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It's Alive! Class Action Lawsuit against Capital One Bank is Back On

It's Alive! Class Action Lawsuit against Capital One Bank is Back On February 18, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
New York, NY Tawanna Roberts's excessive bank overdraft fees lawsuit had all the familiar hallmarks. She claimed that she had a positive balance at the time she made the transactions that triggered the penalties, and that those penalties were made worse by Capital One's practice of reordering transactions to maximize what it could charge.
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Despite Recent Settlements, Banks Still Bilking Consumers Out of Billions

Despite Recent Settlements, Banks Still Bilking Consumers Out of Billions January 19, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: When one looks back to 2017 and considers examples when banks have been called to account for excessive bank overdraft fees – including last November’s $66.6 million settlement to end a bank overdraft fees lawsuit against Bank of America – one would naturally assume progress is finally being made on an issue that has plagued Americans for years.
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Veterans Still Seeking Benefits Fifty One Years after Radiation Exposure

Veterans Still Seeking Benefits Fifty One Years after Radiation Exposure October 5, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Meriden, CT: A mid-air collision in 1966 during a military refueling exercise has provided the foundation for a disability claims lawsuit against the US Department of Defense brought by former service personnel who assert exposure to radiation.
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New Report Shows 10 Banks Account for 67 Percent of Overdraft Fee Revenue

New Report Shows 10 Banks Account for 67 Percent of Overdraft Fee Revenue February 28, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Boston, MA:A recent report revealed that out of more than 600 banks, 10 of those banks accounted for a huge percentage of all reported bank overdraft fees revenue collected through the first three quarters of 2016.
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Pradaxa Lawsuits Allege Pradaxa Bleeding Risk, Insufficient Warnings

Pradaxa Lawsuits Allege Pradaxa Bleeding Risk, Insufficient Warnings January 4, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Hartford, CT: Even though Pradaxa and a competitor were brought to market as an easier-to-manage alternative to warfarin, previously the gold standard for blood thinning, no one disputes the fact that all anti-coagulants carry a risk for bleeding events. However, it is alleged in Pradaxa lawsuits that some blood thinners carry a greater risk for bleeding events than others.
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Johnson & Johnson Wins An SJS Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson Wins An SJS Lawsuit December 14, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Hartford, CT: Although there have been some huge victories for plaintiffs in Stevens Johnson syndrome lawsuits, 2016 saw a win for Johnson & Johnson, which was fighting a claim involving a young man who took his own life after developing Stevens Johnson syndrome (SJS). 2016 also saw the Supreme Court uphold a massive award for an SJS plaintiff, offering hope to other plaintiffs who allege they suffered debilitating side effects as a result of using certain medications.
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Manufacturer Attempts to Escape Federal Pradaxa Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Manufacturer Attempts to Escape Federal Pradaxa Wrongful Death Lawsuit November 4, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Boston, MA: Having already paid out $650 million in settlement dollars over lawsuits in 2014, attorneys for the makers of dabigatran Pradaxa are busy attempting to escape a wrongful death lawsuit scheduled for December. It would be the first federal lawsuit over Pradaxa, set to commence next month.
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Pradaxa Lawsuits Keep Coming

Pradaxa Lawsuits Keep Coming October 3, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Hartford, CT: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals (Boehringer) was the first to lob a new anti-coagulant into a marketplace crying for an easier way to manage or reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. However dabigatran (Pradaxa), according to various Pradaxa lawsuits, did not turn out to be the savior it was touted to become, with plaintiffs alleging that Boehringer failed to adequately disclose the lack of a reversing agent.
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Is Texas Truck Crash a Telling Commentary on Takata Defective Airbags?

Is Texas Truck Crash a Telling Commentary on Takata Defective Airbags? September 20, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Quemado, TX: The airbag injuries file involving airbags manufactured by Takata and currently in use in millions of cars, has taken an interesting turn with the crash last month in Texas of a truck carrying a supply of parts used in the manufacture of Takata airbags.
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Pradaxa Bleeding Event Lawsuits Continue to Flow Unabated

Pradaxa Bleeding Event Lawsuits Continue to Flow Unabated September 1, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Hartford, CT: As we move into September and an end to the summer season with a return to classes, it’s instructive to revisit the onset of summer two years ago and the $650 million Pradaxa side effects settlement offered by Pradaxa manufacturer Boehringer Ingelheim over its troubled new-age blood thinner.
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