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 state’s attorney for Cook County, Illinois, on Friday asked a federal judge to send back to state court her suit against Facebook over claims it allowed political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica access to personal data from nearly 90 million users.
A former Fisher Phillips LLP partner who fatally shot his wife during a nighttime drive was convicted of felony murder on Monday, with an Atlanta jury rejecting the attorney’s contention that the shooting was an accident.
Delaware’s Chancery Court on Monday refused to let Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney obtain the videotaped depositions of biotech venture Theranos Inc.’s executives in two now-settled securities suits, saying the videos were never filed with the court and thus cannot be handed over.
CTIA, the wireless industry organization, has agreed to create a task force to address the problem of contraband cellphone use in U.S. prisons, according to a letter to GOP lawmakers from Federal Communications Chairman Ajit Pai.
A trade group for Lloyd’s of London reassured underwriters on Monday that their policies covering physical damage do not generally extend to cyberattacks, which had been a growing source of concern for the industry.
U.K. developer Great Portland Estates PLC has sold a pair of London mixed-use properties that include retail space to M&G Real Estate for £49.6 million ($69.1 million), according to an announcement Monday from Great Portland Estates.
Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. on Monday urged the New Jersey Supreme Court to bar testimony from the expert witnesses for more than 2,000 patients who allege acne drug Accutane caused them to develop bowel problems, saying the experts hadn’t proffered scientifically reliable input.
Even after racking up close to $1 million in legal bills from Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller in court challenges over Pennsylvania’s congressional map, the state’s Democratic governor didn’t come near the nearly $3 million spent by Republican legislative leaders on the litigation.
National pediatric services provider Pediatrix Medical Services Inc. on Friday sued Aetna Inc. in Texas state court and Florida federal court, alleging that the insurer has engaged in a systematic scheme to pressure and manipulate medical providers to reduce claims payments.
Auto dealerships told an Illinois federal judge Friday that they’ve established standing to sue Fiat Chrysler under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, insisting they’ve backed up amended allegations that the auto giant conspired with certain favored franchisees to artificially inflate sales figures to score incentives.