ST. LOUIS - In court Thursday, 22 people were awarded $4.69 billion at the end of a six-week trial testing claims that they or their loved ones got ovarian cancer from asbestos in talcum powder, including a total of $550 million in compensatory damages against Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
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Returning a record setting and historic verdict, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay 22 plaintiffs with ovarian cancer a total of $4.69 billion dollars. The jury found the plaintiffs’ cancers were directly caused or contributed to be caused by talc products containing asbestos. The verdict followed a six-week jury trial [...]
The Holland Law Firm today joined the fight against two of the country's largest players in the opioid industry, Purdue Pharma and Abbott Labs, filing suit as special assistant state’s attorneys for St. Clair County, Illinois on behalf of both the County and the State of Illinois for harms and losses caused by the opioid [...]
Anti-retaliation provisions of the Federal Railroad Safety Act protect workers seeking medical treatment for non-work related medical conditionsHolland Law Firm2017-01-18T14:58:00-06:00
In a major win for rail labor across the country, the federal Administrative Review Board has ruled that the anti-retaliation provisions of the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) do indeed protect workers seeking medical treatment for non-work related medical conditions.
A recent jury verdict in St. Louis resulted in the interview of the Holland Law Firm’s founding partner, Eric Holland, by CBS News in Los Angeles. The verdict, for $72 million in actual and punitive damages, was returned by a jury in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri, which is in the [...]
Lawsuit Claims 8 Deaths, 2 Injuries at Kansas City Southern Grade Crossing Resulted from Local Hazards, Safety IssuesHolland Law Firm2016-02-24T10:10:00-06:00
The Holland Law Firm filed suit this month against Kansas City Southern and their controlled entities on behalf of the victims of a horrible train wreck at a grade crossing in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The lawsuit claims that the KCS, through its railway subsidiary in Mexico, failed to remedy known hazards, resulting in the deaths [...]
The Plaintiffs in Wilson, et al., vs. Everbank, N.A., et al. have moved for preliminary approval of a class action settlement involving the mortgage practice known as “Forced Place Insurance” (FPI).
For the fourth straight year, Eric D. Holland will address the attendees of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen's (BLET) Southwest Convention. The 2015 convention will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma from September 13th through 17th. Previous years' conventions have been held in Galveston, Texas, New Orleans, Louisiana and St. Louis, Missouri by the BLET, [...]
Holland Law Firm partner R. Seth Crompton was once again named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 list. The Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet qualifications as top civil plaintiff lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations [...]
Holland Law Firm founding partner Eric D. Holland was once again named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 list. The Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet qualifications as top civil plaintiff lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer [...]