Wagstaff & Cartmell attorney, Jeff Kuntz, was a member of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for this case.
Mass Action News
October 13, 2020 by kari porter
David DeGreeff is serving as a Member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Other members of the Wagstaff & Cartmell team, including Thomas Rottinghaus are also involved in the case.
In Re: Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2570 (S.D. Ind.)
David C. DeGreeff is serving as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee.
A jury in Dallas, Texas returned a $1.2 Million verdict in favor of plaintiff Linda Batiste for damages sustained from a TVT-O mesh sling device manufactured by Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.
Represented BCBS in a third-party payor case against Pfizer, Inc. in Federal Court in San Francisco. The case settled for a confidential amount.
A jury in Bakersfield, California returned a $5.7 million verdict in favor of plaintiff Coleen Perry for damages sustained from a TVT Abbrevo mesh sling device manufactured by Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.
The Honorable Cynthia M. Rufe appointed Tom Cartmell to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for the In Re: Zoloft (Sertraline Hydrochloride) Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2342 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Tom Cartmell and his partners represented the State of Kansas in arbitration proceedings against tobacco companies arising out of the tobacco companies seeking payment adjustments of more than $50 million based on the interpretation of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement between tobacco companies and the State of Kansas.
Tom Cartmell represented Federal Signal Corporation, a manufacturer of sirens for emergency vehicles, in this mass tort product liability litigation in Missouri involving firefighters’ product liability claims of hearing loss.
Wagstaff & Cartmell is heavily involved in this MDL.
Tom Cartmell has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the four Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation MDLs in the Southern District of West Virginia in front of the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin. He is Co-Lead Counsel for the Ethicon MDL.
Jeff Kuntz is currently the head of the Expert Committee and Bellwether Trial Committee for this case.
Diane Watkins is co-chair of the Privilege Log/Confidentiality Order Task Force and a member of the Third-Party Discovery Task Force.