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  • Settlement: Personal Injury – Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$2,500,000
    on April 18, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Case Name:Kendolyn Wright v. Richard Williams et al.Case Number:BC635319Verdict Date:2018-11-14Outcome Type: SettlementCourt:Judicate West, 1851 E. First St., Ste. 1600 Santa Ana, CA 92706Incident Date:2015-07-29 […]

  • Potential Lawsuit: Uloric Black Box Warning Legal News and Lawsuit Information
    on April 5, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    The FDA issued a black box warning for the gout medication Uloric (febuxostat) in February 2019 after results of a clinical safety study found an increased risk of heart-related death and death from all causes compared to other drugs to treat gout. Uloric lawsuits claim that Takeda, the manufacturer of Uloric, failed to warn users of the increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. […]

  • Settlement: Defective Products – Verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of US$25,910,000
    on March 19, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    Case Name:Salliotte v. Ford Motor Co. and the First Baptist ChurchCase Number:2014-CA-001436Verdict Date:2018-03-15Outcome Type: Jury VerdictCourt:6th Judicial Circuit, Pasco County, FLIncident Date:2014-02-21 […]

  • Potential Lawsuit: 3M Combat Arms Defective Earplugs Lawsuit News and Legal Information
    on January 15, 2019 at 10:04 pm

    In July 2018, the American multinational corporation 3M settled a whistleblower lawsuit brought by the federal government alleging that the company knowingly supplied defective Combat Arms Earplugs to the US military. 3M was accused of violating the False Claims Act by selling the defective earplugs, falsifying test results and not disclosing the design defect that exposed the armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan from hearing loss during the period of 2003 to 2015. […]

  • Potential Lawsuit: Cryptocurrency Fraud Lawsuit News and Legal Information
    on November 1, 2018 at 7:49 pm

    Since the middle of 2018, cryptocurrency lawsuits alleging various forms of financial fraud have become increasingly common. In some ways, the story is familiar — the price went up suddenly at the beginning of 2018, and then it crashed through the proverbial floor. The lawsuits followed. […]

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  • $24.5 Million Settlement in Navy Federal Credit Union Excessive Overdraft Fees Lawsuit
    on April 23, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    San Diego, CA Navy Federal Credit Union has agreed to settle a class action excessive overdraft fee lawsuit for $24.5 million. Plaintiffs’ lawyers will reportedly seek fees of $6.1 million, approximately 25 percent of the total settlement amount. The settlement marks the end of a lawsuit filed in June 2017. B […]

  • Sickening Stock Drop Prompts Boeing 737 ERISA Lawsuit
    on April 19, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Chicago, IL On March 31, participants in the Boeing Voluntary Investment Plan (VIP Plan) filed a class action ERISA lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois. The lawsuit alleges that Boeing knew about problems with its 737 MAX series of airplanes and hid the bad news, all while encouraging plan participants to invest in company stock though the VIP Stock Fund. When the planes dove out of the sky, the stock price dropped, too. Although it hardly compares to the terrible and tragic loss of life, plan participants were also injured when their retirement savings vanished […]

  • Uber Settles Driver Lawsuit for $20 Million
    on April 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    San Francisco, CA The settlement in O’Connor v. Uber, if approved, will end a 6-year class action California labor lawsuit over worker misclassification. The affected drivers will receive approximately 37 cents per mile driven for Uber. Significantly, however, Uber has not agreed to re-classify drivers as employees for benefit, minimum wage and overtime protections under California labor law. The settlement occurs as Uber moves toward an initial public offering that could value the company at $100 billion. […]

  • California Truckers Keep Trucking – by the Hour
    on April 17, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    Los Angeles, CA: The Supreme Court’s decision in March to reject the California Trucking Association’s appeal regarding workers illegally misclassified by companies as independent contractors is a victory for the California Labor Commissioner, truckers and teamsters. While the decision doesn’t set a standard for determining whether an independent driver is an employee, workers may be considered employees under the California prevailing wage law. T […]

  • “I was a Gadolinium Guinea Pig,” says Woman Diagnosed with Kidney Problems
    on April 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Boulder, CO: Nicole had over two dozen MRI’s with gadolinium contrast dye before she discovered the risks and side effects associated with this heavy metal – side effects the FDA has known of since at least 2007, when it slapped a black-box warning on all gadolinium-based contrast agents for MRI, detailing an increased risk of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis with kidney-disease patients. […]

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