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Archives for July 2013

Rapper DMX Arrested for DUI – A New Charge for Him

DMX Arrested in SC Again, But This Time the Arrest was for DUI Rapper DMX has had yet another run-in with South Carolina law enforcement – this time, however, he was pulled over for DUI, which is a new twist on his story. In February, the 42-year-old rap artist, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was pulled over because he was driving without a … [Read more...]

Baby Einstein Manufacturer Issues Product Recall After Injuries

Manufacturer Issues Product Recall for Baby Einstein After Children Suffer Bruising, Skull Fractures Kids II has issued a voluntary product recall for 400,000 Baby Einstein “Musical Motion Activity Jumper” play sets in the United States and Canada, after the company received almost 100 complaints about the product causing injury to children who … [Read more...]

Lance Armstrong Asks for Dismissal of Federal Whistleblower Lawsuit

Former Racing Cyclist Asks Federal Judge for Dismissal of Whistleblower Lawsuit Lance Armstrong and his attorneys on Tuesday, July 23rd, asked a federal judge to dismiss the $120 million whistleblower lawsuit against Armstrong and his former racing team. The whistleblower lawsuit accuses the 7-time Tour de France champion of defrauding the team’s … [Read more...]

Race Car Driver Arrested for Suspicion of DUI – While Racing

Bay Area Race Car Driver Arrested on Suspicion of DUI While on the Track A 64-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI. While this story is not surprising, the catch is that the man is a race car driver who was competing at the Ocean Speedway in Watson,CA. According to reports, Leslie Charles Hunter was competing at the Watsonville Ocean … [Read more...]

Pharmacist Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against CVS

Veteran Pharmacist Alleges Wrongful Termination, Abuse of ADA, Against CVS A long-time pharmacist working at CVS Caremark in Harrisburg, one of the chain’s busiest locations, filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the company in federal court. He alleges that the company discriminated against him, and when they laid him off, they also … [Read more...]

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Home Health Company Goes to Federal Court

US Attorney’s Office Joins Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Home Health Company The United States Attorney’s Office has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against a health care company that is accused of Medicare fraud. A Plus Home Health Care and the company’s owner Tracy Nemerofsky are accused of running a fraudulent kickback scheme that used … [Read more...]

Honda Updates Fit Vehicle Recall

Honda Issues Vehicle Recall for More Fits Honda is expanding an earlier vehicle recall of its compact Fit hatchback model, adding another 48,000 vehicles to the list. Reportedly, the recalled Fits need to have their stability control software updated. The vehicle recall announcement on Thursday, July 18th, raised the total of recalled Fits to … [Read more...]

Generic Actos Study Shows No Bladder Cancer

Despite Personal Injury Lawsuits, Double-Blind Study Shows No Bladder Cancer from Generic Actos The generic form of Actos, pioglitazone, was approved for use by the FDA last August. The approval caused a huge outcry from Actos opponents, including many who are plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits against Takeda Pharmaceuticals after taking … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Man Lands 11th DUI Arrest

Man from Delaware County, PA Arrested for 11th DUI Two Days After Release from Jail A man from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania has, according to police, landed back in jail on his 11th DUI arrest. James John Duggan, 54 years old, posted $1,000 bail on July 9th, and left Delaware County prison, where he had been incarcerated on DUI charges since March. … [Read more...]

SC Man Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud

Former Nursing Home Owner Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges of Medicaid Fraud A South Carolina man who owned six nursing homes across the state has pled guilty to Medicaid fraud that landed him $1 million. Richard C. Cooke, 53 years old, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, July 17th, to two indictments charged him with forgery, and four indictments on … [Read more...]

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