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Lincoln Window Class Action Settlement

A federal judge has granted final approval to a class action settlement between Lincoln Wood Products Inc. and South Carolina homeowners with Lincoln’s Exterior Glazed windows. If you own a home or other structure in South Carolina with one of these windows, you may be… Read More

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Fox Settles Employee Classification Lawsuit

Media giant Fox has agreed to pay a settlement to resolve a class action employee classification lawsuit which alleges the company misclassified their interns. The class action employee classification lawsuit was brought forward by former unpaid interns, stating they should have been… Read More

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Tenn. Morgue Poses Mesothelioma Risk Due to Asbestos Exposure

In a recent Tennessee news report, an old morgue in Memphis was found to contain asbestos, putting the construction workers remodeling the morgue at mesothelioma risk due to asbestos exposure. According to the news story, during recent construction at the morgue located at 1060 Madison,… Read More

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Essure Birth Control Injuries Require Hysterectomy, Plaintiffs Say

Bayer is facing a massive collective lawsuit filed by thirty women who say their Essure birth control injuries require hysterectomy or surgical removal of the controversial permanent birth control device. One plaintiff, Theresa W. of Missouri was implanted with the Essure birth… Read More

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Does Risperdal Cause Gynecomastia in Boys?

Risperdal (risperidone) is produced by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, owned by Johnson & Johnson. It’s an atypical antipsychotic medication designed to treat a variety of conditions including autism, bipolar disorder, dementia, schizophrenia, and Tourette’s Syndrome. However, Risperdal has been associated with a series of side… Read More

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HSBC Overdraft Fees May Be Unfair

Banks such as HSBC have long been accused of ripping off customers with the high charges they impose for minor account problems. Yet, despite new federal regulations and consumer lawsuits aimed at HSBC deceptive overdraft fee practices, many customers are still victim to… Read More

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Boehringer Calls for Removal of Pradaxa Lawsuit

Boehringer Ingelheim has recently called for removal of a Pradaxa lawsuit from the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of St. Louis County in Missouri to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Pradaxa (dabigatran) is a relatively new anticoagulant drug manufactured by… Read More

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Florida Woman Files Hip Implant Metal Poisoning Lawsuit

A hip implant metal poisoning lawsuit over a Pinnacle Device was recently filed by a Florida woman against DePuy Orthopaedics,Inc. Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is the parent company of DePuy. Plaintiff Stephanie W. alleges that she suffered from a series of… Read More

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Transvaginal Mesh Implant Led to Injury, Plaintiff Claims

A California woman is suing Boston Scientific claiming the company’s transvaginal mesh implant caused her excessive and unnecessary complications. Plaintiff Laurel S. says that in November 2010 she was implanted with the Advantage Transvaginal Mid-Urethral Sling System, a product of defendant Boston… Read More

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Xarelto Bleeding Injuries Top Issue in 2015

Xarelto bleeding injuries and failure to prevent a stroke or pulmonary embolism topped the list of adverse events submitted to the FDA last year, according to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). More than 1,100 patients died as a result. Xarelto… Read More

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Taxotere Lawsuit Alleges Permanent Hair Loss After Breast Cancer

Chemo drug maker Sanofi Aventis is facing another Taxotere lawsuit filed by an Illinois woman who claims the chemotherapy drug caused her to suffer permanent hair loss after breast cancer. In August 2014, Plaintiff Theresa W. underwent a lumpectomy and subsequently underwent… Read More

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