Category: Verdict

Matthew L. Sharp Assists in $104M Verdict in Propofol-Hepatitis Case

Published on March 6, 2015, by Matthew Sharp

News, Verdict

Teva Parenteral Medicines Inc. and Baxter Healthcare Corp. were ordered to pay $90 million in punitive damages and $14 million in compensatory damages to a man who alleged he contracted Hepatitis C from a reused vial. According to the lawsuit, Michael Washington, a retired U.S. Air Force mechanic, was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2007 following a colonoscopy in which the anesthetic Propofol was taken from a vial that had already been used. Lawyers for Washington and his wife argued that Teva intentionally sold Propofol in vials that [...]
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$1.3 Million Awarded in Entertainer’s Personal Injury Lawsuit

Published on May 1, 2014, by Matthew Sharp


A stand-up comic will receive $1.3 million from a Las Vegas hotel and casino where he suffered a leg injury during a 2007 performance. The Grio reports that 61-year-old George Wallace, a comedian known for his friendship and professional relationship with comic and television star Jerry Seinfeld, has seen a 2-week hearing end in his favor, after testifying about the injury that left him permanently hobbled. Wallace was performing at a private corporate event, sponsored by HSBC Card Services, Inc., at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino on the [...]
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