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Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth
... of a live birth." Melanie Boivin, a 35-year-old lawyer
from Montreal, is the mother of three children, including Flavie, who was born with a genetic disorder called Turner syndrome, which can lead to premature menopause and infertility, Tan said. Turner syndrome often leaves women incapable of producin...
Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case
...want this court to strike out this case", Pfizer's lawyer
Anthony Idigbe told the court. Kano government's lawyer
Aliyu Umar asked for more time to enable him prepare his response to Pfizer's request. Presiding j...
US TB Traveler Sued Over 'reckless and Selfish Behavior'
...t passengers on the plane?" said Tabri. Montreal lawyer
Anlac Nguyen said on behalf of the complainants that nine separate civil lawsuits would be filed against Speaker on Thursday, and more suits could be filed in the coming few weeks. The complainants have been unable to work, and live with fear, stig...
More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios
...erned about cancer and that extends to men." The lawyer
representing eight of the 15 women diagnosed with the illness after working at the Toowong site says many are still to be reimbursed for their costs. Roger Singh from Shine Lawyers says the process needs to be sped up. "These ladies have suffered...
Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective
...o their own hands," Russo lamented. Human rights lawyer
Greg Barns, a former adviser to the government, said the decision to revoke Haneef's visa "looks bad." "Andrews' decision can be challenged on the grounds of bias or taking into account irrelevant considerations in making his decision -- this inclu...
TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue
Andrew Speaker, 31, the Atlanta lawyer
who traveled around with TB infection, underwent surgery to remove the infected lung tissue . Speaker raised an international health scare when he traveled around with the infection. Tb is a highly contagious disease. Andrew Speaker was diagnosed ...
Mills Rejects Macca's 20m Divorce Settlement Offer
... are both quite stubborn," Times Online quoted one lawyer
as saying. The couple's case is scheduled for a ... straightforward and it was a short marriage," the lawyer
added. McCartney and Mills are taking the services of Fiona Shackleton and Anthony Julius, respect...
Nigeria Files New Lawsuit Against Pfizer
...iming seven billion dollars in damages, government lawyer
Babatunde Irukera presented a new complaint to the...on on what actually happened in Kano in 1996," the lawyer
said. "The new suit contains more courses of action and facts. There are new fraud charges. We hav...
Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US
...ers spokesman Tony Plohoros.Robert L. Baechtold, a lawyer
for Bristol-Myers and Sanofi, said Stein delivered a "carefully thought out and well reasoned decision."Apotex said it would file an immediate appeal with the Federal Circuit in Washington. A win would allow the company to "once again make possible b...
Cherie Blair to Challenge Hubbys Smoking Ban on Human Rights Ground
...to join me in the challenge," he added. Leading lawyer
Rodney Hylton-Potts, who represents Mr West, also insists that the ban should not be imposed on private clubs because it would infringe smokers rights. "This test case seeks a ruling that smoking should be allowed in private clubs. If successful i...
Mothers of Children Killed in Fire Charged With Manslaughter
...ge means somebody died as result of your actions," lawyer
Ernest H. Sharif said yesterday. "These children died because of a fire. Neither girl set the fire." Mangham lived in the home with her four children, Dezekiah Holyfield, 3, Cedano Holyfield Jr., 4, and Daekia Holyfield, 7, all of whom died, and h...
Cherie Blair's Boss Accuses Tony Blair for Proposed Smoking Ban
...amentary language after claiming that human rights lawyer
Cherie Blair, 52, thought his club should be exempted from new cigarette laws. Interviewed onj BBC Radio Five, West was quoted by The Sun a saying that Tony Blair was an a***hole for introducing the smoking ban. When Nicky Campbell, the show's ho...
Nigeria Launches Seven Billion Dollar Case Against Pfizer
...ewumi adjourned the trial to July 20. Government lawyer
Babatunde Irukera had asked to be allowed to intro...vernment has brought only a civil case. Pfizer's lawyer
Afe Babalola told journalists after Tuesday's hearing that the government case was unfounded. "I f...
Same Sex Pair Get Relief in Pakistan
...rdict and agreed to hear an appeal by Shamile Raj, lawyer
Babar Awan told reporters. The two-member bench of the court headed by [Acting Chief) Justice Rana Bhagwandas granted bail to the couple against surety bonds of 50,000 rupees each, Awan said. <brNo date has been given for the appeal hearing to...
Killer Anesthetist Sentenced To 1933 Years In Prison
...ith hepatitis C. According to Amparo Gonzalez, a lawyer
for victims, Maeso was "a terrorist who has been laughing for a year-and-a-half, haughty and arrogant as he watched people hear what happened." Hepatitis C is a chronic, blood-borne infection that affects the liver. Like AIDS, it is often transmitt...
Workplace Stress Leads to Rising Suicide Rate in Japan
...e suffering from depression," said Mikio Mizuno, a lawyer
specializing in death from overwork. "Now, it has become more widely known that people suffer and commit suicide from work-related depression, leading to more applications for workers' compensation. The psychological burden from work is also increasi...
Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers
... any such problems. Two years ago it was another lawyer
who had written to the Victorian Bar demanding Hay...f but said he had heard reports of "more than one" lawyer
using cocaine. Another said. "I do know that senior lawyers use drugs. We go to restaurants in Mel...
Death from Exposure to WTC Dust Confirmed
...he death of Felicia Dunn-Jones, 42, a civil rights lawyer
who was engulfed on Sept. 11 as she ran from her office a block away from the World Trade Center. She developed a serious cough and had trouble breathing, and she died five months later. Her name will be added to the official list of World Trade...
Sacked Employee Says Stress Led to His Sex Addiction
...opment of the internet, an internet addict. His lawyer
says that IBM workers who have drug or alcohol problems are placed in programs to help them, and that his client too should have been offered the same treatment. IBM has asked a judge to dismiss the case, saying sexual behavior disorders are speci...
Doctors Strike Paralysed Health Services in Bihar
...in the first quarter of 2007. M.P. Gupta, a senior lawyer
of the Patna High Court, quoted a court report that said 903 cases of kidnappings took place in Bihar between Jan 1 and March 31. There were 333 abductions in January, 361 in February and 209 in March. Officials said over 2,000 kidnappings occurre...
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