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July 27, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: An article published in Clinical Quality & Infection Control (July 2013) said that “Recent studies published in medical journals questioning the safety of forced-air patient warming in orthopedic implant and other ultra-clean surgeries could mean a wave of new litigation.”Read [ Bair Hugger Heat Rises ]
July 27, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL: The number of testosterone lawsuits consolidated for pretrial proceedings continues to increase and is now pushing 2,000. That means that in the past four months, more than 500 testosterone side effects lawsuits have been added to the multidistrict litigation, with more possibly on the way. Patients who have filed testosterone lawsuits allege they were not warned about the risks associated with testosterone therapy.Read [ Still More Lawsuits Added to Testosterone MDL ]
July 27, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA: Under the California labor law about 6.5 million Californians are - for the first time ever - entitled to paid sick leave. The Paid Sick Leave Law became effective July 1, 2015 and already some legal experts predict that lawsuits will follow.Read [ Will Paid Sick Leave Spur California Labor Lawsuits? ]
July 26, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Texarkana, TX: A Texas employment lawsuit has been filed in Texas, alleging Harte-Hanks failed to properly pay employees for all hours worked. The Texas labor lawsuit was filed by an employee who worked at the company’s call center in Texarkana, Texas, and alleges that she and other employees were not paid for all time spent logging in to call systems or all time in administrative tasks at the end of the shift.Read [ Texas Employee Files Lawsuit for Unpaid Wages ]
July 25, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA: It’s a difficult decision: You bought flooring from Lumber Liquidators and discovered it was made in China, which explains why your air test indicates it has high levels of formaldehyde. And you have toddlers crawling on the floor. Do you rip it out, dip into your savings and buy flooring from a reputable company, or do you join a Lumber Liquidators class-action lawsuit and wait for compensation?Read [ More Evidence for Lumber Liquidators Lawsuits—Negligence ]
July 25, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Dallas, TX: So, imagine you are driving at 70 mph in your car when suddenly the windshield wipers go on, the entertainment system clicks on full blast, the horn is honking and the air conditioner starts blowing arctic cold air. Then suddenly you feel the brakes engage. The vehicle is coming to full stop with a freeway full of cars coming up fast in your rearview mirror.Read [ First Car-Hacking Class Action Filed against Ford, GM and Toyota ]
July 25, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Bloomington, IN: The recent arrival of new chief executive officer Pete Yonkman at medical device manufacturer Cook Group Inc. provides a renewed platform for debate with regard to IVC filter lawsuits and where litigation fits in with the recently installed CEO’s list of priorities. The inferior vena cava filter is a medical device that is implanted in the area by which the device is identified, the inferior vena cava, which returns blood from the lower body to the heart.Read [ Inferior Cava Filter Lawsuits Highlight Inferior IVC Filters ]
July 24, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA: The Department of Labor’s proposal to revise overtime exemptions will also affect California overtime laws, even though the state’s overtime exemptions are stricter than that of the FLSA (Wages and Fair Labor Standards Act).Read [ FLSA, Wages and Fair Labor Standards Act, The National Retail Federation ]
July 24, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Boston, MA: When people start taking Crestor, they likely watch for some of the reported Crestor side effects that affect them physically. Not many people think to watch for emotional side effects linked to medications. But a recently published study suggests statins may be linked to increased aggression in women.Read [ Are Statins Linked to Aggression? ]
July 23, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Toronto, ON: There is little doubt that as far as data breaches go, this week will go down as The Week Time Stood Still, and not just for the 37 million worldwide subscribers to the cheating website Ashley Madison, which was hacked through the back door of its parent company, Avid Life Media (ALM), sometime before Monday. Consumers of Ashley Madison’s equally frisky online cousins, Cougar Life and Established Men, will also be wondering if their secrets are safe. And anyone who has used the photo service CVS in tandem with Walmart Canada, Costco Canada, Rite Aid and others will also be a bit nervous after hacks were announced this week.Read [ In the Latest Data Breach, Ashley Madison Cheating Site Gets Screwed ]