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California Labor Lawsuit Expected to Settle for $2 Million

March 14, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
California Labor Lawsuit Expected to Settle for $2 Million Los Angeles, CA: A California unpaid wages lawsuit that was originally filed in August, 2014 at Los Angeles before removal a year later to the US District Court for the Central District of California, may settle for $2 million if an agreement on the part of all parties in the class action meet with Court and judicial approval.
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Liberty Mutual Administrator Must Consider Evidence of 'Broken Heart'

March 13, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
Liberty Mutual Administrator Must Consider Evidence of 'Broken Heart' Youngstown, OH Shelley Westfall and her son both worked at the same WalMart distribution center. Her son died while working there, and Shelley could not bring herself to go back to work at that location. When her long term disability benefits were discontinued, she filed a lawsuit alleging that her denied disability appeal had been wrongly decided because the plan administrator refused to consider evidence of her disabling emotional state.
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Defective Hip Litigation Grinds On against Zimmer, Smith & Nephew

March 12, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Defective Hip Litigation Grinds On against Zimmer, Smith & Nephew Newark,NJ: Every metal-on-metal hip replacement manufacturer has been accused of defective design, and because there are two or more articulation points where the metal components can grind against each other, some MOM hip replacements, such as those made by Zimmer and Smith & Nephew, allegedly include an increased risk of metallosis. Lawsuits against both companies also claim they knowingly sold the defective hip implants and knew or should have known the devices would cause problems.
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