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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)...

2013-12-17 23:23:19

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Biomet M2a Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacement system caused a South Carolina woman to suffer from severe pain and elevated chromium and cobalt levels, which ultimately led to her having to undergo revision surgery to remove and replace one of the devices—which had been implanted in both of her hips. The lawsuit also alleges that the Biomet implant’s design is defective, allowing for the release of toxic levels of metal ions...

2013-12-11 23:04:07

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Pennsylvania man who alleges that the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant’s metal-on-metal design 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 allegedly developed serious complications, including the need for revision surgery due to the hip device. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Parker Waichman...

2013-12-06 23:01:03

National law firm Parker Waichman LLP wants to remind whistleblowers with information about fraudulent activity that under the False Claims Act, they can be both compensated and protected. The firm is currently investigating a class action lawsuit against FedEx for allegedly overcharging some customers—either by claiming certain items weigh more than they do, or by wrongfully charging duty-related fees to some U.S. customers shipping to Canada. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) December...

2013-12-02 23:00:57

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Biomet M2a Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacement system caused a Maryland man to suffer from severe pain and elevated chromium and cobalt levels, which ultimately led to his having revision surgeries to remove and replace the devices—which had been implanted in both of his hips. The lawsuit also alleges that the Biomet implant’s design is defective, allowing for the release of toxic levels of metal ions into the body. New York,...

2013-11-20 23:01:15

DePuy and a court-appointed committee of Plaintiffs’ lawyers formally unveiled a settlement agreement valued at $2.475 billion to resolve several consolidated litigations in the United States. The settlement is designed to compensate some DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant patients who underwent revision surgery on or before Aug. 31, 2013, notes Parker Waichman LLP. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...

2013-11-19 23:01:04

While on Bayer’s Mirena IUD, a Nevada woman became pregnant; the device also perforated her uterus, alleges a lawsuit filed on her behalf by Parker Waichman LLP. The lawsuit also claims that the Mirena IUD is inherently defective, and that Bayer knew about the device’s dangers but never warned consumers or the FDA. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical...

2013-11-14 23:01:27

Boston Scientific Corp. and subsidiaries Guidant LLC, Guidant Sales LLC and Cardiac Pacemakers Inc. will pay $30 million to settle allegations that they knowingly sold defective heart devices that were implanted into Medicare patients. Parker Waichman LLP applauds the efforts of the private citizen who filed the lawsuit on behalf of the federal government under the False Claims Act. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to...

2013-11-13 23:02:40

Dallas-based USPlabs LLC has recalled some OxyElite Pro dietary supplement products after receiving a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that highlighted the agency’s willingness to order said recall if the company didn’t voluntarily implement it. Parker Waichman LLP commends the agency for its strong stance on a major public health issue. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...