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July 26, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: According to news reports from CNBC and the LA Times, contaminated Olympus duodenoscopesRead [ Olympus Failed to Warn US Hospital of Duodenoscope Infections ]
July 26, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA: Crisha considers herself fortunate. Although the Mirena IUD was embedded in her uterine wall and she required surgery to remove it, “I never had any pain and my doctor assured me that everything is fine.” she says. Rebecca, on the other hand, suffered severe Mirena complications.Read [ Two Mirena Migrations and “Mirena Crash” ]
July 25, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: We all know about Uber, and Lyft and how ride sharing works with the use of a mobile application, or ‘app.’ Well, now the app world has come to the house cleaning industry. We know this because of a California labor lawsuit alleging that house cleaners working for a startup should be afforded the normal rights and protections of an employee, rather than an independent contractor.Read [ Startup Defending California Labor Lawsuit Alleging Misclassification ]
July 25, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Carmel Valley, CA Wildfires raging in Southern California have prompted a series of evacuation warnings this past weekend, including a pre-evacuation warning issued Sunday for Rancho San Carlos, White Rock and San Rancho Clemente due to the Soberanes Fire.Read [ Soberanes Wildfire Destroying Homes and Property ]
July 25, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: New evacuation orders were issued over the weekend for a wildfire in the Santa Clarita Valley area that has grown to more than 20,000 acres. The fire now threatens hundreds of homes in Sand and Placerita canyon areas.Read [ LA Wildfire Explodes to 20,000 Acres ]
July 24, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Sioux City, IO: After losing round after round of a donning and doffing lawsuit filed against it, Tyson Foods has filed a brief requesting a new lawsuit. Tyson Foods recently lost an appeal of a lower court award of $5.8 million to employees who alleged they were not properly compensated for time spent putting on and taking off safety gear for work.Read [ Tyson Foods Requests New Donning and Doffing Lawsuit ]
July 23, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL: With more than 1,200 talcum powder lawsuits alleging ovarian cancer risk in association with use of a heritage Johnson & Johnson product, a motion has been filed proposing consolidation by the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation for pre-trial proceedings.Read [ Body Powder Lawsuits Proposed for Multidistrict Consolidation in Illinois ]
July 22, 2016. By The National Trial Lawyers.
The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ruling against the creator of Jerk.com for misrepresenting that information on its site was generated by users, when it was actually scraped from the data of more than 70 million Facebook users.Read [ FTC Restrictions On Jerk.com Reputation Website Upheld ]
July 22, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Jacksonville, FL: Patricia Mincey was enjoying a relatively happy retirement in 2014, when Takata airbag injuriesRead [ Takata Airbag Settlement Reached After Victim Left a Quadriplegic ]
July 21, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Fort Worth, TX: An effort by defendant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its implant unit DePuy to have a $500 million DePuy Pinnacle jury award set aside has failed. US District Judge Ed Kinkeade in US District Court, Northern District of Texas refused to accept the defendant’s arguments that jurors were biased through hearing unfair and irrelevant evidence during the defective hip implant trial, and that a new trial was warranted.Read [ $500 Million DePuy Pinnacle Jury Award Slashed in Texas ]