Archives for October 2013

Costco Issues Food Recall for Ground Beef Due to E. Coli Contamination

Report of E. Coli Illness Prompts Costco to Issue Food Recall for Ground Beef A Minnesota Costco has issued a food recall for a batch of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli. Reportedly, a child became sick with a dangerous strand of the food-borne pathogen, prompting the food recall. The ground beef under the food recall is about … [Read more...]

Former Gamecock Footballer Joins Concussion Lawsuit Against NCAA

Former Gamecocks College Football Star Joins Lawsuit Alleging Concussions and Head Injury Stanley Doughty, famed in South Carolina for playing defensive tackle for the USC Gamecocks between 2003 and 2006, has joined a concussion lawsuit against the NCAA, alleging that the head injuries he suffered in his Gamecocks college career prevented him … [Read more...]

W.Va Lipitor Personal Injury Cases Moved to Federal Court

Three Dozen Plaintiffs in West Virginia See Lipitor Lawsuits Moved to Federal Court The US District Court of Bluefield, West Virginia transferred 36 personal injury cases involving the statin drug Lipitor to the US District Court of Southern West Virginia between October 10th and October 14th. Some of the civil court cases that were transferred … [Read more...]

YouTube Confessor Gets 6 ½ Years for Felony DUI

Ohio Man Who Confessed to Felony DUI on YouTube Gets 6 ½ Years in Prison An Ohio judge has sentenced a man who confessed his crime on YouTube to 6 ½ years in prison on felony DUI charges. On Wednesday, October 23rd, Franklin County Judge David Fais sentenced 22-year-old Matthew Cordle, whose YouTube confession to killing a man while driving drunk … [Read more...]

CA Attorney General Releases Recommendations for Medical Identity Theft Prevention

California’s Attorney General Releases Report with Recommendations to Prevent Medical Identity Theft In a report released on October 17th, California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) made recommendations to prevent, detect, and reduce medical identity theft. The report was titled “Medical Identity Theft: Recommendations for the Age of Electronic … [Read more...]

22,800 Lbs of Meat Products Under Food Recall Due to Listeria Contamination

Company Issues Huge Food Recall for Meat and Salad Products Due to Listeria Contamination On Tuesday, October 22nd, the US Department of Agriculture announced a food recall covering 22,800 lbs of chicken, ham, and beef products, including ready-to-eat items, due to listeria contamination. The items under the food recall were manufactured by … [Read more...]

Risperdal Personal Injury Lawsuits Growing in Number

Johnson & Johnson Faces Numerous, Serious Personal Injury Lawsuits Due to Taking Risperdal In September, Johnson & Johnson issued a recall notice for Risperdal Consta, a long-acting form of the anti-psychotic drug, Risperdal. At the time, the pharmaceutical manufacturer believed that there were no injuries as a result of taking the … [Read more...]

Top Credit Bureau Becomes Victim of Identity Theft

Major US Credit Bureau Sold Social Security Numbers and Other Info to Scammer, Becomes Victim of Identity Theft One of the top US credit bureaus is suffering the pains of identity theft. According to reports, Experian, an credit protection service, sold social security numbers, as well as drivers’ license numbers, bank account, and credit card … [Read more...]

Consumer Groups Call for Food Recall in Salmonella Outbreak

Coalition of Consumer Groups Call for Foster Farms Food Recall Due to Salmonella Outbreak A coalition of consumer groups has demanded that the US Department of Agriculture to issue a food recall for Foster Farms chicken products due to salmonella contagion, which has already sickened 317 people across the United States and Puerto Rico. The Safe … [Read more...]

Illegal Immigrant Sentenced to 15 Years for Felony DUI

Mexican Immigrant Receives 15 Year Sentence for Near Death Collision in Felony DUI Case A man who traveled to South Carolina from Mexico to help support his family has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a felony DUI that now has the victim in constant need of medical support. Santos Gomez, 48, was high on a mix of beer and methamphetamines … [Read more...]

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