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Archive for June 2018

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 amputation…

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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

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

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

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

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

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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What’s Involved in a Semi Truck Lawsuit?

A semi truck lawsuit is often the only option of recourse for those victims who have been seriously injured by a negligent semi truck driver. It is important for anyone thinking about filing a semi truck lawsuit to gather as much information as possible and to present it to an attorney as soon as you…

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Bleeding Risks May Outweigh Benefits

A number of different patients have already initiated lawsuits against the manufacturers of a popular anticoagulant due to bleeding risks. 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. Unfortunately, anticoagulants…

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