Larry Bodine, J.D.

Larry Bodine, J.D., is an attorney and journalist who publishes news reports about legal marketing and business development topics for leading websites, including the Huffington Post, the LexisNexis Business of Law Blog, The National Trial Lawyers, Legal Ink, state bar association websites, and LawFuel.

Larry Bodine

Did Xarelto, the Drug Arnold Palmer Promoted, Lead to His Death?

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus One of the final images of beloved golfer Arnold Palmer is the 87-year old in a TV commercial wearing a pink sweater and saying, “Treatment with Xarelto was the right move for us.” Many people are wondering if that is true in the wake of his death on September 25,

Posted on November 15, 2016 in News

Behind a $55 Million Talc Verdict: J&J Knew About Cancer Risks Since the 1970s

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus This May, jurors blasted Johnson & Johnson with an 8-figure verdict in a trial charging that the company knew that its talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower Powder causes ovarian cancer, and failed to warn women who used it. Talc was found in the ovarian tissue after a

Posted on November 29, 2016 in News

Philadelphia Court Upholds $13.7 Million Award in Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Case

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus Emphatically rejecting post-trial defense arguments, a Philadelphia Judge upheld a $13.7 million verdict against Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, for the defective design of Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) that brought multiple surgeries and a lifetime of pain to a New Jersey woman. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Kenneth

Posted on January 17, 2017 in News

Progress in Talcum Powder Multidistrict Litigation

Originally published on Mass Tort Nexus Dozens of talcum powder lawsuits filed on behalf of women who allegedly developed ovarian cancer due to Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based powders are moving forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. According to a letter submitted to the Court on

Posted on March 14, 2017 in Litigation Monitor & Working with Experts