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Risperdal & Gynecomastia – Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Lives

Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawyer

The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. In 2013, a Colorado court made a historical ruling when it decided that a male-to-female transgender student ...

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Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

Mirena IUD Device Lawyer

A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where migration of the devices leads to a need for corrective surgery for the removal of such devices.  Besides the obvious ...

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Migrated Mirena IUD Perforates Uterus

Migrated Mirena IUD Perforates Uterus

Over a decade ago, a report by medical researchers K.K. Roy et al. was published in International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics describing the case of a woman in whom a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) perforated the uterine wall and migrated to the pelvis. Intrauterine contraceptive device migration is a well-known complication of IUD use. Other complications related to ...

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Mirena Migration Leads to Cornual Pregnancy

Mirena IUD Causes Cornual Pregnancy

While it has been widely documented that levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) may perforate the uterus and migrate to the abdomen, where they may cause a variety of problems, and that IUD migration can result in ectopic pregnancy, a 2009 report by JJ Beltman et al, published in Journal of Medical Case Reports details the case of a woman in ...

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Triumph cruise plaintiffs not likely to be triumphant

Cruise lines take advantage of favorable contract law to make sure their legal liability is limited.  So don’t place any bets in favor of the plaintiffs: MIAMI – Lawsuits are already filed in this month’s disastrous Triumph cruise ship voyage, but the legal deck is stacked in parent company Carnival’s favor, mainly because of the restrictive terms of vacationers’ tickets, ...

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Class action lawsuit filed over ill-fated cruise

We all knew this was coming: A Florida maritime law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of passengers aboard the ill-fated Carnival Triumph. The federal lawsuit, filed Monday in Florida, says that Carnival Corp. was negligent for allowing Triumph to embark on the failed cruise when the company was aware the ship was prone to mechanical and or ...

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From Conservative Court to Activist Court in One Decision

When is a conservative court not a conservative court?  When it expands tort liability, apparently: Last month, in Wyeth v. Weeks, the Alabama Supreme Court adopted an aggressive new theory of tort liability that threatens to return Alabama to a litigation era so hostile to business and industry that the state was dubbed “Tort Hell.” In Weeks, the Court held, over Justice ...

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Binding arbitration clauses in insurance contracts are not enforceable in washington

Good news for opponents of mandatory arbitration clauses. In an en banc decision issued on January 17, 2013, the Washington Supreme Court held that binding arbitration clauses in insurance contracts are unenforceable under a state statute, RCW 48.18.200(1)(b). The Court further held that the McCarran-Ferguson Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1012, shields the relevant state statute from preemption by the Federal ...

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