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Month: August 2010

Meyerson Cagle, P.C. Seizes Ponzi scheme Defendant’s House after Defendant fails to pay judgment

On November 12, 2009, attorneys from Meyerson Cagle, acting on an order from a District Court Judge and in conjunction with the Travis County Constable’s office, seized a million dollar private residence belonging to Marcus Saenz, an admitted Ponzi scheme operator. The custom built home included a large pool with a sunken bar as well as horse stables. Travis County District Court Judge Jeff Rose l...
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The Meyerson Law Firm, P.C. files lawsuit regarding defective Heparin being used on local Austin Man

On August 30, 2008, Shine Philip suffered a heart attack and was admitted to the emergency room at St. David’s hospital. No one would have guessed that he would end up completely blind from the experience. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have heart attacks each year in the United States, but most never suffer complete bilateral blindness. “I wanted to know why I lost complete vision in both eye...
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Meyerson Cagle attorneys secure a $2.3 million jury verdict in wrongful death action

In January 2008, a Bell County jury awarded the family of a woman killed in an automobile accident more than two million dollars. The verdict came at the conclusion of a two week trial, described as “one of the biggest trials to hit Bell County, Texas.” The Bell County District Attorney had a special interest in the case and shortly after the civil verdict, proceeded with criminal charges against ...
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Meyerson Cagle attorneys challenge Texas’ Liquor Laws

On May 19, 2008, Jeff Meyerson and Chris Cagle testified before the Texas House Committee on Civil Practices regarding what is essentially a loophole in the Texas Dram Shop laws. The Texas Dram Shop Laws were enacted to provide an avenue for compensation against purveyors of alcohol to intoxicated persons who end up hurting others. Meyerson Cagle represented the family of 16 year old Jordan Evans,...
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Meyerson Cagle Take On the Caldwell County Sheriff’s “Good ‘Ole Boy Status Quo”

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by Deputy Katharina Harper claims her firing was in retaliation for her reporting lewd sexual acts between jailers. Although Sheriff Law wrote that her termination was due to unreported ADHD, Harper’s Austin lawyers, Jeff Meyerson and Mark McLean, said that it was well known and never affected her job performance. Two days after reporting an incident betwee...
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Lab Band Surgeries can cause injuries and even death

In recent years, Lap-Band surgeries have become more common in the treatment of morbid obesity. The Lap-Band surgery involves installing an inflatable band around the patient’s stomach, creating less space for the absorption and digestion of food. After the band is installed, a patient will feel “full” even after consuming reduced portions. The Lap-Band surgery is often touted as a day surgery ...
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Thomas Medical Products Inc. recalls its Safesheath Hemostatic Introducer System with Infusion Sideport

Thomas Medical Products manufactures the Safesheath Hemostatic Introducer System, which has been recalled from the market for causing serious injuries to unsuspecting patients. The sheaths are tube-like devices placed into blood vessels to allow insertion of defibrillator wires and catheters into blood vessels. The sheath tip may break off and separate while the sheath is inside a blood vessel. ...
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The Alcon CONSTELLATION Vision System Recalled for Causing Blindness and other eye injuries

Austin law firm Meyerson Cagle, P.C. has begun investigating an eye surgery device manufactured by Alcon Medical Devices, LLC. The Alcon CONSTELLATION Vision System is an ophthalmic microsurgical system used by eye surgeons to perform various types of eye surgery. Alcon initiated a recall in the Spring of 2010 after it identified both software and hardware problems which have been associated wit...
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Contaminated Heparin Recalled by Baxter Healthcare

A civil lawsuit has been filed by The Meyerson Law Firm, P.C. against Baxter Healthcare on behalf of an Austin man who alleges he was subjected to contaminated Heparin. Baxter Healthcare is one of the largest manufacturers of Heparin in the world. Heparin is an “anticoagulant” medication, commonly referred to as “blood thinner.” In January 2008, Baxter issued a recall of certain lots of contami...
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