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

FLDS Polygamists Escape Food Stamp Fraud Charges

Lawyers are working out a settlement with leaders of the Fundamentalist LDS Church. They are accused of welfare fraud for using more than $12 million in food stamps to fund Warren Jeffs' polygamist cult on the Utah-Arizona border.

/ January 11, 2017

5 Easy Ways to Avoid the Flu this Winter

Winter is here again, and if the cold weather wasn't bad enough, the season brings with it aches, pains and sinus infections. Here are five tips to bypass the misery of the dreaded flu this winter.

/ January 11, 2017
Breast Cancer Awareness Mammogram Update

Breast Cancer Awareness Update: Question Your Mammogram

Experts say mammograms are finding more slow-growing tumors that do not actually need treatment. Furthermore, having dense breasts increases the risk of fast-growing cancer, but the tumors are harder to see on a mammogram.

/ January 10, 2017
Bicep Size Predicts Odds of Surviving Heart Attack

Bicep Size May Predict Odds of Surviving Heart Attack

What does the size of your bicep say about your heart? For people over 65, it may help predict the odds of surviving a heart attack — here's why.

/ January 10, 2017