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Signature HealthCare to Pay $30 Million For Allegations of Defrauding Nursing Home Residents

The settlement was made with the U.S. Department of Justice after Signature HealthCare was found to have submitted forged pre-admission certifications regarding patient needs to the Medicaid program in Tennessee. These allegations initially arose after two former employees of the nursing home company filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit. The U.S.…

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New Pending Lawsuits Against Neocate Formula and Dangerously Low Phosphate Levels

Earlier this year a father was being accused of of child abuse by Child Protective Services. They alleged that between December 2017 and January 2018, his sustained unexplained broken bones including a fractured femur and wrist. The boy’s father claims no abuse had taken place, and that he had been…

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Abilify Claimants Recover Settlements, While Others Join the Class Action Lawsuit

Three people who said the antipsychotic drug Abilify caused them to engage in compulsive gambling have reached a settlement for undisclosed amounts. The cases were considered to be bellwether, multidistrict litigation, and scheduled for trial in June. The District Court has ordered the defendants, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., and Otsuka Pharmaceutical…

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Is the Attorney Client Privilege Over? Here’s What You Need to Know

President Trump Tweeted that the “Attorney client privilege is dead” after the FBI conducted a raid at the office of Michael Cohen, a New York lawyer and legal representative of Trump. The President is well known for his Tweets, and later continued to tell his Twitter following that “I have…

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Tempe Woman is Struck and Killed by Self Driving Uber Car, Now the Question Remains: Who is Responsible?

On March 18, 2018, Elaine Herzberg, 49, was struck and killed by a self driving Uber car. The Tempe resident had been crossing the road with her bicycle when the automobile driven by a robotic computer failed to stop before hitting her head on. At first Tempe police said Herzberg…

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Changes in the Nursing Home Industry Could Put Millions of Lives at Risk

If your loved one is being cared for in a nursing home facility, you’ll want to pay close attention to recent changes made by The Trump Administration. The implementation of fines against nursing home facilities that have been accused of neglect or wrongdoing, should be scaled back, according to The…

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Tennessee Lawyer Fighting Back For Stryker Hip Implant Recall Victims

A Tennessee man, with the help of a medical malpractice lawyer, filed a complaint on August 17, 2017 against the medical conglomerate Howmedica Osteonics (d.b.a. Stryker Orthopedics) and Stryker Corporation –  one of the world’s foremost medical technology companies. The man claimed he experienced severe injuries after being fitted by…

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One of the Nation’s Largest Senior Living Home Chains Faces Legal Action

Twenty elderly men and women went without their daily medication in a senior living home in Palm Springs, CA because there was not medical technician on duty. In Paso Robles, a senior women fell in her bedroom and waited 22 hours for help even after she pushed the emergency button.…

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A Terrible Health Bill is Pending in Congress Now

House Bill 1215 is currently pending in congress. The bill has been shadowed by hundreds of more pending bills, and now it’s time to shed some light on it. If passed, house Bill 1215 essentially will create immaculate obstacles for people who seek to hold health care professionals accountable for…