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July 30, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA: Although American Medical Systems and Endo, the AMS transvaginal mesh manufacturer, has agreed to settle approximately 20,000 cases, this amount averages about $40,000 per woman who has suffered severe pain due to mesh erosion and protrusion, and many women can no longer have sexual intercourse. Some women who have been living in agony for a number of years are insulted with this amount of compensation.Read [ AMS Transvaginal Mesh Settlements “Slap in the Face” ]
July 30, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Los Angeles, CA: Usually insurance companies are the defendants in insurance lawsuits that involve allegations of mishandled claims, but UnitedHealth has filed a California insurance lawsuit against the California insurance commissioner. The lawsuit alleges California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is abusing his power and has sought punishment against the insurer for minor violations.Read [ UnitedHealth Files Lawsuit against California Insurance Commissioner ]
July 30, 2014. By Mark Bello.
When someone is seriously injured in an auto accident, extensive medical care, physical therapy and rehabilitation, and medical equipment or assistant care may be required long after the incident has occurred. Catastrophic injuries can lead to permanent disability. Waiting for an auto accident lawsuit to settle can take a long time, putting a significant financial strain on the victim and family members. For those in this situation, pre-settlement funding can be a lifeline.Read [ Disabled Auto Accident Victim Avoids Foreclosure with Pre-Settlement Lawsuit Funding ]
July 29, 2014. By The National Trial Lawyers.
Feeling out of your element by the technical aspects of your personal injury case? Get a technical expert on your team. Here’s how technical experts can help in common personal injury cases, such as slip and fall, car accident, and product liability.Read [ Winning Your Next Personal Injury Case with a Technical Expert ]
July 29, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Columbus, OH: Another Medtronic Infuse bone graft lawsuit has been filed against the company, again for providing misleading information about its bone graft product.Read [ Medtronic Infuse—Another Bone of Contention ]
Robert “Bob” French, Beloved Bryan/College Station Chief Meteorologist Files Federal Lawsuit Against KBTX
July 28, 2014. By LAS Staff Writer.
Bryan/College Station, TX, July 28, 2014 (Press Release): Robert “Bob” French, Chief Meteorologist and Weathercaster employed by CBS affiliate KBTX in Bryan and College Station for 23 years has filed a federal lawsuit against KBTX claiming breach of contract, age and disability discrimination, harassment and retaliation as well as violations against the Federal Medical Leave Act.Read [ Robert “Bob” French, Beloved Bryan/College Station Chief Meteorologist Files Federal Lawsuit Against KBTX ]
July 28, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Cincinnati, OH: The goal of a new 10-year study involving 550 women is to understand if there are differences in how anti-epileptic drugs, namely Depakote, affect both mother and child. The last study of its kind, published in 2009, advised that valproate (brand name Depakote) not be used as the first anti-seizure drug of choice in women of childbearing age.Read [ Depakote Risks Outweigh Benefits? ]
July 28, 2014. By Brenda Craig.
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July 30 is National Whistleblower Day in the US
July 28, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
San Diego, CA: A California labor lawsuit filed against Apple by former employees has been certified a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges Apple violated federal and California labor laws by denying timely payment of last paychecks and by not providing meal and rest breaks.Read [ California Labor Lawsuit against Apple Certified Class Action ]
July 28, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Frankfort, KY: Janet was diagnosed with ADHD seven years ago and her psychiatrist prescribed Adderall. “It was like a wonder drug in the beginning,” says Janet, “but it caused me to become totally disabled; I was fired from my job and some days I can’t even drive to the grocery store.”Read [ “Mental Problems Worsened with Adderall” ]