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2014-03-06 23:04:56

The United States Department of Justice just announced a $750,000 settlement agreement involving a Florida physician who submitted bogus medical claims to the Medicare system. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 A physician in Florida just agreed to a $750,000 settlement over allegations he and his pain management clinic billed Medicare for clinical services that were entered as being complex, which meant they were more costly than they were. In some cases, billing was allegedly...

2014-03-06 23:01:43

Parker Waichman LLP reports that the first St. Jude Riata Bellwether case is slated for February 3, 2015. According to court documents, the Plaintiffs chosen for the case allege that the Riata defibrillator leads are defective; one of the Plaintiffs died and the other suffered injuries following a cardiac procedure, allegedly as a result of the lead’s defects. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims...

2014-02-19 23:00:42

When New York’s Channel 11 show, “Help Me Howard,” reached out to Parker Waichman LLP, the national law firm was moved to help a client meet her long-held, end-of-life wishes for a Roman Catholic funeral service and burial. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 When Louise Cocchiaro, 65, died in December, she had been living in a nursing home in the Bronx, New York. Although she possessed a rather large trust account of $400,000, she was dangerously close to being buried in...

2014-01-28 23:00:51

The federal judge overseeing the C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh litigation has ordered 200 cases to be selected for discovery. Parker Waichman is representing a number of women who were injured, allegedly due to their C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh products. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that the litigation over C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh is moving...

2014-01-28 23:00:18

First Actos bellwether trial is underway, with the jury having been selected on Monday. Thousands of Plaintiffs in the Actos litigation developed bladder cancer, allegedly because of Actos (pioglitazone). New York, New York (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices, reports that the first Actos bellwether trial has commenced. According to court documents, the jury was...

2014-01-27 23:01:23

Parker Waichman is representing an Arizona woman who alleges that her Pinnacle hip implant is defective, causing metal poisoning and other serious health problems that lead to an early failure. The lawsuit alleges that DePuy knew about the flawed design of the metal-on-metal device, but failed to warn patients or doctors; as a result, patients implanted with the all-metal Pinnacle implant are at risk for pseudotumors, metallosis, fluid collection, and, ultimately, the need for a corrective...

2014-01-11 23:00:34

A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of West Virginia residents who were affected by the recent chemical spill in Elk River. Victims of the chemical spill can receive case evaluations by calling 1-800-BIG-SPILL. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of West Virginia residents who were affected by the recent chemical spill in Elk River. As pointed out in the lawsuit, the spill has resulted in many residents not being...

2014-01-11 23:00:32

Parker Waichman LLP, The Bell Law Firm, PLLC and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a West Virginia sandwich shop and all other businesses similarly situated. Business owners are encouraged to call 1-800-BIG-SPILL for a case evaluation. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, The Bell Law Firm, PLLC and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault are representing Kanawha Gourmet Sandwiches, LLC, a West Virginia sandwich shop,...

2013-12-20 23:03:15

Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania DEP, John Hanger, is now calling for the agency to re-open a probe into methane and heavy metal contamination, believed to be the result of the gas exploration activities. WPX’s gas drilling is believed to have tainted the water supplies of families living in Franklin Forks, Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting victims of toxic exposures, supports John Hangers call to...

2013-12-18 23:01:53

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Providence, Rhode Island couple who allege that the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant’s metal-on-metal construction is defective, causing numerous complications, including pain and elevated blood metal ion levels. The firm continues to investigate lawsuits on behalf of metal hip implant patients who developed serious complications, including the need for revision surgery due to the allegedly defective hip device. New York, New York (PRWEB)...