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October 22, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY: And so it begins, the parade of Xarelto death lawsuits that allege a new-age blood thinner that was supposed to be way better than old, reliable but temperamental warfarin (brand name Coumadin) isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.Read [ Like Death and Taxes, There Is No Escape from a Xarelto Bleedout ]
October 22, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Worthington, MN: When Jennie came out of surgery, she was told that Yasmin was the biggest factor in causing her to have a pulmonary embolism. And her doctor said that had she waited one more day, the 23-year-old wouldn’t be alive.Read [ Yasmin Pulmonary Embolism Found, Just in Time ]
October 22, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
White River Junction, VT: You can understand a patient’s reticence over starting the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa and the potential for the onset of Zyprexa diabetes. One 65-year-old bipolar patient who submitted a question to Drugs.com posed that very question after being started on 10mg of Zyprexa.Read [ No Thanks, Zyprexa Diabetes ]
October 21, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Anaheim, CA: Maybe it is because they often work alone, in isolation from others in their industry. Maybe it is because they are generally not unionized and sometimes in the country illegally. There are many reasons why people who work as personal attendants might be subject to unpaid overtime, but as of the passing of a new California law, personal attendants must now receive overtime pay.Read [ Personal Attendants Subject to Overtime Pay Violations ]
October 21, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
New Orleans, LA: Diane doesn’t intend to pursue a Depakote lawsuit. Instead, she filed a claim with LawyersandSettlements so that she could make public her message: Do not take Depakote if you are pregnant or even if you could become pregnant.Read [ Mother’s Warning: Do Not Take Depakote ]
October 21, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: In spite of the fact that testosterone therapy for hypogonadism has carried approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for some 20 years now, it was the recent announcement by the federal regulator that it was investigating heart attacks and other unforeseen testosterone side effects that really got the ball rolling in terms of testosterone litigation.Read [ Testosterone Lawsuit Remanded to State Court in California ]
October 20, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Ventura, CA: Given the rigors and requirements of food preparation for a facility as large as a nursing home, it is little wonder that an executive chef puts in long hours to ensure prepared food is safe and palates are satisfied. And yet one California labor lawsuit claims that an executive chef working in the Golden State was improperly misclassified as management and was therefore denied overtime pay, an affront to California labor law.Read [ Former Executive Chef Files Class-Action California Labor Lawsuit ]
October 19, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: Shire Pharmaceuticals, the Adderall manufacturer, took a major blow last month: the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and a number of state AGs announced a settlement with the Irish drug company regarding violations of the False Claims Act.Read [ Adderall Whistleblowers Result in $56.5 Million Blow to Shire Pharmaceuticals ]
October 19, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Kelowna, BC: We’re coming up on the first-year anniversary of Chrysler Dodge Ram Recalls. It was, in fact, early November in 2013 that various media outlets, including The Chicago Tribune and FOX News, trumpeted the massive recall, which arguably became a blemish on the venerable Dodge Ram brand.Read [ Chrysler Steering Problems: Inside the So-Called “Death Wobble” ]
October 19, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
San Francisco, CA: A new study suggests that suffering a brain injury at a young age can have a serious effect on children, including affecting their behavior. Traumatic brain injuries have been in the media lately due to their incidence in amateur and professional sport, and each year millions of people visit the emergency room for brain trauma.Read [ Traumatic Brain Injury Affects Adolescent Brains ]