Bought Milk? Get Your Class Action Cash by Jan. 31

If you bought milk or dairy products in 15 states since 2003, you have until January 31 to get cash from a $52 million class action lawsuit settlement with the industry for killing cows to keep milk prices up.

/ January 16, 2017

Illinois Man Files Cook Celect® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Over 2,500 lawsuits have been filed by people who were injured by blood clot-catching IVC filters. The longer a filter is implanted, the higher the risk of side effects — including the risk of developing blood clots, the same side...

/ January 16, 2017

Alaskan Salmon may be Infected with Large Tapeworms, CDC Warns

Sushi lovers, beware: scientists have found that a Japanese tapeworm which can grow up to 30 feet long has been found in salmon caught in Alaskan waters, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

/ January 16, 2017

Takata Pleads Guilty, Pays $1 Billion for Exploding Airbag Scandal

Takata Corp. of Japan will pay $1 billion and plead guilty to a criminal charge for hiding a dangerous defect that can cause airbag inflators to explode.

/ January 13, 2017
Lawsuits for IVC Filter Injuries

Washington Woman Files Günther Tulip® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A woman who was injured by a cage-like blood clot filter that was implanted in a blood vessel called the inferior vena cava (IVC) has filed a lawsuit.

/ January 13, 2017

How Stress and Negative Emotions Can Lead to Heart Problems

Heightened activity in the brain’s fear center can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke, a new study suggests.

/ January 13, 2017
Bad Boy Buggy Rollover Lawsuit

Bad Boy Buggies Recalled After Rollover Death Lawsuit

Textron has recalled Bad Boy and Bone Collector XTO off-road vehicles that do not have seat belts, posing a risk of severe injury in rollover accidents. The family of a 14-year-old boy who died in 2014 has filed a lawsuit.

/ January 12, 2017
Mirena Brain Injury Lawsuits

Lawyers Ask to Consolidate 100+ Mirena Brain Injury Lawsuits

Migraine headaches and vision loss are symptoms of a brain injury linked to Bayer's Mirena IUD. There are now 116 lawsuits from women who developed high pressure in the skull, Intracranial Hypertension (IH) or Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC).

/ January 12, 2017
Fiat

EPA Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Emissions Cheating

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused Fiat Chrysler of using secret software that allowed illegal emissions on at least 104,000 of its diesel vehicles, the latest in an unprecedented government crackdown on automakers for alleged pollution violations.

/ January 12, 2017

Trump’s Anti-Vaccine Skeptics May Boost Autism Claims

Vaccines do not cause autism, but they do sometimes cause brain damage. The U.S. government has paid out millions to a few kids with autism — but rejected thousands of others. Will vaccine-safety skeptics help raise awareness about compensation?

/ January 11, 2017