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Kentucky Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Against J&J for Deceptive Marketing

Kentucky Files Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Against J&J for Deceptive Marketing August 30, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Frankfort, KY: Kentucky’s attorney general has filed a civil lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson for deceptively marketing transvaginal mesh to more than 15,0000 women in Kentucky. Attorney General Andy Beshear said these women had transvaginal mesh implanted without being provided with sufficient information about complications that can lead to permanent disability.
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IVC Filter Bellwether Trials Set to Begin

IVC Filter Bellwether Trials Set to Begin August 30, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Austin, TX: All eyes will be on the IVC filter file in a couple of weeks when the first IVC filter recall lawsuits go to trial as bellwether cases in September. While there are various manufacturers faced with pending litigation, Cook Medical is the first manufacturer to go to trial after attempts at settling cases out of court proved unsuccessful.
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California Trucking Company Hit with California Labor Law Class Action

California Trucking Company Hit with California Labor Law Class Action August 29, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Santa Cruz, CA: Contrary to popular belief, a truck driver’s responsibilities are far more complex than sitting in the driver’s seat and pushing the gas pedal. There are responsibilities for the cargo, ensuring the continuing operational safety of the rig, and the challenges inherent with piloting an oversized vehicle safely in concert with smaller vehicles. When California labor code violations are alleged against a trucker’s employer, the insinuation of mistreatment against these unsung heroes serves to amplify the unfairness.
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Patients Still Filing Benicar Lawsuits

Patients Still Filing Benicar Lawsuits August 28, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Trenton, NJ: As those involved in Benicar litigation argue about some Benicar lawsuits being remanded to state court, more lawsuits are being added to the consolidated proceedings. The number of lawsuits sitting in MDL 2606 now sits at almost 1,700 and more lawsuits could be filed before the bellwether cases make their way to court.
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Wrongly Denied Long Term Disability Benefits, Canadian Woman Loses Her Home

Wrongly Denied Long Term Disability Benefits, Canadian Woman Loses Her Home August 27, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Victoria, BC This is a story about two women: one Canadian, the other American. Both require long term disability benefits and have been denied. We’ll start with the Canadian, Lois Powell, who suffered injuries when her car was rear-ended, and after she could no longer work a $300 weekly payment from her insurer would be the difference between maintaining her lifestyle, and losing her home.
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Canada Reports Death Linked to Airbag Failure

Canada Reports Death Linked to Airbag Failure August 27, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Knoxville, TN: It's not just Takata that's in the news for air bags these days. New reports have emerged that air bag inflators made by ARC Automotive Inc. - from Knoxville, Tennessee - are being investigated for a potential link to a death in Canada. Regulators in both the US and Canada are reportedly involved in the investigation.
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Stevens Johnson Survivor Wins Golf Championship

Stevens Johnson Survivor Wins Golf Championship August 25, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
USA Today (8/16/16) recounts Sauers' struggle with SJS, which happened around 2008. Initially, Sauers thought he had rheumatoid arthritis, but the diagnosis was incorrect and he wound up with a diagnosis of Stevens Johnson syndrome.
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Hotel in Boston Hit with Unpaid Wages Lawsuit

Hotel in Boston Hit with Unpaid Wages Lawsuit August 25, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Boston, MA: An Unpaid Wages lawsuit filed as a class action in Boston claims that employee time cards were altered, suggesting that employees commenced and concluded work at times that differed from actual time worked, or so the lawsuit alleges.
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Implanon Device Migration: “Where the Heck Is It?”

Implanon Device Migration: “Where the Heck Is It?” August 24, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: You may not have heard much about Implanon birth control previously. But you will, given the emergence of an Implanon birth control personal injury lawsuit that’s been filed as a class action. The issue in the current lawsuit is device migration. But there can be other issues as well.
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Bair Hugger Lawsuits Mounting

Bair Hugger Lawsuits Mounting August 24, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY: One of the fastest growing multi-district litigations (MDLs) this summer is Bair Hugger surgical blankets, according to Reuters.
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