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TrumpBeat: Immigration Arrests Are Swamping The Court System

Fri, 05/19/2017

Immigration: Adding to the backlog

Trump’s agenda may have gotten off to a slow start in Congress, but his administration has moved quickly in another area: immigration enforcement. Immigration arrests during Trump’s first 100 days were up 37.6 percent from the same period a year ago, according to a report released this week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Roughly 75 percent of those arrested had been convicted of non-immigration offenses, but approximately 10,800 were noncriminal arrests, up more than 150 percent percent from 2016.

Car Gets Dragged By Truck For Four Miles In Freak Highway Accident

Wed, 04/26/2017
Seriously, how did this daydreaming truck driver not notice he was dragging a car? 

$25 Million Accutane Verdict Reinstated by NJ High Court

Mon, 01/30/2017

The New Jersey Supreme Court has reinstated a $25.16 million judgment in favor of an Alabama man who claims he contracted Crohn's disease after taking Accutane, an acne drug that has been the subject of mass tort litigation in the state for more than a decade.

First Xarelto Trial Dates Set as Mass Tort Filings Increase

Tue, 09/06/2016

It would appear that the focus on the Xarelto multidistrict litigation is starting to come together. The first trial dates for the Philadelphia mass tort are being set and the number of filings is increasing.

Risperdal Plaintiffs Gain Leverage in Wake of $70M Verdict

Thu, 07/21/2016

The $70 million verdict a Philadelphia jury levied against Janssen Pharmaceuticals on July 1 may not survive challenges that it is excessive, but the award was a definitive win for the plaintiffs in the Risperdal mass tort litigation, attorneys who work in the pharmaceutical arena said.

These are the 50 most dangerous drugs on the market

Fri, 06/10/2016

"While overdose deaths from prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999, some of the most dangerous drugs don’t require a prescription.

Many seniors using dangerous drug combinations

Mon, 03/21/2016

"One in six seniors in the U.S. regularly uses potentially dangerous combinations of prescription and over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements, according to new research. The study, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, showed a two-fold increase over a five-year period."

Jacoby & Meyers Dangerous Drugs

Source: Many seniors using dangerous drug combinations - CBS News

Xarelto Lawsuits Continue To Emerge – Press Release – Digital Journal

Wed, 10/21/2015

"Plaintiffs continue to emerge joining the multidistrict litigation against the manufacturers of blood thinner drug Xarelto. The manufacturers, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. (a division of well-known brand Johnson & Johnson,) and Bayer Corp. are accused of putting individuals across the U.S. at risk for serious health side effects after use of Xarelto."

Source: Xarelto Lawsuits Continue To Emerge – Press Release – Digital Journal

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