Daily Archives: May 3, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Mike Mintz  
Bullying: When is it Time to Call a Lawyer?

“This year, over 5 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns,”  say the creators of the new feature film “Bully.” This documentary shows a group of parents, who came together after losing their children to bully-provoked suicides, forming “The Bully Project,” an anti-bullying advocacy group that wants to stop bullying before it happens. To do this, they set out on a crusade to …

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Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Sylvia Hsieh  
ALEC Leads the Legal War Against Consumers

Meet ALEC — the nickname for the American Legislation Exchange Council — that has recently come to light as a cozy meeting place where Big Business is accused of “ghostwriting” its wish list of laws that state legislators  introduce across the country. While recent media attention has focused on ALEC’s role in passing pro-gun laws like Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law, scant attention has been paid to the group’s anti-consumer agenda.  A law written by ALEC just gutted the Ohio …

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Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Lawsuit Charges Drugmaker Hushed Actos Cancer Reports

A whistleblower lawsuit against the makers of the diabetes drug Actos could make it easier for consumers harmed by the medication to seek relief in civil suits against the manufacturer. Lawsuit claims drugmaker Takeda failed to disclose cancer and heart failure related to usage of Actos medication Employee brought up underdisclosure and was promptly fired Users of Actos who suffered side effects could have personal injury claim   Miracle Drug Dr. Helen Ge, a medical doctor and experienced drug safety …

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