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Archives for January 2014

Testosterone Therapy Increases Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke

Studies Show Link Between Testosterone Therapy in Men and Heart Failure, Disease, and Stroke Risk Several studies in the past year show a link between testosterone therapy treatments and an increased risk in men of heart failure, disease, and stroke. Testosterone therapy, especially in the form of gels, patches, and injections, have been … [Read more...]

Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Will Move Forward

Judge Denies Motion of Summary Judgment in Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Boston Scientific is one of six transvaginal mesh manufacturers that face thousands of personal injury lawsuits related to their products. The company has some upcoming litigation in 2014, including bellwether trials. Recently, Boston Scientific filed a motion … [Read more...]

Justin Bieber Arrested for DUI, Resisting Arrest

Pop Star Justin Bieber Arrested in Miami on DUI Charges, Resisting Arrest Early on the morning of Thursday, January 23rd, Justin Bieber was pulled over in Miami after a police officer saw the teen pop star drag racing down the street. Bieber was arrested on charges of DUI, resisting arrest, and driving without a valid license. "What the f*** did … [Read more...]

Target Identity Theft Suspects Arrested at Texas Border

Texas Officers Arrest Two Mexican Citizens for Fake Credit Cards and Identity Theft Related to Target Breach On Monday, January 20th, two Mexican citizens attempting to re-enter the US were arrested at the South Texas border for identity theft in connection with the Target hack attack over the Christmas season. Reportedly, Daniel Guardiola … [Read more...]

False Claims Lawsuit Filed Against Military Trucking Company

Major Trucking Company Defrauded US Government for Years, According to False Claims Lawsuit A new false claims lawsuit filed by the US Attorney’s Office in Columbia, SC alleges that a trucking company which carried belongings for military personnel defrauded the US government for years. Covan World-Wide Moving and its affiliate Coleman-American … [Read more...]

Cheerleader Sues Oakland Raiders for Wage Discrimination

Cheerleader Issues Employment Lawsuit Against Oakland Raiders for Wage Discrimination, Fair Labor Violation A member of the Oakland Raiderettes, the cheerleading squad for the Oakland Raiders, has issued an employment lawsuit against her employer for wage discrimination and fair labor violations. The potential class action lawsuit, brought … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana Patients in Arizona Still Face DUI

Patients with Medical Marijuana Cards in Arizona Can Still Face DUI Charges Eighteen states, including Arizona, have passed legislation allowing residents to use marijuana for medicinal purposes. However, Arizona still has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to intoxication and DUI law, and people with even a trace amount of marijuana in their … [Read more...]

Lexington Officials Bust Video Gambling Devices

12 Illegal Video Gambling Devices Found in Lexington, SC Raids Three raids on Lexington County businesses on Thursday, January 15th uncovered 12 illegal video gambling machines, a video surveillance system, and cash. The largest raid occurred at Oak Grove Business Park in West Columbia. Investigators uncovered 5 Pot-O-Gold video … [Read more...]

Predatory Lending Lawsuit Filed Against Charlotte Used Car Dealer

Used Car Dealer in Charlotte, NC Faces Federal Predatory Lending Lawsuit The owner of two used car dealerships in Charlotte, NC faces a predatory lending lawsuit for his discriminatory lending practices between 2006 and 2011. According to the filing, the business’s owner Zuhdi A. Saadeh allegedly targeted black customers through “reverse … [Read more...]

Hundreds of Yaz Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed Globally

Thousands of Women Suffer After Taking Yaz, More Personal Injury Cases Going to Court Yaz, and its sister drug Yasmin, are hormonal birth control pills that have come under fire in the past several years for dangerous and damaging side effects, including blood clots and strokes. Yasmin was approved for use by the FDA in 2001, and Yaz was approved … [Read more...]

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