Attorneys who try cases get all the attention and accolades when juries agree that our clients deserve full compensation for their injuries. We know, however, that no trial attorney succeeds without a dedicated team of professionals whose invaluable contributions behind the scenes make everything possible.… Read More


A Superior Court jury in Boston returned a verdict of $7.55 million dollars against New England Insulation, a Canton company who distributed and installed asbestos insulation material until the early 1970’s.  Gerald Sylvestre, a former worker in the Public Service of New Hampshire Merrimack Power Station in Bow NH, developed pleural mesothelioma, an asbestos-caused cancer, in 2015 and is currently undergoing treatment.… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Mar 6, 2015 9:58:22 AM   Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit has been ordered to pay $5.7 million dollars to a California woman who was damaged by a TVT-Abbrevo pelvic mesh sling device. Thousands of defective transvaginal mesh products have been implanted in women suffering from the medical conditions Pelvic… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Aug 22, 2014 12:39:34 PM Boston Scientific won a defense verdict in the first transvaginal mesh (TVM) case to go to trial in Middlesex Superior Court. The jury ruled that plaintiff Diane Albright had not proved that her Pinnacle vaginal mesh device was defectively designed, or that it lacked adequate… Read More


Posted by Andrea Marino Landry on Jul 9, 2014 11:11:00 AM On June 20, 2014, after a two-week trial, a Massachusetts federal jury awarded a $9.3 million dollar verdict on behalf of the estate of a longtime Thornton Law Firm client.  The verdict was against asbestos manufacturer, T&N Limited, formerly known as Turner & Newall… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Apr 9, 2013 9:15:00 AM After the first Fosamax fractured femur trial ended in mistrial because of the plaintiff’s unrelated illness, a 58-year old New York woman is bringing Merck to court over a broken femur suffered after she bent to pick something up in her driveway. First approved for… Read More


Posted by Marilyn McGoldrick on Mar 11, 2013 12:16:00 PM On Friday, March 8, a California jury awarded 65-year old Loren Kransky $8.3 million dollars to compensate him for stabbing pain, inability to walk and sleep, and metal poisoning which led his doctors to perform surgery to completely remove and replace his defective DePuy hip… Read More