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Archives for September 2014

Wage Payment Class Action Filed by Minor League Baseball Players

Minor League Baseball Players File Wage Payment Class Action Lawsuit Minor league baseball players have gathered to file a class action lawsuit against their league leaders because they are the “working poor” of the sports world, claiming that they make less than minimum wage. The wage payment and labor violations lawsuit claims that minor league … [Read more...]

Man Charged with 4 DUIs in One Day

Rhode Island Resident Charged for 4 DUIs in 30 Hours An unfortunate new DUI arrest record has been set – a resident of Rhode Island has been arrested for 4 DUIs in the span of 30 hours. The DUI spree began on Sunday evening. John Lourenco, 53, crashed his Dodge pickup into an SUV, which caused minor injuries to the two children buckled up in the … [Read more...]

Gynecologists Want Use of Power Morcellator Devices Despite Cancer Risk

Despite Possible Spread of Cancer, Gynecologists Urge FDA to Reconsider Stance on Power Morcellators In April of this year, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about power morcellators, which until very recently were widely used by gynecological surgeons to remove uterine fibroids (which can cause painful menstrual periods) or for … [Read more...]

FDA Advises Testosterone Therapy Not Good for “Low T”

FDA Panel Advises Testosterone Therapy for “Low T” Needs Further Investigation When the Food and Drug Administration originally approved some types of testosterone therapy, the intended use was to treat serious hormonal disorders, such as hypogonadism. Despite this limited approval, pharmaceutical companies heavily marketed the claim that … [Read more...]

More Plaintiffs Join Marijuana Edibles Class Action

More Plaintiffs Join Class Action for Unintended Marijuana Edibles at Fair In August, Denver hosted a marijuana fair, as Colorado is one of two states with legalized recreational marijuana use. Marijuana edibles manufacturer LivWell set up a tent in the “Pot Pavilion” at the Denver County Fair and offered some of the edible chocolate samples which … [Read more...]

DOJ to File Criminal Charges Against Wall Street Firms for White Collar Crimes

Department of Justice Investigating White Collar Crimes, Could File Criminal Charges Against Wall Street Execs Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Wednesday, September 17th, that the Department of Justice would launch criminal fraud investigations against several Wall Street firms for white collar crimes and mortgage fraud that led to the … [Read more...]

J&J Exec Defends DePuy Orthopedics All-Metal Hip Implants

Bellwether Trial for DePuy Orthopedics Pinnacle All-Metal Hip Implants Hears Exec’s Testimony During the first bellwether trial for DePuy Orthopedics Pinnacle hip implant on Monday, September 15th, an executive from Johnson & Johnson defended the company’s decision to proceed with an all-metal hip implant device. Pamela Plouhar, the worldwide … [Read more...]

Miami Hurricanes QB Arrested on DUI Charges

QB Arrested on DUI Charges from the Miami Hurricanes, Fake ID Miami Hurricanes, Kevin Olsen, backup QB arrested on DUI charges Monday, September 15th, for using a fake ID. According to records from the Miami-Dade County Jail, the 19-year-old rising football star was arrested on DUI charges just after 4 AM on Monday. He was held on $6,000 bail. He … [Read more...]

Sun Pharmaceuticals Issues Warfarin Drug Recall

Indian Company Under Fire Again for Warfarin Drug Recall Sun Pharmaceuticals has been closely scrutinized by the Food and Drug Administration recently for problems with generic drugs leading to drug recalls in the US. The company, along with other generic drug manufacturers in India, met with FDA head Margaret A. Hamburg in February of this year … [Read more...]

Country Music Star Arrested on DUI Charges

Lynn Anderson, Grammy and CMA Winner, Arrested on DUI Charges On Thursday evening, September 11th, country music legend Lynn Anderson was arrested on DUI charges after causing a crash. Around 9 PM, Nashville police responded to a collision report and found Anderson at the scene. She admitted that she had taken prescription medications and also … [Read more...]

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