Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Litigation

There are more than 9,000 talcum-powder lawsuits across the United States.  These lawsuits are aimed at companies like Johnson & Johnson as well as companies responsible for mining talc. While only a few of these lawsuits have gone to trial, Johnson & Johnson has lost most of them. In St. Louis, Missouri, Johnson & Johnson was [...]

No Bad Faith in Florida Case Where Jury Verdict 130 Times the Policy Limit

Florida law allows a bad faith claim against an insurance company even where plaintiffs do not make a clear settlement demand or offer (commonly known as  Powell claim) whenever “liability is clear, and injuries are so serious that a judgment in excess of the policy limits is likely [which places on the insurer] . . . [...]

What Are Loss of Consortium Damages?

Under Florida law, individuals may be entitled to wrongful death damages if a loved one has been killed due to the negligent act of another, depending on the individual’s relationship with the deceased. Pursuant to Florida Statutes section 768.21, wrongful death damages include but are not limited to, loss of companionship, loss of protection, loss of [...]

Mote Marine Expansion Scheduled for 2019

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is an independent, non-profit research institution based in Sarasota, Florida. Mote Marine is comprised of world-class marine scientists and is home to more than 20 scientific programs dedicated to research, conservation and the sustainable use of marine resources. On February 8, 2018, the President and CEO of Mote Marine, Dr. Michael [...]