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Standard of Care at Issue in Ohio (OH) Leg Amputation Lawsuit

An Ohio (OH) family has filed suit against two hospitals and a managed care system, alleging that doctors in charge of treating their son for the flesh-eating streptococcus bacteria infection necrotizing fasciitis did not do enough to prevent the amputation of the boy’s legs. According to a report in the Columbus Dispatch, the Haxton family…

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Williamsburg-area man killed in Sunday accident

Williamsburg-area resident Steven Whitehead, 22, was killed Sunday when he lost control of his 2006 Pontiac in Williamsburg, WAVY-TV reported. Whitehead, who lived in the 100 bock of Autumn East in the Seasons Trace section of James City County, was westbound on East Rochambeau Drive, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman told the media. He lost…

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Yaz and Yasmin Lawsuits Could Reach 25,000

Reports indicate there could be as many as 25,000 lawsuits filed against Bayer Corp. for their prescription birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin, according to bnd.com. In order to get a handle on all of this potential litigation, the United States Supreme Court decided to allow multi-district litigation (MDL). Basically, MDL means all of the Yaz and Yasmin lawsuits…

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