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Class action lawsuit filed by Fitbit Force fitness tracker wearers who developed skin rashes
A class action lawsuit was filed against Fitbit by people who say they should be compensated for the injuries they suffered while wearing the company’s Force fitness tracker wristband.
Supreme Court will hear Amazon workers’ FLSA lawsuit
A significant labor case headed to the U.S. Supreme Court could determine whether workers are entitled to pay for all the time they spend in company-mandated security checks at the end of the workday.
Woman files lawsuit against makers of defective transvaginal mesh
“I get stabbed a thousand times a day,” Frances Shulte told The Gazette. The constant pain prevents the Coralville, Iowa, resident from comfortably moving around or going to the bathroom. She never dreamed that the surgery to correct a pelvic
Woman files Mirena IUD lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare
An Illinois woman has filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare alleging the company overstated the benefits of its Mirena IUD contraceptive device and failed to adequately warn women or their doctors of the serious health risks that it could cause.
Judge refuses to approve NFL’s multimillion dollar concussion settlement for retired players
A Pennsylvania federal judge has refused to approve a $760 million multidistrict litigation settlement agreement between the National Football League (NFL) and former players who sustained long-term injuries from concussions. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody said she was concerned that
NECC agrees to pay more than $100 million to compensate victims of fungal meningitis outbreak
The owners and insurers of the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a deadly, multistate fungal meningitis outbreak have agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle lawsuits and compensate victims, families of victims and creditors.
Transvaginal mesh manufacturers face more than 30,000 lawsuits alleging defective design
More than 10,000 lawsuits involving Ethicon Gynecare transvaginal mesh have been filed in the Southern District of West Virginia, all claiming the surgical mesh products were defectively designed and made, and that Ethicon failed to warn doctors and patients of