Virginia: Special Cases – a Lawyer’s Drugs

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The Trial Lawyer is the quarterly law journal of The National Trial Lawyers (“NTL”) Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Its Spring 2019 issue is emblazoned “BIG PHARMA’S REAL LEGACY.”.

The Trial Lawyer’s feature articles expose the prescription drug industry: “BIG PHARMA’s PROFIT PARTY RAGES ON IN 2019,” id. at 48-49; “THE DRUG CARTELS IN OUR OWN BACKYARD,” id. at 53-57; and “PHARMA FIGHTS PROPOSAL TO KEEP IT FROM LOOTING MEDICARE”. Id. at 78-79. Its Legal Briefs likewise spotlight drug companies: “Certain Diabetes Drugs Have Been Linked to Flesh-Eating Infections,” id. at 42-43; “Diabetic Drugs Invokana [and] Invokamet Linked To Diabetic Amputation Risk,” id. at 43-44; “Study Finds Link Between Antipsychotics And Death Among Young People,” id. at 44; and “Class Of Commonly-Prescribed Antibiotics Linked To Aortic Aneurysm And More”. Id. at 44-45.

Mr. Waterman is a charter member of NTL’s 100 Top Trial Lawyers in Virginia. His law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injuries.