation possible, but also to achieving justice for our clients when trial courts unjustly turn away their cases. Mesothelioma victim Johnny Kesner Jr.’s California suit is a case in point. The defendant claimed it bore no responsibility for the mesothelioma Mr. Kesner…

$2.5 Billion in DePuy Hip Settlement

Thousands of patients whose hip implants failed and were removed prior to August 31, 2013 and who enrolled in the $2.5 billion settlement will begin to receive their settlement payments. Late last week, DePuy and its parent company Johnson & Johnson agreed to waive its ”walk-away rights” and are proceeding to fund the six-figure settlements…

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