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3M Knowingly Sold the U.S. Department of Defense Earplugs, Putting Active Duty Soldiers at Risk for Hearing Loss

In 2018, a judge for the Department of Justice ordered 3M to pay $9.1 million in damages to veterans who were injured after using their dual ended Combat Arms Earplugs (CAEv2). For a free case review with a 3M defective earplugs lawyer Nashville, TN has to offer, please call The…

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Tennessee Doctors Are Getting Paid to Deny Americans and Tennessee Residents Disability

Tennessee has the highest number of denied medical disability claims in the United States. In 2017, 72% of applicants were denied – the national average is 66%. The state contracts medical doctors to review all Medicare disability claims. These doctors are paid per review which means the faster they can…

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A Terminally Ill Man Just Won $289 Million from Agricultural Company Monsanto

A San Francisco jury ruled that the most popular weed killer in the world, Roundup, caused a former schoolteacher, husband, and father of two to become terminally ill with cancer. Dewayne Johnson’s case was the first to go to trial, and was expedited, because doctor’s had said he wasn’t expected…

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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…