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06/23/2013 // Concord, CA, USA // Vaginal Mesh Website // Greg Vigna, MD, JD // (press release) Don’t Wait In Vain For Pelvic Pain To Resolve After Removal of Mesh Implants Women suspected of having pudendal neuralgia following transvaginal mesh implant surgery more often than not require complete removal of the mesh. Following mesh implant removal it is prudent to wait six months to determine if symptoms resolve or persist. If symptoms of pudendal neuralgia…

06/25/2013 // Justice News Flash: Featured Column // Kathleen Scanlan // (press release) Healthcare has come a long way in the last one hundred years. We look back at treatments for soldiers wounded in World War I a century ago and it seems downright crude. Anyone watching Downton Abbey cringed all through Season 2. We’ve obviously come a long way. However, in at least one way healthcare remains largely unchanged since then – the deference…

06/25/2013 // Camfil Farr USA // Camfil // (press release) With demand for its dust collection equipment increasing markedly in Europe, Camfil Air Pollution Control (Camfil APC), opened a new production and assembly facility in the United Kingdom on May 21. The 3,700-square facility — located in Greater Manchester — expands Camfil APC’s international footprint and will enable more European businesses to tackle the dual challenges of sustainability and safety. As those challenges have become…

06/13/2013 // Keller Grover LLP // Eric Grover // (press release) The California Labor Commissioner’ office has cited a Fresno assisted living facility for over $1.6 million for labor law violations that affected 11 caregivers from November 2011 to April 2013, reports San Francisco employment lawyer Eric Grover. Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su ordered the Bedford Care Group to pay $1,398,890 in unpaid overtime, $17,025 in unpaid minimum wage, and $95,053 in meal and rest…

06/18/2013 // Wright Disability Firm // Wright & Wright // (press release) Impairment-related work expenses (IRWEs) are costs associated with assistive items or services that some individuals with disabilities need in order to work. Because the Social Security Administration allows eligible applicants who are able to perform minimal work to be approved for disability benefits if they meet income requirement guidelines, many applicants have questions about how having to pay for these items may affect…

06/12/2013 // Wright Disability Firm // Wright & Wright // (press release) When seeking to initiate a filing for Social Security benefits many applicants don’t know where to begin. The process can be started online or at a local Social Security office if one is applying for Social Security Disability Insurance; however, those applying for Supplemental Security Income must begin the process in person. What to Expect When Contacting a Local Social Security Office Visiting…

06/25/2013 (press release: jkapala) // David Harrison The attorneys of Scheele, Cornelius, & Harrison have litigated all kinds of IL workers’ compensation cases over the years. They have handled wage loss claims, claims for medical benefits, and permanent disability cases, among many others. Workers’ compensation is a specialized area of the law in Illinois, and the attorney you choose must of course be well versed in the law. But it is not enough that the…