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Potential Lawsuit: Sistema Stockert 3-T Noticias Legales e Información Legal

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 08:19
El sistema de calentador-enfriador 3T Stöckert se ha relacionado con infecciones durante ciertas cirugías. El dispositivo médico 3T ayuda a regular la temperatura corporal de un paciente durante la cirugía y mejora los resultados del paciente, pero tanto el CDC como la FDA han emitido advertencias sobre la infección de Stockert 3T, implicando específicamente a M. chimaera, una nueva infección bacteriana. Se ha encontrado que la unidad 3T de Stockert transmite bacterias a través del agua a pacientes, especialmente durante cirugías cardíacas de tórax abierto.
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Potential Lawsuit: Efectos secundarios de la bebida energética información legal

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 15:55
La evidencia científica ha demostrado que las bebidas energéticas son peligrosas: los efectos secundarios de las bebidas energéticas incluyen ataques al corazón e incluso la muerte. A pesar de que la cantidad de hospitalizaciones de bebidas energéticas se duplicó de 2007 a 2011, los adolescentes y los adultos jóvenes son los principales objetivos de la comercialización de los fabricantes de bebidas energéticas. Las demandas por bebidas energéticas están en aumento, ya que los consumidores reportan problemas cardíacos relacionados con las bebidas energéticas debido a la sobredosis de cafeína y otros ingredientes, como la dimetilamilamina (DMAA, por sus siglas en inglés).
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Potential Lawsuit: Efectos secundarios de la bebida energética información legal

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 15:55
La evidencia científica ha demostrado que las bebidas energéticas son peligrosas: los efectos secundarios de las bebidas energéticas incluyen ataques al corazón e incluso la muerte. A pesar de que la cantidad de hospitalizaciones de bebidas energéticas se duplicó de 2007 a 2011, los adolescentes y los adultos jóvenes son los principales objetivos de la comercialización de los fabricantes de bebidas energéticas. Las demandas por bebidas energéticas están en aumento, ya que los consumidores reportan problemas cardíacos relacionados con las bebidas energéticas debido a la sobredosis de cafeína y otros ingredientes, como la dimetilamilamina (DMAA, por sus siglas en inglés).
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Potential Lawsuit: Polvo de Talco Noticias Legales e Información Legal

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 13:46
La compañía Johnson & Johnson ha sido condenada a pagar $72 millones en daños en una demanda de talco que alegó un vínculo entre el polvo de talco y el cáncer. Los demandantes argumentaron que Johnson & Johnson sabía sobre el riesgo de cáncer de ovario vinculado al talco, pero no advirtió a los consumidores sobre dichos riesgos. Además, una demanda de talco alega que el talco de bebé en polvo causó cáncer de trompas de Falopio, lo que condujo a una muerte injusta. Según informes, Johnson & Johnson enfrenta 1.000 pleitos de talco en tribunales estatales y federales, algunos de los cuales están programados aún para los tribunales.
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Potential Lawsuit: First Hawaiian Bank Overdraft Fees

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:04
Santa Clara, CA: Despite consumer protection laws designed to prevent abusive practices on the part of the financial industry, there are still some unethical practices that consumers fall prey to. These include issues with overdraft fees. Many banks face consumer complaints about the way overdrafts are assessed and fees applied.
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Potential Lawsuit: Bank of Hawaii Excessive Overdraft Fees

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:32
Santa Clara, CA: In 2016, Bank of Hawaii was accused of unfairly assessing overdraft fees in an excessive overdraft fees class action lawsuit.
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Potential Lawsuit: Guardian Life Insurance Denied Disability Lawsuit News

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:52
Lawsuits filed against Guardian Life Insurance Company of America by its policyholders claim the insurer has wrongfully denied disability benefits by practicing bad faith insurance. If you had an insurance claim denied and think Guardian Life Insurance and their affiliated company, Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America, has conducted health insurance fraud, an insurance lawyer can help.
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Potential Lawsuit: People's United Bank Excessive Overdraft Fees

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:03
Santa Clara, CA: In 2017, an excessive overdraft fees class action lawsuit was filed against People's United Bank, over allegations it systematically assesses overdraft fees on transactions when there is enough money in the checking account to cover the transactions presented for payment.
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Potential Lawsuit: Union Bank Excessive Overdraft Fees

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:37
Santa Clara, CA: Union Bank settled an excessive overdraft fees class action in 2011, for $35 million. The bank was one of 30 banks facing allegations of manipulating the order of debit card transactions so they could deplete customers’ checking accounts and trigger overdraft fees.
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Potential Lawsuit: Liberty Mutual Denied Disability Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 14:58
Denied disability lawsuits have been filed against Liberty Mutual insurance company. The Boston-based Liberty Mutual Holding Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, is one of the largest disability insurance providers and the fourth largest property and casualty insurer in the US. Liberty Mutual, which has over 800 offices worldwide, has denied countless disability insurance claims. Liberty Mutual policyholders have filed lawsuits against the insurance company for allegedly practicing bad faith insurance and denying their Liberty Mutual long-term disability insurance.
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Potential Lawsuit: Bank of The West Excessive Overdraft Fees

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:58
Santa Clara, CA: Although Bank of the West settled an excessive overdraft fees class action in 2012, for $18 million, complaints are still being made that the bank charges excessive and unfair overdraft fees.
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Potential Lawsuit: Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 11:10
Workers' compensation is a type of insurance coverage that employers must provide for their employees. Except for certain specific exclusions, all employers are required to provide workers' compensation insurance coverage for their employees. Some workers may have been unreasonably denied their Massachusetts workers' compensation benefits or had to wait an extended length of time for benefits to begin. In some cases, workers' compensation lawsuits can be filed to ensure the employee's rights are protected.
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Potential Lawsuit: Fifth Third Bank Telemarketing Lawsuit Information & Legal News

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 17:55
Lawsuits have been filed against Fifth Third Bank, alleging that the bank violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by using an automated telephone dialing system to "robocall" consumers in an attempt to perform telemarketing or collect on a credit card debt. Robocalls and telemarketing calls are currently the number one source of consumer complaints to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). If you have received calls to your cell phone made by an automated dialing system, you may be able to file a lawsuit for TCPA violations.
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Potential Lawsuit: Oklahoma Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:27
Oklahoma medical malpractice lawsuits are made against doctors or other healthcare professionals and/or organizations whose standard of care fails to meet an acceptable level. When the standard of care falls and a patient suffers harm as a result, an Oklahoma medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed against the doctor, health care provider, or institution whose actions caused the harm. Medical Malpractice lawyers typically include claims of medical negligence in hospital malpractice lawsuits.
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Potential Lawsuit: Macy's TCPA Violations

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 13:34
Santa Clara, CA: During the past five years, Macy’s has faced allegations that it violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making automated calls for debt collection purposes.
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Potential Lawsuit: Kohl's Facing Allegations of TCPA Violations

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:46
Santa Clara, CA: Kohl’s department store is facing allegations that it violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by using an automatic-capable dialer to send unsolicited text messages to plaintiffs and consumers nationwide, even after consumers have withdrawn their consent.
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Potential Lawsuit: Zimmer Biomet Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators Legal News

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 13:14
Washington, DC: Zimmer Biomet, in conjunction with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is recalling the SpF PLUS-Mini and SpF XL IIb Implantable Spinal Fusion Stimulators due to higher than allowed levels of potential harmful chemicals, which may be toxic to tissues and organs (cytotoxicity) and that were found during the company's routine monitoring procedure.
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Settlement: $22M Awarded in Whistleblower Wrongful Termination Lawsuit.

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:18
Santa Clara, CA: A former employee who filed a wrongful termination lawsuit alleging he was let go by his employer after reporting illegal sales activity, has been awarded $22 million by the jury hearing his case.
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Potential Lawsuit: Smith & Nephew Hip Implant Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:38
Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology company based in England, is facing lawsuits over some of its Birmingham Hip Replacement (BHR) and R3 metal-on-metal hip replacement systems. The lawsuits concern the alleged premature failure of Smith & Nephew's metal-on-metal hip implant devices, which can cause pain, limited mobility and the need for revision surgery and replacement.
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Potential Lawsuit: New York Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:37
New York medical malpractice claims are made against doctors or other healthcare professionals or organizations whose standard of care fails to meet an acceptable level. When the standard of care falls and a patient suffers harm as a result, a New York medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed against the doctor, health care provider, or institution whose actions caused the harm. Medical Malpractice lawyers typically include claims of medical negligence in hospital malpractice complaints.
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