Category: settlement

TRIPP LAW FIRM • Personal Injury Law • HOTEL NEGLIGENCE LAWYER • KISSIMMEE • ORLANDO • OSCEOLA • ORANGE • SEMINOLE • (407) 850-8680 • Speak to an attorney NOW!

KISSIMMEE • ORLANDO • OSCEOLA • ORANGE • SEMINOLE – With so many local attractions, it is no wonder that there are so many hotels and motels in the area. But be cautious of where you choose to stay, as many hotels and motels do not properly maintain their properties and allow dangerous conditions to exist with…

TRIPP LAW FIRM • Personal Injury Law • HOTEL NEGLIGENCE LAWYER • PINELLAS • PASCO • (727) 398-2900 • Speak to an attorney NOW!

PINELLAS • PASCO – With so many local attractions, including beaches, water activities, and theme parks, it is no wonder that there are so many hotels and motels in the area. But be cautious of where you choose to stay, as many hotels and motels do not properly maintain their properties and allow dangerous conditions to…

MERCK is paying over 3,100 death claims under VIOXX settlement

NATIONAL – According to Bloomberg News, “Merck & Co. is paying claims by the families of more than 3,100 users of its Vioxx [rofecoxib] painkiller who died of heart attacks or strokes blamed on the drug, according to a law firm administering a $4.85 billion settlement fund.” The company is paying “about 3,000 claims for…

Judge intent on “fast-tracking” Chinese drywall suits.

“About 600 tainted Chinese drywall lawsuits have been consolidated in multidistrict litigation under U.S. District Judge Eldon E. Fallon for pretrial issues.” Attorneys say that Fallon “is intent on fast-tracking a handful of cases for trial,” asking both sides “to select 10 cases to jump start the process of turning over documents and other information,”…

Bausch & Lomb quietly settling lawsuits related to contact-lens cleaning solution

The Associated Press reports that, at a cost of “upward of $250 million” so far, contact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb, Inc. “has quietly settled nearly 600 fungal-infection lawsuits” relating to its “flagship lens cleaner,” ReNu with MoistureLoc, “a new-formula multipurpose solution for cleaning, storing, and moistening soft contact lenses.” To date, “more than 700…