Northwest Hospital Emergency Room Charity Care Settlement

Northwest Hospital in Kings County, Washington has agreed to settle a class action claiming that it violated the state’s Charity Care Laws by not screening all emergency department patients to see if they qualified for financial assistance.  Read more

Anthem Denial of Benefits for Microprocessor Controlled Prostheses Class Action

Defendant Anthem is one of the largest health insurers in the US, and defendant Anthem UM is its claims administrator. The two companies together develop Medical Policies and make decisions on which claims are approved and which are denied. One of their policies is the denial of claims for microprocessor-controlled lower limb prosthesis, the complaint  Read more

LensCrafters “More Precise” Accufit Claims New York Class Action

LensCrafters offers what it calls its Accufit® Digital Measurement System, which it claims can more accurately measure the pupillary distance (PD) between a customer’s eyes, so that it can more accurately locate the optical centers of the eyeglasses it makes for customers. The company claims that this allows it to create prescription glasses with “a  Read more

Actemra Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Deaths Lawsuit

Is Actemra a safe and effective drug for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or does it pose risks of serious injury and even death that are not even listed among its side effects? When Actemra first appeared to treat RA, it seemed promising. It was a first-in-class drugs, meaning it worked in a new way, and it  Read more

Avastin Injections Side Effects Investigation

When you go for an eye treatment for worsening vision, you don’t expect the treatment to leave you blind in that eye. Yet for once the drug used for treatment doesn’t seem to be at fault, and we’re currently investigating what the problem might be. Avastin (also known as bevacizumab) has been approved by the  Read more

Pharmavite, TripleFlex, NatureMade, BJ Glucosamine Supplement Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action brought against Pharmavite alleging that its glucosamine and/or chondroitin products are labeled in a way that is deceptive and misleading, did not provide the benefits advertised, and did not have scientific evidence to back up its claims. The class action does not contend that the products are unsafe or  Read more

Brookdale Senior Living Class Action Lawsuit

This class action lawsuit claims that Brookdale Senior Living has engaged in a scheme through its “Resident Assessment System” that defrauds the seniors, people with disabilities, and families that relies upon its services.  Read more

Hardee’s Hepatitis A South Carolina Class Action Settlement

On September 17, 2015, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control was notified of individuals employed by and working at Hardee’s Restaurants at the Lyman-area and Duncan-area locations in South Carolina who had tested positive for hepatitis A.  The plaintiffs in this lawsuit seek to recover compensation from Hardee’s Restaurants for all employees  Read more

Hew Hawaii Sea Restaurant Hepatitis A Class Action Settlement

The plaintiff in this lawsuit alleges that New Hawaii Restaurant exposed its customers to the Hepatitis A virus by serving food and drink contaminated with the virus.  Read more

NCAA Student Athlete Concussion Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this case allege that the NCAA was negligent and had breached its duty to protect all current and former student-athletes by failing to adopt appropriate rules regarding concussions and/or manage the risks from concussions. The plaintiffs sought medical monitoring for all current and former student-athletes, as well as changes to the NCAA’s  Read more

Football Player Bending Over Another on Ground