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October 17, 2019
What is Child Sex Abuse?

WHAT DOES THE LAW SAY ABOUT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE? Child sexual abuse is a type of child abuse that involves harming a minor (someone under the age of 18 and sometimes 21) through sexual activity. The misconduct is carried out by either an adult or adolescent towards a child, and minors cannot consent to sexual […]

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October 14, 2019
New California Law Gives Child Sexual Abuse Victims More Time to Sue Abusers

California Governor Law That Opens Three-Year “Lookback Window” For Sexual Abuse Survivors California sexual abuse survivors get a second chance to pursue justice against their abusers. In a landmark press conference, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 218 into law on October 13. This new law gives victims of childhood sexual abuse the […]

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October 9, 2019
CASE UPDATE: Current Total of Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceeds Previous Estimate

4,000 Bard Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Pend in Multidistrict Litigation More than 4,000 hernia mesh lawsuits against Bard currently pend in the federal multidistrict litigation (MDL), and more are expected to be filed in upcoming months. Growing numbers of individuals continue to file lawsuits against hernia mesh manufacturers as patients discover their painful injuries and complications […]

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October 4, 2019
New Plaintiff Fact Sheets Provide Information on Valsartan Cancer Claims

Valsartan Plaintiffs Must Submit Plaintiff Fact Sheet The judge presiding over all federal valsartan lawsuits now orders each individual valsartan claim to submit a Plaintiff Fact Sheet (PFS) in the valsartan multidistrict litigation (MDL). The Plaintiff Fact Sheet allows valsartan plaintiffs to provide case-specific information about their valsartan cancer diagnoses and exposure. Currently over 130 […]

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October 2, 2019
Sexual Abuse Cases: Where is My Lawsuit Filed?

What Attorneys Consider When Deciding Where to File a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit After deciding to sue their abuser(s), many sexual abuse survivors have questions about where their lawsuit can be filed. What if my abuse happened out of my home state? What if abuse happened in several places? What if the organization that silenced my […]

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September 26, 2019
Massachusetts Bans All Vaping Products for 4 Months, Other States May Follow

Massachusetts’ governor announced an immediate four-month ban on all vaping product sales following recent outbreaks of vaping-related illnesses. Governor Charlie Baker (R) announced the statewide ban on Tuesday, responding to fears of the unknown health risks of e-cigarette products. Across the nation, hundreds of e-cigarette users have been hospitalized due to severe lung injuries linked […]

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September 25, 2019
Filing a Civil Lawsuit vs Criminal Charges: What's the Difference?

Civil vs Criminal Lawsuit Differences Once you have decided to pursue your abuser(s) for sexual abuse, you may wonder what type of lawsuit would be best for you to file: criminal or civil? Understanding which option is best for you to choose comes down to the specific details of your case. To help you make […]

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September 19, 2019
Who Can I File a Claim Against for Sexual Abuse?

Sexual Abuse Lawsuits: Who Can I Sue? After enduring sexual abuse, it can be hard and overwhelming to face the pain of the past, let alone decide to pursue legal action against your abuser. The last thing you want to do is feel confused figuring out how to approach filing a lawsuit. So, consulting with […]

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September 19, 2019
Fournier’s Gangrene Risk from Invokana Potentially Confirmed by New Study

A new study may confirm the risk of developing Fournier’s gangrene after taking diabetes drugs like Invokana. Fournier’s gangrene, a potentially life-threatening, flesh-eating genital infection, has allegedly caused the suffering of Invokana users according to lawsuits across the country. JAMA Internal Medicine, a medical journal, recently published a research letter earlier this month that found […]

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September 19, 2019
New Vaping Deaths Reported by US Health Officials

VAPING DEATH TOLL CONTINUES TO RISE On Friday September 6, US health officials reported potentially five new vaping deaths, urging the public to stop vaping until more is known about the health risks of using e-cigarettes. According to the Wall Street Journal, health officials have uncovered 450 possible vaping-related respiratory illness cases across 33 states, […]

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