It was not far into the New Year when Ethicon, Inc.—a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary—was named in a hernia mesh lawsuit filed in Idaho by a plaintiff who claims to have suffered from chronic pain and prolonged abdominal weakness for seven years after an incisional hernia repair. Gerald Payne’s issues lingered for years after the surgery, His problems culminating in 2017 to the point that he had the mesh removed—but only after finding out that the material
British Airways is facing a lawsuit that could see the airline paying out hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation following news of last week’s data breach. The breach is thought to have taken place between 21 August and 5 September when cyber criminals accessed the payment and personal details of over 380,000 of the airline’s customers. After the incident, the legal firm SPG Law announced that it was planning to seek compensation for the
Further details of a potentially groundbreaking development in the claimant law sector emerged this afternoon following confirmation that a well-known US firm is poised to enter the market by opening an office in Liverpool. On Monday class action specialist Sanders Phillips Grossman, along with other US lawyers, will launch a new British firm in the city with 28 fee-earners. SPG Law combines lawyers with expertise in group litigation related to consumer, pharmaceutical and environmental cases.