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Houston Law Firm Sullo & Sullo recently won big—to the tune of $95.5 million—in a Harris County civil court case. The case revolved around four-year-old Nevaeh Hall, who was improperly sedated and restrained by a local dentist in 2016, resulting in irreversible brain damage.
Attorney Andrew Sullo, along with associate attorneys Kathryn Mecredy and Jim Moriarty tried the case, which resulted in $15 million awarded for past and future pain and anguish, $25 million for past and future physical impairment, and $27 million for medical expenses. Nevaeh’s mother was additionally awarded $25 million for mental anguish, and $3.5 million for medical expenses.
What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma results when asbestos fibers are inhaled or ingested into the body, forming cancerous tumors in the lining of the lungs or abdomen—or more rarely, the heart or testes. Once diagnosed, mesothelioma does not have a high rate of survival, although consulting a mesothelioma specialist can improve the prognosis in many cases. Treatments for mesothelioma usually include surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy...
March 28, 2022 - What is Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer? When women use baby powder with talc or other types of talcum powder for feminine hygiene purposes, the tiny talc fibers can travel up through the female reproductive system, making their way to the ovaries, where they embed themselves, cause inflammation, and can, over time, result in ovarian cancer. Johnson & Johnson is currently facing more than 20,000 lawsuits from women who developed ovarian...
March 20, 2022 - The long-awaited Daubert decision was given by Chief Judge Wolfson, the judge overseeing the Johnson & Johnson baby powder ovarian cancer multidistrict litigation at the end of April 2020. Wolfson gave a 141-page opinion that comprehensively analyzed the factors which will determine whether scientific expert witnesses will be allowed to testify on various issues that are critical to the cases pending on baby powder ovarian cancer...
March 12, 2022 - What is Oxidative Stress? When the body experiences an imbalance of antioxidants and free radicals, oxidative stress is the result. Oxidative stress in turn leads to cell and tissue damage. The aging process is due, in part, to oxidative stress. Oxidative stress has also been found to contribute to conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. A number of lifestyle factors can also affect oxidative stress; any time there is an imbalance of...
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