More Than Double The Number Of Current RSRs Join Second Hershey Overtime Suit as July 13, 2012 Deadline Approaches

In the first Hershey overtime case (Campanelli vs Hershey), 120 current and former RSRs joined the litigation, 31 of which were currently employed as RSRs. All participated in the settlement. In the current litigation, more than 60 current RSRs have joined the suit to obtain the unpaid compensation wrongfully denied them by Hershey, and the [...]

By | June 29th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on More Than Double The Number Of Current RSRs Join Second Hershey Overtime Suit as July 13, 2012 Deadline Approaches

Bladder Cancer Shown In Actos Side Effect Studies

The FDA approved Actos for treatment of diabetes in 1999, but complaints associated with bladder cancer have continued through the years.  In August 2011, a report by eHealthMe based on FDA reports and the user community stated that of 22,512 people reporting side effects, 50 (0.22%) had bladder cancer.  A May 2011 study of a [...]

By | June 26th, 2012|Actos Diabetes Drug|Comments Off on Bladder Cancer Shown In Actos Side Effect Studies

June 30, 2012 Deadline To Join Hershey Overtime Case For Former RSRs Who Left Hershey before January 1, 2012

If you are a former Hershey RSR who left the company before January 1, 2012, it is possible you did not receive notice of your ability to join the Hershey over time lawsuit and potentially receive compensation for your many hours of unpaid overtime. If you are a former RSR who worked for Hershey over [...]

By | June 20th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on June 30, 2012 Deadline To Join Hershey Overtime Case For Former RSRs Who Left Hershey before January 1, 2012

111 RSRs Have Joined Hershey Overtime Suit as Deadline Approaches

111 present and some former RSR’s have thus far joined the Hershey overtime lawsuit seeking fair compensation for unpaid overtime. (Case Number 3:11-CV-05117-BZ). Previously, Hon. Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman ruled in the first Hershey overtime case that employees were not exempt from overtime. That case then settled but Hershey did not change its overtime practices [...]

By | June 15th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on 111 RSRs Have Joined Hershey Overtime Suit as Deadline Approaches

Actos Recalls in France and Germany:

Although ACTOS is still being sold in the US, two leading European countries stopped sales of the drug.  A June 2011 European clinical study by the French National Health Insurance plan found a statistically significant risk of bladder cancer among 1.5 million diabetic patients taking Actos, with the risk increasing for periods of treatment longer [...]

By | June 13th, 2012|Actos Diabetes Drug|Comments Off on Actos Recalls in France and Germany:

Court Approves New Notice Extending Time to Join Suit to July 13, 2012 after Hershey Error Results in 86% of Potential RSR Claimants Not Getting Proper Notice of Overtime Rights

On June 5, 2012 the Hon. Magistrate Bernard Zimmerman filed a new Order extending the Time to join the Hershey RSR overtime lawsuit to July 13, 2012 for those RSRs who Hershey provided incorrect addresses which resulted in 86% of eligible RSRs not receiving correct notice of their rights. (Case Number 3:11-CV-05117-BZ) Mailing of corrected [...]

By | June 5th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Court Approves New Notice Extending Time to Join Suit to July 13, 2012 after Hershey Error Results in 86% of Potential RSR Claimants Not Getting Proper Notice of Overtime Rights

FDA Panel to Examine DePuy ASR and Metal on Metal Hip Failures

On June 27-28, 2012 the FDA will impanel its Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee in Gaithersburg, MD.  According to the FDA, “ the agency is seeking additional expert scientific and clinical advice on the risks and benefits of these devices so that the agency can continue to make reliable [...]

By | June 1st, 2012|DePuy Hip Replacement|Comments Off on FDA Panel to Examine DePuy ASR and Metal on Metal Hip Failures