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January 18, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: Following the refusal of a Pennsylvania state judge to strike down a $13.7 million transvaginal mesh lawsuit verdict, defendant Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon unit immediately signaled they would appeal the award to the state Supreme Court, in spite of the judge’s admonitions that the plaintiff’s suffering was real and chronic.Read [ Inside the $13 Million Pelvic Mesh Award: A Defendant Without Empathy ]
January 18, 2017. By Fernando Marcano.
5 de mayo de 2016, 13:45:00. Por Heidi TurnerRead [ Restaurante pierde $3.2 millones en demandas laborales en California ]
January 17, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: With some four million allegedly defective catheters having been recalled from the market, such a number extrapolated across risk factors suggest defective catheters causing injury lawsuits will result, given the number of fairly common medical procedures for which catheters are routinely employed.Read [ Catheter Recalls Number into the Millions. Will Lawsuits Follow? ]
January 16, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL: The most recent news on the Bravelle lawsuit front continues to be the capacity for Bravelle litigants to continue their actions, following a failed bid last year by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. to have the matter dismissed.Read [ A Renewed Shot at Justice for Bravelle Infertility Plaintiffs ]
January 15, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY: A New York overtime lawsuit that did not succeed as a class action nonetheless will culminate in a settlement $325,000, making it a happy new year for 18 plaintiffs in the New York employer lawsuit against Citigroup Inc.Read [ IT Workers Settle New York Labor Lawsuit with Citigroup ]
January 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Miami, FL: Knowing you have surgical abdominal mesh in your body that has been recalled is unnerving, to say the least. Even worse, and for many people, suffering pain and infection long after the mesh has been withdrawn or recalled from the market means mesh removal surgery followed by a possible hernia mesh lawsuit.Read [ A Tangle of Hernia Mesh Complaints ]
January 14, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: A revealing opinion issued at the end of last year by The California Supreme Court addressed, and clarified a heretofore murky area of California labor law, notably just what constitutes a true rest period, and what doesn’t.Read [ California Supreme Court Weighs In on Intent of Rest Period ]
January 13, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Alameda County, CA: The announcement that Fidelma Fitzpatrick is lead counsel for Essure victims should have Bayer even more concerned that litigation may find in favor of plaintiffs. “In a case like [Essure] where we’re talking about birth control devices and women’s health issues it’s particularly important to have women represented,” said Fitpatrick.Read [ Essure: Women Helping Women ]
January 13, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC: Takata will pay $1 billion to the US government for concealing information regarding its defective airbags. Additionally, three Takata executive are facing criminal charges brought by federal prosecutors over the airbag scandal. The Takata airbag recalls are the largest automotive recalls in US history and are the cause of several deaths.Read [ Takata to Pay $1B for Airbag Scandal ]
January 13, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: Fuji, the maker of allegedly defective duodenoscopes, has announced it plans to remove its legacy 250/450 duodenoscope models from clinical use. The decision is reportedly based on the limited number of duodenoscopes currently in use, not because of a known safety risk, and noted that it has not received any recent reports of adverse events associated with these scopes.Read [ Older Model Duodenoscopes Pulled from Market ]