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Apieron, Inc. Files Infringement Complaint Against Aerocrine AB, Aerocrine AG and Mr. Magnus Pelles

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Apiero n , Inc. reported that it filed a patent infringement complaint against Aerocine AB , Solna, Sweden, Aerocrine AG , Bad Homburg, Germany and Mr. Mangus Pelles, Usingen, Germany in the Regional Court o...

Nurses File Cal-OSHA Complaint After Hospital Refuses to Supply Swine Flu Masks for Units with Infected Patients

OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RNs from the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) have filed an urgent plea with the state of California to step in and force Sutter Solano Hospital to provide nurses with proper safety equip...

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center Says There is No Independence Day for Homeowners in Florida, Texas or Other States With Toxic Chinese Drywall

The Chinese Drywall Center is saying, "there is no independence day for homeowners in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, Alabama, Georgia and numerous other states whose homes contain toxic Chinese drywall. It's just another day of agony, where the homeowner and their family i...

Elder Abuse Complaint Filed Against Extendicare

- COMPLAINT & ATTORNEY INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE - SEATTLE, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sister of a Washington woman, whose tracheal tube clogged with mucous causing oxygen loss and brain damage while she was a resident of Extendicare's Aldercrest Health & Rehabilitation Cent...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Provides Statement in Response to Complaint Filed by U.S. Government

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ) today announced that a complaint filed against the Company by the United States was unsealed in Massachusetts federal court alleging violations of the federal False Claims Act arising from Forest's marketin...

United States Files Complaint Against Forest Laboratories for Allegedly Violating the False Claims Act

Pharmaceutical Company Allegedly Marketed Drugs for Unapproved Pediatric Use and Paid Kickbacks WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Complaint was unsealed today in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts against a New York pharmaceutical company for alleged False Claims Act vio...

Align Technology Asserts ClearCorrect Complaint Is Without Merit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ) today announced that the Company has been notified of a purported declaratory judgment action filed against the Company on February 17, 2009 by ClearCorrect, Inc. in the United States District Court for...

Federal Trade Commission Files Complaint Against Par Pharmaceutical Over Court-Approved AndroGel(R) Litigation Settlement

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) today announced that it learned after the close of business on Friday, January 30, 2009 that the Federal Trade Commission and the California Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Par in the ...

MAQUET Cardiovascular Responds to Terumo Complaint About VASOVIEW Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting Systems

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MAQUET Cardiovascular LLC announced today that it was served with a complaint filed by Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corp. (Terumo CSC) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The complaint alleges that MAQUET's VAS...

NuVasive Announces Patent Infringement Complaint Brought by Medtronic Sofamor Danek

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine, announced today that it has obtained a complaint brought by Medtronic Sofamor Danek alleging patent in...

ULTCW Files Complaint Against UHW-W and Calls for Full Investigation by SEIU International

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today a representative of the Executive Board of SEIU Healthcare United Long Term Care Workers, Local 6434 ("ULTCW") filed a letter of complaint with SEIU International against United Healthcare Workers-West ("UHW-W"). In the letter written to President S...

Wage Complaint Forwarded to Attorney General for Prosecution

Resurrection Health Care owes $381,000 in overtime pay to Home Health employees CHICAGO, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After four years of appeals by Resurrection Health Care, the state Department of Labor has forwarded the wage complaint of employees in the health care chain's Ho...

SEC Complaint Lodged Against Chevron for Hiding $10 Billion Liability in Ecuador

Chevron Misleads Investors, Says Amazon Watch SAN FRANCISCO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been urged to impose a "substantial" sanction on Chevron for misrepresentations to shareholders over a potential $10 billion liability resulting f...

Labor Board Issues Complaint Against Resurrection Health Care

Hospital chain attempted to silence union activist CHICAGO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Region 13 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued an unfair labor practice complaint against Resurrection Health Care (RHC) for attempting to silence a union supporter at West Sub...

Align Technology Announces ClearCorrect's Filing of Notice of Voluntary Dismissal of Complaint

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ) today announced that in response to the motion to dismiss filed by Align on March 26, 2009, ClearCorrect has dismissed, in its entirety, the ...

Smithsonian Worker Exposed to Asbestos Files Whistleblower Retaliation Complaint

Smithsonian Whistleblower and Asbestos Experts to Dispute Smithsonian's Assurances That National Air and Space Museum is Safe for Workers and Public WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smithsonian whistleblower Richard Pullman will hold a press conference on Tuesday, March 17, to...

'Great California Workplace Award' Goes to Company Facing Lawsuits, Possible Federal Complaint

Employer Resource Institute Gives Atria Senior Living Honorable Mention While Atria Defends Against Charges LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Nov. 17, the Employer Resource Institute (ERI - www.employeradvice.com ) announced the winners of its "2008 Great California W...

Alma Lasers Answers Lumenis Complaint

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Alma Lasers Ltd., a global leader in the development and commercialization of innovative aesthetic laser, light-based, and radiofrequency systems, filed a response last week denying all Lumenis' patent infringement claims. Alma Lasers will vigorousl...

Figure Skater Peggy Fleming, HealthSaver Says: Take Pains For Back Strains, 2nd Most Common Doctor Complaint

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Back pain is second only to headaches as the most frequent complaint heard by doctors. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070125/NYTHFNS2 ) "If you're one of the 80 percent of Americans who know the inconvenience of back pain," said Peggy ...

DaVita Receives Civil Complaint

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), today announced it received a copy of a civil complaint filed in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California by plaintiff Sheet Metal Workers National Health Fund. The complaint names as defendants ...

Headache Complaint Leads to Removal of Bullet

Michael Eugene Moylan of St.Lucie County was driven to a West Palm Beach trauma center on Wednesday by his wife for urgent treatment of a splitting headache. Several hours later a bullet was removed from behind his right ear. And his wife April Moylan has been arrested. Although both ...

AIIMS Official Files Complaint Against Venugopal

New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director P. Venugopal is again in trouble //after the institute's chief public relation officer filed a police complaint against him. B.K. Dash, consultant, protocol and public relation officer of AIIMS, has filed a police complaint ...

Gastrointestinal Complaint to be dealt Psychologically

According to researchers in Norway should not lookout the psychological side when patients present with gastrointestinal complaints. Nausea is a tricky symptom to investigate.// It is unpleasant for the patient and physical exams which can be invasive often reveal no apparent problem. Before packin...

Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit

...it has been notified that a purported class action complaint had been filed in the United States District Court...Company and certain of its executive officers. The complaint alleges that between May 8, 2007 and February 13, ...bout the Company's business, and on that basis the complaint asserts violations of federal securities laws. ...

Out of court settlement of malpractice claims: Incorrect treatment of bone fractures in children

...ch Arztebl Int 2009; 106(30): 491-8). The authors evaluated the expert reports and rulings in 189 panel proceedings from 2000 to 2007, in which the complaint dealt with the treatment of fractures in children. The procedures related to 213 hospitals and doctors from nine federal states and covered 283 compla...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

...NTABILITY & RESTITUTION: Judge Porter's Order On June 10, 2009, Judge Charles Porter granted a motion permitting the Hills to amend their complaint to add claims for punitive damages against Ambassadors Group Inc.; Ambassador Programs; People to People Student Ambassadors; docleaf Ltd.; Dr. David ...

Senokot(R) Tablets Undergo a Natural Makeover

...-minded consumers. With more than four million Americans reporting that they suffer from frequent constipation(1), this common digestive health complaint can be attributed to many causes. Stress, poor diet and lack of exercise can all take a toll on the body. The new, reformulated Senokot(R) and Senokot...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

...g nurses: At Sutter Solano hospital in Vallejo, Calif., nurses were refused access to adequate N-95 respirator masks, prompting RNs to file a complaint currently under investigation by Cal-OSHA. Nurses throughout California widely report that swine flu patients are being placed in non-negative p...

Thoratec Corporation and HeartWare International, Inc. Announce Termination of Proposed Transaction

...artWare. The decision to terminate the merger agreement was made in response to a determination by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") to file a complaint in the U.S. Federal District Court challenging the proposed acquisition. "We are disappointed by the Federal Trade Commission's decision to see...

Union of American Physicians and Dentists: Court Appointee El-Sabaawi Practicing Medicine Without a License?

...Hands of Unlicensed Doctor OAKLAND, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has filed a complaint against Mohamed El-Sabaawi with the California Medical Board after discovering that El-Sabaawi appears to be practicing medicine at a number of state ...

Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

... MUMBAI, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A Police complaint has Been Lodged by Hospital Authorities Citing Fraudulent Activity by the Clinical Investigator Dr. A Bhattacharya Working at the GG Hospital and the ...

American Red Cross Charged With Bio-Hazardous Waste Dumping

... ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union filed a complaint with the Environmental Investigations Division of the City of St. Louis tod...s with dumping biomedical waste into the regular trash stream. The complaint was filed after red biohazard bags were found in open garbage dumpsters out...

Tampa Bay Doctor Agrees to Pay United States $1.7 Million to Resolve Medicare Fraud Allegations

... the United States $1.7 million to settle allegations that he defrauded the Medicare program, the Department of Justice announced today. In a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, United States ex rel. Michael Flanery v. Dr. Gabriel DeCandido, et al ....

Intelident Solutions Reaffirms Proposal to Acquire Zila

...addition, Intelident announced that it has filed a complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery accusing Zila's ...uties by Zila's Directors. The five-count complaint alleges that: Zila's Directors have... to Zila's shareholders Intelident's complaint requests that the Court suspend any further effort...

Illinois Cemetery and Funeral Home Association Condemns Burr Oak Crimes

...FHA established the first state Consumer Advocate Committee in the industry. This committee was the basis for the establishment of a national consumer complaint mechanism ("Cemetery Consumer Service Council") and similar committees in many other states. Contact: Harvey Lapin General Coun...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to SEC Action and Criminal Charges Against Former Executive Officer

...09, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Distri...s Department of Justice are also pending. The complaint alleges, among other things, the following informa... The misconduct of Mr. Wells upon which the complaint and the pending criminal charges are based was ide...

New York Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Manufacturer of Zicam Nasal Spray and Drugstore Chain That Sold Product

...l v. Matrixx Intiatives, Inc. et al (Case Number 2:09-cv-2838), was filed last Thursday in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York. The complaint alleges that Donald Coleman, a Bohemia, N.Y. resident, purchased a bottle of "Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Spray" at a CVS Pharmacy store. After...

Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

...opp, a certified hand specialist and occupational therapist at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., said she rarely sees patients whose sole complaint is texting-related, though that may change in the years to come. Repetitive stress injuries can take years to develop. "If you do something repetit...

Charlotte Cowan MD Honored by Obama Administration for Innovative 'Doctor Hippo' Series of Children's Books

...atory infections -- i.e. the common cold, despite their lack of effectiveness treating cold-related viral infections. Fever is the most common complaint of children seen in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Approximately 7.3 million outpatient visits attributable to sore throat occur yearly ...

Schwarzenegger Administration Sued for Allowing Health Insurance Companies to Deny Autism Care

...ecords that would expose the full extent of the DMHC's violations of the California Mental Health Parity Act and the Knox-Keene Act. Download the complaint filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court here: http://www.ConsumerWatchdog.org/resources/Conformed_PetitionComplaint.pdf Download the lawsui...
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