Asbestos Bankruptcy When a company can no longer continue to cover the costs of liabilities from asbestos lawsuits, they often file Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, hoping the preventions within section 524(g) of Chapter 11 will limit the company’s liability for […]

Johnson & Johnson was on the losing side of six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in U.S. product liability claims, and 2017 may be no better for the company, as reported by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. These costly 2016 verdicts included: […]

Litigation involving the permanent sterilization device Essure is providing to be expensive for its maker, Germany-based Bayer AG. Over 3,700 women have filed product liability lawsuits in the U.S. against Bayer, alleging harm sustained from the device. Although Bayer had […]