Potential Lawsuit: New York Medical Malpractice Lawsuit News & Legal Information

New York medical malpractice claims are made against doctors or other healthcare professionals or organizations whose standard of care fails to meet an acceptable level. When the standard of care falls and a patient suffers harm as a result, a New York medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed against the doctor, health care provider, or institution whose actions caused the harm. Medical Malpractice lawyers typically include claims of medical negligence in hospital malpractice complaints.

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Potential Lawsuit: Mentor MemoryGel Lawsuit News and Legal Information

Many women with Mentor MemoryGel Breast Implants claim the silicone gel in the implants are leaking dangerous chemicals into their bodies, and could potentially cause serious health risks. The Silicone breast implant lawsuits allege that Mentor Worldwide failed to comply with FDA regulations stipulating that the medical device company must conduct proper studies of all of the health risks associated with its MemoryGel breast implants.

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Potential Lawsuit: Colorado Workers' Compensation Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Workers compensation is a type of insurance coverage that employers must provide for their employees. Except for some specific exclusions, all employers are required to provide workers compensation insurance coverage for their employees. Some workers may have been unreasonably denied their Colorado Workers Compensation Benefits or had to wait a long time for benefits to begin. In some cases, workers compensation lawsuits can be filed to ensure the employee’s rights are protected.

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Settlement: Feds Reach $8M Settlement with Omnicare in False Claims Whistleblower Suit

Santa Clara, CA: An $8 million settlement has been reached in a qui tam lawsuit brought against Omnicare Inc, a subsidiary of CVS Health Corp, by The US Department of Justice and 28 states. The whistleblower lawsuit alleged the defendants violated the False Claim Act by incorrectly labeling generic drugs. The labeling procedure enabled claims to be made to Medicare and Medicaid for generic drug prescriptions under different National Drug Codes than those of the actual drugs given, and for the drug labels to be given with incorrect information.

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Settlement: $20M Verdict Awarded in Ethicon TVT Mesh Personal Injury Mass Torte

Santa Clara, CA: A $20 million verdict has been awarded against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in punitive damages, in the third bellwether Ethicon pelvic mesh injury lawsuit, part of the pelvic mesh mass torte. The 12-member jury hearing the case in Philadelphia returned the verdict after testimony was given by Plaintiff Margaret “Peggy” Engleman, demonstrating she suffered life-altering injuries when the mesh eroded inside of her. The verdict also includes a $2.5 million award for compensatory damages.

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Potential Lawsuit: Credit One TCPA Violations Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Credit One Bank , a subsidiary of Credit One Financial, is facing several TCPA lawsuits and TCPA class action lawsuits over alleged Telephone Consumer Protection Act violationsas well as violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Many TCPA robocalls lawsuits and TCPA violationscan result in multi-million dollar class action settlements.

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Potential Lawsuit: WA Workers' Compensation Lawsuit News & Legal Information

Workers’ Compensation is insurance coverage purchased by the employer/business that provides workers’ benefits for job-related employee injuries. Washington law requires all employers to purchase Washington workers’ compensation coverage (with a few exceptions). Each state has a different workers compensation program laws, with benefits covering medical expenses, prescription medication, death benefits, lost wages and rehabilitation services. Washington bases workers’ compensation benefits on hours worked rather than payroll and employers can require workers to pay a portion of workers’ compensation insurance premiums. Some workers may have unreasonably been denied their Washington workers’ compensation benefits or may find they have long waits for their benefits to kick in. In such cases, workers’ compensation lawsuits can be filed to ensure the employee’s rights are protected.

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Settlement: Woman Awarded $110M in J&J Talc Cancer Lawsuit

Santa Clara, CA: A jury in Missouri has found against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in the latest ovarian cancer talcum powder lawsuit brought by Lois Slemp of Virginia.

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Potential Lawsuit: Arkansas Medical Malpractice Legal News & Lawsuit Information

Arkansas medical malpractice claims are made against doctors or other healthcare professionals or organizations whose standard of care fails to meet an acceptable level. When the standard of care falls and a patient suffers harm as a result, an Arkansas medical malpractice lawsuit may be filed against the doctor, health care provider, or institution whose actions caused the harm. Medical Malpractice lawyers typically include claims of medical negligence in hospital malpractice complaints.

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Settlement: $3M Awarded to Widow in Generic Paxil Suicide Lawsuit

Santa Clara, CA: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will pay $3 million in damages having been found liable for the death of Stewart Dolin, a partner at the law firm Reed Smith LLP. The money will be paid to his widow, who filed the suit claiming that a generic version of GSK’s antidepressant Paxil (paroxetine) caused her husband to commit suicide.

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