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April 18, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
San Diego, CA: A class-action overtime pay lawsuit has been filed against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Inc. alleging senior systems administrators employed by the hospital(s) were purposefully misclassified in order to escape payment of overtime, as well as the issuance of meal breaks and other rest periods mandated by California overtime law and other employment statutes for non-management personnel.Read [ Subsidiary of Kaiser Permanente Hit with Overtime Pay Laws Class Action ]
April 18, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
North Battleford, SK: Joan’s doctor sold her on having an AMS transvaginal mesh implanted at the same time she had a hysterectomy. She didn’t even need the mesh - it was just a precautionary measure so that she wouldn’t have problems with pelvic organ prolapse. “I didn’t even need this mesh and now I am separated because my husband didn’t understand why we weren’t having sex anymore,” says Joan.Read [ Divorce Another Transvaginal Mesh Side Effect ]
April 17, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY: Following news of herbal supplements lawsuits and allegations of fraudulent labeling in the herbal supplement industry comes news that at least one retailer has agreed to make changes to its herbal supplements products. GNC has reportedly agreed to make changes to its testing procedures in an attempt to regain some of the trust lost in the herbal supplement industry.Read [ In Wake of Supplements Lawsuit, GNC Agrees to Changes ]
April 17, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
San Francisco, CA: The ongoing woes at Lumber Liquidators continues with yet another Lumber Liquidators formaldehyde lawsuit filed at the end of March in the state of California. This lawsuit, however, differs slightly from previous lawsuits filed alleging an unsafe level of formaldehyde in the company’s imported composite flooring, but instead relates to the testing kits provided and ostensibly designed to monitor formaldehyde levels in the flooring.Read [ New Class-Action Lumber Liquidators Formaldehyde Lawsuit Targets Test Kits ]
April 17, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Pensacola, FL: Attorney Ben Gordon, who has more than a decade of experience litigating against defective hip implant manufacturers, has some harsh words for the industry.Read [ America’s Hip Implant Failure Crisis ]
April 16, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Bend, OR: It’s surprising that not everyone has heard about Yasmin and Yaz side effects, and even more surprising that even with 100 deaths linked to the birth control pill, it is still on the market. Darla found out that Yasmin is dangerous just last month - when she suffered a life-threatening pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Fortunately, she found out by hospital doctors.Read [ Yasmin Complaints Still Coming In ]
April 16, 2015. By The National Trial Lawyers.
A Florida man seriously injured by a display wall that fell on him while working at the Houston auto show settled pretrial with the defendants in charge of the wall for $4.9 million.Read [ $4.9 Million Settlement for Worker Injured by Collapsed Wall ]
April 16, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Colorado Springs, CO: A well-known national bank that is alleged to have accepted kickbacks from an insurance provider when placing lender insurance on uninsured or under-insured properties, agreed last week to pay $1.8 million to settle a Force-placed insurance lawsuit.Read [ HSBC, Assurant Agree to Settle Force-Placed Insurance Class Action for $1.8 Million ]
April 15, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Birmingham, AL: A new Zofran birth defects lawsuit, filed on April 1 in Alabama, is no April Fools prank and no laughing matter. The plaintiff in the case, Julie Hunter, asserts that the anti-nausea medication developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and originally approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in cancer patients following chemotherapy, has no place in the treatment of morning sickness for pregnant women.Read [ Zofran Birth Defects Lawsuit No April Fools Prank ]
April 15, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
San Diego, CA: As more information on a recent Vytorin study is released, Merck has continued to tout the positive findings of that study. Vytorin side effects have been at the heart of Vytorin lawsuits, alleging patients were put at risk of health problems due to their use of the drug.Read [ Merck Pushes Positive Vytorin Results ]