SPBMC Counsel James Wilkens’ Recent Multi-Million Dollar Verdict Published in the New York Law Journal

The details of a multi-million dollar verdict obtained by SPBMC Counsel James Wilkens’ were recently published in the New York Law Journal. The verdict was obtained after the delivery of Wilkens’ client, Somaya McCloud, was determined to be mismanaged, causing her to suffer severe physical and intellectual impairments. At approximately 4:00 am on August 31st,…

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SPBMC Partner Nicholas Papain Obtains $1.75 Million Settlement for U.S. Postal Worker in Slip-and-Fall Claim

SPBMC Partner Nicholas Papain recently obtained a $1.75 million settlement for a United States Post Office letter carrier who sustained a significant ankle injury after he fell on ice on a homeowner’s driveway.  Mr. Papain’s client, a 40-year-old letter carrier, was delivering mail the day after a 14-inch snowstorm, when he slipped and fell on…

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Pfizer Inc. Allegedly Hid Risks of Sepsis & Amputation on Xeljanz Labels; FDA Approves “Black Box” Warnings for the Drug

A recent lawsuit alleges that Pfizer Inc., the manufacturer of widely used arthritis drug Xeljanz, failed to warn U.S. customers that the drug can cause sepsis leading to amputation. After reviewing initial findings from recent clinical trials of the drug, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of “black box” warnings on…

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Johnson & Johnson Faces Criminal Investigation Over Denial of Asbestos Traces in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest talc product manufacturer, faces a criminal probe by the U.S. Department of Justice concerning the company’s denial that asbestos fibers were found in its talc-containing products. Here, the New York product liability attorneys at Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo P.C. discuss the latest events surrounding the federal criminal…

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