Class Action Lawsuit Targets Home DNA Test Kits

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A San Diego resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against the makers of a personal genetic testing kit, claiming the company uses false advertising to mislead consumers. San Jose Mercury News reports that Lisa Casey filed the suit against Google-backed… read more

Civil Suit Filed Against Salinas Valley Urologist

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A former patient filed a lawsuit based upon several allegations against a urologist in Salinas Valley. The Californian reports that Luann Buck (58) filed the lawsuit earlier this year in Monterey County Superior Court, naming Dr. Aytac Apaydin and Salinas… read more

Bard Agrees to Second Settlement for Transvaginal Mesh Injury

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A second lawsuit against C.R. Bard, Inc., manufacturers of Avaulta vaginal mesh implants, has been settled in New Jersey—one of many lawsuits and multi-district litigations (MDLs) against various manufacturers of the product. The Legal Examiner reports that Bard has agreed… read more

Negligence, Malpractice Still Rampant in Salinas Prison

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Seven years after a judge ruled that federal oversight was necessary to correct serious health care issues at Salinas Valley State Prison, experts have reported that conditions at the prison are still inadequate and problematic. Inmates at Salinas are still… read more

San Diego Man Killed in Workplace Accident at Brewery

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Officials have confirmed that a forklift accident over the weekend left a 27-year-old man dead at an Escondido brewery. CBS San Diego reports that the victim, identified as Matthew Courtright following notification of his family, was a brewer for the… read more