Articles by Victoria Negron

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $8 Billion in Punitive Damages in Risperdal Suit

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, a Philadelphia jury issued an $8 billion punitive damages verdict against Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, for over-marketing the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and downplaying the risk that the drug could lead to breast…

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Meet Paul Lee, Regional Director of Mid-Market Sales at the Expert Institute

Six years ago as a fresh college graduate, Paul Lee, Regional Director of Mid-Market Sales, found a home at the Expert Institute. He joined the sales team as a Sales Development Representative and has moved through the ranks at hyperspeed…

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Historic Oklahoma Trial Attempts To Hold Johnson & Johnson Responsible For Prescription Opioid Epidemic

On Tuesday, April 28, a historic opioid trial was launched in Oklahoma against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. This case is the first major trial of nearly 2,000 nationwide cases in which states, cities, and municipalities are…

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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Allegedly Causes 32 Infant Deaths, Launching Product Liability Lawsuits

Last month, baby toy maker Fisher-Price issued a recall of its Rock ‘n Play sleeper product after claims that the sleeper led to the deaths of 32 infants across the country. So far, 4.7 million sleeper units have been recalled,…

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Meet Jaser Rollins: Sales Development Representative at Expert Institute

Jaser Rollins decided he wanted to pursue a career in sales after interning for a tech company the summer after his junior year in college. The economics major from Duke had dabbled in wealth management, but after seeing firsthand how…

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2018 Expert Witness Fee Report: National Trends

We just finished refreshing our Expert Witness Fee Calculator with the latest data from thousands of expert witness engagements across all specialties gathered over the course of 2018. Now the expert witness fee data you’ve been waiting for is finally…

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Netflix Faces $25 Million Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Over “Choose Your Own Adventure” Movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

The release of Netflix’s first interactive movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, has been met with more drama than anticipated. The movie, which has multiple endings and offers viewers the chance to make choices that set them on alternative plot paths, has…

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Announcing the Winners of The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Best Legal Blog Contest

The Expert Institute’s 4th Annual Legal Blog Contest has officially drawn to a close. This year was our largest and most successful contest to date, with more than 800 of the most engaging and informative legal blogs throwing their hats…

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Meet The Expert Institute: Dr. Wendy Ketner, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs

Trained general surgeon Dr. Wendy Ketner couldn’t have been more excited to find The Expert Institute (TEI) over 2 years ago. When she left clinical practice, she was looking for an opportunity on the startup side where she could utilize…

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Expert Witnesses in the Harvard Discrimination Lawsuit Arrive At Conflicting Conclusions

A lawsuit alleging that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants has officially gone to trial as of Monday October 15, 2018. In spite of the parties’ attempts to resolve the matter by summary judgment, District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs…

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