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Ozempic Lawsuit – What is it About and Who Qualifies?

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A significant development has emerged in the pharmaceutical industry, involving two major players, Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly. These companies are facing a wave of lawsuits concerning their GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) medications, commonly used in the treatment of diabetes. GLP-1 medications, known for their efficacy in lowering blood glucose levels and aiding in weight management, have become a cornerstone in ...

Depp v. Heard – What’s Behind the Defamation Trial?

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On April 11, 2022, Johnny Depp filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard in Fairfax, Virginia. In the high-profile case, the 58-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean actor alleged that Heard’s accusations of domestic abuse during their three-year marriage were not only false but also damaged his long-standing career. After six weeks of courtroom drama between the …

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Can I Sue Coinbase for Inadequate Protection?

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In November 2021, Coinbase, one of the world’s most popular digital currency exchanges, was slapped with a class action suit filed in the California Northern District Court. The plaintiff, Adam Alfia, alleged that Coinbase failed to protect customer accounts against data breaches and took unreasonable steps such as freezing customer accounts for extended durations to mitigate the cyberattacks. Adam Alfia …

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What Is a Commercial Driver’s License?

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Before 1986, a major cause of fatal accidents on American roads was unqualified vehicle operators. At the time, several of the drivers were able to escape liability for irresponsible driving since they held multiple driver’s licenses issued by different states. The Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 was passed for this very reason. It established a nationwide system that …

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How to Join a Class Action Lawsuit

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When hundreds or even thousands of people  all suffer the same harmful effects of the same individual or entity, rather than file several different lawsuits, those people can come together to form a “class.” That way, they can all file a single lawsuit known as a “class action.” Class action suits arise for several reasons, including defective products such as …

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Can I Sue for a Work-Related Injury?

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According to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were a total of 2.7 million nonfatal work-related injuries in 2020. These included everything from repetitive motion injuries, slips and falls, car accidents, and manual materials handling. The most common occupational hazards reported were falls, most of which resulted in traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, …

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How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

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You’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. You’re trying to figure out whether it is worthwhile to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. You’re not entirely sure how long the whole process is going to take. Your piling medical expenses and the fact that you can no longer earn a living as you used to are taking a …