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Potential Lawsuit: Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:11
Washington, DC: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an update in line with the World Health Association, which designates breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) as a rare T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implants.
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Potential Lawsuit: Alleged MiraLAX Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Issues Being Investigated

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:42
Santa Clara, CA: Reports of mental health issues in children who were exposed to the laxative MiraLAX are being investigated by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in a study funded by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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Settlement: $2.1M Verdict Awarded in Target Slip-and-Fall Case

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:08
Santa Clara, CA: A jury has awarded a $2.1 million settlement to a woman who sued Target after a slip and fall incident in a Target retail outlet in Allegheny County, PA.
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Potential Lawsuit: Cialis Risk for Melanoma Subject of Lawsuits

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:50
Santa Clara, CA: The alleged link between Cialis (tadalafil) and melanoma has become the subject of an increasing number of complaints that claim Eli Lilly, the makers of Cialis, failed to warn of the risk.
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Potential Lawsuit: Nevada Workers' Compensation Legal News & Lawsuit Information

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:24
Workers' Compensation is insurance coverage purchased by the employer/business that provides workers' benefits for job-related employee injuries. Nevada law requires all employers to purchase Nevada workers' compensation coverage (with a few exceptions). Some workers may have unreasonably been denied their Nevada workers' compensation benefits or may find they have long waits for their benefits to kick in. In such cases, Nevada workers’ compensation lawsuits can be filed to ensure the employee's rights are protected.
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Potential Lawsuit: FDA Issues Warning for Transvascular Autonomic Modulation (TVAM)

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 17:18
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert regarding an experimental procedure called Transvascular Autonomic Modulation (TVAM). This procedure may put patients at risk because it is being promoted as treatment for a variety of conditions even though it has not been formally studied in clinical trials. Reported risks include TVAM balloon rupture and TVAM balloon migration, potentially leading to blood clots, nerve damage and even death. The TVAM procedure uses balloon angioplasty devices outside the scope of the FDA-approved indications for use.
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Settlement: $12.5M Settlement Approved in Caldera Trans Vaginal Mesh Injury Litigation

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 13:54
Santa Clara, CA: A proposed $12.5 million settlement has been approved by a California federal judge, resolving litigation involving Caldera Medical’s transvaginal mesh (TVM) implant. Thousands of insurance claims were filed against Caldera alleging the TVM caused injuries to some 2,700 women.
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Settlement: $12.5M Settlement Approved in Caldera Tans Vaginal Mesh Injury Litigation

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 13:54
Santa Clara, CA: A proposed $12.5 million settlement has been approved by a California federal judge, resolving litigation involving Caldera Medical’s transvaginal mesh (TVM) implant. Thousands of insurance claims were filed against Caldera alleging the TVM caused injuries to some 2,700 women.
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Potential Lawsuit: Ohio Medical Malpractice Legal News and Lawsuit Information

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:07
Ohio 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, an Ohio 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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Potential Lawsuit: Synchrony Bank Lawsuit Information and Legal News

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 14:08
Synchrony Bank has been accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Thousands of people nationwide who received artificial or automatic telephone dialing systems were involved in the Synchrony Bank TCPA Class Action Lawsuit and Synchrony Bank settlement. Since the settlement more Synchrony Bank lawsuits have been filed and attorneys are looking into recent Synchrony Bank TCPA violations.
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Potential Lawsuit: Wells Fargo Excessive Overdraft Fees Legal News & Lawsuit Information

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 13:18
Wells Fargo Bank and other financial institutions have faced allegations that they used deceptive practices in charging customers excessive overdraft fees. Federal rules that took effect in 2010 no longer allow banks and credit unions to charge overdraft fees on ATM or debit card transactions unless the bank customer agrees to "opt-in" to overdraft protection. However, banks and credit unions are still allowed to charge when checks or certain recurring electronic payments overdraw an account, even when the customer didn't opt-in to overdraft protection.
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Potential Lawsuit: Exploding Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Information and Legal News

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 22:27
Recent consumer complaints about exploding pressure cookers have prompted multiple people who were injured while cooking with the steam-fueled pots to file federal pressure cooker lawsuits after suffering severe burns when the devices blew up while they were cooking. Pressure cookers are sealed pots that turn liquid into steam when heated, allowing foods to cook more quickly as steam pressure rises and the water's boiling point increases. Attorneys are now investigating possible pressure cooker explosion lawsuits by consumers alleging injuries caused by defective and exploding pressure cookers.
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Potential Lawsuit: Zimmer Biomet Shoulder Lawsuit News and Legal Information

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 18:25
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 - 18:08
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 - 14:05
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 - 14:15
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 - 12:47
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 - 12:02
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 - 19:30
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 - 15:07
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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