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Ransomware

by CSG Team

Ransomware Attacks on the Rise

Ransomware attacks are perpetrated by criminals intending to steal sensitive consumer information. These attacks cause serious problems, including interrupting the daily operations of the targeted company and putting their clients and customers at risk.

Though nothing is full-proof, businesses and organizations are responsible for doing everything possible to protect sensitive information and prevent ransomware attacks. If you are a victim of a ransomware attack that resulted in financial loss, the business or organization that was the subject of the attack could be held accountable.

MRI machine

by CSG Team

Contrast Dyes and Gadolinium: What Patients Need to Know before Undergoing MRI and CT Scans

MRI scans are a common procedure in the medical world. For many, the process is safe and enables doctors to identify problems and diagnosis diseases. Unfortunately, though, some patients who undergo MRIs experience a reaction to the contrast dye used in the procedure. These dyes contain a substance called gadolinium which can produce an allergic reaction that can lead to severe and disabling injuries.

In one recent lawsuit, a Louisiana woman filed a claim against GE Healthcare, Bayer, Tyco Healthcare, and other defendants after an allergic reaction to a gadolinium dye injection during CT and MRI scans caused her “disabling and disfiguring injuries.”

by CSG Team

Monsanto Facing Legal Action after Users of Its Roundup Products Suffered Serious Health Complications

Legal action is underway against Monsanto after its Roundup products were linked to serious health complications including cancer. Monsanto manufactures the world’s most popular weed killer, but despite claims that its product is safe, there is evidence that long-term exposure leads to problems.

According to research, exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup products, increases a person’s risk for developing cancer.

Erb's palsy

by CSG Team

What New Parents Need to Know about Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s palsy, also known as Erb-Duchenne palsy effects babies who are injured during childbirth. It is an avoidable condition and is caused by medical malpractice.

Babies are born every day without incident, but there are also instances in which a baby is injured during birth because of the negligence of the doctor or other medical professionals involved.

ppi lawsuit

by CSG Team

Manufacturers of PPI Drugs Prilosec and Nexium and Others Headed to Trial

Bellwether trials are scheduled to begin in May 2020 regarding accusations that PPI medications caused unexpected medical complications for users.

There are more than 4500 proton pump inhibitor (PPI) medication lawsuits in progress at the moment and include popular name brand drugs such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, and Protonix.

by CSG Team

Volkswagen Faces Billion Dollar+ Fine for Cheating on Emissions Tests

Volkswagen will pay a $1.2 billion fine for cheating on engine emissions testing. The decision was recently announced by the company and German public prosecutors. Both sides are hoping to put the scandal to rest with the settlement.

Volkswagen’s actions had a serious impact on the automobile industry and significantly impacted the sale of diesel engine vehicles.

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