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Olympus on trial in first case alleging contaminated medical scopes caused deadly superbug

Fri, 06/16/2017

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? 
 

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

Long Term Care: Getting The Help You Paid For

Mon, 03/02/2015

Joseph Coughlin, student intern Jacoby & Meyers

In the United States nearly 10 million people each year need some form of long-term care. Of those 6 million are over the age 65. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services estimates that almost 70% of individuals turning 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives. It is very common that without some extra help seniors will not be able to get the care they need. Medicare, which helps pay for health care for people over the age of 65, people under 65 with certain disabilities, states on its website that is does not pay for the largest part of long-term care services such has bathing, or other “custodial care” needs. Because of this many seniors are left without the appropriate care they need.

How the Justice System Caps You

Mon, 02/23/2015

Gregory Posch, student intern Jacoby & Meyers, LLC

According to the Consumerist, General Motors’ (GM) ignition switch vehicle defect might have been detected much sooner if the justice system did not have its flaws. GM and federal regulators knew of the deadly defect before the issue was made known to the public, while the legal system helped conceal the defect for almost a decade. Families pursuing legal action against GM were brushed off because of high legal costs, or because they had settled outside of court and agreed to confidentiality.

Arizona Lawsuit Underscores Need for more Funding in Foster Care

Tue, 02/10/2015

Zachary Mayberry, Student Intern Jacoby & Meyers

A federal class action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court, District of Arizona on behalf of 10 foster children in Arizona. These children range in age from 3 to 14 and reside in the legal custody of the state. The lawsuit,

Honda Gets Hit With Lawsuit Over Takata Airbag Defect

Thu, 01/29/2015
Joseph Coughlin, student intern Jacoby & Meyers
      
In what could be seen as the first of many impending lawsuits, Honda is being sued for the defective Takata airbag that they had installed in their vehicles. The lawsuit comes from injuries sustained by a Florida

Injury by Willful Misleading

Mon, 01/26/2015

Johnathon Paul Hanes, student intern Jacoby & Meyers

Most people do a lot of research when looking for a new car. Generally, this research includes gas mileage, price, reviews from current owners, and, the big one, safety. No person would reasonably buy a car if they knew the car has a high likelihood of death or injury, if involved in an accident.

Customer Forced to Arbitrate After Former Rent-A-Center Employee Robs Him

Mon, 01/26/2015

Zachary Mayberry, student intern Jacoby & Meyers

An 88 year old Missouri man was assaulted and robbed by a Rent-A-Center employee and forced to arbitrate when he took the company to court for his damages. Kenneth Johnson, described by neighbors as a "neighborhood staple," rented a television from a Rent-A-Center

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