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Missouri Hip Replacement

Plaintiff Suing Artificial Hip Replacement Maker Survives Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Case

By Magaña Cathcart McCarthy |

A recent decision out of a federal court in Missouri dismissed several breach of warranty claims in a lawsuit over a personal injury allegedly caused by a defective hip implant, but the court kept alive claims based on negligence and strict product liability, including allegations of design defect, manufacturing defect and failure to warn…. Read More »

Severe Brain Damage

California Jury Awards $58M for Brain Damage Suffered in Bar Beating

By Magaña Cathcart McCarthy |

A California jury unanimously awarded $58M to Antonio Lopez Chaj, after a beating at a bar left him with half of his skull permanently caved in and with brain damage so severe he is unable to speak. The verdict is one of the largest personal injury verdicts in California. Chaj was attacked at Barra… Read More »

San Fernando Car Crash

Fatal Crash in San Fernando Valley May Have Been Caused by Street Racing or Road Rage

By Magaña Cathcart McCarthy |

A fatal car crash in the community of Northridge in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley may have involved racing between two of the cars involved, or the drivers may have been involved in a road rage incident. The events leading up to the crash have not yet been fully determined. The accident occurred on… Read More »

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