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Law Firms Bet on Morcellator Litigation

Law Firms Bet on Morcellator Litigation

Some prominent plaintiffs’ law firms are betting on the potential for future litigation with a stepped-up ad campaign targeting the cancer risk associated with the laparoscopic power morcellator gynecological surgical device. With an advertising push led by the New York firm Weitz & Luxenberg and Maryland attorney Peter Angelos, law firms spent over $1 million to air over 1,300 morcellator mass tort ads in August. The combined ad campaign cast a wide net for potential plaintiffs with over 60% of the ads airing on national broadcast and cable channels and other ads appearing on local stations across the country. Read full article.