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PAGA To Face Critical Test on November 2024 Ballot

PAGA To Face Critical Test on November 2024 Ballot

February 20, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Sacramento, CA On November 5, 2024, Californians will choose whether to preserve the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) in its present form or replace it with the proposed California Fair Pay and Employer Accountability Act (FPEAA). Since it became law in 2003, PAGA has been an important element of many California labor lawsuits, and is often understood to function as an important deterrent to employer wage theft. Roughly 5,000 PAGA notices are filed annually. Read More
Things to Keep Handy When Consulting a Car Accident Injury Attorney

Things to Keep Handy When Consulting a Car Accident Injury Attorney

February 19, 2024. By LAS Staff Writer.
Savannah, GA The city of Savannah was the second most dangerous city for drivers among a list of 25 US cities in 2017. This alarming statistic is likely to have changed by now, but car accidents continue to pose a major risk for residents to this date. Experiencing a car accident can be a distressing event that leaves individuals with massive emotional and financial burdens. The complex legal processes add yet another layer of complexity for Savannah residents who have been involved in such an accident. In certain situations, it becomes essential to seek guidance from an experienced car accident injury attorney in Savannah. These professionals possess the expertise necessary to navigate the complexities of legal processes and assist victims in recovering their losses. However, it is important to be prepared in advance to ensure a productive consultation with a car accident injury attorney. This article offers insights on the items to have on hand when consulting with car accident attorneys in Savannah. Read More
Suboxone maker Indivior in Trouble with the Law Again

Suboxone maker Indivior in Trouble with the Law Again

February 16, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) was first introduced in 2002 for recovering opioid addicts. The dissolvable tablet was helping people on their road to recovery, but the problems began when a Suboxone film version was introduced in 2013, and it took the drugmakers almost a decade to warn consumers of its side effect: decayed teeth. Many people have experienced permanent damage and Suboxone lawsuits indicate that ruined teeth could have been avoided if the manufacturers warned them and the medical community from Suboxone film side effects. And yes, tooth decay is a legitimate injury that can have devastating effects, both physical and emotional.  Read More
Chemical Exposure Lawsuits

Chemical Exposure Lawsuits

February 15, 2024. By LAS Staff Writer.
Santa Rosa, CAToxic chemicals at the workplace, at home, or in the environment can cause severe damage to the human body. Read More
3M Sending Payments for Faulty Combat Earplugs

3M Sending Payments for Faulty Combat Earplugs

February 12, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA As part of its $6 billion faulty combat earplug settlement, 3M began sending payments last month to military veterans who suffered hearing loss and other significant injuries. The payments will resolve about 300,000 lawsuits claiming the manufacturing company knowingly sold defective earplugs that caused hearing loss and tinnitus. Those affected are mainly US military who were in training and combat from 2003 to 2015. Read More
New York MDL Consolidates Growing Number of Exactech Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

New York MDL Consolidates Growing Number of Exactech Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

February 9, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Brooklyn, NY As of February 2024, more than 1,600 defective hip implant lawsuits were pending in multidistrict litigation before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. A status conference has been set for March 13, 2024, at which time the parties will discuss the status of the litigation, unresolved discovery matters and the selection of bellwether cases. Read More
Walmart Workers ask California Judge to OK $2.25M settlement

Walmart Workers ask California Judge to OK $2.25M settlement

February 8, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Over 1,700 Walmart employees last month asked a California federal judge to approved a revamped $2.25 million unpaid overtime settlement. The proposed California labor class action was revised to base the class members' payouts on total earnings rather than weeks worked. Read More

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