A jury has awarded a little boy $6.5 million who was severely injured due to a seatbelt defect .
An engineer has filed a Qui Tam action against Lockheed Martin Corp. alleging that the company knowingly used defective stealth coatings on its F-22 Raptor aircraft.
Kennedy Hodges is reviewing cases involving the False Claims Act (Qui Tam), a 146 year old federal law that often ensnares health care providers and drug manufacturers. The pharmaceutical industry has been a popular target of whistle blowers in recent years. Accordingly, Kennedy Hodges is reviewing cases involving pharmaceutical sales in addition to individuals and institutions who seek reimbursements for health care, medical devices, testing, etc.
Pfizer has been ordered to pay $75 million in exemplary damages to a lady who developed cancer following hormone replacement therapy.
Rhode Island's largest hospital has been order to pay $150,000 and install cameras in every operating room following the fifth wrong site surgery in the past two years.
A jury awarded $43.5 million to a woman who suffers cerebral palsy as a result of negligence during her birth.