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Archives for December 2013

Actos Faces Another Bladder Cancer Personal Injury Lawsuit

Couple Files Personal Injury Lawsuit in New Hampshire’s Federal Court Against Actos A New Hampshire couple has filed a personal injury lawsuit in federal court alleging that Actos caused the husband’s bladder cancer. William and May Youngclaus filed as part of the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Actos, which alleges a variety of severe … [Read more...]

Two New Granuflo and NaturaLyte Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed

Granuflo and NaturaLyte Manufacturer Sees Two New Personal Injury Cases in Federal Court On December 16th, two new personal injury cases against Granuflo and NaturaLyte manufacturer, Fresenius Medical, were filed in the federal court of Massachusetts. Currently, there are more than 300 personal injury lawsuits involving the dialysis drugs, … [Read more...]

Despite Personal Injury Cases, New AMS Transvaginal Mesh Sling Approved

American Medical Systems Faces Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits, But New Transvaginal Mesh Sling System Receives FDA Approval Although US District Court Judge Joseph R. Goodwin recently scheduled the bellwether trials in the American Medical Systems transvaginal mesh multidistrict litigation (MDL), the medical manufacturer received approval … [Read more...]

Baby Carriers Under Product Recall After Injuries

Playtex Issues Product Recall for Baby Carriers After Injury Reports Playtex Products, based in Dover, Delaware, has issued a product recall for 341,000 of its Hip Hammock baby carriers after reports of the device breaking, and some injuries. According to customer complaints, the waist and shoulder straps can break, which poses a falling hazard … [Read more...]

Ex-Player Sues NCAA for Traumatic Brain Injury

Former College Football Player Sues NCAA for Failing to Warn of Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Danger A former college football player for the California University of Pennsylvania is suing the NCAA for traumatic brain injury that has landed him in a wheelchair with serious neurological problems. Matthew Onyshko, 32, was a firefighter … [Read more...]

Two More Mirena IUD Lawsuits Filed

South Carolina Mirena IUD Lawsuit Filed in Columbia Court A recent personal injury lawsuit against the Mirena IUD claims that not only did the IUD travel around in her body, the device’s failure caused her to become pregnant. Bianca, who requested to only be referred to by her first name, alleges that the device could not be removed because … [Read more...]

AMS Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trials Scheduled for 2014

New Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trials Scheduled in American Medical Systems MDL Judge Joseph R. Goodwin has scheduled the bellwether trials in MDL 2325, which is the multidistrict litigation against American Medical System’s transvaginal mesh device. The four new AMS transvaginal mesh bellwether trials are Serrano v. AMS, Inc., et al. ( … [Read more...]

Colorado Meat Producer Expands Food Recall

Food Recall Due to Insanitary Conditions Expanded by Meat Producer Yauk’s Specialty Meats, a meat producer based in Windsor, Colorado, issued a food recall on Monday, December 9th, for 90,000 lbs of meat products produced in “insanitary conditions” according to the USDA. Now, the meat producer has expanded its food recall to include new … [Read more...]

Target Suffers Hack Attack, Customers Alerted to Possible Identity Theft

Target Retail Chain Says Millions of Customers’ Info Breached in Hack Attack, Identity Theft is Possible Target confirms reports that 40 million credit and debit cards may be affected after a massive hack attack and customers are warned that they may be victims of identity theft. The hack attack affected customers who shopped at Target during … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Doctor Admits to Tax and Medicare Fraud

Southern California Doctor Pleads Guilty to Charges of Tax and Medicare Fraud A doctor who performed unnecessary procedures and surgeries on homeless patients pleaded guilty on Thursday, December 12th, to charges of Medicare fraud and submitting a false tax return. Reportedly, Dr. Ovid Mercene, 61, took in homeless patients and sequestered them … [Read more...]

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