Last week a Claiborne County jury rendered a defense verdict in Claiborne v. American Optical.

The trial involved a silicosis case where the plaintiff alleged an injury caused by a respirator product.

The trial began on September 4 and lasted about one week. The jury rendered a unanimous defense verdict.

Walter Johnson, Joe Baladi

On Friday a Hinds County jury rendered a $3.5 million verdict in Glover v. MBMC et al.

Plaintiff was a 15 year old treated at the emergency room for a rash. The ER doctor prescribed medication that caused second degree chemical burns all over the boy’s body. Plaintiff is permanently scarred.

The medication is supposed