Month: February 2019
Drone Lawsuits on the Rise
Drone use continues to rise. People are using drones in a variety of different ways, both personally and professionally. For many, drones have made life easier, but this isn’t always the case.
Drones have caused injuries, property damage, and privacy invasions for thousands of people and many are taking legal action against drone companies and the operators and owners of these devices.
Employers that Fail to Notify Employees of COBRA Benefits Could Face Legal Action
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, usually referred to as COBRA, established that companies of a certain size must offer employees and qualifying family members continued health insurance coverage if they lose coverage due to certain events.
For instance, if a person is laid off from his or her job, COBRA benefits must be extended to that individual.
Panel Recommends FDA Evaluate Vaginal Mesh Based on Updated Criteria
Vaginal mesh has been causing problems for patients for some time now. Recently, a panel provided the FDA with suggestions for assessing the safety and efficacy of this commonly used medical product.
According to the panel, evaluations of surgical mesh products should focus on several factors. There are only three vaginal mesh products on the market today, including Coloplast’s Restorelle DiretFix Anterior, and Boston Scientific’s Uphold Lite and Xenform.