Villarreal & Begum August 30, 2019

Couple Awarded $2.4M From Ladder Co.

A couple in Iowa heard the good news yesterday that their verdict was affirmed. The 8th Circuit Court oversaw the case against Vulcan Ladders and the Chinese manufacturer they use. The Klingenberg's bought the ladder...
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Villarreal & Begum August 29, 2019

Construction Companies Pay Out $22M

Four different construction companies were found negligent in a Goldman Sachs' crane accident. Back in 2007, the nylon rigging used to secure the loads on a crane, snapped. 14,000 pounds of metal studs fell onto...
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Villarreal & Begum August 29, 2019

Heartburn Drugs Might Cause Deadly Diseases

A study at the Washington University of Medicine in St. Louis has released a study that links PPI's with deadly diseases. PPI stands for proton pump inhibitors. This classification of drugs is usually used to...
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Villarreal & Begum August 29, 2019

Amazon Settles Warehouse Injury Case for $20M

The three companies involved in a warehouse accident that injured two ironworkers settle a lawsuit brought against them. Duke Realty, Steel King, and Amazon agreed to pay Mr. Johnson and Woods a total of $19.96...
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Villarreal & Begum August 28, 2019

State Wins $572 Million in J&J Opioids Case

Monday, an Oklahoma judge ruled against Johson and Johnson on their opioid case in Oklahoma. Johnson and Johnson have been ordered to pay $572 million. Johnson and Johnson were charged with being a public nuisance...
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Villarreal & Begum August 27, 2019

Bars Liable in Underaged DUI Crash.

Two Florida bars were hit with a $30.8 million verdict after a horrible crash. After a night of underage drinking, Devon Dwyer hit and ran a Florida teen who was also drinking. Jacquelyn Faircloth, the...
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Villarreal & Begum August 26, 2019

Vaping May Have Caused the Death of One Man

On Friday, the first reported death that may be linked to vaping occurred in Illinois. Apparently, an adult man was hospitalized with respiratory illness, and soon after being emitted, died. This is after the Illinois...
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Villarreal & Begum August 23, 2019

Sterilization Company Accused of Causing Cancer

32 residents in Cook County, Illinois filed a lawsuit against sterilization company, Stergenics. Residents are accusing the company of emitting cancer-causing chemicals from local facilities. The plant causing these chemicals to be leaked has been...
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Villarreal & Begum August 22, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Opioid Verdict Coming Soon.

As the 7-week trial comes to an end in Ohio, an Oklahoma judge is expected to give his landmark verdict on Monday. This will be the decision that will tell whether or not Johnson&  Johnson...
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Villarreal & Begum August 21, 2019

Carnival Sued For Wrongful Death

The family of a Jeffrey Scott Eisenman is suing Carnival Corp. Mr. Eisenman suffered and later died of a heart attack on board one of Carnival's ships. The family claims the cruise lines outrageous conduct stop...
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Villarreal & Begum August 21, 2019

State Farm Hit With Lawsuit

According to a federal lawsuit filed in California, the insurer State Farm, might be guilty of not following the rules of its contract. The plaintiff in the case claims that the company violated its life insurance...
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Villarreal & Begum August 20, 2019

Schlitterbahn Water Park Hit With Lawsuit

The famous Texas waterpark, Schlitterbahn, located in Galveston, has been hit with a premises liability suit. Two guests of the water park claim they have been severely injured while using one of the park's slides....
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