5 Myths About Lawsuit Funding

5 Myths About Litigation Finance

If you’re not familiar with how litigation finance works, you should fix that — fast. Litigation finance is growing dramatically in popularity and importance, and both litigators and transactional attorneys need to understand it — and what it means …

5 Myths About Litigation Finance

Lawsuit lending gets a bad rap

As New York lawmakers debate a little-known but powerful part of it called consumer litigation finance, that’s a point we shouldn’t overlook. Last month I testified at a state Senate hearing on the practice, in which victims pursuing justice through the …

Lawsuit lending gets a bad rap

LexShares Launches Private Institutional Litigation Finance Exchange

BOSTON & NEW YORK–(Business Wire)–LexShares, the commercial litigation finance firm, has launched the LexShares Private Market, an exchange for secondary litigation finance transactions. Built exclusively for qualified institutions, the LexShares …

LexShares Launches Private Institutional Litigation Finance Exchange

The Litigation Finance Market: Other Ways To Invest

A week ago I covered Burford Capital (OTC:BRFRF) (OTC:BRFRY), a litigation funding company (link: “Burford Capital: Litigation Funding And Self-Disruption”). Burford is very interesting, but valuation concerns or idiosyncratic business risk might make …

The Litigation Finance Market: Other Ways To Invest

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

Litigation finance is booming. And as lawyers well know, with great expansion comes great… regulation. At last week’s most interesting conference on litigation finance, hosted by IMN, I learned about the latest developments at a panel entitled …

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

Wisconsin law requires all litigation funding arrangements to be disclosed

Legislation signed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker last week requires all third-party litigation funding deals to be disclosed—even if a discovery request has not been made for that information. Wisconsin Act 235 requires litigants “provide to the other …

Wisconsin law requires all litigation funding arrangements to be disclosed

Burford Capital: Litigation Funding And Self-Disruption

Burford Capital is a unique litigation funder and the only liquid public entity in the space. The litigation finance market is expanding rapidly and promises entirely uncorrelated returns. We look at the downside of market growth. Regulatory risk is a …

Burford Capital: Litigation Funding And Self-Disruption

Stans Energy Secures Litigation Funding Arrangment

Toronto, Ontario (FSCwire) – Stans Energy Corp. (“Stans” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a litigation finance agreement to obtain incremental funding of Stans’ legal costs, including related corporate overhead costs, to …

Stans Energy Secures Litigation Funding Arrangment

Litigation Finance: How Wall Street Invests in Justice

On Wall Street, money never sleeps. Money managers controlling trillions of dollars in assets devote their professional lives to finding the best opportunities to earn a return for the lowest amount of risk. In this environment, an obscure field called …

Litigation Finance: How Wall Street Invests in Justice

Judges keep shielding litigation funding agreements, despite demands for transparency

(Reuters) – For just about as long as the litigation funding industry has existed in a meaningful way in the U.S. – about a decade, give or take – defendants have been pushing to require plaintiffs to disclose details of their arrangements with outside …

Judges keep shielding litigation funding agreements, despite demands for transparency

Litigation Funding: 5 Things to Watch for in 2018

Litigation finance had a big year in 2017, one marked by expansion in the United States by major names like Vannin Capital and Woodsford Litigation Funding, eye-popping dollar figures, and large numbers of Big Law …

Litigation Funding: 5 Things to Watch for in 2018

Litigation Finance & Insurance: 5 Myths About Litigation Finance

This the the third article of a three-part series. In the previous articles, we provided top 5 tips for securing the best funding terms possible from the market and top 5 pitfalls for the uninitiated seeking litigation finance. In the last of this 3-part …

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Lawsuit Funding Is Available on Car Accidents Nationwide

TriMark Legal Funding LLC has been providing fast affordable car accident loans nationwide since 2003. Lawsuit funding on car accidents has no credit checks, no monthly payments and you only pay it back if you win your case. If you lose or your case doesn’t settle, you keep the money and owe nothing. Call (877) 932-2628 now to see if your case qualifies.

Driver gets four years for fatal drunken crash

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180614/driver-gets-four-years-for-fatal-drunken-crashA driver who was drunk when he caused a fatal, head-on crash a year ago near the state fairgrounds was driving east on 11th when his car crossed the centerline and slammed into Witherow’s westbound car.

A Columbus police officer on patrol …

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Police looking for driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

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Las Vegas police say they are looking for the driver in a fatal hit-and-run who fled from the scene of the crash, which happened about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Authorities say the car hit a 62-year-old man crossing the street outside a crosswalk.

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I-25 reopens after rollover crash that caused injuries, fuel spill and bus detours

https://www.denverpost.com/2018/06/14/interstate-25-shutdown-truck-rollover/Police are trying to locate driver who walked away from scene after fatal crash on Federal Boulevard; intoxication suspected.

Woman dead after alleged domestic violence incident in Westminster turns into a fatal car crash, carjacking Aurora driver sentenced to 12 years in …

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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Crash Near Rochester

https://www.kaaltv.com/news/fatal-accident-in-olmsted-county/4949293/Olmsted County Sheriff Captain Scott Behrns has released the names involved in a fatal crash near Rochester Wednesday night and crossing Marion Road SE when he was hit by a car driven by 24-year-old Samuel Imhoff of Rochester.

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Judge spurns prosecutor’s request to detain suspect in car with woman killed by cop

http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2018/06/woman_charged_in_shoplifting_that_ended_in_fatal_s.htmlDespite an extensive criminal record, an alleged shoplifter arrested during a fatal confrontation with a police officer …

the state is seeking to elevate this defendant’s dangerousness by the tragic accident.

I believe that to be improper, your honor.

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Driver killed in South Bakersfield crash at Wible and Wilson roads identified

https://www.turnto23.com/news/fatal-car-crash-closes-intersection-in-south-bakersfieldThe driver in Wednesday morning’s fatal crash at the intersection of Wible and Wilson Roads in South Bakersfield has been identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

They say 24-year-old Edgar Eduardo Rojas was killed when the car he was driving …

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San Jose: Motorcyclist killed in overnight crash on I-880

https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/06/14/san-jose-motorcyclist-killed-in-overnight-crash-on-i-880/One dead in crash near Antioch Bridge Michigan driver gets 40 years for killing 5 cyclists

CHP: Tree fell atop Danville doctor’s car in fatal crash on I-680 8-year-old Martinez girl killed in rear-end I …

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Brooklyn grandmother hailed a hero for saving grandson in car crash that killed her daughter

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/ny-metro-grandmother-hailed-hero-20180613-story.html“I saw a car into the metal.

I looked across …

Plans are in the works for a rally on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the fatal crash site.

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Driver in fatal Merced County bus crash now charged in child sex-crimes case

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/local/crime/article213179309.htmlAfter the crash, Vasquez got off the bus and started yelling “It’s not my fault, it’s not my fault,” before he stepped into traffic and was hit by a car, according to investigators’ reports.

Survivors told authorities Vasquez rushed passengers on the bus …

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Woman charged with leaving crash that killed man on Christmas

http://www.nj.com/ocean/index.ssf/2018/06/woman_charged_with_leaving_crash_that_killed_man_o.htmlA Jackson woman was behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a man in Lakewood on Christmas last year and kept driving, authorities alleged Wednesday.

Sandra D. Brown, 46, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash.

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NTSB releases cause of Alabama medical helicopter crash that killed 4

https://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2018/06/ntsb_releases_cause_of_alabama.htmlThe helicopter had been called after a motorist struck a ditch and a utility pole in a one-car crash about 11 p.m. Friday

There was heavy fog and mist at the time, and the fatal flight lasted only one minute. In the final report, the agency …

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Minnesota Archdiocese Reaches Historic $210 Million Settlement With Clergy Abuse Victims

OPINION: Disgusting. Richest church on the planet and one of the top three landowners on the planet**, but instead of ponying up some REAL compensation for the horrific damage their pedophile priests have done, they declare bankruptcy and skate out dirt-cheap after yet another group of their perverts destroyed the lives of 450 more innocent children.

While $210 million may SOUND like a lot, let’s give this some perspective. First, figure 40% will go immediately to the attorneys. With what’s left, if they divided it evenly among the 450 victims, that means the Catholic Church puts the value of an entire life starting at early childhood destroyed by their ubiquitous sexual predator priests at less than $280,000. Still a nice chunk of change, right? Not so fast.

Now think about this: If a victim only lives to the age of 75, before inflation or any mandatory deductions, that divides out to $3,733 per year. And that breaks down to just $72 per week, per person, to pay for all of the psychiatrists, therapy and counseling they will probably need for the rest of their lives. $72 a week.

What kind of mental healthcare do you get for $72 a week? About 2 large bottles of Jack Daniels or a nice bag of Meth, that’s what.

Richest church on the planet and their idea of “justice” is $72 a week for a shattered life!

And to add insult to injury, keep this little nugget in mind: NONE of  these pedophile priests are ever arrested, ever go on trial, ever go to prison or ever face criminal charges like every other child rapist does. In fact, many times they just get tossed right back into circulation at a new location where they can keep on raping kids and destroying more lives. All with the cheerful endorsement of the Catholic Church. Absolutely disgusting.

So here’s a question:

If it takes a village to raise a child, and EVERYBODY in the village has known that these sexual predator pedophile priests have been preying on children since, well, basically forever, and have done nothing except keep quiet, not talk about it and keep sending their kids off to be sexually abused some more, what does that say about EVERYBODY IN THE VILLAGE i.e. the Catholic congregations that continue even to this day to attend, protect and financially support the catholic church and their never-ending supply of sexual predator pedophile priests?

** The Church has been acquiring land since its inception in 313 A.D., and as of 2011, the Pope was one of the world’s top three largest landowners, behind King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and Queen Elizabeth II. Unfortunately, it’s virtually impossible to calculate exactly how much real estate the Catholic Church has because it’s protected as a religious institution but worldwide holdings total roughly 177 million acres. Source

Minnesota Archdiocese Reaches $210 Million Settlement With 450 Clergy Abuse Victims

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/06/01/616187545/minnesota-archdiocese-reaches-210-million-settlement-with-450-clergy-abuse-victiThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has reached a $210 million settlement agreement with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of a bankruptcy reorganization, officials announced Thursday.

At $210,290,724, it is estimated to be the second …

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Twin Cities parishes step up to help pay clergy sex abuse settlement

http://www.startribune.com/twin-cities-parishes-step-up-to-help-pay-for-victims-of-clergy-sex-abuse/484392471/To date, more than half of the roughly 100 parishes in the archdiocese with clergy sex abuse claims have made or pledged a contribution, said Finnegan, whose church is among them.

“Other parishes without [abuse] claims have done the same,” he said.

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Judge denies request from individuals named in grand jury report into clergy sex abuse

http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/06/judge_denies_request_from_indi.htmlwhich is only fair.” Previous grand jury reports into clergy sex abuse out of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown named dozens of priests and church officials in the findings.

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Twin Cities parishes react to archdiocese’s $210 million settlement with abuse survivors

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/06/03/twin-cities-parishes-react-to-archdioceses-210-million-settlement-with-abuse-survivorsFather Dan Griffith took the last few minutes of Mass to fill everyone in about the landmark $210 million settlement between the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and 450 survivors of sexual abuse by priests.

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Judge rejects attempt to postpone a Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse by priests

http://www.mcall.com/news/nationworld/pennsylvania/mc-nws-priest-child-sex-abuse-grand-jury-20180605-story.htmlFive years before that, the second of two grand juries investigating the Philadelphia Archdiocese concluded, uncovering unreported sexual abuse allegations against about 100 priests.

Krumenacker published decision came about three weeks after Harrisburg …

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Catholic church in Minnesota to make second-largest US payout over sexual abuse

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/catholic-church-in-minnesota-to-make-second-largest-us-payout-over-sexual-abuse/ar-AAy8M2CThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has agreed to establish a $210 million trust fund for 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse, church officials announced Thursday.

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More suits filed against Delbarton ifor priest sexual abuse

http://omgili.com/ri/jHIAmI4hxg8081ES3bebblkU_cZMoi643CMFZ_fF8HHyQiZIoAuZIDavVY4.wXU7pC17rNSayBVd5AD_ABdEE3UkQEC.kQNFDiMSsGoBkIjxFE6LOzj2KIrT5JPMgMGqhdTUVj_6T78F6bofQ1gRR3xucweBwqoO82zmVRyJXbtPt3McNQ78wMhvtFAhiSRq6UNwB2Niiy_kEudCToY2Qpf69dlmz9lxThree lawsuits were filed in Superior Court in Morristown on Tuesday, May 29 against St. Mary’s Abbey that runs the Delbarton School and the Order of St. Benedict of New Jersey in Morristown that runs St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Linden involving sexual abuse charges by former students against priests and lay personnel at the two schools.

In all there have been 11 suits filed recently, five involving Delbarton were settled in the past month and a half, according to the attorney for all 11 plaintiffs, Gregory Gianforcaro of Phillipsburg.

The three pending suits filed on May 29 and three other pending suits filed earlier involve both Delbarton and St.

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Vatican denies protecting founder of Peruvian movement accused of abuse

Rome denied claims it had ‘hidden’ Luis Fernando Figari, founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vatican officials have denied protecting the founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, a Peru-based religious movement, who is accused of sexual, physical and psychological abuse of minor and young adult members of the group.

In a communique dated May 25 and released by the Peruvian bishops’ conference on June 1, the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life said it was responding to claims that it had “hidden” Luis Fernando Figari in Rome and was “protecting him.”

Meanwhile, the Archbishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador, announced that he is awaiting a final ruling from the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in the case of a priest who is accused of physical and sexual abuse of adolescents while he was affiliated with Sodalitium in that city.

The communique from the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life responded to criticism of guidelines issued to Sodalitium more than a year ago in the case of Figari, who founded the movement in 1971.

In January 2017, the congregation informed Sodalitium’s superior general, Alessandro Moroni, that an investigation begun in 2015 determined that Figari had been authoritarian and had committed “acts against the Sixth Commandment,” including at least one case of sexual abuse involving a minor.

At that time, the congregation said that Figari should not be expelled from Sodalitium but should be ordered not to return to Peru except under serious circumstances and with written permission from the movement’s superior general.

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Study Finds Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Increasingly Involve SUVs

Fatal Pedestrian Crashes Increasingly Involve SUVs, Study Finds

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/14/611116451/fatal-pedestrian-crashes-increasingly-involve-suvs-study-findsBut among all types of vehicles, SUVs had the biggest spike in single-vehicle fatal pedestrian crashes, and crashes were increasingly …

Another strategy is adding pedestrian airbags that inflate if the car hits someone.

The airbags are meant to protect …

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Palm Springs Man In Custody For Alleged Fatal DUI Crash

https://patch.com/california/palmdesert/palm-springs-man-custody-alleged-fatal-dui-crashWilliam Rojas, 23, of Palm Springs, is accused in a three-car crash on Indian Canyon Drive that fatally injured 64-year-old Riverside resident Zhenkui Li and left five others hospitalized on Feb. 5, 2017.

Li died of his injuries five days later at Desert …

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Troopers: Driver ‘turns around’ after fatal moped crash in Warren County

https://www.wral.com/troopers-driver-turns-around-after-fatal-moped-crash-in-warren-county/17552484/Warrenton, N.C.
A man died Sunday evening following a moped crash in Warren County.

According to officials with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, a car was traveling east on the U.S. Highway 158 bypass at 9:30 p.m. near Warren Plains Road when …

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Fatal Accident

http://www.westernslopenow.com/news/local-news/fatal-accident-/1179155781A fatal car vs bicycle accident has closed the intersection of 1st St and North Avenue.

Below is the latest information from the Grand Junction Police Department:

Shortly before 4:30 this afternoon, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department …

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Friends Of St. Kate’s Grad Raise Nearly $30K After Fatal Crash

https://patch.com/minnesota/saintpaul/friends-st-kate-s-grad-raise-nearly-30k-after-fatal-crashCLAY COUNTY, MN
Jaynie Halvorson, a wife and mother of a 6-month-old baby boy, died in a car crash near her Barnseville home in rural northwest Minnesota in January.

After the crash, the Barnesville High School Class of 2007 started a GoFundMe page to …

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Tesla Model S Driver Says Autopilot Was On Before Crash Into Firetruck: Police

https://jalopnik.com/tesla-model-s-driver-says-autopilot-was-on-before-crash-1826022381“Tesla has not yet received any data from the car and thus does not know the facts of what occurred …

Autopilot has been linked to at least three fatal crashes, including one as early as January 2016, when a driver in a Tesla Model S in China died …

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Canyon Country Man Identified In Fatal Motorcycle Crash In San Bernardino

http://www.hometownstation.com/s1-news/c38-traffic/canyon-country-man-identified-in-fatal-motorcycle-crash-in-san-bernardino-233459A Canyon Country man has been identified as the victim in a fatal San Bernardino motorcycle crash that occurred earlier this month

… as the man who died when his motorcycle crashed into a car near the intersection of 40th and F Streets in San Bernardino …

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FHP identifies Brandon driver in fatal single-car crash

http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/FHP-identifies-Brandon-driver-in-fatal-single-car-crash_168180227The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the victim in a single-car crash Friday morning as 37-year-old Gustavo Martinez-Meza. Troopers say Martinez-Meza, of Brandon, was driving a 1996 Toyota Avalon westbound on E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr …

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In fatal crash, car drives into downtown Houston apartment building

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/in-fatal-crash-car-drives-into-downtown-houston-apartment-building/ar-AAxdwQJIn a fatal crash Sunday morning, a car drove into the side of a downtown Houston apartment building just down the street from Minute Maid Park.

Houston police responded about 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Congress and La Branch.

A blue Hyundai sedan …

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1,100 Invokana Lawsuits Claim Diabetic Ketoacidosis

1,100 Invokana Lawsuits Alleging Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Kidney I – WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Invokana lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals who developed life-threatening complications allegedly related to treatment with the Type 2 diabetes medication continue to mount in courts throughout the United States.

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Johnson & Johnson: INVOKANA Demonstrated Significant Renal Protective Benefits in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced an additional analysis from the landmark CANVAS Program showing INVOKANA (canagliflozin) improved renal outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with or at …

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Canadian Long-Term Care: A Big Headache For Low Profits

Canadian Long-Term Care: Too Big Of A Headache For Low Profits

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4172045-canadian-long-term-care-big-headache-low-profitsThis has led to the partnership of three major law firms in Canada, that are teaming up on the class action lawsuit.

This partnership is called the ‘Nursing Home Action Coalition’.

The partnership was created in order to be able to handle what could …

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Hagens Berman: Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses CNA Financial of Bait-and-Switch Premium Increases for Long-Term Care Insurance Customers

Premiums for long-term care coverage are generally set at the same level for a given age category, according to the lawsuit.

The lawsuit seeks rescission of their insurance contracts and restoration of premiums paid or, in the alternative …

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Lawsuit: Scabies infestation led to woman’s death in LaFayette, Ga., nursing home

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2018/may/06/lawsuit-scabies-infestatiled-womans-death-laf/470118/The daughter of a former LaFayette, Ga., nursing home resident is suing the company because mites burrowed into her mother’s scalp, face, chest, breasts, shoulders, back, arms and hands.

Rebecca Estelle Zeni, 92, died in June 2015 after living in the …

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https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh-wBy7F_OIEach year in the United States, it is estimated that 2.1 million seniors are victims of some form of abuse.

What is even more shocking is that for every case of nursing home abuse that is reported, there may be as many as five more cases that go unreported.

Some common signs of elderly and nursing home abuse include:

✅ Malnourishment and/or dehydration

✅ Unexplained physical abuse including bedsores, broken bones, cuts and infections

✅ Improper dosage or administration of medications

✅ Unsanitary living conditions

If you suspect that this is affecting someone you love, contact our office immediately!

Nursing home abuse is a serious problem that can even lead to death in the most serious of situations, so time is essential.

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Nursing home to pay $6.75M to settle case of 86-year-old sexually assaulted

http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/05/nursing_home_to_pay_675_millio.htmlMaple Farm Nursing Home has agreed to pay $6.75 million to the family of an 86-year-old woman with dementia who was sexually assaulted by a fellow resident.

The owner of Maple Farm Nursing Center in Akron last week agreed to settle a lawsuit last week filed by …

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Latest testosterone ruling could bring new round of lawsuits

Testosterone ruling could bring lawsuits

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/testosterone-ruling-could-bring-lawsuits-x83w9qtxsAthletics chiefs could face legal action after bringing in a rule that may end the competitive career of Caster Semenya, a leading sports scientist has warned.

The IAAF will today announce a new limit of 5 nanomoles of naturally produced testosterone per …

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AbbVie, facing thousands of lawsuits about its AndroGel testosterone supplement, notches a significant win

AbbVie’s AndroGel has been blamed for causing heart attacks in men who used the gel.

But a jury in Chicago decided in January the drugmaker did not cause a 72-year-old man’s heart attack. AbbVie faces thousands of lawsuits alleging AndroGel caused heart …

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First IVC Filter Lawsuit Ends With $3.6 Million Award

First IVC Filter Lawsuit Results in $3.6 Million Award

Booker’s product liability lawsuit is one of more than 3,500 claims that have been centralized into a multidistrict litigation (MDL).

The MDL is proceeding in the District of Arizona. Judge David G. Campbell is presiding.

The U.S. Judicial Panel on …

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Bard Eclipse IVC Filter Lawsuit Set For Second Bellwether Trial to Begin May 15

https://www.aboutlawsuits.com/bard-eclipse-bellwether-trial-set-142317/Following a $3.6 million verdict in the first IVC filter bellwether case to go before a jury last month, C.R. Bard is set to face another trial next month, involving a complaint that alleges a Bard Eclipse Vena Cava Filter fractured and caused a woman to …

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West Palm Beach Attorney Wins $3.6 Million Verdict in Blood Filter MDL

Indiana-based Cook Medical and Georgia-based Bard Medical Division face about 5,800 IVC filter lawsuits in federal court.

Thousands of pending cases have been consolidated into two MDLs with lawsuits against Cook moved to Indiana and Bard’s playing out …

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Additional IVC Filter Lawsuits Filed

Boston Scientific Corp. and Cook Medical Inc., two major manufacturers of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, are facing lawsuits in Kentucky federal court over allegations that their filters have caused serious injuries to patients.

According to a news …

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IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuits: Lieff Cabraser Provides Answers to Injured Patients

Wendy R. Fleishman of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announces that the firm has published an informational video on IVC blood clot filter injuries and a list of Answers to Frequently …

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IVC Filter Lawsuit Plaintiffs Address FDA Warnings Of Deep Vein Thrombosis & Filter Fracture / Migration

TheProductLawyers.com reports on important FDA warnings which were released regarding IVC filter medical devices.

On August 9th of 2010, the agency released an initial communication which they called “Removing Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters.”

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J&J Slammed For Another $80M in Talcum Powder Lawsuit

Talcum Powder Lawsuit: $80M Blow for J&J, Supplier

https://www.drugwatch.com/2018/04/11/talcum-powder-lawsuit-80m-blow-jj-supplier/Jurors in New Jersey ordered Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier to pay $80 million in punitive damages in a talcum powder lawsuit over the man’s mesothelioma.

This seems an awful lot like throwing down the gauntlet because of course J&J will appeal this and ever single other massive judgment they get hit with.

The verdict on Wednesday, April 11, came after jurors the prior week ordered the companies …

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Johnson & Johnson Loses First Asbestos Talcum Powder Lawsuit

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Johnson & Johnson lost its first asbestos talcum powder lawsuit last week, ordered by a jury to pay Stephen Lanzo and his wife $37 million in compensatory damages.

Lanzo claimed his regular use of the company’s talcum powder …

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Talcum Powder Lawsuit: J&J, Imerys to Pay $80M in Punitive Damages

https://www.asbestos.com/news/2018/04/11/johnson-johnson-talcum-powder-punitive/Johnson & Johnson and talc supplier Imerys SA must pay an additional $80 million in punitive damages to a man who said he developed mesothelioma after using asbestos-contaminated talcum powder, a New Jersey state court jury ruled Wednesday.

The court has …

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New twist in baby powder lawsuits as focus turns to asbestos contamination

http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/new-twist-in-baby-powder-lawsuits-as-focus-turns-to/article_c8179577-9657-526f-a997-69edcef165f7.htmlJohnson & Johnson and Imerys Talc America, a unit of Imerys SA, have vowed to appeal the New Jersey verdict and deny asbestos has ever been present in their products or that their talc can cause any form of cancer.

The case of Stephen Lanzo, a New Jersey …

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Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/does-talcum-powder-cause-cancer-a-legal-and-scientific-battle-rages/ar-AAvKLwuJohnson & Johnson’s lead counsel on two of the cases argues that the lawsuits are all about the money, rather than being all about the science.

“My take on the talc ovarian cancer litigation is that it really is skillful and well-funded plaintiffs lawyers …

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Johnson & Johnson Faces $117 Million Verdict in First Asbestos Talcum Powder Lawsuit Loss

https://www.mesothelioma.com/news/2018/04/johnson-johnson-faces-117-million-verdict-in-first-asbestos-talcum-powder-lawsuit-loss.htmJohnson & Johnson faced its first guilty verdict in an asbestos talcum powder lawsuit last week.

After the court reconvened this week, the manufacturing giant and an arm of Imerys, its talc supplier, now owe a $117 million …

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Couple who claimed talcum powder caused mesothelioma wins $37 million in lawsuit

A jury in Middlesex County, New Jersey, awarded $30 million in compensatory damages on Thursday to a man who got cancer after decades of using talcum powder.

His wife was awarded $7 million in damages.

Banker Stephen Lanzo said he used Johnson & Johnson …

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J&J Loses Talcum Powder Lawsuit

https://www.asbestos.com/news/2018/04/06/johnson-johnson-asbestos-talc-damages/Johnson & Johnson suffered its first loss in an asbestos-related talcum powder lawsuit Thursday after a New Jersey jury ordered the company and its talc supplier to pay $37 million in damages.

The jury awarded $30 million in compensatory damages to Stephen …

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Is there a link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer?

https://www.cityweekly.net/utah/is-there-a-link-between-talcum-powder-and-ovarian-cancer/Content?oid=8381650That was the setup in one recent high-profile lawsuit against the company that’s taken most of the anti-talc heat, Johnson & Johnson.

The plaintiff, a medical receptionist from Los Angeles named Eva Echeverria, started using J&J baby powder on her genital …

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Asbestos in Talc Products Verdict Means J&J, Imerys Owe Millions

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-11/j-j-imerys-ordered-to-pay-punitive-80-million-in-talc-caseJ&J won the first mesothelioma talc trial tied to its baby powder when a California jury ruled in November the product wasn’t responsible for causing a 61-year-old woman’s cancer.

Colgate-Palmolive Co. agreed last year to settle a lawsuit claiming its …

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Does talcum powder cause cancer?

http://www.kmov.com/story/37933027/does-talcum-powder-cause-cancerJohnson & Johnson’s lead counsel on two of the cases argues that the lawsuits are all about the money, rather than being all about the science.

“My take on the talc ovarian cancer litigation is that it really is skillful and well-funded plaintiffs lawyers …

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Johnson & Johnson, supplier hit with $80M verdict in cancer lawsuit

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/johnson-johnson-supplier-hit-80m-verdict-cancer-suit-article-1.3929436This is the first trial loss for Johnson & Johnson over allegations that its talc-based products contain asbestos, Reuters reported.

The company is currently fighting more than 6,000 ovarian cancer lawsuits across the country.

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UPDATE: Car Accident Lawsuits Happening Now

Jury trial scheduled for Newport News Councilwoman Sharon Scott’s car accident lawsuit

Newport News Councilwoman Sharon Scott is asking for a total $650,000 between two lawsuits that claim she was seriously injured in a 2015 car accident in Denbigh.

Scott, who has represented the North District since 2002, said the accident affected her …

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Uber’s Self-Driving Car Accident: Did AI Fail Us?

A high-profile lawsuit is likely.

The company has temporarily suspended self-driving car testing in the aftermath.

Among the criticisms that followed the crash was that a human driver would have easily avoided the incident.

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Actor Anton Yelchin’s parents reach settlement with carmaker over fatal accident

Friends found Yelchin pinned between his car and a brick pillar.

When not in park, the vehicle could roll away.

A class-action lawsuit was filed in that case.

Yelchin starred as Chekov in the 2009 and 2013 “Star Trek” movies, and is seen in the …

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Lawsuit Filed Against DUI Driver In Death Of 79-Year Old Woman

TINLEY PARK, IL
The driver of a car involved in a crash police say caused the death of a 79-year-old woman in Tinley Park earlier this month now faces a wrongful death lawsuit in addition to criminal charges.

Lawyers representing Phillip J. Reyes …

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Senators press self-driving car industry on forced arbitration after Uber crash

Self-driving cars already really safe Toyota halts self-driving car tests after Uber-related death Uber’s self-driving car fatality:

What you need to know Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian in first fatal autonomous crash Law unclear on self-driving …

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Bridge collapse survivor haunted by daughter’s crushed car seat: ‘Imagine if she had been there’

“I remember people running to my car and trying to get me out …

“We are aware that a lawsuit has been announced regarding the pedestrian bridge accident.

Our priority focus continues to place sympathies for the victims at the forefront of our thoughts.

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