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November 23, 2021

Johnson & Johnson talc claimant group says spinoff will create ‘barriers’

Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP Senior Partners Michelle Parfitt and James F. Green attended the hearing on November 22, 2021 before Judge Kaplan in the United States Bankruptcy ...

November 10, 2021

Strap in: Cities with the Most Car Accidents

According to a recent study by the data science team at Insurify which analyzed over 1.6 million car insurance applications, Silver Spring, Maryland has the second most car ...

November 10, 2021

U.S. judge temporarily halts Johnson & Johnson talc cases, moves them to New Jersey

Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP Senior Partner Michelle Parfitt serves as Co-Lead Counsel of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Talc multidistrict litigation pending in ...

November 10, 2021

Unsealed emails show how Johnson & Johnson shaped report on talc’s links to cancer

Ashcraft & Gerel is leading the charge to hold J&J accountable for its actions. Unsealed emails reveal the role baby-powder maker Johnson & Johnson played in a ...

November 3, 2021

No Bankruptcy Bailouts for Wealthy Corporations

Thousands of Americans have died from ovarian cancer or mesothelioma caused by Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder. This dangerous product has been found to contain a known ...

October 28, 2021

Judge in Johnson & Johnson talc liability bankruptcy may kick case out of North Carolina

Our lawyers are working hard to ensure Johnson & Johnson doesn’t use the bankruptcy laws to avoid responsibility for its actions. “The judge overseeing the ...

October 27, 2021

J&J Loses a Round in Bankruptcy Spat Over Baby Powder Suits

Our Senior Partner Michelle Parfitt is Co-Lead Counsel of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the federal talc multidistrict litigation (MDL) pending in New Jersey. ...

October 4, 2021

Pedestrians face greater danger as D.C. reopens

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month. There has been a dramatic increase in driver, pedestrian, and cyclist fatalities in recent years. We support making our streets ...

August 24, 2021

Lawsuits allege ‘disgraceful’ negligence before fatal 2019 fire, seek $300M from landlord, DC

Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP is proud to seek justice on behalf of our client in this tragic and important litigation. Link to full article below:   #getashcraft   ...

June 9, 2021

Attorney Alan Mensh Achieves Landmark Appeal Victory in Lead Poisoning Case

Attorney Alan J. Mensh, a senior partner at Ashcraft & Gerel, has achieved a game-changing appeal victory in a case (Ashley Hector, et al. v. Bank of New York Mellon) ...