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September 22, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Seattle, WA A Health Benefit Trust that covers Alaskan State Employees is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against St. Jude’s Medical and Abbott Laboratories seeking compensation for costs related to defective lithium battery powered implantable cardiac defibrillators.Read [ Insurers Seek Compensation from St. Jude’s Medical in Class Action Lawsuit ]
June 28, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA: When Sharon had a Hip replacement she expected, and was told, it would improve her quality of life, her overall well-being. Instead, her health has deteriorated and she is totally disabled. And her third hip revision surgery is scheduled for next month.Read [ Hip Replacement Patient says Better Off Without ]
March 5, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Seattle, WA It’s almost a century since two Canadian researchers discovered insulin could save the lives of diabetics. They believed that no one should profit from their remarkable discovery and sold the patent to the University of Toronto for $1. Changes to the production of insulin and expiring patents have changed all that. Today, insulin is big business.Read [ Fighting Back Against the High Cost of Insulin ]
September 30, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ What You Should Know About Denied Disability: Washington Disability Attorney Weighs In ]
Seattle, WA Disability attorney Chris Roy has won a lot more Washington denied disability cases than he has lost because he evaluates individual cases and only takes those he believes the client will win.
July 7, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ How Disability Insurance Works with ERISA: Disability Attorney Weighs In ]
Seattle, WA For most Unum, or Unum Provident, policyholders, trying to comprehend the role ERISA plays in Unum denied disability claims is like groping in the dark. Disability attorney Chris Roy sheds some light…
November 12, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Securities Lawyer: Securities Fraud Happens Every Day ]
Naples, FL When it comes to securities fraud, many people think a lawsuit is the only way for them to recover lost money. So they are surprised when a lawyer informs them that they must go through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to file their complaint. Kristian Kraszewski, managing partner of the securities department at Kyros Law Offices, says FINRA dispute resolution is a good way for investors to deal with their stock fraud or securities fraud complaints.
October 29, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ How Financial Elder Abuse Works ]
Renton, WA Leonard Swenson was a lonely Washington state widower with a house, a truck, $90,000 in savings and a regular income. A trusting man with a limited education, Swenson became a target of devastating emotional and financial abuse.
October 24, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Washington State Tough on Elder Fraud ]
Seattle, WA King County prosecutor Page Ulrey calls the growing number of financial abuse cases “outrageous.” There are two prosecuting attorneys in her office who work on financial elder abuse but she says they need more like five prosecutors to handle the work. “We’re swamped,” says Ulrey, who recently spoke at a White House conference on the subject and is fast becoming known for her very effective work bringing perpetrators to trial.
April 12, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Morgan Keegan Settlement “Not Fair,” Says Attorney ]
Chicago, IL Attorney Howard Prossnitz firmly believes his clients and many of the 12,000 other Morgan Keegan (MK) bond investors that filed a securities fraud class action against the now-defunct investment firm Morgan Keegan are being offered a raw deal.
January 11, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ REIT Unsuitability Violations: Interview with Attorney Christopher Gray ]
New York, NY When it comes to securities fraud claims, one of the areas of concern is suitability violations--when a broker-dealer or financial advisor recommends investment products that are unsuitable for the client. Christopher Gray, senior attorney at Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, PC, says he is seeing numerous suitability violation claims related to the sale of non-exchange traded real estate investment trusts. Those claims may result in an arbitration being filed on behalf of the investor.
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