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July 3, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
San Francisco, CA: It’s bad enough when a prescription medication leaves you with a nasty, but temporary side effect. It’s another thing entirely when a devastating side effect proves permanent. That’s one claim amongst a host of allegations contained in a Levaquin Antibiotics lawsuit currently before the courts and arguing for consolidation by the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.Read [ Levaquin Peripheral Sensorimotor Neuropathy Lawsuits Expected to Grow ]
July 3, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY: Following in the footsteps of other anticoagulant drugs, Eliquis reportedly now faces its own side effects lawsuit. The Eliquis lawsuit was filed in June 2015, and claims the patient in question was given Eliquis but not warned of the lack of an antidote or the risks associated with Eliquis side effects.Read [ Eliquis Lawsuit Filed ]
July 3, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Somerset, NJ: On the heels of recent studies associating Propecia (finasteride) with permanent Propecia sexual dysfunction, The US National Institutes of Health now recognizes post-finasteride syndrome (PFS) and has added the hair loss medication to its Genetics and Rare Diseases Information Center.Read [ Federal Recognition of Permanent Propecia Sexual Dysfunction ]
July 2, 2015. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: Zimmer, the maker of the Durom Cup hip implant, is heading to court to face its third defective products lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by a California resident who had a Zimmer hip implant in 2007 but had to have it removed just 15 months later.Read [ Zimmer Heads to Court over Durom Cup Hip Implant ]
July 2, 2015. By The National Trial Lawyers.
Path, a social network service that allows for photo-sharing and messaging, has proposed a settlement with Illinois resident Kevin Sterk, a class action plaintiff who brought suit against the text-spam company in 2013. The details of the settlement, including the financial terms, have yet to be disclosed, but the same day as the resolution of the unwanted and misleading messages was announced, Path confirmed the sale of its social networking app to South Korean company Daum Kakao.Read [ Social Network Settles Spam Suit in the Wake of Spokeo’s SCOTUS Appeal ]
July 2, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Corona, CA: With two marquee Monster Energy Drink Deaths and Hospitalizations lawsuits having now been settled, all eyes turn toward the Anais Fournier lawsuit that begins in August. The 14-year-old girl died from cardiac arrest at home while watching television with her family after consuming two cans of product manufactured and distributed by Monster Energy Corp. (Monster), within 24 hours.Read [ A Busy Time for Monster As Next Monster Energy Drink Injury Trial Looms ]
July 1, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Arlington, VA: Kevin was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1998, one year after he took out an Unum, or Unum Provident policy. After a messy divorce, Kevin says his ex-wife told Unum that he had MS in the 1980s, which meant he had a preexisting condition and would be denied Unum long-term disability benefits.Read [ Ex-Wife Lies to Unum, Results in Denied Disability ]
July 1, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Miami, FL: A healthcare fraud lawsuit has been settled for $17 million, reportedly the largest settlement of a case involving skilled nursing facility kickbacks in the US. The lawsuit initially began as a whistleblower claim, and the settlement will see the whistleblower receive $4.25 million.Read [ Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit Settled for $17 Million ]
June 30, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Beverly Hills, CA: A 2015 report produced by True Link Financial estimates that the amount lost by senior citizens through financial elder abuse in the US is at a staggering $36.48 billion annually. That number surges well past a previous MetLife Institute report in 2011 that estimated the amount to be $2.9 billion.Read [ Lawyer Tackles Elder Abuse in Financial Services Industry ]
June 30, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY: Covidien, a transvaginal mesh manufacturer, has agreed to settle some of 11,000 claims regarding its transvaginal mesh devices, Reuters reported. It is believed that Covidien mainly supplied C.R. Bard with mesh products, which would inlcude Bard’s once-popular Avaulta.Read [ Thousands More Transvaginal Mesh Claims Agreed to Settle ]