Daily Archives: July 31, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Products Liability by Staff Editor   
Video: Nexium and Prilosec Make Your Bones Brittle

  Are you a longtime, daily user or Prilosec of Nexium? Have you recently suffered a broken bone or fracture? Your medicine could be the cause.         Mobile users click here to view the video.         Watch as Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine interviews attorney Michael Lynch at the American Association for Justice Conference about the dangers in taking antacid drugs over long periods of time. These medications, known as proton pump inhibitors, are some …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Insanity Defense a Possibility for Shooter in Aurora Massacre

Aurora massacre suspect James Holmes was charged yesterday with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder, and could potentially face the death penalty if convicted. So far the evidence looks stacked against Holmes, who was arrested in the parking lot behind the movie theater showing the “Dark Knight Rises,” in the immediate aftermath of the July 20 shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. With essentially no hope of arguing that he was not the killer, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Banking Law by Roy Rivenburg  
Banks Defraud Customers with Manufactured Overdraft Charges

Nobody wants to pay $35 for a cup of coffee or loaf of bread, but that’s essentially what has happened to debit card users around the nation, according to class action lawsuits against dozens of banks. In July, U.S. Bank, Bank of the West and Bank of Oklahoma joined a parade of financial institutions agreeing to fork over millions of dollars to settle claims that they manipulated debit card transactions to trigger overdraft fees. Other cases are still winding through …

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