Blog Posts in October, 2015

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  • Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits Allege Heart Defects
    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits Allege Heart Defects

    In July 2015, two women filed lawsuits against the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. The lawsuits allege that their babies were born with congenital heart defects after the women took the ...

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  • Diabetic Drug Invokana Faces Canadian Class Action Lawsuit
    Diabetic Drug Invokana Faces Canadian Class Action Lawsuit

    Janssen, the manufacturer of the diabetic drug Invokana is now facing a Canadian class-action lawsuit, according to court documents filed at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. These documents ...

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  • C.R. Bard Settles 3000 Mesh Cases for $200 Million
    C.R. Bard Settles 3000 Mesh Cases for $200 Million

    C.R. Bard recently agreed to pay $200 million dollars to settle 3,000 cases of injury suffered by women who were implanted with transvaginal mesh. Toward the end of 2014, Bard paid out $21 million to ...

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  • "Unlimited" Data Throttling Policy to Change Following $100 Million Fine to AT&T

    Just a few months back, the FCC fined AT & T $100 million for misleading customers regarding “unlimited” data plans. As a result, AT&T has now quietly made changes to its “throttling” policies. ...

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  • RushCard Computer Glitch Affects Thousands
    RushCard Computer Glitch Affects Thousands

    Thousands of people who depend on the prepaid RushCard to pay their bills and access their direct-deposited paycheck have been affected by a recent computer glitch which has prevented them from doing ...

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  • HIKO Energy LLC Requests Decrease of $1.8 Million Penalty
    HIKO Energy LLC Requests Decrease of $1.8 Million Penalty

    In August 2015, HIKO Energy LLC, along with several other energy companies, was ordered to pay a civil penalty for using deceptive marketing practices—which ultimately led to steep energy price spikes ...

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