Successes

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    After years of litigation and several court losses for harm caused by Risperdal, Johnson & Johnson’s legal team agreed to settle the suit of a young boy from Mississippi who claims he developed female-like breasts after taking the drug Risperdal. The plaintiff began taking Risperdal in 2004 after he was tentatively diagnosed with bipolar disorder. J&J has long claimed the condition,
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    Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Arnold L. New has ordered two Risperdal cases to proceed in a new trial for punitive damages. In both cases, causation and compensatory damage were already awarded the plaintiffs– Stange v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals ($500,000) and Murray v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals ($1.75M later reduced to $680,000). Judge New previously ruled in agreement with Janssen
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    Super Lawyers has again recognized the attorneys of Sheller P.C. in 2018. Founder Stephen A. Sheller has been selected by the organization for the fifteenth consecutive year. Attorney Jamie L. Sheller have been awarded the honor multiple years, including 2018. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas across the country, representing those who have
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    In a significant ruling by the Pennsylvania Superior Court, Janssen, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), will now face punitive damages in Risperdal mass tort suits. A previous Philadelphia trial court ruling prohibited punitive damages.  Boys and young men who developed gynecomastia, female-like breasts, from taking the antipsychotic drug and whose cases had already been tried will
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    Sheller PC's $70 Million Risperdal win hits #1 on the Top 50 Verdicts in Pennsylvania in 2016. In the case A.Y., Pro Ami v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a jury found for an autistic Tennessee boy who grew female-like breasts after taking the antipsychotic drug Rispderal. The unprecedented $70 Million verdict in damages for physical disfigurement and emotional distress exceeds the verdict in fo