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2014-09-22 23:01:15

The federal court overseeing the consolidated lawsuits filed against Boston Scientific involving vaginal mesh products has ordered that four of the included cases, all to be tried in Florida and all involving the company’s “Pinnacle” mesh product, be ready for trial by November 3. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, before whom all of the federal mesh lawsuits (http://www.meshinjurylawfirm.com/lawsuits/) filed against...

2014-09-15 16:23:28

Court may Decide if Federal Arbitration Act Applies Procedurally in State Courts CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerals Development & Supply Company, Inc., announced that they have filed a supplement to their Petition of Writ of Certiorari in the United States Supreme Court. This supplement will give the Supreme Court an opportunity to address whether the venue provisions of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") can be procedurally applied in state court proceedings, an...

2014-09-09 23:08:58

A federal judge has sent a woman’s lawsuit against the makers of Xarelto back to state court, finding that the removal of the case to federal court was premature. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 According to an opinion filed in Stunteback v. Janssen et al. (case no. 14-1097; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania), the case should not have been removed to federal court from state court by Defendant Janssen Ortho, LLC because not all of the...

2014-04-08 23:01:11

A Motion to Remand Has Been Granted by a Federal Court in A Case Brought Against Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. Over its InFUSE™ Bone Graft Product. Parker Waichman LLP, continues to evaluate cases of spinal surgery patients suffering from serious injuries allegedly caused by Medtronic Infuse. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, along with co-counsel The Drakulich Firm; Neblett, Beard and Arsenault; Holland, Groves, Schneller, Stolze;...

2014-02-28 16:23:01

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The right to a trial before an impartial jury of citizens is the fundamental principle of our judiciary system under the U.S. Constitution. When a jury verdict or the actions of a court raise questions about the law, the state appellate courts provide a forum to consider, interpret and rule on those questions. Tragically, in recent years, Texans have witnessed the denigration of juries and the erosion of the judiciary by the very body entrusted...

2014-01-15 23:23:14

The firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of those who believe they suffered from the drug’s alleged serious adverse side effects, such as heart attacks and irregular heartbeat. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 A lawsuit against Fresenius Medical Care, the manufacturer of GranuFlo, brought by 74 plaintiffs (or their estates, in the cases of those who died from their injuries), has been returned to state court by the federal court to which the defendant had previously removed the...

2014-01-02 16:20:33

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the filing of an Application for Reconsideration of the Opinions and Order entered by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on December 19, 2013, James D. Schultz, General Counsel to the Governor, released the following statement: "Today, lawyers representing Commonwealth agencies and officials in the Robinson Township matter have sought reconsideration of the Supreme Court's December 19, 2013, Opinions and Order. In the...

2013-12-11 23:27:39

Cases involve claims against Bayer Pharmaceuticals over allegations of spontaneous migration, perforation and other health problems. National network of attorneys continues to offer free legal consultations for consumers seeking compensation over IUD allegations. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/mirena-IUD-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that there have been important new legal developments that will be of...

2013-12-09 23:26:49

Number of cases climbs to 2,641 in multidistrict litigation as attorneys prepare for first bellwether trial. Resource4thePeople maintains offer of free consultations to consumers seeking compensation over bladder cancer allegations. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today the latest developments for consumers affected by litigation involving allegations that the diabetes...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'