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

July 22, 2019 in
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...
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Updates on the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Extension Legislation

House of Representatives Votes in Favor of VCF Extension On Friday, July 12th, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives voted by a large margin to reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until the year 2090. The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) provides...
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SPBMC Member Eleni Coffinas Obtains $1.5 Million Settlement for Disabled Client in Medical Malpractice Case

July 16, 2019 in
SPBMC Member Eleni Coffinas recently obtained a $1.5 million settlement for a previously disabled client who suffered further disabling injuries after a fall in a nursing home facility.  Ms. Coffinas’ client, a 34-year-old man who had a pre-existing severe brain injury due to a...
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SPBMC Proudly Sponsors 22nd Annual Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Competition

June 21, 2019 in
SPBMC Managing Member Thomas J. McManus, Member Vito A. Cannavo and Associate Steve V. Fils-Aime recently attended the 22nd Annual Thurgood Marshall Junior Mock Trial Program Closing Ceremony. SPBMC is the main sponsor of the program, which was established in 1997 by Judge Elizabeth...
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House Judiciary Committee Unanimously Votes in Favor of VCF Extension After Testimony from SPBMC Client and Jon Stewart, Among Others

After powerful testimony from several key figures, including SPBMC client and retired FDNY Lieutenant Michael O’Connell and former Daily Show host and 9/11 victims advocate Jon Stewart, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously voted in favor of an extension to the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)....
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