Survivors And Workers Of The 9/11 WTC Tragedy Are Suffering From Different Forms Of Cancer, Receive Compensation under Zadroga Bill.
People are still feeling the effects of 9/11. Thousands of individuals volunteered to help in one way or another. Many others survived the ordeal of that day. After the World Trade Center (WTC) bombings, scores of survivors and volunteers that were in the area are now suffering from some form of cancer.
The 9/11 victims fund will cover all financial considerations, including lost income and expenses.
Over 9,000 lawsuits are in progress concerning the makers and distributers of Xarelto, a blood thinner that is produced by both Bayer AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the latter being a subsidiary of the drug company Johnson & Johnson. Over 7,000 of these Xarelto lawsuits have been filed in Louisiana alone. Another 1,000 cases have been filed in Delaware, and an additional 1,000 filed in a state court in Pennsylvania. The plaintiffs of Xarelto claim the drug caused bleeding to the brain or intestine, which then lead to more severe side effects. These include hospitalization and death. The plaintiffs are accusing the defendants of not warning their patients of the severe dangers of the drug.
The New Jersey federal judge presiding over the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez and a Florida ophthalmologist denied a defense bid Tuesday to let jurors see parts of public statements where the senator denied allegations that he had engaged with prostitutes, saying such material is irrelevant.
AT&T Mobility LLC urged an en banc Ninth Circuit panel Tuesday to toss the Federal Trade Commission's suit alleging the telecommunications giant secretly throttles data for customers grandfathered in on “unlimited” data plans, saying a three-judge panel got it right in concluding the FTC doesn't have the authority to pursue the claim.
Federal prosecutors told a California federal court on Monday that the former head of South Korea’s government-funded earthquake research program who was convicted of laundering bribery proceeds in the United States should be sentenced to nearly five years in prison, pushing back on his bid for a much shorter prison stay.
T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and Marshalls shoppers accusing the retailers of using misleading price tags asked a California federal judge Monday to initially approve an $8.5 million settlement offering merchandise credits to the 8 million members of the class, saying if it's litigated, they risked recovering “nothing.”
President Trump’s nominee to serve as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s assistant administrator of air and radiation, currently a Hunton & Williams partner, is scheduled to argue before the D.C. Circuit against new rules reducing silica exposure in the construction industry, a Tuesday docket entry revealed.
A former FedEx sales manager took the stand Tuesday in the Tennessee state trial on his claims that the delivery services giant fired him for noticing employees were falsifying records, saying the firing cost him $464,000 and the “embarrassment” of a derailed career.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently told a private university that it does not need to register as a commodity pool operator or commodity trading adviser, agreeing that limiting the regulatory risk of the university’s billion-dollar endowment is beneficial.
A New York federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former attorney to 38 months in prison for scamming four victims out of $1.4 million in purported real estate investments while he was under judicial supervision on three different fraud-related indictments.
Attorneys for the directors of drug maker InSys Therapeutics Inc. told a Delaware state court judge Tuesday that a shareholder derivative suit should be tossed because the board took steps to bolster its compliance programs when issues with the marketing of its powerful narcotic painkiller came to light.
With its impact felt from Key West to Jacksonville, Hurricane Irma delivered Florida a mighty blow, but building industry experts say the storm’s destruction would have been much worse if not for stronger building codes and regulations enacted after the devastation of Hurricane Andrew 25 years ago.