Elite Plaintiffs Lawyer Accused of Concealing Payments to Expert Witnesses

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Hoping to reverse a $502 million loss, lawyers for Johnson & Johnson are attacking Houston attorney W. Mark Lanier. But he says the campaign "fails to tell the whole story."

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  • TOPDOG1

    This is nothing new. Every prosecutor in the country can hire all the "so called‘ expert witness‘s they wish. Likewise, they will say anything the prosecutor wishes. This only adds to their ability to extort testimony‘s and to compel juries. They have completely removed justice from the justice system.

  • Mark Lanier

    Thank you Fred, I (and the court) agreed. This was exasperated because J&J got caught with one of their witnesses perjuring himself over his payments. He said he had received 750,000 in royalty payments. I challenged his testimony and said the truth was over 7 million. He called me a liar in front of the jury until I started producing the cancelled checks I had from another litigation. He then said, "Well those weren‘t royalties! They were a present!" I then had him read the "FOR" statement on the checks. It said "Royalties." He also reported them on his tax returns as royalties. So in light of their stellar witnesses and lawyers arguably suborning perjury on the stand, they concoct this cockamamie story, and then get the Chamber of Commerce to peddle it to their news contacts. Most (WSJ, Bloomberg, etc.) wouldn‘t even run it.

  • Fred

    J & J is grasping at straws, according to the details. $30k is pocket change on a $1 billion dollar verdict, and why were defective implants made in the first place?

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