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  • $4M Preliminary Settlement Reached with Polo Ralph Lauren Employees
    San Francisco, CA: A $4 million settlement has been preliminarily approved by a federal judge, which could end a wage and hour class action brought against Polo Ralph Lauren by 6,700 former California employees. The four-year old lawsuit alleges that the high-end fashion retailer denied employees rest breaks and contained them for as long as 30 m...
  • Two Sites Resign from Avandia TIDE Clinical Trial
    May-23-10 Winston-Salem, NC While the makers of Avandia continue to defend their product against allegations of heart attack, liver failure and other adverse effects, a clinical trial designed to determine the safety and efficacy of Avandia once and for all is going through some turbulent waters. In the meantime, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will ho...
  • Health Care Fraud Qui Tam Lawsuits Net Millions for Whistleblowers
    May-20-10 Washington, DC As the federal government recoups billions of dollars from fraudulent healthcare providers, so do whistleblowers who have filed qui tam lawsuits . According to the New England Journal of Medicine on 5/13/10, 90 percent of health care fraud cases are currently qui tam actions initiated by whistleblowers on behalf of the government. From...
  • Jury Awards $200,000 to Couple Who Sued Their Lawyer
    New Jersey: A jury has awarded a husband and wife $200,000 as settlement of their lawsuit brought against their previous lawyer who, they alleged, failed to inform them of a settlement offer at a previous jury trial of their medical malpractice suit. Karen and Gary Oliver had engaged Gerald Stockman in a medical malpractice case that resulted in a $3...
  • $14M Awarded in Florida Asbestos Mesothelioma Case
    Miami, FL: A $14 million settlement has been awarded in an asbestos lawsuit brought by a man from who alleged that he developed deadly abdominal cancer after being exposed to the mineral in the 1970s. William Aubin, now 59 years old and a retired firefighter, worked for his family's construction company, Aubin Construction on Key Biscayne, in th...
  • Another Critic Comes out Against Avandia Safety Trial
    May-18-10 Bellingham, WA Another researcher has joined the calls to end the Avandia safety trial, calling the study unethical and dangerous. Reports have also emerged that GlaxoSmithKline, maker of Avandia, has settled 700 lawsuits regarding Avandia side effects. Those lawsuits claim that Avandia exposed patients to an increased risk of heart attack. The most...
  • Settlement Reached in Neurontin Suicide Suit
    New York, NY: A wrongful death suit filed on behalf of a retired minister who committed suicide just two months after starting treatment with Pfizer's epilepsy medication, Neurontin, has reached settlement prior to going to trial. The details of the settlement have not been made public. Neurontin was prescribed to Richard Smith by his doctor, in...
  • FTC Mails Checks to Victims of Cross-Border Consumer Fraud
    May-17-10 St. Paul, MN The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has begun mailing more than 34,000 redress checks to numerous victims across the country who lost money due to international consumer fraud schemes involving MoneyGram International. These checks, which began going out in late April, are a part of an $18 million settlement agreement between MoneyGram a...
  • Copyright Infringement News: Project Playlist Settles Ongoing Lawsuit With Universal
    May-14-10 Beverly Hills, CA In the latest copyright infringement news coming out of California, Playlist.com, a social media service formerly known as Project Playlist has reached a settlement with Universal Music Group over a lawsuit first filed in 2008. The web-based service provides widgets for popular social media outlets like MySpace and Facebook that pu...
  • Environmental Hazard, Yes, But What of BP Oil Spill Effect on Volunteers?
    May-12-10 Biloxi, MS The BP oil spill that occurred in the aftermath of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon has already proved itself to be an environmental disaster—but could it also adversely impact those charged with the responsibility of cleaning up after it? According to CNN, the job is too big even for the professionals, and a call has gone out fo...
  • Wal-Mart Settles Unpaid Wages Class Action with 232,000 Ex-Employees
    Oakland, CA: Retail giant Wal-Mart has agreed an $86 million settlement of a wages and vacation pay class action brought by tens of thousands of former California employees who allege they did not receive these monies when the left the organization. According to media reports, some 232,000 former employees will share in the settlement funds. T...
  • $60 Million Avandia Settlement Reported
    May-11-10 Philadelphia, PA Reports indicate that GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to pay approximately $60 million to settle the first wave of lawsuits regarding Avandia side effects . The lawsuits alleged that patients were not warned about side effects linked to Avandia, including an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. According to Bloomberg on 5/10/10, Gla...
  • Jury Awards $297,000 in Dental Malpractice Suit
    San Diego, CA: A jury has awarded $297,000 as settlement in a dental malpractice case in which the plaintiff alleged he lost his bite. in 2007, 65-year old Richard Romanello had permanent crowns placed on his teeth by his dentist. However, he began suffering ongoing headaches after the procedure, and found chewing difficult. Mr. Romanello sought opini...
  • Chicago Considers $16.5 Million Settlement in Class Action Against Police Force
    Chicago, IL: Chicago City Council has approved a potential $16.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit brought against the city's police department by some 514,000 plaintiffs. Three different allegations are involved in the suit, affecting three separate groups of plaintiffs. One group involves 12,000 people arrested on suspicion of a felony wi...
  • Georgia Employment Lawsuit Results in $18M Settlement
    May-8-10 Atlanta, GA A Georgia employment lawsuit has resulted in an $18 million settlement for employees who alleged that Mohawk Industries Inc. hired illegal immigrants to keep wages down. This lawsuit could pave the way for more suits alleging violations of Georgia labor laws, especially in situations involving illegal immigrants. The settlement affects a...
  • Schwab Enters Agreement to Settle All Claims in YieldPlus
    San Francisco, CA: The Charles Schwab Corporation has announced that it has entered an agreement with plaintiffs to settle all claims in a civil class action lawsuit related to the Schwab YieldPlus Fund(R), including a California state law claim not included in an earlier settlement with plaintiffs announced on April 20, 2010. The combined settlement agree...
  • Couple Awarded $500 million in Hepatitis C Case
    Las Vegas, NV: A jury has awarded a $500 million settlement to a man who contracted hepatitis C in 2006 following a routine procedure at Desert Shadow Endoscopy Center. The court has ordered Teva Parenteral Medicines to pay $356 million to Mr. Henry Chanin and his wife, and Baxter Healthcare Services to pay $144 million. According to a report by...
  • $624 Million Settlement of Countrywide Securities Class Action
    New York, NY: A $624 million settlement has been proposed in the securities class action brought by the New York State Common Retirement Fund and the five New York City public pension funds against Countrywide Financial Corporation. Under the proposed settlement, Countrywide would separately pay plaintiffs $600 million and the accounting firm, KPMG wo...
  • Family of Man Killed in Highway Crash Awarded $4.2 Million
    Sarasota County, FL: The family of a man killed in a motor vehicle accident has recovered a $4.2 million settlement. In 2007, James Brashear was stopped on Interstate 75 in Florida, due to construction traffic, when he was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer traveling at 70 miles per hour. Mr. Brashear bled to death in his son's lap, who also in the car...
  • Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Settled for $35,000
    Houston, TX: A woman who alleged she was discriminated against by her employer because she has multiple sclerosis (MS) and other disabilities has been awarded $35,000 in settlement of her lawsuit. Jill Roberts complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2009, stating that her employer, Mannatech Inc, had turned her down for...
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