Content Related To 'civil-litigation'

Birth Control Patch Cases Being Settled and Sealed

by Sandra Cassidy, Associate Corporate Counsel for Counsel Financial Services March 4, 2008 Johnson & Johnson will pay $1.25 million for the death of a 14-year-old who suffered blood clots in her lungs after using the Ortho Evra birth control patch. Five million women have used the patch since it came on the market in […]

Civil Litigation

Lea en español The Differences between Criminal Prosecution and Civil Litigation In the American legal structure, the laws and procedures are generally divided between the criminal justice system and the civil justice system. The factors that distinguish the two different legal paths include: The parties—In a criminal action, the party initiating the process is always […]