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Archive for April 2018

Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit Says Driver Turned Unsafely

A Maryland resident recently filed a semi-truck accident lawsuit against a driver regarding an incident that occurred in Pennsylvania. The lawsuit claims that the driver of the truck made a turn when it was unsafe to do so, and as a result, put numerous others parties at risk in the resulting accident. According to the…

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Physician Testimony Key in Blood Thinner Lawsuit

The next major case in a consolidated blood thinner lawsuit will rely on expert witness testimony from physicians. The prescribing physicians’ testimony is expected to be very influential in the outcome of this second Philadelphia blood thinner lawsuit. This is not the first time that a physician’s insight will be influential in the case outcome.…

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Invokana Amputation Lawsuit Says Drug Maker was Aware of Risk

The FDA has recently confirmed a higher risk of foot and leg amputations with the diabetes medication Canagliflozin and this has led to a new Invokana amputation lawsuit. The drugs Invokamet XR, Invokamet, and Invokana are all forms of Canagliflozin and have been tied to increased patient reports about severe risk of amputation after continued…

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Court Denies Request to Rehear Punitive Damage Bar in Risperdal Lawsuit

The Pennsylvania Superior Court has denied a request in a Risperdal lawsuit that would enforce a global bar on punitive damage awards in thousands of personal injury cases associated with the medication. Many plaintiffs had filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals as a result of the severe injuries they sustained taking Risperdal. Many…

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$45M Car Wreck Settlement Awarded to Victim

A $45.3 million car wreck settlement was recently awarded to a Texas woman who was critically injured in a company vehicle wreck. The company vehicle crash that led to the car wreck settlement involved the use of employees operating their cell phones while they were driving and the jury rendered a more than $45 million…

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Alleges Severe Injuries

In 2004, a patient was diagnosed with asymptomatic umbilical hernia and hospitalized for the condition. Shortly thereafter, he went through a surgical procedure to receive hernia mesh. Ultimately, the patient had to file a hernia mesh lawsuit due to the side effects. Repair of that umbilical hernia involved implantation of a hernia mesh product created…

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Florida Hurricane Deaths Spark New Nursing Home Abuse Laws

Issues of nursing home neglect and abuse have become increasingly important throughout many states around the country. In the wake of natural disasters, the dangerous conditions at many nursing homes have been raised as a form of alleged nursing home abuse. Florida nursing homes must now meet temperature requirements as a result of a dozen…

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J.B. Hunt Transport Faces Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit

A semi-truck accident has prompted a seriously injured person to file a lawsuit against multiple defendants including J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. Hibbett Sporting Goods has launched this lawsuit as a result of allegedly dangerous activities carried out that led to a semi-truck accident. Multiple companies were named in the semi-truck accident lawsuit including Rhino Services…

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J&J, Bayer Try to Bar Master Lawsuit

Defendants concerned about the fallout of a lawsuit are asking a Pennsylvania judge to bar a complaint. The master complaint is part of a mass tort program regarding the popular blood-thinner. Many patients who have used the medication report serious side effects and claim they were never told by the company or their doctors about…

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Do I Need File for Bankruptcy?

Are you contemplating filing for bankruptcy because you feel in over your head and are not sure what to do next? Many people who file for bankruptcy will sit down initially with an experienced attorney at the outset of their case to figure out what is in their best interests. Bankruptcy is a nerve-wracking idea…

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