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2014-09-19 23:09:00

A Plus Home Health Care Settles Whistleblower Litigation and Denies Wrongdoing Lantana, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Plus Home Health Care settled the pending US District Court litigation (US District Court for Southern District of Florida - Case No. 12-CV-60629) to avoid the financial costs and distractions that would have come with further legal proceedings. In this settlement, A Plus, Tracy Nemerofsky and Dr. Stephen Nemerofsky make no admission of fault or liability, and the...

2014-09-19 23:08:04

McLean County woman sues DePuy, Johnson & Johnson over hip replacement device (case 14-L-1175). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A McLean County woman filed a lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court (case 14-L-1175), following a failed hip replacement using a DePuy XL Acetabular System. Carole Owen is suing DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Johnson & Johnson over allegations that they knew the product was defective. Flood Law Group, a nationally known personal injury law...

2014-09-19 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to their use of the statin medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) that allege the statin medication caused some patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2014-09-19 23:01:32

Defendant Xarelto manufacturers want several lawsuits dismissed from Pennsylvania state court, arguing that there is no connection with the state. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 According to a report from HarrisMartin dated September 17, the manufacturers of the embattled blood-thinner Xarelto, named as defendants in several lawsuits filed in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, have moved the court to dismiss those suits because the alleged circumstances of the...

2014-09-19 23:01:23

The Firm is representing hundreds of women in vaginal mesh lawsuits that have been filed against Boston Scientific Corp. and other pelvic mesh manufacturers. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Boston Scientific Corp. has moved for summary judgment in a transvaginal mesh lawsuit (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/) that is scheduled to go to trial in Texas state court next month, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Motion filed on September 12th in Dallas...

2014-09-19 23:01:08

Hastings and Hastings, a discount accident lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, with over 30 years in the industry, announces a record number of visitors to its new Phoenix personal injury website. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a discount accident lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, with over 30 years in the industry, announces a record number of visitors to its new Phoenix personal injury website. The firm handles a wide variety of serious injury cases as well as auto...

2014-09-19 23:00:51

The lawsuit alleges that the solar company violated multiple California labor laws by allegedly forcing Installation Technicians to work unpaid hours. San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 On September 16, 2014, the San Diego employment lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action Complaint against Vivint Solar, Inc. alleging that the solar company failed to fully pay their Installation Technicians and Electrician Helpers for their work performed under...

2014-09-19 23:00:40

Following the $9.8 million Federal settlement in May 2014, Medtronic has agreed to pay 46 states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations of illegal kickbacks to doctors brought by Whistleblower Adolfo Schroeder. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 C. Brooks Cutter of Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff LLP announced today that Medtronic Inc., the nation’s largest medical device manufacturer, has reached an agreement with 46 states and the District of Columbia to settle a...

2014-09-19 23:00:38

Farar & Lewis Announce New Complimentary Riverside Slip And Fall Consultation (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Farar & Lewis LLP, the premier Riverside personal injury law firm, is pleased to announce a new complimentary consultation to those who are victims of slip and fall accidents. In order to take advantage of this new consultation, prospective clients are encouraged to visit: http://www.schoolmatters.com/Riverside-Personal-Injury-Lawyers/riverside-slip-and-fall-accident-lawyers/...

2014-09-19 23:00:13

Attorneys For Plaintiffs and Defendants Meet Regarding Risperdal Lawsuits That Allege Males Who Took the Antipsychotic Drug Developed Gynecomastia or Enlarged Male Breasts Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Nearly 780 Risperdal lawsuits are moving forward in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas where a meeting took place to discuss the next steps in the Risperdal side-effects complaints pending in the court’s mass tort program. Attorneys for the plaintiffs and defendants were...

Latest Law Crime Reference Libraries

2010-09-29 14:57:36

A tape drive is a storage device that reads and writes data on a magnetic tape. It is mostly used for offline, archival data storage. Tape media is generally cost efficient and has a long archival strength. In contrast to a disk drive which provides random access storage, a tape drive provides sequential access storage. This takes the tape drive a substantial amount of time between winding tape between reels and reading individual data, which is much longer than a disk drive. Consequently,...

2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

2007-07-16 13:36:43

The Cape Lion, Panthera leo melanochaitus, is an extinct wild subspecies of lion. The Cape Lion was not the only subspecies in South Africa, and its range is unclear. It was primarily found in Cape Province around Cape Town. The last Cape Lion seen in the province was killed in 1858. There are claims of people today that have captive Cape lions, although it is unclear how pure bred these are as many lions that are kept in captivity have been crossbred with many other dark-haired lions....

2007-04-13 19:49:32

The Death Valley pupfish, Cyprinodon salinus salinus, is a species of fish that is the last known survivor of what is thought to have been a large ecosystem of fish species that lived in Lake Manly which dried up at the end of the last ice age leaving the present day Death Valley in California. The pupfish is adapted to the shallow, hot, salty water of a particular part of Salt Creek that flows above ground year-round, and is also sometimes referred to as Salt Creek Pupfish. A subspecies...

2006-12-28 14:03:39

The black-headed spider monkey, Ateles fusciceps, is a species of spider monkey. It is a type of New World monkey, from Central and South America. It is found in Colombia, Ecuador and Panama.

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.