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Ethicon Physiomesh Plaintiff Starts New Year with Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

Ethicon Physiomesh Plaintiff Starts New Year with Hernia Mesh Lawsuit January 18, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Atlanta, GA: It’s one thing for a medical device to result in unwanted side effects and adverse events. However, that frustration is further exacerbated when the medical device thought to be at the root of newfound pain and suffering, has failed to do its intended job in the first place. Thus, the original implantation was all for naught. That’s the claim made by a recent surgical mesh lawsuit involving the now-recalled Ethicon Physiomesh filed last week in Idaho.
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$3.5 Verdict Upheld Against School District for Driver’s Ed. Crash

$3.5 Verdict Upheld Against School District for Driver’s Ed. Crash April 30, 2015. By The National Trial Lawyers.
The family of a 15-year-old central Idaho boy who died in a car crash during his driver’s education class in the Blaine County School District has received a $3.5 million damages verdict, which was recently upheld by the Idaho Supreme Court.
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Will Idaho Long-Term Denied Disability Improve or Suffer from Social Security Woes?

Will Idaho Long-Term Denied Disability Improve or Suffer from Social Security Woes? July 31, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC The state of Idaho is not alone as it relates to Aetna and Idaho long term denied disability lawsuits. A denied disability lawsuit against Aetna Life Insurance Co. in another state that was discharged following a decision by the Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals resulted in the loss of LTD benefits for the insured.
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Idaho Cracking Down on Internet Payday Loans

Idaho Cracking Down on Internet Payday Loans November 29, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Boise, ID While Internet payday loans may be fast and convenient, critics suggest they are fraught with risk, while removing from the consumer various protections that are observed by storefront payday loan providers regulated by the state. In contrast, purveyors of payday loans attempt to skirt these regulations in various ways, while gaining access to a consumer’s bank accounts online.
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Securities Fraud Focus Shifting to Individual Responsibility

Securities Fraud Focus Shifting to Individual Responsibility January 22, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Boise, ID Some securities fraud lawsuits involve large financial firms accused of playing fast and loose with securities rules by misleading investors about stocks and securities. But some securities fraud litigation involves schemes perpetrated by just one or two people, accused of defrauding clients out of millions of dollars. And although the accused might not be as high profile as a financial firm, their clients still suffer as a result of the misdeeds.
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Celexa Lawsuit Results in Settlement with Idaho

Celexa Lawsuit Results in Settlement with Idaho August 26, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Boise, ID The widely-held position by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that drugs are considered acceptable for use if the benefits for the intended patient outweigh the risks, has never been debated more stringently than with SSRI antidepressants and their relationship to pregnant women. Specifically Celexa (Citalopram), and the potential for Celexa birth defects.
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Shoulder Pain Pump Double Whammy: Infection and Cartilage Loss

Shoulder Pain Pump Double Whammy: Infection and Cartilage Loss April 2, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Boise, ID Patty had shoulder surgery to repair a rotator cuff tear in 2009 and she has been on pain medication ever since. Both Patty and her doctor believe that cartilage damage and infection post-surgery is due to the shoulder pain pump that she had in her shoulder for four days. According to her doctor, that is three days too long.
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Del Monte Recalls Cantaloupes Because Of Possible Salmonella Panama Contamination

March 23, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. (“Del Monte Fresh”) of Coral Gables, Florida is recalling 4,992 cartons of cantaloupes, each containing 4 plastic mesh sleeves with 3 cantaloupes per sleeve, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Panama, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella Panama often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella Panama can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
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Clover and Clover Mix Sprout Products Recalled due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

January 3, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC Sprouters Northwest, Inc. of Kent, WA, is recalling all of its clover and clover mix products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
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Idaho Whistleblower Lawsuit Settled for $2.425 Million

Idaho Whistleblower Lawsuit Settled for $2.425 Million December 8, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Boise, ID A Qui Tam Whistleblower lawsuit has been settled, with the whistleblower taking home $364,425 as her share of the $2.425 million settlement against two speech therapists and three hospitals in Eastern Idaho. The alleged fraud, which was reported to have involved the use of unlicensed speech therapists for services billed to Medicaid as licensed, was settled without any admission of liability.
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