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Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families Win Lawsuits against Insulation Supplier

Mesothelioma Victims and Their Families Win Lawsuits against Insulation Supplier October 31, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Boston, MA: Veteran attorney Andrew Wainwright and the Thornton Law Firm in Boston, Massachusetts have been handling mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of individuals with asbestos-related illnesses since 1978. He knows the issues well. Although the use of asbestos has been curtailed Wainwright says victims of its deadly effects and cases of mesothelioma continue to come forward.
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Talc Expert Witnesses Struck from Witness List

Talc Expert Witnesses Struck from Witness List September 19, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Montgomery, AL: The Beasley Allen law firm in Montgomery, Alabama has been at the forefront of personal injury and wrongful death cases launched against Johnson & Johnson over the effects of its longstanding talc based baby power product. It’s alleged that constant exposure to the product has caused ovarian cancer in women.
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Uber Fallout - A Change in the Law?

Uber Fallout - A Change in the Law? September 5, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA:The continuing saga between Uber and California labor law regarding misclassification may take years to resolve. “Even if both parties reached an agreement, there needs to be a change in the law,” says employment attorney Todd Scherwin.
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Attorney: Shoulder Pain Pump Manufacturers "Did Not Warn About the Risks"

Attorney: Shoulder Pain Pump Manufacturers "Did Not Warn About the Risks" October 25, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Boston, MA For patients dealing with post-operative shoulder surgery pain, the shoulder pain pump might have seemed like the answer to their prayers. The pain pump, used following surgery to repair a shoulder injury, was designed to apply medication directly to the area affected by pain. Unfortunately, some patients developed a serious condition following use of the pain pumps after shoulder surgery.
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Patients with Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis May be Misdiagnosed

Patients with Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis May be Misdiagnosed July 27, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Boston, MA Patients who have had a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent may have developed Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) without realizing it. Some may be misdiagnosed with another condition, while others may not realize the full extent of the side effects. In this second part of a two-part series, John Dalimonte, partner at Karon & Dalimonte, discusses the potential for misdiagnosis, litigation against the makers of gadolinium-based dyes and how patients can specifically request a test for an NSF diagnosis.
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Understanding Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

Understanding Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis July 26, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Boston, MA Patients who have been diagnosed with Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) know how devastating the disease can be, but many don't know what causes it or how to treat it. In this two-part series, we interview John Dalimonte, partner at Karon & Dalimonte, about MRI contrast agent side effects, causes of NSF and how patients often end up misdiagnosed.
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Airlines Scoop Tips from Skycaps

Airlines Scoop Tips from Skycaps February 15, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Boston, MA Late on a Friday afternoon, Shannon Liss-Riordan is between appointments and looking forward to the weekend. If we talk fast, she has a few minutes to answer questions about a recent certification of an important Massachusetts employment class action case that could ultimately improve the lives of hundreds of Skycaps that work the at airports across the US.
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Famed Boston Attorney Starts New Civil Action

Famed Boston Attorney Starts New Civil Action May 21, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Boston, MA: Attorney Jan Schlichtmann has a way of hitting hot buttons: His latest class action suit filed on behalf of 3 drivers who claim they have been paying an unfair toll road tax could set the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority back $300 million. "Ya, I guess I do have knack for getting into these kinds of things, but the principal is a really important one and it is important for my clients," says Schlichtmann.
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Flesh Eating Disease Kills Cancer Survivor, Family Receives Big Award.

Flesh Eating Disease Kills Cancer Survivor, Family Receives Big Award. December 2, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Boston, MA Attorney Robert Higgins, one of Boston's most successful medical malpractice attorneys, recently won a significant award for the family of a woman whose cancer was cured by an experimental form of chemotherapy, only to die to from a devastating bacterial infection--flesh eating disease.
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