Villarreal & Begum September 30, 2019

Man Struck by Bus Gets $2.5 Million Settlement.

After walking back home from a night out with friends, Jeffrey Seo found himself in the hospital for over 2 weeks. Unfortunately, Mr. Seo was hit by a bus while walking down a crosswalk when...
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Villarreal & Begum September 27, 2019

Cop Sues Weed Company for Vaping Injury

This Monday, the first personal injury vaping suit in Washington state was filed. According to the complaint, a police officer is accusing the American distributor of his Chinese vape pen, along with 6 other cannabis...
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Villarreal & Begum September 27, 2019

$10M Awarded to Smokers Estate

On Thursday, Jurors awarded 9.7 million to a smoker who died of lung cancer in 2013. Greene V. Philip Morris ended with an 8-hour long juror deliberation, resulting in them finding Philip Morris involvement to...
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Villarreal & Begum September 26, 2019

Latest Breast Implant Recall Launches Class Action

A few months back, Allergan Inc. was asked to recall their textured breast implants. It was discovered that these implants were causing a rare form of cancer. According to an Illinois woman, Allergan knew that...
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Villarreal & Begum September 25, 2019

Drunk Driver Verdict Over $60 Million

A disturbing case that occurred over 3 years ago is finally over. Back in 2016, here in San Antonio, a drunk driver hit a 23-year-old man on Southwest Military Drive. Unfortunately, crashes involving drunk driers...
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Villarreal & Begum September 24, 2019

Victim Gets $2.25M Settlement From Contractor

We have all drove through construction on roads. Whether its a business remodeling their parking lot, or the city expanding the highway, we're used to paying attention to traffic cones. We count on those traffic...
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Villarreal & Begum September 23, 2019

Criminal Probe Into Vaping Deaths Launched by FDA

On Thursday, officials at the FDA announced that the Office of Criminal Investigations has been looking into the vaping epidemic. They announced that this probe has been going on since the first illnesses were reported...
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Villarreal & Begum September 23, 2019

$15M Won in Pelvic Mesh Case

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has awarded a woman $15 million after receiving a pelvic mesh. The mesh, like many others, was defective. It deteriorated after only two months. She was promised that the mesh...
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Villarreal & Begum September 20, 2019

RICO Suit Against Pharma Giants

It turns out states and individuals are not the only ones suing opioid manufacturers. On Monday, major drug makers lost a bid to kill a RICO suit brought against them.  Tucson Medical Center in Arizona...
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Villarreal & Begum September 19, 2019

Big Tobacco Must Hand Over $20M

The parent company of the infamous Marlboro brand, Philip Morris, has been told by a judge to pay out $20 million. Back in January, a federal judge ruled in favor of Judith Berger's Estate. Judith...
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Villarreal & Begum September 19, 2019

Med School says Vaping Lowers Immune Response

According to the Baylor College of Medicine, vaping can damage lungs and your immune response to pathogens. This four-month study, funded by the National Institute of Health, did not show the harms of nicotine. The...
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Villarreal & Begum September 18, 2019

$4.25M Award in Mesothelioma Case

Earlier this month, Douglas and Diane Everson were awarded $4.25 million. The couple sued a number of companies after they were diagnosed with mesothelioma. They both contracted lung cancer from occupational exposure to asbestos. Mr....
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