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October 27, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: A legal battle currently raging over a statute of limitations for Risperdal lawsuits is being watched closely by plaintiffs facing the potential loss of their Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuit over interpretations as to when plaintiffs could have become aware of a potential association between Risperdal and Growing Male Breasts.Read [ Risperdal Side Effects Lawsuits Hinge on Appeal of Limitations Ruling ]
October 26, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Update, 10/26/16: After our story went live, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced the suspension of "all efforts to collect reimbursement" from those veterans who had been improperly awarded enlistment bonuses as members of the California National Guard. According to Carter, "I have ordered the Defense Finance and Accounting Service to suspend all efforts to collect reimbursement from affected California National Guard members, effective as soon as is practical," Carter said in a statement, adding this suspension will continue until "I am satisfied that our process is working effectively."Read [ Veterans Made to Repay Bonuses: Does this Jive with California Labor Law? ]
October 26, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Chicago, IL: A Bravelle lawsuit has survived a motion from the defendants to dismiss, with a judge finding plaintiffs can revise their claims and file a second amended complaint. The lawsuit involves allegations that some women were given a batch of infertility drug—Bravelle—that had diminished potency and therefore decreased their chances of becoming pregnant.Read [ Bravelle Lawsuit Survives Motion to Dismiss ]
October 26, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: A $14.75 billion settlement between consumers, the federal government and Volkwagen has been granted final approval. The deal includes an aggressive timeline for VW to begin buying back cars that have the infamous emissions cheating software.Read [ $14.2B Settlement Finalized in VW Emissions Class Action ]
October 26, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: All prescription testosterone products will now carry class-wide labeling changes introduced by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to warn of the health risks associated with testosterone abuse and dependence.Read [ Prescription Testosterone Products Get New FDA Health Warnings ]
October 25, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Oakland, CA: Efforts to consolidate Monsanto Roundup lawsuits involving the well-known weed killer Roundup by Monsanto Co. (Monsanto) have resulted in centralization in California, a win for plaintiffs who had been pushing for the Golden State over other jurisdictions Monsanto fought centralization, but these efforts failed to sway the Court.Read [ Consolidation Granted for Monsanto Roundup Lawsuits ]
October 25, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY Before signing a Unum health insurance policy, you might want to read the fine print. If the Insurer mentions “gainful employment”, it likely means a bad faith tactic and long-term disability denial.Read [ Unum’s “Gainful Employment” Spells Long Term Disability Denial ]
October 25, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
San Diego, CA: A lawsuit filed by Apple employees alleging the company violated California labor law by not providing employees with proper meal and rest breaks is underway in San Diego. As many as 18,000 employees could be affected by the lawsuit. Apple has also recently faced allegations it denied employees overtime pay by not properly compensating workers for time spent waiting for bag and security checks.Read [ Apple Lawsuit Alleging California Labor Violations Gets Underway ]
October 24, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Guilford County, NC: There is little doubt that a host of airbag injury plaintiffs allege their airbag injuries to be catastrophic in nature. In the case of David Earl Ebron Jr., who does indeed allege catastrophic airbag injuries, the plaintiff alleges he suffered the indignity of being injured twice.Read [ Airbag Injury Lawsuits Filed in North Carolina ]
October 24, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Minneapolis, MN: Derek has been following the Risperdal lawsuits and subsequent settlements diligently, particularly the recent case that resulted in a $70 million award. Like Adam Yount, Derek'is son has also developed female breast tissue. Unlike Yount, he hasn’t yet been diagnosed with gynecomastia.Read [ Risperdal – The Cost of Teasing and Statute of Limitations ]