Mirena IUD Litigation
As lead national counsel for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. in two separate mass tort litigations concerning Mirena®, an intrauterine device, Goldman Ismail twice procured major Daubert and summary judgment victories that led to dismissals of thousands of cases.
Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Litigation
Goldman Ismail serves as trial counsel for Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson in products liability claims related to various pelvic mesh products for the treatment of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The firm has tried multiple cases in Philadelphia state court and Illinois federal court.
The firm represents Bayer and Monsanto in state and federal products liability litigation related to Roundup® herbicide, both as trial counsel and in expert witness development.
Goldman Ismail serves as lead counsel for Bayer in numerous products liability cases involving Magnevist®, a contrast dye used in MRI scans. The firm successfully opposed MDL consolidation in cases alleging Gadolinium Deposition Diseases and won key Daubert victories in the first court to consider such challenges.
The firm represents Medtronic, Inc. in products liability cases nationwide involving Synchromed® pain pumps. Goldman Ismail has won multiple dispositive motions on preemption and other grounds.
Goldman Ismail represents AbbVie Inc. in claims related to AndroGel testosterone replacement therapy. The firm tried a case to a defense verdict in Illinois federal court in 2018 and continues to serve as national counsel.
The firm served as trial counsel for Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, winning a defense verdict in a Philadelphia state court trial in 2018.
Goldman Ismail served as trial counsel and a member of the science and expert team in products liability litigation arising out of Merck’s osteoporosis medication, Fosamax®. The firm won two defense verdicts in trials in federal court in New York and state court in California.
Vioxx Attorney General Litigation
Goldman Ismail is trial counsel, national counsel, and expert witness counsel for Merck in claims brought by various state Attorneys General over Merck’s COX-2 inhibitor drug, Vioxx®. The firm procured a defense verdict in the first of these cases to be brought to trial.