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2014-09-19 23:00:34

Lawmakers from across the country introduced the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act, which would keep the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund open for another 25 years, providing critical medical treatment and compensation to 9/11 heroes. Parker Waichman LLP has never stopped fighting for the rights of 9/11 victims, and applauds these efforts. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Parker...

2014-09-17 23:01:26

Various key witnesses from DePuy Orthopaedics are being called to provide in-person and videotaped testimony. Despite defendant’s attempts to call a mistrial and other legal maneuvers, the Court has declined and the trial continues to move forward. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that the first bellwether trial involving Johnson &...

2014-09-15 23:01:41

The study revealed that Sildenafil (Viagra) is associated with an 84 percent increased risk of the most deadly form of skin cancer. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medications reports that a recent study found that use of Viagra (sildenafil citrate), which is also sold under the brand Revatio, is tied to increased risks for melanoma. The...

2014-09-12 23:03:40

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act would extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund for another 25 years, until 2041, ensuring continued compensation for WTC first responders and survivors who suffer from 9/11-related illnesses or injury. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the...

2014-09-12 23:01:12

Cigarette maker’s petition denied on September 9, 2014, further strengthening Engle-Progeny fight against Big Tobacco. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 On September 9, 2014, the Florida Supreme Court denied a petition made by Lorillard Tobacco Company for discretionary review of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision in Lorillard Tobacco Co. v. Alexander, No. 3D12-1593 (Fla. 3d DCA Sept. 4, 2013). The lawsuit was brought by Dorothy Alexander, individually...

2014-09-11 23:06:58

A preliminary settlement has been approved in a class action litigation alleging that Lenovo IdeapadU310 and U410 “U Series” computers have inadequate Wi-Fi capabilities. Parker Waichman LLP; Paradis Law Group, PLLC; and Whitfield Bryson & Mason, LLP have been appointed as Class Counsel in the litigation. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, announces that the U.S. District...

2014-09-10 23:08:02

The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that brand-name drug companies can be sued for injuries caused by its generic equivalent if the brand-name manufacturer made misleading or inaccurate claims about the drug, and those claims were relied upon by the injured person’s physician; this decision confirms the court’s previous ruling last year. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by...

2014-09-10 23:02:22

Lorillard Tobacco Company has moved for leave to file a supplemental brief on jurisdiction after the Florida Supreme Court denied the company’s entitlement to a new trial; the motion relates to a settlement over a wrongful death tobacco lawsuit. The plaintiffs in the litigation are represented by Parker Waichman LLP; The Alvarez Law Firm; Gordon & Doner, P.A.; Law Office of Robert S. Glazier; Cheffy Passidomo, P.A.; Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, LLP; and The Mills Firm, P.A. Port...

2014-09-09 23:01:17

A Class I recall designation by the FDA indicates that use of the recalled medical device may potentially lead to serious adverse reactions or death. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured due to medical devices, comments on a recall issued by DePuy Synthes of its Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System. Federal regulators recently deemed the matter...

2014-09-08 23:02:32

Drug makers Takeda and Eli Lilly lost a bid to have the Actos trial thrown out. The Jury has been deemed to have appropriately considered the case and the settlement amounts have been deemed sound. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medications reports that Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co. indicated that a United States district court mandated the drug...


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