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

MOUND, Minn., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen and Sheryl Hill of Mound, Minn., today announced the official settlement of their civil action for wrongful death of their 16-year-old son, Tyler Hill; invasion of privacy; and fraud against Ambassadors Group Inc., People to People International...

FDA Warnings on Mercury Tooth Fillings Expected Today: New Regulation Result of Lawsuit Settled Last Year

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a new regulation today calling for special controls on the placement of mercury tooth fillings. Until now, dentists who used amalgam have not had to disclose the type of materials us...

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

Leading personal injury law firm files complaint, alleging permanent damage to Long Island man's sense of smell and taste Mineola, N.Y.(Lexis Nexis) July 8, 2009 -- Marc Grossman , senior partner of leading national personal injury law firm of Sanders Viener Grossman, ...

A Settlement Has Been Proposed in a Class Action Lawsuit Involving Cold MD Dietary Supplement

LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A notice program authorized by the Los Angeles County Superior Court began over the weekend to alert those who purchased Cold MD dietary supplement from March 26, 2004 through May 29, 2009 about a proposed settlement against Iomedix Cold International SRL ("Def...

Perrigo Confirms That its Partner Synthon Has Filed for Generic Version of Xyzal(R) Solution and Announcement of Lawsuit by Sepracor/UCB

ALLEGAN, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that its partner Synthon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Levocetirizine solution 2.5mg/5ml, a generic version of Xyzal(R) solution 2.5mg/5ml. Und...

U.S. Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed by Aperio Technologies, Inc.

HAMAMATSU, Japan, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. patent infringement lawsuit was filed on June 10, 2009, against Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Hamamatsu Corporation, and Olympus America, Inc. The lawsuit, brought by Aperio Technologies, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, ac...

CetylMax(R) and Flexadren(R) Win Federal Lawsuit - Court Rules Against Imagenetix

SAN DIEGO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CetylMax, LLC and Flexadren, LLC, manufacturers and distributors of tablet form and topical Cetylated Fatty Acids (CFA's) products aiding in joint support and pain relief, announced today that Imagenetix (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGX), the manufacturer of Celadrin, d...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Concludes Autism Lawsuit with Settlement Focused on Families Who Received Early Intervention Services, Not Attorneys

DETROIT, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One month after announcing that it would voluntarily offer its customer groups the ability to purchase coverage for intensive early intervention treatment for autism beginning July 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan said today it has concluded a lawsuit involvin...

Bionovo Announces Arbitration Decision in Lawsuit Filed by Former Officer - All Claims Denied

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) announced today that an arbitration decision issued on June 10, 2009 has denied all claims against the company and its founders, Drs. Isaac Cohen and Mary Tagliaferri. The decision was in reference to a sui...

Verus Pharmaceuticals Announces a Lawsuit Against AstraZeneca AB and Tika Lakemedel AB

SAN DIEGO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Verus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Verus"), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against AstraZeneca AB ("AstraZeneca") and Tika Lakemedel AB ("Tika") in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in which it is seeking $1.3 ...

CAP Joins Landmark Lawsuit Challenging Legality of Myriad Genetics Gene Patents

The College of American Pathologists today joined a lawsuit against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Myriad Genetics, challenging the legality of Myriad's patents for the genes known as BRCA1 and BRCA2, which are indicators for hereditary predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer. ...

Procter & Gamble Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit for Osteoporosis Therapy Actonel

CINCINNATI, May 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) in the patent infringement lawsuit filed by P&G against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. The positive ruling protects P&G's...

ACMG Joins Lawsuit Challenging Patents on Breast Cancer Genes; Genes Are Naturally Occurring Substances and Should Not Be Patented, Says American College of Medical Genetics

BETHESDA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) has joined the Association for Molecular Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology in a lawsuit filed today charging that patents on the human gen...

Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP, Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Sequenom, Incorporated Shareholders

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given that Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased the securities of S...

Federal District Judge Dismisses Antitrust Lawsuit Against Batesville Casket Company

BATESVILLE, Ind., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On April 29, 2009, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston), ordered the dismissal of a previously disclosed antitrust lawsuit filed by Pioneer Valley Casket Co., Inc., and three other current or former independ...

Warner Chilcott Files New Lawsuit for Infringement of DORYX(R) Patent

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) announced today that one of its subsidiaries and Mayne Pharma International Pty. Ltd. ("Mayne") have filed a second lawsuit against Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Mylan Inc. ("Mylan") in the District Court...

West Penn Allegheny Health System Files Lawsuit Charging UPMC, Highmark with Conspiracy, Antitrust

Suit Charges Companies Exploited Community, Overcharging Employers and Driving Up Healthcare Costs PITTSBURGH, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) yesterday filed a complaint in United States District Court against UPMC, Pittsburgh's dominant hospit...

Eppsteiner and Fiorica and Milstein, Adelman & Kreger Report Lawsuit Certified as Class Action Against Pella Subidiary, Viking Industries

In a decision released April 10, 2009, Judge Carter Holly of the California Superior Court for San Joaquin County certified a Class Action lawsuit (case number CV025771) against Pella Corporation subsidiary Viking Industries. Los Angeles, California (Lexis Nexis) Apri...

Audet & Partners, LLP Files First Raptiva Lawsuit After Announced Withdrawal

Audet & Partners, LLP, a San Francisco, California-based trial law firm, filed the first complaint against Genentech arising out of the recently announced withdrawal of Raptiva medication. Filed in Alameda Superior Court, the complaint seeks general and punitive damages. ...

Warner Chilcott Files New Lawsuit for Infringement of DORYX(R) Patent

HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) announced today that one of its subsidiaries and Mayne Pharma International Pty. Ltd. ("Mayne") have filed a second lawsuit against Impax Laboratories, Inc. ("Impax") in the District Court for the Distr...

OrbusNeich Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Boston Scientific

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. and HONG KONG, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich Medical, Inc. ("Orbus" or the "Company"), a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases, today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Boston Scient...

Watson Pharmaceuticals and Elan Settle Lawsuit Over Naproxen Sodium

CORONA, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has reached a settlement with Elan Corporation, Plc on outstanding patent litigation related to Watson's generic version of Naprelan(R)...

BIO-key to Respond in Court to a Lawsuit Filed by Two Investors

WALL, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in wireless public safety and finger-based biometric identification solutions, today announced that on or before March 16, 2009 it will file, in the United States District Court for the S...

American Lung Association Victory in Lawsuit Against EPA Gives New Opportunity to Protect Public Health From Deadly Air Pollutant

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Lung Association won a critical victory in our fight for healthy air in the United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that they must review and reconsi...

KRAUSE, KALFAYAN, BENINK & SLAVENS, LLP, Announces Filing a Class Action Lawsuit Against Scripps Health, et al.

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Krause, Kalfayan, Benink & Slavens, LLP filed a class action lawsuit today in San Diego Superior Court on behalf of a putative class of California emergency medical services patients whom, during the past four years, Scripps Health billed for medical services...

Warner Chilcott Files New Lawsuit for Infringement of DORYX(R) Patent

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) announced today that one of its subsidiaries and Mayne Pharma International Pty. Ltd. ("Mayne"), a subsidiary of Hospira, Inc., have filed a lawsuit against Sandoz Inc. ("Sandoz") in the District Court f...

Hip Replacement Patients at Possible Risk, Cleveland Law Firm Adds Zimmer Durom Cup Lawsuit Info on SpangLaw.com

Concern is mounting for thousands of hip replacement patients on the news of the Zimmer Durom® Cup Recall . The Cleveland Law Firm of Spangenberg Shibley & Liber has recently added news regarding these types of cases on their website SpangLaw.com. The personal injury attorneys at SS&am...

Nolan Law Group Files Lawsuit on Behalf of the Parents of a 14-Month-Old Girl Killed in October 15th 2008 Medical Evacuation Helicopter Crash Near Aurora, Illinois

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit stemming from the catastrophic October 15, 2008 crash of an Air Angels EMS Helicopter near Aurora, Illinois was filed today on behalf of Robert and Brooke Blockinger, who suffered the tragic loss of their 14-month-old daughter Kirstin Reann Blockinger....

Riverside County Registered Nurses File a Lawsuit to Stop County's Violation of Federal Law

RNs, members of SEIU 721, Ask for an Injunction in Federal Court to Reclaim Overtime Pay RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered nurses for Riverside County, including the Riverside County Regional Medical Center, filed a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) class-actio...

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors of PharmaNet Development Group, Inc.

BENSALEM, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey against PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. ("PharmaNet" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: PDGI ), on behalf of all...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: McKesson Settles RICO Lawsuit for $350 Million

SEATTLE, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing consumers and third-party payers today announced a proposed landmark $350 million settlement with healthcare services giant McKesson (NYSE: MCK ) to settle allegations the company fraudulently inflated the price of more than 400 prescriptio...

Historic Lawsuit Challenges Unacceptable Delays in Delivering Benefits to America's Veterans by Department of Veterans Affairs

Vietnam Veterans Of America & Veterans Of Modern Warfare Fight For Faster Benefit Decisions And Interim Benefits 'Lifeline' WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, two groups representing thousands of American veterans, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) and Veterans of Modern W...

10 Minnesota Nursing Homes Named in Class Action Lawsuit Against Extendicare

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action lawsuit (Case #08CV5874) against long-term skilled nursing corporation Extendicare and its 10 facilities in the state of Minnesota [see list by city at end of release] was just filed in United States District Court, District of Min...

AGA Medical to Appeal Ruling by Dutch Court in Lawsuit With Occlutech GmbH

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical Holdings ("AGA Medical", "AGA") announced today its determination to appeal a recent ruling from The Patent Court in the Netherlands related to a proceeding brought by Occlutech GmbH, headquartered in Jena, Germany. The lawsuit sought invalidity...

Berger & Montague Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Elan Corporation

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Berger & Montague ("Berger") announced today that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court of New York on behalf of all purchasers of American Depository Shares (evidenced by American Depository Receipts) of Elan Corp...

The Lanier Law Firm Announces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Rice University, Former Coach, NCAA, Others in Student's Sickle-Cell Death

HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm in Houston are announcing a wrongful death lawsuit filed today in Harris County state district court on behalf of the parents of a former Rice University student athlete who died following a grueling football practice at the ...

Klafter & Olsen LLP Announces That It Has Filed a Class Action Lawsuit Against ArthroCare Corporation on Behalf of Common Stock Holders and Certain Traders in ArthroCare Options

WASHINGTON, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Klafter & Olsen LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against ArthroCare Corporation ("ArthroCare" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: ARTC ) and certain of its officers in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on behalf of all persons or entities...

Donahey Law Firm Files E. Coli Product Liability Lawsuit Against Kroger Company in Franklin County Court

Columbus-based law firm represents Pickerington man who contracted E. coli from ground beef purchased at Columbus-area Kroger store Columbus, Ohio (Lexis Nexis) July 25, 2008 -- http://www.donaheyohioinjurylawyers.com [The Donahey Law Firm]], one of the oldest persona...

Mark & Associates, P.C. & McGinnis, Lochridge, Kilgore, L.L.P. File Lawsuit Against Botox Maker Over Patient Deaths, Injuries

UNIONDALE, N.Y., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark & Associates, P.C. and McGinnis, Lochridge, Kilgore, L.L.P., have filed a civil lawsuit today against Botox-maker Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN ) for negligent failures in the design, manufacturing and marketing of the popular anti-wrinkle drug that h...

Chantix Blamed for Suicide in Lawsuit Against Pfizer Filed by Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit charges pharmaceutical giant Pfizer was motivated by greed when it failed to warn the public of potentially deadly side-effects associated with its popular smoking cessation drug varenicline which is marketed under the trade name Chantix. The ...
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