Anthem Hit With Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit

Late last week, a class action lawsuit was filed against Anthem Inc., the country’s second largest health insurer, over a massive data breach alleging that the company failed to properly encrypt its data. Lead plaintiff Kathryn Leniski filed her Anthem class action… Read More »

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Diabetes Patients May Be at Risk of Ketoacidosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently warned that certain type-2 diabetes medications known as sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors can result in ketoacidosis, a serious diabetic complication that requires hospitalization. Acidosis is a medical condition in which a person’s body fluid experiences an... Read More »

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Uber, Lyft Hit with Improper Background Check Class Actions

A California worker has filed two Fair Credit Reporting Act class action lawsuits against the popular ride share companies Uber and Lyft, alleging that by not providing clear background check disclosures to prospective employees, these companies violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act… Read More »

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Xarelto Found to Double Gastrointestinal Bleeding Risk

As one of the newest blood thinners on the market today, Xarelto has quickly become one of the most prescribed as well. However, a recent study suggests that patients taking the anticoagulant Xarelto have twice the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding when compared... Read More »

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Toyota Settles Steering Defect Class Action Lawsuit

Last week, a settlement agreement was reached in the class action lawsuit accusing Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. of ignoring steering defects in its Corolla models that called them to drift. Lead plaintiffs Irene Corson and Susan M. Yacks alleged in their… Read More »

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Popular Medications May Cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is one of the most devastating drug-related side effects a patient can suffer. Despite how dangerous this adverse effect is, a number of popular prescription drugs and over the counter medications omit warnings of SJS from their labels.... Read More »

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Family Sues Nissan for Children’s Wrongful Death

The family of two children killed in a car crash is now bringing a wrongful death lawsuit against their car’s manufacturer. Kirsten and Koby D., ages 10 and 15 respectively, died when an allegedly drunk driver rear-ended their family’s Nissan Altima outside... Read More »

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Supreme Court Ruling on 401k Lawsuit Raises Questions

Legal and financial experts are still reeling from a 401k Supreme Court ruling last month that determined employers have an ongoing responsibility to reevaluate and monitor the investment options provided to their workers. Based on what was said and left unsaid by... Read More »

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Toyota Recalls Another 1.37M Vehicles Due to Defective Takata Airbags

Toyota has recently announced that it is recalling an additional 1.37 million vehicles, due to potential exploding airbags. These recalled vehicles each contain airbags that were manufactured by Takata Corporation, which recently came under fire over their airbags, which unexpectedly combust due... Read More »

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Indiana Man Files Benicar Lawsuit After Severe GI Injuries

A recent Benicar lawsuit was filed in New Jersey state court against Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceuticals and Forest Laboratories, alleging the blood-pressure drug, Benicar, causes severe gastrointestinal injuries including sprue-like enteropathy and chronic diarrhea. Plaintiff Henry F., an Indiana resident, was prescribed Benicar... Read More »

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Cymbalta Withdrawal Side Effects

Cymbalta (duloxetine) is an antidepressant drug manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company. Prescribed to treat a variety of conditions other than depression including anxiety, fibromyalgia, and chronic muscle and bone pain the drug has produced almost $24 billion in total sales. But... Read More »

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Woman Awarded $3.5M in Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuit

An asbestos mesothelioma lawsuit recently won $3.5 million for a woman who claimed that seven different companies caused her mother’s death through asbestos exposure. Plaintiff Ramona B. says that although her mother was never directly exposed to asbestos, her father would come home every day covered in... Read More »

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