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Archives for March 2015

GM CEO Will Be Deposed in Faulty Ignition Switch Trial

CEO Mary Barra of GM Will Be Deposed in Court for Faulty Ignition Switch Fatalities A newly formed multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors will go to court this fall, and attorneys for the plaintiffs have announced that GM CEO Mary Barra will be deposed, along with other former GM workers involved in the faulty ignition switch … [Read more...]

Myrtle Beach Strip Club Owner Facing Racketeering Charges

Strip Club Owner, Six Others, Arrested and Charged with Drug Trafficking and Racketeering Charges Seven suspects, including a Myrtle Beach area strip club owner, have been arrested with racketeering charges, drug trafficking, and money laundering. Suspects Vladimir Handl, Michael Rose, Peter Scalise, David Gaither, Richard Leyland, Edwin … [Read more...]

New Complaint Leads to Xarelto Lawsuit

Latest Plaintiff in Xarelto Lawsuit Claims Failure to Warn Another Xarelto lawsuit alleging physical injury and failure to warn regarding Xarelto prescriptions has been filed in a Philadelphia court as of February 20th. Jermaine Tavon McMillan was prescribed Xarelto to prevent blood clots, like many patients in recent years. Xarelto was … [Read more...]

Man Charged with Drug Trafficking, Child Endangerment

Man Pulled Over for Traffic Violations, Arrested for Drug Trafficking While Child in Car A Florida man was arrested on drug trafficking charges and may face child endangerment charges after he was pulled over for traffic infractions, and officers found evidence of drugs in his vehicle. On March 12th, officers in Brooksville, FL pulled over Alfred … [Read more...]

“Smart Bandage” Detects Bed Sores, Could Prevent Elder Abuse

New “Smart Bandage” Can Detect Bed Sores Before They’re Visible, Could Help Prevent Worst Elder Abuse Engineers at the University of California have developed a new type of bandage that they call a “smart bandage,” which can detect the presence of bed sores before they become visible. These new bandages, which detect tissue damage below the … [Read more...]

Faulty Guardrails in SC Caused Catastrophic Injuries

Woman Nearly Dead After Faulty Guardrail Crumpled in Car Accident A couple in Easley, SC believe that Trinity faulty guardrails are the cause of their daughter’s catastrophic injuries after a car accident brought her close to death. On Saturday morning, March 14th, the 20 year old woman was driving down an Anderson County road to work when she … [Read more...]

Hazing Victims in South Carolina

South Carolina Hazing Victim Attorneys Hazing is a very real and very serious problem in our society. Whether it’s “Hell Week” at the Citadel, in a fraternity or sorority, in our military, sports teams, or in any number of other groups, hazing happens too often. The results can be deadly when you are a hazing victim. Hazing has been shown to … [Read more...]

Underage Drinking is Law Enforcement Focus at Carolina Cup

Police Officers at Carolina Cup Will Patrol for Underage Drinking and Binge Drinking Midlands South Carolina is home to the Carolina Cup, a grand Southern tradition involving horse racing and formal attire – and, of course, drinking. The event is expected to draw 50,000 spectators on Saturday, but that number could jump to 70,000 if the weather is … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Employees Allege Labor Violations

Numerous Labor Violations at McDonald’s Franchises Put Employees at Risk A group fighting for a $15 minimum wage, especially for notoriously low-paid McDonald’s employees, said on Monday, March 16th that it will file a series of health and safety complaints because of numerous labor violations that have put McDonald’s workers at risk of serious … [Read more...]

California Man Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud in SC

California Resident Found Guilty of Healthcare Fraud in South Carolina A man from California has been found guilty in Columbia, SC for healthcare fraud and money laundering in connection with a “ghost” medical clinic he set up in South Carolina, which filed more than $1 million in fraudulent Medicare claims. Karo Gotti Blkhoyan, a.k.a. “Gotti,” … [Read more...]

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