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Product Liability

Case Settlement:

$50,000,000

Case Description:

Class action settlement, Ron Johnson was lead counsel in national litigation against the Skechers corporation that resulted in a 50 million dollar settlement for people who bought the Shape-Ups shoes. Ron and his team proved that the claims regarding the shoes toning muscles were fraudulent and misleading.

Wrongful Death

Case Settlement:

$7,300,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson successfully litigated a case where a driver of a commercial truck rear-ended a mini-van resulting in the tragic death of a young girl. Initially, only a low amount was offered to settle the case, but Ron fought for his clients, and by using an animation to re-create the collision, he was able to secure a settlement of more than 7 million dollars.

Defective Medical Device

Case Settlement:

$50,000,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson was co-lead counsel for several people, many of whom were children, who suffered injuries from an implanted medical device that failed. Ron and his team hired expert witnesses in medical device manufacturing to prove that the devices were not hermetically sealed and allowed moisture to seep inside and cause the devise to fail.

Defective Medical Device

Case Settlement:

$7,250,000

Case Description:

Jury verdict won for young girl injured by a defective cochlear implant. Ron Johnson obtained the second-highest product liability verdict in the history of federal court in Kentucky when he convinced a jury that the device was defective. He also proved that the company knew that the device was defective for years, yet delayed the recall in order to sell the company for a huge profit. This resulted in a six million dollar punitive damage portion of the verdict.

Defective Medical Device

Case Settlement:

$3,000,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson represented a young dentist just out of dental school whose career was derailed when a medical device implanted in her shoulder joint caused complete destruction of her cartilage and required a total shoulder replacement.

Product liability

Case Settlement:

$19,000,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson was lead counsel in national litigation against a sportswear company that manufactured a piece of equipment that injured many people. Ron was able to recover more than 19 million dollars for those clients who hired him to bring a lawsuit against the company.

defective medical device

Case Settlement:

$2,300,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson represented a local police officer whose career was cut short due an injury from a medical device following an on the job accident. Ron was able to secure full pension benefits for the young office, in addition to 2.3 million dollars, guaranteeing that the officer and his family will be financially secure for life.

defective medical device

Case Settlement:

$10,000,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson was co-lead counsel for a group of children who were injured by the same medical device. Most of these children were disabled, and the recovery Ron obtained for them will help to pay for their future medical needs. Ron’s extensive knowledge of the science and medicine in the case was the difference in getting a fair settlement for all of the children.

Personal Injury

Case Settlement:

$11,000,000

Case Description:

Ron Johnson was co-lead counsel for a construction worker who badly injured his arm on razor sharp metal studs that were piled in the dark at a construction site. Ron overcame the defense that the only recovery could be from workers compensation, and made sure that his client received both sets of benefits. Ron used an animation that re-created the scene of the incident to show the defense lawyers how the metal could not be seen in the dark part of the walkway.

defective medical device

Case Settlement:

$65,000,000

Case Description:

Ron represented dozens of individuals who suffered complete cartilage loss in their joints from ambulatory pain pumps that dispensed local anesthetics over many days. Ron proved that the company never obtained FDA approval to market the pumps for this use, and they failed to conduct any studies to determine if that use was safe. Ron hired expert scientists who proved that it was easy to test whether it was safe to use pain pumps in the joint, and those experts proved that it was not. Many of Ron’s clients were high school and college age athletes who had to undergo total joint replacements.

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The attorneys at Schachter, Hendy & Johnson are extremely knowledgeable of the Law and have won hundreds of millions of dollars for their clients. If you or a loved one has suffered as a result of other entities negligence, please do not hesitate to schedule a Free-Consultation today!

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