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Most victims in charter bus/FedEx collision died of smoke inhalation

Posted: July 29, 2014 Personal Injury

Seven of the 10 people who died in a fiery bus California bus crash in April survived the crash initially but then died of smoke inhalation, the Coroner of Glenn County, Calif., found.

Internet marketplace Ebay faces class action lawsuit following massive data breach

Posted: July 28, 2014 Consumer Fraud

After suffering a serious data breach earlier this year, eBay is now facing a class action lawsuit filed in a U.S. federal court. According to the consumer privacy class action lawsuit, which was filed last Wednesday by Louisianan Collin Green,

Risperidone side effects send patients to the emergency room

Posted: July 28, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Adverse effects of antipsychotic medications such as Risperdal (risperidone) send more than 20,000 people in the United States to the emergency room each year, prompting the American Psychiatric Association to issue an advisory to clinicians to carefully evaluate patients before

McNeil loses appeal on $10 million Children’s Motrin judgment

Posted: July 26, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil-PPC failed to convince the Pennsylvania Superior Court to overturn a $10 million verdict alleging the company’s Children’s Motrin caused a girl to develop a life threatening condition that burned her skin and caused her to

Attorneys in GM litigation seek access to all of automaker’s ignition-switch-recall disclosures

Posted: July 25, 2014 Product Liability

Lawyers appointed as temporary counsel in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors (GM) for lost value of its vehicles have told the federal judge overseeing the litigation that the automaker should submit all pre-discovery disclosures and other documents it

Mobile health care system, affiliates settle whistleblower lawsuit for $24.5 million

Posted: July 25, 2014 Consumer Fraud

Alabama’s largest non-government health care system, two affiliated clinics, and a physicians group have agreed to pay the U.S. $24.5 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging they violated the False Claims Act and anti-kickback laws by paying or receiving

National Football League Players Association gets hit with concussion injury lawsuit

Posted: July 25, 2014 Personal Injury

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), a union for professional football players in the NFL, and three former presidents of the group, have been hit by a lawsuit from two former football players who claim the defendants conspired to

Pharmacy group wants black box warning added to antibiotic Levaquin

Posted: July 25, 2014 Pharmaceutical

A University of South Carolina pharmacy group is petitioning the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to put the strongest warning possible on Johnson & Johnson’s antibiotic Levaquin alerting consumers about the potential for cellular damage that could lead to serious diseases.

New details arise on NHTSA’s EWR database regarding GM’s fatal ignition switch-related crashes

Posted: July 24, 2014 Product Liability

New details involving 19 fatal crashes stemming from General Motors’ (GM) faulty ignition switch surfaced on Wednesday. Aubrey Williams, a 32-year-old single mother, was one of the many victims mentioned in the data. In December 2013, Williams was killed during

U.S. intervenes in whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec

Posted: July 24, 2014 Consumer Fraud

The U.S. government has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec Corporation that alleges the company, contracted by the U.S. General Services Administration to provide security software services, defrauded the agency by submitting false claims.