The Top Product Liability Cases Of 2016: Midyear Report

Law360, New York (June 24, 2016, 1:52 PM EDT) -- The first bellwether trial in the General Motors ignition switch litigation came to an unusual end, a Texas jury meted out an attention-grabbing $$497.6 million verdict to patients who claimed injuries from hip implants made by Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit, and Coca-Cola prevailed against Pom Wonderful’s claims that it stole business by fooling consumers about the content of its juice.

Here, Law360 recaps the year's most significant product liability cases so far.

GM Speeds Through Ignition Switch Bellwether Trials

The first bellwether trial over the ignition-switch defect suddenly unraveled in January, after the Oklahoma man blaming GM for...

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