Archives for November 2012

Lawsuits Against GranuFlo and Naturalyte Dialysis Powder

Lawyers Encourage Patients and Their Loved Ones to File Against GranuFlo and Naturalyte In November 2011, an internal memo at Fresenius, the manufacturers of GranuFlo and Naturalyte, warned it’s clinic doctors and medical directors that the products could create a higher risk of cardiopulmonary arrest or sudden cardiac death in certain patients. … [Read more...]

Four Men Rob South Carolina Bank – Three Receive Criminal Charges, One Dead

Criminal Charges, Including Kidnapping and Armed Robbery, for Four South Carolina Men On Friday morning, four armed men ran into a Wells Fargo bank in Columbia, SC. One of the men had a lengthy criminal history, but the other four had just a few misdemeanors on their records. One of the men was killed on the scene, and the other three were … [Read more...]

Hack Attack on South Carolina More Damaging And Extensive Than Estimated

South Carolina Hack Attack Numbers Go Up Officials in South Carolina say that 200,000 more tax returns have been accessed than initially thought. Now, the state thinks the total number of individual tax returns that were hacked is 3.8 million, with 657,000 business tax returns also hacked. A spokeswoman said that this number is, … [Read more...]

Give Thanks For Safety, and Avoid Turkey Deep Fryers

Thanksgiving Safety Tips Caution Cooks Away from Turkey Deep Fryers Southerners love deep fried turkeys on Thanksgiving. However, for the past several years, local, state, and even federal safety officials warn Thanksgiving cooks away from turkey deep fryers, especially ones that use oil. According to an article in The State recently, State … [Read more...]

South Carolina Receives First “Probable” Case in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Victims of Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Could File for Personal Injury At the end of September, the Tennessee Department of Health notified the CDC that a patient had developed meningitis about 19 days after receiving an epidural steroid at one of Tennessee’s ambulance centers. So began the saga of the fungal meningitis outbreak. Now, after being … [Read more...]

FDA Pulls Generic Wellbutrin After Budeprion’s Ineffectiveness Was Proven

Teva Pharmaceuticals Could Face Personal Injury Lawsuits from Budeprion Users The FDA has pulled Budeprion, a generic version of Wellbutrin made by Teva Pharmaceuticals, from the US market. The generic drug has been used to save patients money while treating depression, anxiety, and symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. The move is a sharp turn from … [Read more...]

Daughter and Grandson of Lexington County Senator Caught in Fight on Tape, but No Assault Charges Pressed

Victim Decided Not To Press Assault Charges in Lexington County Surveillance video from inside Lexington County restaurant The Wild Hare revealed Lexington County state Senator Jake Knott’s daughter and grandson assaulting another teenage boy.  However, no assault charges have been pressed in Lexington County. On February 1st, the 16-year-old … [Read more...]

Another Columbia SC Traffic Stop Leads to Big Marijuana Bust, Serious Drug Charges

Driver Faces Serious Columbia SC Drug Charges On October 16th, another routine traffic stop in Columbia, SC yielded another major drug bust. The 36-year-old driver who was pulled over, according to reports had $33,000 worth of marijuana. He faces several drug charges, including manufacturing, possession, and intent to distribute. According to … [Read more...]

Routine Traffic Stop Lands Man with Drug Possession Charges

Two Richland County Men Face Drug Possession Charges The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two men after a routine traffic stop. One man was arrested for possession of marijuana, and the other on outstanding warrants. According to officials from the department, Travis Pickett, 32 years old, was charged with multiple possession of … [Read more...]

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