Catastrophic Injury & Defective Products

In Re: Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2753)

David Selby, II, serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the multidistrict case, In Re: Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 2753).  The MDL consolidates federal lawsuits from all across the country against Atrium Medical Corporation.  The lawsuits allege that the C-Qur Mesh manufactured by Atrium is made of polypropylene with […]

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Malpractice Case Over Undiagnosed Cancer Settled for $775,000

A malpractice case involving a doctor’s failure to diagnose vulvar cancer in a patient or refer her to a gynecologic oncologist was settled for $775,000, the maximum amount allowed by law, late last year. The patient was represented by Bailey & Glasser attorney Kerrie Boyle of the firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia, office. The doctor’s failure […]

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Carter v. Taurus Int’l Mfg., et al., Taurus Pistol Unintended Discharge Case

The firm serves as co-lead counsel in a nationwide product liability class action against firearm manufacturer Taurus alleging design defects in nine pistol models that can result in unintended discharge if the pistol is dropped. Granted final approval from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on July 22, 2016, the settlement’s […]

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$3.79 Million Award in Wrongful Death Claim

Bailey & Glasser represented a U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant in a wrongful death claim surrounding the death of his wife, who died from an overwhelming sepsis from infection just 4 days after undergoing cosmetic surgery.  The defendants included a cosmetic surgery facility located in Ada County, Idaho.  Claims asserted were that the instruments and […]

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Anderson v. Elk Run Coal Company, Inc. Coal-Mining Mass Action Verdict

We won a six-week jury trial mass action against a Massey Coal subsidiary alleging nuisance from coal preparation plant; total recovery of approximately $2.4 million, plus injunctive relief valued at more than $10 million. The case, filed under West Virginia’s coal-mining statutes, was featured in National Geographic magazine and other national media outlets.

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Brooks v. City of Huntington Flooding Damage Mass Action Verdicts

Our team won a 2011 jury trial for 40 Huntington residents whose homes and properties were flooded by a municipal stormwater control system; the total recovery exceeded $1 million. When the City’s system again caused flood damages, we sued again in 2012, and, after another jury trial, obtained a second million-dollar judgment. In 2014, the […]

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Ooten v. Massey Coal Groundwater Damage-Coal-Mining Mass Action Verdict

Our lawyers were co-lead counsel in a two-phase, six-week jury trial mass action alleging a Massey Coal subsidiary damaged the groundwater supplies of coalfield residents; after a successful verdict, the total cash recovery was $3.2 million, plus injunctive relief. This mass action case was virtually unprecedented in West Virginia and nationally, both in the sheer […]

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