LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION
Nebraska Legal News Articles & Interviews
June 14, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Plattsmouth, NE: Most of us don’t think twice to talk with our doctor if we think there is an issue—a side effect—associated with a prescribed medication. But many people with mental illness don’t have the wherewithal to seek help. Such is the case with Jared, who was prescribed Risperdal for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He developed gynecomastia, or “man boobs” and was unable to talk about it with his doctors, most of whom were at hospitals for mentally ill patients.Read [ Seeking Help Difficult for Bipolar Man with Risperdal “Man Boobs” ]
March 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Indianapolis, IN: At least four more IVC Filter lawsuits have been filed so far this month, adding to more than 3,000 complaints that people have been injured by IVC filters that have been referred to as “deadly missiles” when fractured.Read [ IVC Filters “Deadly Missiles” ]
March 23, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ High School Junior Lost 26 Pounds in Seven Days from Stevens Johnson Syndrome ]
Scottsbluff, NE “To know that your 17-year-old son is playing basketball on a Thursday and then fighting for his life on a Friday to keep this disease from killing him, we absolutely don’t take anything for granted now.” Poignant words from a mother having just witnessed her once-healthy, athletic son descend into the hell of Stevens Johnson Syndrome. All due to taking medication for a simple sinus infection.
February 17, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ When Home Warranties Go Wrong ]
Omaha, NE When homeowners purchase appliances, they often purchase home warranty insurance to protect themselves. After all, appliances can be expensive to replace - and can cause extensive damage when they break down. Getting a home warranty seems like a good idea, until the home warranty companies fail to honor their agreement and consumers find their insurance claim denied.
November 18, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Securities Lawsuit Filed Against Wells Fargo ]
Columbus, NB A securities lawsuit has been filed against Wells Fargo, alleging the company misled managers of Nebraska Public Power District's (NPPD) retirement plan about the risks associated with an investment. The securities fraud lawsuit alleges Wells Fargo engaged in fraud, misleading statements and other deceptive practices when marketing its investment to NPPD.
March 11, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Will Widened Michael Foods Egg Recall Result in Foodborne Illness? ]
Wakefield, NE Food recalls, undertaken in an effort to avoid cases of Foodborne Illness, can appear to take on a life of their own after the domino effect of a recall takes hold. Case in point is the recent recall of more than a million hard-cooked eggs by Michael Foods.
May 22, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Former Nebraska Broker Pleads No Contest to Charges of Stock Fraud ]
Nebraska City, NE One of the two Nebraska City brokers charged with four counts of stock fraud recently pleaded no contest, The Associated Press reports.
January 14, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Nebraska Man Injured in Train Car Accident ]
Omaha, NE An Omaha, Nebraska man was recently injured in a train car accident when he became stuck between a guardrail and the car at the MidAmerican power plant in Iowa, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
December 26, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Nebraska Woman Jailed over Stockbroker Fraud ]
Omaha, NE An Omaha, Nebraska woman was recently sentenced to five years in federal prison and ordered to pay back $3 million after she committed stockbroker fraud involving former football players from the University of Nebraska and Michael Vick, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
December 20, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Kroger Recalls Pet Food in 19 States ]
Atlanta, GA In what will hopefully not turn into an unhappy Christmas for pet owners, a major distributor of pet food has announced a recall of select pet food packages from retail stores in 19 states. The Kroger Co. released details of a recall late Saturday involving certain packages of Pet Pride Cat Food, Pet Pride Kitten Food, Old Yeller Chunk Dog Food, Kroger Value Cat Food and Kroger Value Chunk Food.
- Chile California & Chile Nuevo Mexico Peppers Recalled By Lucy Campbell (Jul-12-10)
- Tri-Union Seafoods Recall 12-Ounce Solid White Tuna in Water By Lucy Campbell (Jul-1-10)
- Child Dies of Heparin Overdose, Investigation Launched By Gordon Gibb (Apr-2-10)
- "My Gallbladder Surgery Was Linked to Yasmin" By Jane Mundy (Dec-18-09)
- From a minor infection to Heparin Contamination By Jane Mundy (Dec-11-08)
- Morgan Keegan Client "Better Off Playing Roulette" By Heidi Turner (Dec-9-08)
- To TD Ameritrade: "I Want My Money!" By Ginger Gillenwater (Apr-21-08)
- Railroad Ballast Injuries By Tony G (Sep-21-07)
- Paxil Claims a Short Life By Jane Mundy (May-15-07)