Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 10, 2013
According to Boston.com, a Massachusetts teenager and her parents should receive more than $100 million, including interest, from Johnson and Johnson and its McNeil-PPC Inc. subsidiary. A Plymouth Superior Court (Case number: PLCV2007-00064) jury ruled in favor of Samantha, a 7-year-old at her time of injury, who suffered a life-threatening drug reaction which resulted in the loss of most of her skin.
According to Brad Henry, Samantha's attorney, Samantha battled toxic epidermal necrolysis, a rare side effect that was attributed to her use of Motrin, which led to blindness, brain damage, and irreparable damage to 90 percent of her skin,. Searing her respiratory system, the disease has left her scarred inside and out. She is still unable to utilize 80 percent of her lung capacity.
Tom Kiley Sr., Personal Injury Lawyer, has represented countless Massachusetts injury victims. According to Tom, products that result in catastrophic injuries and deaths are more common than most would like to believe.
“Defective products resulting from improper labeling or haphazard manufacturing have contributed to countless injuries and deaths. In cases such as Samantha’s, the medical expenses and pain and suffering that resulted cannot be compensated. From the age of seven until well into her teenage years, she has had to endure a level of pain that few of us will ever have to experience and the treatment that she needs will most likely last several years into her future.”
“When manufacturers produce products, they have a responsibility to make them r
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