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Potential Lawsuit: Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Lawsuit News and Legal Information

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 17:25
The Zimmer Biomet Shoulder replacement device has been recalled for allegedly fracturing at a higher rate than stated in the shoulder replacement label. The FDA issued the Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder recall as a Class I, the most serious type of recall because this allegedly defective product can cause severe injury and even death. Product liability lawyers are investigating Biomet shoulder recall notices and defective product claims.
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Potential Lawsuit: New Mexico Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 17:08
New Mexico medical malpractice claims may be brought against any healthcare professional or organization if the standard of care fails to meet an acceptable level. When a patient suffers harm as a result of such failure, a New Mexico medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed against health care providers, including doctors, counselors, and psychotherapists, or institutions whose actions caused the harm. Medical Malpractice lawyers typically include claims of medical negligence in hospital malpractice complaints.
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Potential Lawsuit: Zimmer Biomet Recalls Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 13:05
Washington, DC: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued notification that Zimmer Biomet is recalling the Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder because these devices are fracturing at a higher rate than is stated in the labeling. Fractures may result in revision surgeries which could cause serious adverse health consequences such as permanent loss of shoulder function, infection, or rarely, death.
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Potential Lawsuit: Silicone-Based Breast Implants Cause Adverse Health Effects Lawsuits Allege

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 13:15
Santa Clara, CA: Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Mentor Worldwide are coming under scrutiny for allegedly not doing the proper studies mandated by the government, for their silicone-based breast implants.
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Potential Lawsuit: Santander TCPA Violations Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 11:47
Santander Consumer USA recently faced a TCPA class action lawsuit over alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations as well as violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The lawsuit also alleges Santander breached its own contracts by charging improper fees.
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Potential Lawsuit: Uber & Lyft Overdraft Fees Legal News & Lawsuit Information

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:02
Uber and Lyft have been accused of improperly charging overdraft fees to consumers and when these fees are posted by the customer’s bank or financial institution their account is forced into overdraft. Despite consumer protection laws , the customer is not provided with proper disclosure regarding debits posted on these transactions. Consumer fraud attorneys are investigating Uber fees, Lyft fees and consumer banking violations regarding bank overdraft fees.
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Potential Lawsuit: Florida Workers' Compensation Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 18:30
Workers' Compensation is insurance coverage purchased by the employer/business that provides workers' benefits for job-related employee injuries. Florida law requires all employers to purchase Florida workers' compensation coverage (with a few exceptions). Some workers may have unreasonably been denied their Florida workers' compensation benefits or may find they have long waits for their benefits to kick in. In such cases, workers’ compensation lawsuits can be filed to ensure the employee's rights are protected.
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Potential Lawsuit: Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 14:07
Arizona medical malpractice lawsuits occur when patients in Arizona believe their healthcare provider has been negligent in his or her healthcare duties. Arizona malpractice claims can include allegations that healthcare providers failed to act in a manner that a reasonable healthcare provider of the same medical specialty would act, by either taking actions that fall outside the realm of medically competent care or by failing to take necessary actions to provide competent care. Arizona medical malpractice lawsuits can compensate patients for injuries that are the result of a healthcare provider's negligence.
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Potential Lawsuit: Prevacid Complications Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 16:15
Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor, used to treat symptoms of acid reflux. According to reports, Prevacid side effects could include an increased risk acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Studies suggest that the risk of Prevacid complications and the risk of proton pump inhibitor side effects increases as the length of use or the medication dosage increases. Prevacid lawsuits allege patients have suffered serious side effects as a result of using the medication.
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Settlement: Risperdal Gynecomastia Settlement Reached

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 12:24
Santa Clara, CA: A settlement has been reached in another bellwether Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuit, this one filed by Nicholas Sheldon who alleged he developed gynecomastia after using the atypical antipsychotic and a generic equivalent of risperidone between 1997 and 2012.
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Potential Lawsuit: Illinois Workers Compensation Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 16:21
Illinois workers' compensation is a system of benefits paid to employees who suffer from work-related illness or injury. Because it is a no-fault system, employees covered by Illinois workers' compensation are generally paid regardless of who is at fault for the injury or illness. Covered by these Illinois workers' compensation laws are almost all employees who work in Illinois, from the moment they begin a job.
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Potential Lawsuit: Pool Drowning Lawsuit News and Legal Information

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 17:50
While swimming pools are wildly popular for children, pool drowning is the second leading cause of injury-related deaths of children. Whether in private, above-ground pools or public in-ground pools, swimming pool accidents usually occur when children are unsupervised. When a fatal drowning incident occurs, the property owner may be found negligent and possibly face a pool drowning lawsuit.
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Potential Lawsuit: Florida Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 15:27
Under Florida medical malpractice law, patients who are injured due to medical negligence on the part of their health care provider may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the person or organization responsible for their injury. Florida, however, has strict rules regarding medical malpractice claims and patients hoping to file such a claim are advised to speak to an attorney to ensure they follow the proper procedure.
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Potential Lawsuit: Florida Premises Liability Legal News & Lawsuit Information

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 14:47
Florida property owners and operators have a duty to ensure their premises are safe, free from hazards and, where applicable, properly secured. Failure to do so can result in devastating injuries for the people who visit or live on certain premises. When a person is injured while visiting a Florida property, that person may be eligible to file a lawsuit to recover lost wages, medical expenses, and compensation for pain and suffering. The amount of Florida premises liability depends on the legal classification of the victim.
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Settlement: DuPont to Pay $10.5M In Teflon C8 Cancer Trial

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:00
Santa Clara, CA: $10.5 million in punitive damages has been awarded to a man who alleges DuPont's C8 chemical dumping caused his cancer. This punitive award is the largest punitive to date in the multidistrict litigation (MDL).
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Settlement: $19M Settlement Reached in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 14:50
Santa Clara, CA: A $19 million settlement has been reached in a medical malpractice lawsuit brought by a pregnant woman against a Northeastern Pennsylvania hospital and obstetrician.
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Settlement: DuPont to Pay $2M In Teflon Testicular Cancer Trial

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 17:01
Santa Clara, CA: A jury in Ohio has awarded $2 million in compensation against DuPont in the first of some 40 environmental toxin cases pending against the chemical company over allegations it dumped toxins into the air and drinking water of the Ohio River, causing illness to people in the surrounding area.
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Potential Lawsuit: Citibank Telemarketing Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 11:39
In August 2016 Citibank NA agreed to settle allegations the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by sending repeated unsolicited text messages to an individual, despite his requests the bank stop contacting him. The terms of the Citibank TCPA settlement are confidential, but Citibank faces other allegations of TCPA violations.
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Potential Lawsuit: NJ Workers Compensation Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 15:54
New Jersey workers' compensation is a no-fault insurance system that allows workers of covered employers who are injured in job-related activities (or suffer job-related illnesses) to recover missing wages, and obtain medical treatment and/or compensation for permanent disabilities. Because New Jersey workers' compensation is no-fault, employees receive their workers' compensation benefits no matter whose actions caused the injury or illness. In cases where benefits are unreasonably delayed or denied, employees may be eligible to file a workers' compensation appeal to assert their rights.
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Potential Lawsuit: Georgia Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 15:46
Patients who have suffered harm as the result of negligent care from their medical care provider may be able to file a Georgia medical malpractice lawsuit against the person or organization responsible for their care. These Georgia medical malpractice claims can result in compensatory and punitive damages awarded to the patient, if the court finds that the person or organization was medically negligent in the care provided.
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