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November 30, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Baton Rouge, LA: A former cargo worker who was diagnosed with asbestosis disease in 2011 will have his medical costs covered following the ruling of an appeals court in an asbestosis lawsuit.Read [ Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Asbestosis Lung Cancer Victim ]
November 29, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Boston, MA: While a new study suggests drinking energy drinks is linked to serious heart problems, a woman in Europe says energy drinks ruined her life. She is now speaking out to prevent other young consumers from developing the same health problems she reportedly faces as a result of regularly drinking energy drinks.Read [ Woman Says Energy Drinks Ruined Her Life ]
November 28, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: The passage of a living wage ordinance by the City of Los Angeles has not only caused headaches for employers, but also an opportunity for would-be plaintiffs to take their employers to task for allegedly failing to provide a living wage, including overtime, in accordance with the living wage ordinance and overtime pay laws observed by the state of California.Read [ California Overtime Pay and Wage Class-Action Lawsuit Targets SkyWest ]
November 28, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Las Vegas, NV: An interesting battle is heating up on the Nevada Labor Law front that has flown under the radar, but is nonetheless compelling when one looks at the relationship between tax dollars, public servants and unions. To that end, a Nevada Employment lawsuit has been filed in federal court by three police unions taking issue with new legislation that directly affects compensation for union activity.Read [ Police Battle the State of Nevada over Pay for Union Activities ]
November 27, 2015. By The National Trial Lawyers.
Syngenta is prohibited from appealing a federal judge’s ruling that allowed corn industry plaintiffs to continue multidistrict litigation, claiming the company tainted large shipments of U.S. grain with genetically modified seeds. The court recently issued the coordination order for the MDL proceeding.Read [ Mass Tort Suits Proceed Against Syngenta for Genetically Modified Corn ]
November 27, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Columbia, SC: After having his foot amputated, Patrick contracted a severe infection next to the bone, which he believes could only have happened in the operating room. He blamed the doctors and the hospital, until he found that the Bair Hugger blanket could have spread airborne contaminants while warming him up.Read [ 3M’s Bair Hugger Lawsuits Heating Up ]
November 27, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Baltimore, MD: It’s ironic in a way that the inferior vena cava filter has the word “inferior” in its name, given the rash of lawsuits that have been forthcoming when plaintiffs find their IVC filter to have failed and caused in some cases grievous health issues when the device has either failed, or migrated away from its initial point of placement.Read [ Latest IVC Filter Lawsuit Alleges Various Injuries ]
November 26, 2015. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: A jury has awarded an $11 million verdict against Wright Medical Technology Inc, the makers of allegedly defective Wright Conserve Hip Implants. Considered a bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation (MDL), the Atlanta jury found the plaintiff did have a defective hip implant, and that Wright had misrepresented the safety of the device.Read [ $11M Awarded in Bellwether Wright Conserve Hip Implant MDL ]
November 26, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Boston, MA: Now that the Zofran lawsuits have been consolidated into a multidistrict litigation for pretrial proceedings, the number of lawsuits alleging Zofran side effects included in the MDL has begun to increase. The Zofran side effects lawsuits allege women who used Zofran while pregnant gave birth to infants with birth defects, including cleft palate and respiratory distress.Read [ Zofran MDL Grows in First Months ]
November 25, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: Anyone contemplating or having already filed a Credit Union Excessive Overdraft fees lawsuit may be surprised to learn that excessive fees at the hands of credit unions is nothing new: to wit, a story with the headline “Don’t Get Fleeced by Overdraft Fees” was published by Forbes in April 2009. That’s almost seven years ago.Read [ “There Are Fees for Everything but Breathing the Air” ]