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May 23, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: Talk about clout. When retired US Army veteran Leonard K. Jackson talks of his years-long wait to secure VA disability benefits for a range of physical and mental health issues suffered while serving, he has the White House behind him. That’s right, the White House, as the Obama Administration has used Jackson as a poster boy of sorts for Obama’s efforts to simplify and speed up the veteran benefits appeals process.Read [ Veteran Who Filed for Benefits in 2001 Has Yet to Receive Them ]
May 22, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Phoenix, AZ: More plaintiffs alleging they were harmed by the use of inferior vena cava filters continue to come forward, as the multidistrict litigations for two IVC filter makers continue to grow. The plaintiffs allege they suffered serious IVC filter complications because the filters were defectively designed and not properly tested to ensure safety.Read [ More IVC Filter Plaintiffs Come Forward ]
May 21, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: While California may be known for chronic droughts and lack of rainfall, there appears to be no shortage of employers willing to shortchange their employees in an attempt to protect their bottom line. To that end, the prevalence of overtime pay lawsuits is as sure a thing as death and taxes…Read [ Lingerie Retailer Hit with California Overtime Pay Class Action ]
May 20, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
New Orleans, LA: More plaintiffs are coming forward to file Actos lawsuits alleging they were harmed by Actos side effects. Actos has reportedly been linked to an increased risk of serious side effects. Plaintiffs allege they developed bladder cancer as a result of using Actos to treat their diabetes. Those claims are now seemingly bolstered by a new study in BMJ.Read [ Study Links Actos to Bladder Cancer ]
May 20, 2016. By The National Trial Lawyers.
Manufacturers of testosterone therapy drugs put out ubiquitous print, television and internet advertising, asking men to speak with their doctors about “Low T.”Read [ Testosterone Litigation Rising Amid Claims of Heart Attacks and Strokes ]
May 19, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Kapolei, HI: It took some time, as broad brand recognition often does. Be that as it may, the motoring public is beginning to recognize the brand “Takata” with growing awareness that approaches solid and long-serving brands such as Honda - however, without the association with quality that a brand like Honda usually conveys. In this case, Takata is becoming entrenched in the lexicon of Americans for the airbag injuries often associated with the troubled safety device.Read [ Hawaii Becomes First State to Sue Over Defective Airbags and Horrific Injuries ]
May 19, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Bethpage, NY:When Laura’s son was born with hypospadias, she had no idea that the birth defect could be caused by Zofran. “If nothing comes of my Zofran complaint I want to tell my story to help prevent this happening to another child,” says Laura.Read [ Another Zofran Hypospadias Complaint ]
May 18, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
St. Louis, MO: As Johnson & Johnson is ordered to pay $55 million in a talcum powder side effects lawsuit, more lawsuits are being filed alleging certain talcum powders are actually dangerous products linked to ovarian cancer. The $55 million award is the second large award handed out in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder lawsuits in recent months.Read [ Johnson & Johnson Loses $55M Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuit ]
May 18, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: Given today’s medical device environment, including the tendency for manufacturers to rush products to market through the 510(k) Clearance regulatory loophole made available by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it’s incumbent on the patient to be proactive in managing or at the very least remaining conversant with regard to his or her own cases. The Zimmer Persona Recall is one such example.Read [ The New Normal in Medical Device Approval Requires Patient Diligence ]
May 17, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Marshall, TX: A Long term denied disability lawsuit that is so fresh it’s still warm from the oven was filed May 4 in US District Court, Marshall Division for the Eastern District of Texas, while a separate bad faith insurance claim proves the value of involving legal counsel when push comes to shove against a filibustering life insurance company.Read [ Long Term Disability Insurers: Quick to Collect, Slow to Pay ]