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April 27, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: A transvaginal mesh lawsuit that has gone through a plethora of twists and turns akin to a country road appears to be in the final stages of resolution after a federal judge in California gave the thumbs-up to a proposed $12.25 million settlement. Upwards of 2,710 class members will share in $10.58 million, with the remainder going to attorney’s fees and costs.Read [ Complicated TVM Mesh Lawsuit Settles ]
Demanda de acción de clase por parte de jugadores de béisbol de las ligas menores está de vuelta en el juego
April 26, 2017. By Fernando Marcano.
San Francisco, CA: Un juez federal de California revivió el estatus de acción de clase de una demanda de horas extras en California presentada por jugadores de béisbol de las ligas menores contra la Mayor League Baseball (MLB).Read [ Demanda de acción de clase por parte de jugadores de béisbol de las ligas menores está de vuelta en el juego ]
April 25, 2017. By Attorney Bill Green, Green Law Firm.
North Charleston, SC:You’d have to be under a rock the last week to have missed the story of David Dao, a Chinese-American passenger who was forcibly removed from an overbooked United Airlines flight after resisting his removal. The media has been all over this blatant example of excessive force; and so they should. It’s violent, visceral, and reminds us that everyday people can be pushed around by the systems of “big companies” whether they like it or not.Read [ Why Your Cell Phone Matters: 5 Lessons from the United Airlines PR Disaster ]
April 24, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Abilene, TX: Texas is one of two US states (the other being New Mexico) that as yet does not observe any kind of blanket arbitration protocol for the resolution of disputes involving the car title loan. The latter is a form of financing akin to a payday loan that extends quick cash to consumers, often with no questions asked and exorbitant annual rates of interest that can run into the hundreds of percent.Read [ Lack of State Oversight Prompting Texas City to Act ]
April 24, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Atlanta, GA: A long-running class action lawsuit alleging banking giant Wells Fargo charged their clients and consumers excessive overdraft fees is attempting to move forward amidst a petition by the plaintiffs that Wells Fargo is not in any position to seek arbitration, as the defendant has tarried too long for arbitration to be appropriate.Read [ Wells Fargo’s Pursuit of Arbitration a Waste of Resources: Plaintiffs ]
April 23, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
New York, NY: Key Energy Services California has agreed to a $3 million settlement on a class action for California labor law violations.Read [ Key Energy Agrees to Settle California Workers Class Action for $3 Million ]
April 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Atlanta, GA: Many an artificial hip manufacturer is embroiled in lawsuits alleging hip replacement implant failure. Accolade, Smith and Nephew, DePuy, and Stryker are but a few examples of the manufacturers commonly referenced in litigation involving failed implants, including the now vilified metal-on-metal implants.Read [ Odd Ruling in Hip Implant Failure Lawsuit? ]
April 22, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC: The fact that Zimmer Biomet had its Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder approved without any human testing likely comes as a shocking surprise to many recipients of the device. And another surprise: the device was pulled from the market in 2010 after Biomet received complaints of fracturing. But it returned just one year later…Read [ Zimmer Biomet Shoulder—Shocking Surprises ]
April 21, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Boston, MA: Plaintiffs in a recent Massachusetts employment law collective action have asked a federal judge in Massachusetts to approve a settlement worth $2.9 million that would settle claims of improper classification allegedly costing employees overtime pay.Read [ Misclassified Plaintiffs in Massachusetts Eyeing $2.9 Million Proposed Settlement ]
April 21, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Washington, DC:March 2017 marked the one-year anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) update of the warning label of the popular implantable birth control device Implanon to include risks of device migration.Read [ Implanon Lawsuits Still in Court One Year After FDA Warning Label Update ]