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 New Jersey state appeals court said Wednesday that a trial court erred in finding a public hearing notice deficient because it did not state that a proposed townhouse development in Garwood, New Jersey, would be age-restricted, saying that information was not necessary.
BMW of North America LLC reiterated its support Wednesday in New York federal court for a deal that would end two lawsuits over an alleged sunroof design defect that damaged electrical components in certain vehicles’ trunks, saying a mere .003 percent of the settlement class has objected to the deal.
Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. shareholders told an Indiana federal court Tuesday the company's board members and CEO should face claims that they omitted crucial financial information ahead of the company's $1.4 billion sale to rival Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc.
President Donald Trump’s pick to be the top environmental law official at the U.S. Department of Justice faced skeptical Democrats on a Senate panel on Wednesday, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Jeffrey Bossert Clark fielding questions about his private practice and views on climate change.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center has struck back at IRS contentions that the advocacy group needs President Donald Trump’s consent to release his tax returns, instead telling a D.C. federal judge that its request invokes a different section of law to “correct a misstatement of fact,” regardless of taxpayer consent.
Houston personal injury law firm Arnold & Itkin LLP has filed a lawsuit in state district court in Houston against a company it had won a nearly $755,000 default judgment against in an underlying lawsuit, telling the court that ASI Aviation LLC has refused to hand over the money.
SunEdison Inc. reached a major milestone on Wednesday as a New York bankruptcy court approved a $32 million settlement between the green energy giant and its unsecured creditors, putting its restructuring case on track to be wrapped up within a matter of months.
This week's global cyberattack, like one in May that held 300,000 computer systems around the world captive for days, is among the worst ransomware intrusions to date and likely not the last of its kind. Attorneys say that being prepared and knowing the steps to take in the wake of an attack could help reduce […]
Britain’s pensions consultants have failed to fend off a likely antitrust probe later this year, as the U.K.’s financial watchdog on Wednesday rejected a series of industry pledges designed to prevent an investigation and recommended that investment advisers be absorbed into its regulatory remit.
Passengers aboard a 2013 Carnival Corp. cruise ship whose engines caught fire asked the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday to revive their claims against a third-party contractor that maintained the engines, arguing their tickets weren't clear about whether they had to notify Carnival or the third party before suing.