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Dangers of Invokana Leg Amputation Prompts Lawsuit

Dangers of Invokana Leg Amputation Prompts Lawsuit

An Invokana leg amputation lawsuit was filed by a woman who lost her right leg allegedly due to the side effects of Invokana. The plaintiff in Tennessee alleges that she developed an infection due to taking Invokana that ultimately required the amputation of her right leg. This reportedly led her to file an Invokana leg…

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Student Loan Scam Ends in $27M FTC Settlement

Student Loan Scam Ends in $27M FTC Settlement

The Federal Trade Commission reached two separate settlements totaling near $27 million with a law firm and a student debt relief company who were accused of participating in a student loan scam. According to the student loan scam settlement, both the law firm and the student debt relief company promised to eliminate or reduce student…

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Risperdal Damages Will Not Be Revisited in Lawsuit

Risperdal Risk Lawsuits Allege Side Effects Weren't Explained

A Pennsylvania appeals court refuses to reconsider Risperdal damages after the punitive damage ruling that came down recently. The Pennsylvania Superior Court officially denied the defendant’s motion, asking for reconsideration of the new Risperdal damages ruling. The new Risperdal damages ruling allows thousands of plaintiffs in Risperdal lawsuits to go after punitive damages against Janssen…

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IVC Filter Award Tops $1 Million

IVC Filter Award Tops $1 Million

An IVC filter award handed down by a jury includes $1.2 million to those who suffered perforated veins as a result of the allegedly defective filter. A Texas jury handed down the $1.2 million IVC filter award after a Houston firefighter alleged that his Cook Incorporated vein filter perforated his body tissue. He claims that Cook…

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Texas Car Accident Compensation Guidelines

Texas Car Accident Compensation Guidelines

Anyone hurt in a severe accident caused by another person’s negligence is likely curious about Texas car accident compensation laws. Recovering compensation for the injuries and damages sustained in a vehicle accident, is a top priority for someone whose life has been forever changed because of reckless or negligent behavior. In order to recover damages…

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New Guidelines Released for Removing Hernia Mesh

New Guidelines Released for Removing Hernia Mesh

Removing hernia mesh may be an issue that you discussed with your doctor after having the hernia mesh implanted and discovering that it may cause serious injuries. In the Ethicon Physiomesh MDL, guidelines have recently come down for discussions about removing hernia mesh. Removing hernia mesh may need to occur when patients begin to experience complications…

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Appeals Court Revives Texas Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

Appeals Court Revives Texas Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

An appeals court has revived a Texas nursing home abuse lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed against a nursing home after an allegation that inappropriate care led to a man’s bed sore injuries developing into a fatal and irreversible infection. A lower court determined that an expert’s report was deficient and the appeals court disagreed with…

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Bleeding Risks May Outweigh Benefits

Xarelto Bleeding Risks May Outweigh Benefits

A number of different patients have already initiated lawsuits against the manufacturers of a popular anticoagulant due to Xarelto bleeding risks. Xarelto bleeding risks may be substantial and could even cause life-threatening side effects. Anyone who is seriously hurt by bleeding events may want to consult with an attorney to figure out their next steps.…

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Serious Side Effects May Indicate Invokana Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Serious Side Effects May Indicate Invokana Diabetic Ketoacidosis

If you have been reading adverse event reports listed by the FDA and academic studies, you may have concerns about Invokana diabetic ketoacidosis. Although any medication carries a risk of serious side effects, concerns over Invokana have increased in recent years as more patients come forward to report their concerns associated with the drug. If…

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What Consumers Should Know About Credit Repair

If you have been curious about how to improve your credit for the future, there’s a good chance that this is why you’ve started to search credit repair. A 2013 study from the Federal Trade Commission identified that at least five percent of consumers have one or more errors on their current credit report. Unfortunately, these…

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Patients Allege Connection Between Gynecomastia and Risperdal

Patients Allege Connection Between Gynecomastia and Risperdal

Patients who were never told about the connection between gynecomastia and Risperdal are taking legal action to hold the manufacturers accountable. Although there are side effects present with every different type of medication, male users of Risperdal say that they were never told about the connection between the development of gynecomastia and the use of…

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Tips for Distracted Driving Prevention

Tips for Distracted Driving Prevention

Unfortunately, distracted driving prevention has hit a road block in recent years. Despite the fact that plenty of people share that they know that distracted driving is dangerous, far too many people engage in the activity on a regular basis. Many of these drivers have a false sense of confidence about how distracted driving prevention…

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits May Be Consolidated Soon

Hernia Mesh Lawsuits May Be Consolidated Soon

More than 60 hernia mesh lawsuits may be consolidated together after a current request that the New Jersey High Court has asked for. The different hernia mesh lawsuits allege very similar claims, including that the hernia mesh products were defective and led to serious injuries by patients. The hernia mesh lawsuits may be consolidated because of the…

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Study: Stroke Prevention Results No Stronger Than Aspirin

A new study indicates that Xarelto stroke prevention outcomes may not be as positive as previously thought. The study identifies that the side effects of Xarelto may include significant bleeding risks but that stroke prevention may not be successful in patients who are taking it for that purpose. The research study found that Xarelto was…

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