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 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled updated guidelines Thursday for supervisory examinations of student loan servicers, as the agency aims to curb practices that borrowers have complained are delaying or denying their access to debt relief under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
A California appellate panel on Tuesday tossed a fraud case against Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP accusing the firm of helping a client shirk an $8.5 million judgment in what the court described as a “legal saga” dating back to 2004.
The New Jersey Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an ethics complaint brought against a former Superior Court judge in connection with how she removed various items from the home of her one-time romantic partner in the days after she committed suicide.
The Federal Trade Commission secured a temporary restraining order against the proposed merger between DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. on Tuesday after raising concerns about the deal’s potential to create a “near-monopoly.”
A California judge on Wednesday dismissed a former Los Angeles Times publisher and three staffers from a fired cartoonist’s defamation suit, siding with the newspaper’s assertion that published pieces alleging inconsistencies in how the artist described a police encounter aren’t actionable under the First Amendment and state law.
A Republican bill in the U.S. Senate to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act would temporarily extend disputed cost-sharing reductions, sharply cut Medicaid and dial back premium assistance for private insurance, according to an outline of the legislation.
A C.R. Bard Inc. investor filed a proposed class action in New Jersey federal court Wednesday aiming to block the medical supply company’s sale to Becton Dickinson and Co., claiming the $24 billion price tag is too low and that investors haven’t been given enough information to evaluate the deal.
A U.S. International Trade Commission administrative law judge has issued an initial determination that Arista's sale of redesigned network switch products complies with the terms of a cease-and-desist order imposed after Cisco accused Arista of patent infringement last year, permitting Arista to dodge a penalty of $600 million, the company announced Wednesday.
Federal banking regulators say that nearly 10 years after the financial crisis and seven years since the Dodd-Frank Act’s passage, the time has come for easing up on the Volcker Rule, making changes to the bank living will process, and rolling back other key regulations.
The owner of a manufacturing company has asked the Sixth Circuit to throw out its earlier ruling upholding a tax judgment against him, arguing that he couldn’t pay the taxes because the company’s finances were under a creditor’s control.