Blog: Products Liability

February 25, 2021

Ashcraft & Gerel Takes the Lead in Consumer Protection

Our Team Is Working Hard on Cases Involving ParaGard IUDs and Weed Killer Paraquat Ashcraft & Gerel is known for taking complex, high-profile cases in the name of consumer ...

November 23, 2020

Ashcraft & Gerel Fights for Those Injured by ParaGard® IUDs

The Ashcraft & Gerel legal team is now accepting injury cases concerning ParaGard® copper intrauterine devices (IUDs). With more and more patients coming forward about the ...

September 22, 2020

California Appellate Court Rules Amazon Could Be Liable for Any Defective Products Sold on its Site

On August 13, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District reversed a previous trial court ruling, suggesting that Amazon could be liable for any defective products bought ...

September 3, 2020

Appellate Court Revives NJ Talcum Powder Lawsuits Against Johnson & Johnson

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, a New Jersey appellate court revived two lawsuits from women who claimed Johnson & Johnson’s signature Baby Powder caused their ovarian ...

June 25, 2020

Appeals Court Orders Johnson & Johnson to Pay $2.1 Billion to Cancer Victims

Missouri Appellate Court Re-Affirms Landmark Talcum Powder Verdict In July 2018, a Missouri circuit court jury awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women who claimed that Johnson & ...

May 22, 2020

Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Baby Powder Sales Over Lawsuits

Contaminated Baby Powder Pulled from North American Shelves For years, personal care giant Johnson & Johnson fought claims that its talc-based Baby Powder contained ...

May 15, 2020

Attorney Spotlight: Senior Partner Michelle A. Parfitt

A Long-Time Advocate of Individual Rights and Head of Ashcraft & Gerel’s Mass Torts Practice, Attorney Parfitt Is a Model for All Ashcraft & Gerel is proud to be home ...

September 11, 2019

Settlement Doesn’t Always Mean Settling for Less

Settling cases before trial is an integral part of our civil justice system. In fact, this is what happens most frequently—cases are settled or are dismissed before a final ...

September 10, 2019

Takata Airbag Recall Biggest in U.S. History

What the Takata airbag recall expansion to nearly 34 million vehicles could mean for you The May 2015 Takata airbag recall expansion makes this automotive recall the largest ...

January 9, 2019

Talcum Powder Lawyers

Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP is representing women who were diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products. While Johnson’s Baby Powder ...