Essure Lawsuit Update

Essure Lawsuit Update James Faucher Following recent FDA restrictions, declining sales, bad press, and mounting legal claims, Bayer announced that it will discontinue sale of Essure permanent birth control at the end of 2018.  https://www.bayer.us/en/newsroom/press-releases/article/?id=123229  Bayer had previously pulled the device from all other markets. Bayer’s announcement follows the FDA order in April 2018 to restrict the sale and distribution … Read More

Essure Lawsuits are Being Filed Against Bayer Industries

Essure Lawsuits are Being Filed Against Bayer Industries Drew Brown Bayer announced last week that it is discontinuing production of Essure—a birth control implant which has caused problems to women across the country.  Despite Bayer’s refusal to negotiate at present, Greensboro Law Center is taking these cases against the drug manufacturer.  What is Essure? Essure is a permanent birth control … Read More

Have you or a loved one developed Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after exposure to Roundup?

Have you or a loved one developed Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after exposure to Roundup? Drew Brown Experts have concluded that Roundup may well cause Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma or cancer. More than 400 cases have been filed nationwide against Monsanto on behalf of plaintiffs who developed Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma after exposure to Roundup. The cases are consolidated in the Northern District of California. The … Read More

Purchasing Real Estate with a Non-traditional Contract in North Carolina: Buyer and Seller Beware!

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Purchasing Real Estate with a Non-traditional Contract in North Carolina:  Buyer and Seller Beware! James R. Faucher If you are entering into a non-standard real estate purchase contract, such as a Lease with an Option to Buy, a Contract for Deed—sometimes called a Installment Sale Contract—you need to be aware of strict legal requirements under North Carolina Law.  North Carolina … Read More

The False Claims Act: Knowledge is Money

Knowledge = Money

The False Claims Act: Knowledge is Money Jeffrey K. Peraldo Whistleblower laws have been around since the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 – 3733, was enacted by Congress during the Civil War in response to numerous incidents of bribery, corruption and fraud being perpetrated against the Government. https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/civil/legacy/2011/04/22/C-FRAUDS_FCA_Primer.pdf.  For example, in one … Read More

Land Condemnation: Do You Live in the Path of Progress?

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Land Condemnation: Do You Live in the Path of Progress? Jeffrey K. Peraldo Eminent Domain is the power of the government and certain private entities to take land for public purposes.  That power, however, is not without boundaries and is regulated by both the United States Constitution and the General Statutes of the state of North Carolina. Back in the … Read More

The Felony Murder Rule and Minors: An Unjust Combination

The Felony Murder Rule and Minors:  An Unjust Combination Drew Brown A horrible injustice that shocked my conscious occurred last month to an African American child in a High Point courtroom.  No one seemed to notice. Peter Allen was 14 years old and 5 days when a much older “friend” approached him at a gas station and asked if he … Read More

Sexual Assaults at NC Nursing Facilities

Rash of Sexual Assaults at NC Nursing Facilities James R. Faucher Over the past several years there have been a number of reports of sexual assault occurring at North Carolina nursing homes and assisted living facilities.  The assaults have been committed by employees and by strangers who entered facilities undetected. In addition to criminal liability for the perpetrators, facilities who … Read More