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 Illinois Supreme Court found Friday that the state's anti-hazing statute allows sorority women at an event where a Northern Illinois University fraternity pledge drank himself to death to face liability along with the frat in a suit filed by the student's father.
A California federal judge told Medical Diagnostic Laboratories LLC on Friday that he may have to dismiss its patent infringement suit over its proprietary peptides because they were allegedly used by Protagonist Therapeutics Inc. to develop an autoimmune disorder drug for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, an activity protected by the safe harbor rule.
The Seventh Circuit on Friday upheld the prison sentences of a man and a woman convicted in a $4.3 million scheme to defraud Medicare, finding the district judge used proper calculations and considerations to determine their sentences.
With the Major League Baseball free-agent market the quietest it has been in years, rumors that the teams may be colluding with one another to avoid offering big contracts have begun to swirl, but experts say a grievance may be hard to prove as the economics of baseball have changed.
The Trump administration urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to “vindicate the law” by leapfrogging over the Ninth Circuit and reviewing a California federal court’s temporary pause of the federal government’s move to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
CashCall Inc. will have to pay a $10 million penalty for offering high-interest loans via a tribal lands-based firm in states where payday loans are barred, but a California federal judge Friday denied the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s bid for $287 million in restitution and penalties.
Counsel for members of a golf club owned by President Donald Trump landed a fee award of $2.1 million in Florida federal court Friday, following the class’ win of a $5.7 million refund triggered by the club’s change in ownership when Trump took over Jupiter Golf Club LLC.
An Indiana federal judge on Thursday put a permanent stop to a video game creator’s infringement of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s “March Madness” and “Final Four” trademarks, siding with the NCAA after he and his company failed to respond to the complaint on time.
A Florida federal judge Friday ordered a $1.9 million sanction against a home health care staffing service in a U.S. Department of Labor overtime suit, saying the company has yet again failed to comply with an order to produce copies of nurses’ payroll records.
The Federal Trade Commission is looking for additional information from Broadcom Ltd. as part of an antitrust review process into its ongoing attempt to take over Qualcomm Inc., the semiconductor technology company said in a statement Friday.