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Essure Litigation Update: New Safety Warnings

During Women’s History Month, we at Milestone are reflecting particularly on the ways our civil justice system works to protect women who have been harmed by negligence. The legal battle against the pharmaceutical company Bayer over its permanent birth control […]

John Bair

Trial Lawyers: What You Need to Know to Navigate Article 50B

Judgments? If I were a trial lawyer, that may sound like a wonderful thing. Payment, collection, winning. Well, if you’re a trial lawyer practicing in New York, or are trying to perfect a verdict from out of state, these words […]

John Bair

Fighting Bills that Endanger Our Access to Justice

The civil justice system is in jeopardy. A series of tort reform bills coming to the floor in early March could be devastating to Americans’ access to justice. Last week, I talked about H.R. 985, which seeks to eliminate the […]

John Bair

Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Win $1B+ in Third DePuy Pinnacle Trial

Congratulations to plaintiffs’ attorneys Jayne Conroy, Mark Lanier, and the entire team who secured a staggering $1 billion federal jury verdict in the third bellwether trial involving the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip replacement devices. After less […]