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February 23, 2017.
Orlando, FL Don’t lie to Susan Constantine because she will almost certainly call you out.Read [ Don’t Lie to Super Jury Consultant Susan Constantine ]
February 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: A California labor lawsuit that’s been waged for over three years appears to be on the brink of resolution following a settlement agreement between the defendant, Zales Delaware Inc. and plaintiffs in a class action alleging that employees were stiffed on wages. The lawsuit was originally filed and litigated in federal court in California.Read [ California Labor Lawsuit Settles for $1.8 Million ]
February 23, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Detroit, MI:The children of a Michigan woman who died earlier this month say their mother never fully recovered from Takata airbag injuries sustained in a low-speed crash in 2014, according to the Detroit Free Press.Read [ Family Blames Takata Airbag for Woman's Death ]
February 22, 2017. By Fernando Marcano.
San Francisco, CA: La Junta de Directores de la Agencia de Transportes Municipales de CA. San Francisco votó a favor de aprobar la resolución de una demanda de horas extras con los operadores de Muni por $8 millones. La demanda había pedido originalmente casi 400 millones de dólares debido a que los presuntos operadores no fueron debidamente pagados por el tiempo que pasaron viajando entre sus sitios de itinerario y los sitios en los que recogieron sus autobuses, o por tomar parte en inspecciones después de sus turnos.Read [ El panel de tránsito de San Francisco acepta la resolución de tiempo extra ]
February 22, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Anaheim, CA: Many workers who were opposed to Andrew Puzder’s nomination to become President Trump’s Labor secretary are now likely less worried about California overtime and minimum wage issues, unless you are an employee of CKE Restaurants—a company that has repeatedly violated the California labor code regarding overtime.Read [ CKE Restaurant Workers: California Overtime Violations still Worrisome ]
February 22, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Bergen, NJ: It was back in 2008 that Hip Replacement Implant Failure caught up with Zimmer, when its Alumina Ceramic Femoral Head component was subject to a Class 2 recall by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to the official recall posting, Zimmer stated the reason for the recall: “When used with cobalt/chromium hip stems, the average test values for ceramic head bursting falls below the guidance document limits if the taper is made by casting instead of by forging.”Read [ The FDA Shortcut to a Hip Replacement Lawsuit ]
February 21, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Ridgeland, MS: The very first talcum powder cancer lawsuit was filed by Diane Berg back in 2009. Johnson & Johnson offered her a settlement but Berg refused and wound up with nothing. This heroic whistleblower paved the way for ovarian cancer lawsuits today.Read [ Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Whistleblower ]
February 21, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: With Risperdal side effects lawsuits continuing to grow at a compelling rate within a mass tort in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the file is poised to move forward with a meeting planned for March 9 with regard to the centralized litigation (In Re: Risperdal Litigation, Case No. 100300296).Read [ Risperdal Case Load Shows No Sign of Slowing Down ]
February 21, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: In a blog posted to the official website of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in October of last year, the regulator’s Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health noted that a survey conducted the year prior involving hospitals demonstrated that numerous reports of Ovarian cancer cells spread by power morcellators were not shared with the FDA’s adverse reporting system. An accompanying inspection found that in many cases hospitals had no system in place for staff to submit reports to the FDA or device makers; and that staff did not always know, or were not properly trained with regard to the reporting of injuries and deaths associated with medical devices.Read [ Regulatory Concern Mounting Over Power Morcellators, Adverse Events Reports ]
Government Agencies Release Recommended Warning for Labeling Drug Products Associated with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
February 19, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Silver Spring, MD: Three US government agencies in January released finalized guidance on warning label wording for over-the-counter drugs that contain acetaminophen and labels regarding serious skin conditions such as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS).Read [ Government Agencies Release Recommended Warning for Labeling Drug Products Associated with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome ]