Author Archives: PMKM

Centralization of Injury Claims For Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Recall

Stryker LFIT V40 Update – May 2017 The federally filed injury claims regarding the August 29, 2016 recall of Stryker Orthopaedics’ LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 (Stryker LFIT V40) Femoral Heads have been centralized by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML). Consolidation of Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits The JPML found that the 33 lawsuits […]

$1 Billion Verdict Awarded in Bellwether Trial Over DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implants

Latest DePuy Pinnacle Update – December 2016 On December 1, 2016, Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) and its DePuy Orthpaedics unit was ordered by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas to pay over $1 billion for their defective Pinnacle hip implants. The jury found J&J liable on claims of fraudulent concealment, negligent failure to warn, strict […]

How to Stay Safe During Holiday Travel

Are you ready for the holidays? Many people think that summer is the main time to worry about dangerous risks when traveling in a car. Specifically, tire blowouts tend to increase during the summer months due to increased heat and longer trips. But, did you know that holiday travel also accounts for a large portion […]

Injuries From Exploding E-Cigarettes

By Sheila O’Shea Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are an increasingly popular alternative to tobacco products. They deliver nicotine through a liquid solution that is vaporized by a heating element, powered by a lithium-ion battery. While the question of whether e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes remains debatable, e-cigarettes pose another hazard—the risk of […]

Pope McGlamry’s Wishing Tree was a success

  This holiday season, Pope McGlamry launched the Wishing Tree holiday program benefitting Atlanta-area victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. As part of the initiative, families staying or working with the International Women’s House (IWH) sent Christmas wish cards that were displayed on the firm’s Wishing Tree.   Over the holiday season, Pope McGlamry attorneys […]

Michael Moore Joins Pope McGlamry

Former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, Michael Moore joined Pope McGlamry in December 2015. Mr. Moore will focus his practice in the areas of qui tam and false claims litigation, significant fraud and tort cases as well as white collar matters. Read Michael’s Full Bio  About Michael Moore Michael Moore was appointed by President […]

Pope McGlamry Law Firm Launches “Wishing Tree” Community Program to Benefit the International Women’s House

Atlanta, GA (December 2, 2015) – Pope McGlamry, a law firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbus, announced the launch of a “Wishing Tree” holiday program to help Atlanta-area victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking. To further Pope McGlamry’s ongoing efforts to support the International Women’s House (IWH), the firm has spearheaded a holiday […]

$11 Million Verdict in First Wright Conserve Hip Bellwether Trial

ATLANTA, November 25, 2015- On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the jury in the first federal bellwether trial against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. for product liability and misrepresentation claims relating to their Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant device, awarded $11 million in favor of Plaintiff Robyn Christiansen.  Following a two week trial and three days of deliberations, […]

NFL Concussion Update | November 2015

In April 2015, a federal district court gave final approval to a settlement between the NFL and more than 5,000 former players who accused the league of hiding information about the negative effects of concussions and other head injuries sustained while playing professional football.Despite the uncapped settlement valued at nearly $1 billion, which includes coverage […]