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Things to Keep Handy When Consulting a Car Accident Injury Attorney

Things to Keep Handy When Consulting a Car Accident Injury Attorney February 19, 2024. By LAS Staff Writer.
Savannah, GA The city of Savannah was the second most dangerous city for drivers among a list of 25 US cities in 2017. This alarming statistic is likely to have changed by now, but car accidents continue to pose a major risk for residents to this date. Experiencing a car accident can be a distressing event that leaves individuals with massive emotional and financial burdens. The complex legal processes add yet another layer of complexity for Savannah residents who have been involved in such an accident. In certain situations, it becomes essential to seek guidance from an experienced car accident injury attorney in Savannah. These professionals possess the expertise necessary to navigate the complexities of legal processes and assist victims in recovering their losses. However, it is important to be prepared in advance to ensure a productive consultation with a car accident injury attorney. This article offers insights on the items to have on hand when consulting with car accident attorneys in Savannah.

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Suboxone maker Indivior in Trouble with the Law Again

Suboxone maker Indivior in Trouble with the Law Again February 16, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) was first introduced in 2002 for recovering opioid addicts. The dissolvable tablet was helping people on their road to recovery, but the problems began when a Suboxone film version was introduced in 2013, and it took the drugmakers almost a decade to warn consumers of its side effect: decayed teeth. Many people have experienced permanent damage and Suboxone lawsuits indicate that ruined teeth could have been avoided if the manufacturers warned them and the medical community from Suboxone film side effects. And yes, tooth decay is a legitimate injury that can have devastating effects, both physical and emotional. 
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Chemical Exposure Lawsuits

Chemical Exposure Lawsuits February 15, 2024. By LAS Staff Writer.
Santa Rosa, CAToxic chemicals at the workplace, at home, or in the environment can cause severe damage to the human body.
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3M Sending Payments for Faulty Combat Earplugs

3M Sending Payments for Faulty Combat Earplugs February 12, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA As part of its $6 billion faulty combat earplug settlement, 3M began sending payments last month to military veterans who suffered hearing loss and other significant injuries. The payments will resolve about 300,000 lawsuits claiming the manufacturing company knowingly sold defective earplugs that caused hearing loss and tinnitus. Those affected are mainly US military who were in training and combat from 2003 to 2015.
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New York MDL Consolidates Growing Number of Exactech Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

New York MDL Consolidates Growing Number of Exactech Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits February 9, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Brooklyn, NY As of February 2024, more than 1,600 defective hip implant lawsuits were pending in multidistrict litigation before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. A status conference has been set for March 13, 2024, at which time the parties will discuss the status of the litigation, unresolved discovery matters and the selection of bellwether cases.
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Another Monsanto Roundup Loss for Bayer

Another Monsanto Roundup Loss for Bayer January 31, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Philadelphia, PA A Pennsylvania man was awarded a massive $2.25 billion after a Pennsylvania jury unanimously ruled that Bayer’s Roundup caused his non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The jury’s verdict on January 26 included $2 billion in punitive damages and jury members determined that Monsanto was negligent in warning customers about the dangers of its weedkiller. That amount is believed to be one of the biggest payouts ever to an individual for company negligence.

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Weight Loss Drugmakers Face Stomach Paralysis Lawsuits

Weight Loss Drugmakers Face Stomach Paralysis Lawsuits January 27, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA A drugmaker’s dream is a patient continuing treatment and forever refilling prescriptions--and that spells profit.  Such is the case with the weight loss drugs because discontinuing them leads to regaining lost weight. Ozempic, Mounjaro and Wegovy are star performers, but a drugmaker’s nightmare is the serious side effects that leads to lawsuits, particularly when the manufacturers failed to disclose potential long-term impacts of serious injuries such as gastroparesis.

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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $700 Million to Settle State AG Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson to Pay $700 Million to Settle State AG Lawsuits January 23, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Trenton, NJ Johnson & Johnson has reportedly agreed to pay $700 million to settle talcum powder lawsuits brought by 42 states. These state lawsuits allege that the company wrongfully marketed a product that it either knew or had reason to know was dangerous to human health.
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$120M awarded in Westchester Medical Center Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

$120M awarded in Westchester Medical Center Medical Malpractice Lawsuit January 21, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Westchester County, NY – A state Supreme Court jury last November awarded $120 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against Westchester Medical Center. In 2018 the plaintiff was rushed to hospital and because doctors failed to diagnose a stroke, he suffered extensive brain damage. The hospital argued that brain damage had already occurred before he was admitted.

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Hair Relaxers – Read the Label

Hair Relaxers – Read the Label January 16, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Chicago, IL Black women who have used hair relaxers for most of their lives have been “shocked” and “horrified” to discover that studies have linked formaldehyde—the chemical found in most hair relaxers—to cancer and fibroids. A recent Boston University report highlights an increased risk for Black women to develop uterine cancer after receiving a particular hair treatment, but studies suggesting that hair products containing a variety of chemicals are linked to asthma, hormone disruptions and even cancer go back to 2018.

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