HIPAA violations: An emerging source of criminal liability

HIPAA violations: An emerging source of criminal liability

Unbeknownst to many health care practitioners, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has quickly become an emerging source of criminal liability. Originally created to safeguard the privacy of the American patients, the number of prosecutions...
Plaintiff loses a foot to Invokana, files a lawsuit

Plaintiff loses a foot to Invokana, files a lawsuit

A plaintiff in Tennessee recently filed an Invokana lawsuit after having a portion of her foot amputated because of the side effects of the new anti-diabetes medication. The federal case was filed on December 26, 2017, in Gadsden and involves plaintiff Bonnie Hamm....
Abilify lawsuit heartbreaking stories keep piling up

Abilify lawsuit heartbreaking stories keep piling up

Every day, more heartbreaking stories of victims whose personal lives got destroyed by the side effects of Abilify keep piling up. The storm of lawsuits filed in court doesn’t seem to slow down, and new plaintiffs came forward week after week to seek just...
Woman files a new Hernia Mesh lawsuit in Alabama

Woman files a new Hernia Mesh lawsuit in Alabama

A plaintiff from Alabama filed a new hernia mesh lawsuit claiming that a Physiomesh composite device caused her serious health problems. The list of litigations filed in the last year against the various medical device manufacturers never stops growing, and the...