Successes

  • A Philadelphia jury awarded $500,000 in compensatory damages to a young man who claimed he grew female-like breasts after taking the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The jury deliberated six hours before finding the manufacturers of Risperdal, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a division of Johnson & Johnson), failed to warn health care providers and patients of a condition called gynecomastia which ca
  • PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Philadelphia jury has awarded $1.75 million to a young man who claimed his taking the antipsychotic drug Risperdal caused him to grow female-like breasts. After only two-and-a-half hours of deliberation following a two week trial, the jury found that Risperdal, manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a division of Johnson & Joh
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    Risperdal Accords Don't Mean Swift End to Litigation by P.J. D'Annunzio, The Legal Intelligencer After settlement of the third case to head to the courtroom in Philadelphia's Risperdal mass tort, the lead trial attorney for the plaintiffs said it is too soon to expect a global resolution of the litigation. On May 27, the day opening arguments were scheduled in Walker v. Janssen Pharm
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    Stephen Sheller was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday, May 20 2015 from American Lawyer Media's daily newspaper, The Legal Intelligencer. The award was based on his record of verdicts and settlements, service to clients, dedication to the practice, and support of legal education.     The Legal Intelligencer, May 20, 2015: "Stephen A. Sheller is the founding
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    American Lawyer Media’s Top Pennsylvania Verdicts and Settlements for 2014 reveals Sheller, P.C. in a familiar spot again in 2014. The firm has been at or near the top of the list for five of the last six years. This year the firm pulled both the #6 and #11 Top Settlements spots based on its legendary strength in whistleblower “qui tam” lawsuits. The #6 ranking: in September 2014, the Shel