Author Archives: PMKM

$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 […]

Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Talcum is a mineral composed of magnesium, silicon and oxygen. It is commonly dusted on the skin to absorb moisture, and is found in products such as baby powder and body powder for adults. Women often apply it to the genital area, or sprinkle it on pantyliners or sanitary pads, to reduce odor. However, numerous […]

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 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 […]

Pope McGlamry: $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, […]

Pope McGlamry: NFL Concussion Update

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 […]

Mass Tort Newsletter – September 2015

In our efforts to keep you abreast of developments in various mass tort cases, this update provides potential claimant information along with the most recent MDL status for each case. Pope McGlamry is integrally involved with mass tort cases and continually monitors their progress. Should you be contacted by a potential claimant on any of […]

Top Attorney Tom Willingham Joins Pope McGlamry’s Auto Defects Practice

Atlanta, GA  (September 3, 2015) – Pope McGlamry P.C., is pleased to announce that attorney Tom Willingham has joined the Auto Defects Team at the firm’s Atlanta headquarters. Willingham focuses his practice on advising injury victims, primarily those who have been catastrophically injured or killed in automobile accidents as a result of defective automobiles. Throughout […]