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One death, multiple illnesses linked to listeria-contaminated Mexican cheeses
Sixteen varieties of Mexican cheeses sold in the United States are being recalled after they were linked to a listeria outbreak that has killed one person and sickened newborns and pregnant women.
Whistleblower’s False Claims Act lawsuit recovers $6.5 million for U.S. Navy
A whistleblower will receive $1.28 million for helping the U.S. Department of Defense recover millions of dollars in funds fraudulently taken from the U.S. Navy by a defense contractor, the U.S. Justice Department announced.
Massive data breach puts more than 300,000 University of Maryland personal records at risk
A data breach has recently been announced by University of Maryland officials, who stated more than 300,000 faculty, staff, students and others who were given an ID at their College Park and Shady Grove campuses have had their personal information
Endo expecting to pay $520 million to settle transvaginal mesh lawsuits
Endo Health Solutions is expecting to pay out about $520 million to settle product liability lawsuits primarily dealing with injuries allegedly caused by its transvaginal mesh device. The company’s American Medical Systems unit faces about 22,000 lawsuits in multidistrict litigation
Bus driver loses appeal to overturn sentence in wake of deadly crash
RICHMOND, Va. – An appeals court Tuesday upheld the convictions of a former low-fare bus driver who allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed, killing four passengers and injuring dozens of others.
Personal injury lawsuits piling up against makers of blood thinner Plavix
Personal and financial injury lawsuits involving the blood thinner Plavix are piling up in New Jersey against the drug’s makers, with 73 currently in the multidistrict litigation with at least another 14 being considered for transfer. The lawsuits allege the
West Virginia chemical spill continues to taint water supply, sicken residents
Private water sampling in homes affected by the Freedom Industries chemical spill in West Virginia found traces of 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) in 40 percent of homes a month after more than 10,000 gallons of chemicals spilled into the Elk River upstream
Johnson and Johnson wants to conceal failure to preserve evidence in transvaginal mesh lawsuit
Johnson & Johnson is asking a West Virginia federal judge not to allow the plaintiff in an upcoming bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation over injuries caused by its transvaginal mesh to tell jurors that the company failed to preserve evidence.