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.
A hefty patent caseload has been the new normal for the Federal Circuit since America Invents Act proceedings first hit the court three years ago, but 2017 still saw some subtle changes. Here, Law360 looks at the latest trends in patent appeals.
An appeals court in the U.K. rejected on Monday an attempt by a group of insurers to overturn a lower court’s ruling that Connect Shipping Inc. is entitled to claim £12 million ($16.8 million) in losses after one of its ships caught fire in the Red Sea near Egypt in 2012.
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority said Monday it has sealed an agreement with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to coordinate innovation in financial technology, a step the regulators hope will ease mutual market access.
The London Stock Exchange unveiled plans on Monday to launch a new short-term benchmark interest rate on April 23 to compete with a globally-dominant Libor contract that regulators aim to replace after a series of rate-rigging scandals.
Great Lakes Insurance SE has said a loss adjuster’s defense in a £2.5 million ($3.5 million) lawsuit against it over a botched repair job is “highly artificial" and does not provide a realistic assessment of the firm’s responsibility for faulty renovations to the roof of a listed building.
Countrywide Surveyors Ltd. has settled a claim it brought against a group of insurers over their refusal to pay out £5 million ($7 million) which the surveyor paid to mortgage lenders to end a dispute over 72 wrongly valued properties, according to court documents.
A nonprofit watchdog group dedicated to helping the U.K. insurance industry fight organized fraud networks revealed on Monday it had tapped Zurich Insurance and Allianz to add two senior executives to its board.
A High Court judge in London has found that a Saudi Arabian businessman must be bound by promises not to dispose of rental income from a group of British property developments whose ownership is disputed in a legal claim that alleges he defrauded his business partner out of £35 million ($49 million).