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ANDRES F. ALONSO, ESQ., a Partner in the Law Firm of PARKER WAICHMAN ALONSO LLP, Was Appointed Co-Lead Counsel to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the Denture Cream Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2051

GREAT NECK, N.Y., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In an order filed on July 13, 2009, Judge Cecilia Altonaga, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida appointed as Lead Counsel to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the Denture Cream Products Liability Litigation, Andres F....

Hooper Holmes Names Mark Rosenblum Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH ) today announced the appointment of Mark C. Rosenblum as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He has also been elected an executive officer of Hooper Holmes, Inc. Mr. Rosenblum has ov...

eFoodSafety.com Selects Arcand & Madison as Public Relations Counsel and The Ruth Group as Investor Relations Counsel

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eFoodSafety.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EFSF.OB), an emerging healthcare consumer products company with a portfolio of aesthetics, dermatology, environmental and nutraceutical products, today announced signing one year contracts with Arcand &...

Capitol Counsel Adds Health and Tax Experts to Its Government Relations Team

Catherine Finley and Tucker Shumack Each Bring Nearly a Decade of Hill Experience to Firm WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Capitol Counsel LLC announces the addition of two new principals, Catherine Finley and Tucker Shumack, who both have nearly a decade of experience working o...

Dennis Stockwell Joins Jackson Healthcare as General Counsel

Company Strengthens Executive Team with Addition of Experienced Executive to Handle Legal Affairs. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) January 6, 2009 -- Jackson Healthcare (JH) announced that Dennis J. Stockwell has joined the executive team of Jackson Healthcare as General Couns...

The Vitamin Shoppe Names James Sander Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe announced that James Sander has joined the company as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Sander is reporting directly to CEO Tom Tolworthy. In this capacity, Mr. Sander will be responsible for Legal Affair...

William F. McMurry - Lead Class Counsel Obtains $16.4 Million Settlement for Elderly Clients

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- William F. McMurry, a Nationally Board Certified Specialist in Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice, obtained today final Court approval of a settlement in the first nationwide class action suit ever certified by a Kentucky state court judge. The s...

Zimpfer Named Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Conseco

CARMEL, Ind., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced that Matthew J. Zimpfer has been appointed executive vice president and general counsel of Conseco. Zimpfer, who had been serving as the interim general counsel, will report to CEO Jim Prieur. (Photo: http:/...

Hagens Berman Appointed Co-Lead Counsel in Case Against Schering-Plough and Merck

Lawsuit claims manufacturers misled consumers about the use of Zetia and Vytorin. SEATTLE, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the U.S. District Court in New Jersey appointed Hagens Berman, along with four other firms, co-counsel in a case against Schering-Plough (...

Cleveland Addiction Agency and National Association Partner to Help Clergy Counsel the Children of Alcoholics

Recovery Resources and National Association of Children of Alcoholics Offer Free Training Seminar for Clergy on January 30, 2008 CLEVELAND, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Recovery Resources, a nonprofit alcohol and drug treatment agency and the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (N...

David Luci Joins MacroChem as General Counsel and Vice President Corporate Development

Luci Brings Successful Track Record of Building Value in Biotech Arena Through Experience in Business Development and Investment Community Outreach WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MacroChem Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: MACM) has app...

Immigration Attorneys Make Immigration Law & Employment Visas Easier for Foreign Workers, U.S. Employers, Corporations and Corporate Counsel

Jacobson & Han LLP, internationally recognized immigration attorneys, offers on-site immigration law consultations, presentations, seminars and workshops in response to increased immigration worksite enforcement and new federal mandates. The current immigration climate places increased scrut...

National Patients' Rights Advocate Joins Truman Medical Centers as General Counsel

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- National patients' rights advocate William H. Colby joined Truman Medical Centers on June 22nd as General Counsel to TMC and its Charitable Foundation. He also will serve as the main administrator to the TMC Self Insurance Trust. He replaces Lewis Popper w...

Medical Mutual of Ohio Names Dugan Chief Legal Counsel

CLEVELAND , April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick J. Dugan is the new chief legal officer and executive vice president for Medical Mutual of Ohio. In this capacity, Dugan will manage the internal legal staff and coordinate legal activities with outside counsel. Since 1997, Dugan has served a...

TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. Retains RJ Falkner & Company, Inc. as Investor Relations Counsel

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TrinityCare Senior Living, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TCSR), which develops, manages and owns faith-based senior living facilities, today announced that it has retained RJ Falkner & Company to develop and implement a comprehensive investor ...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Joseph T. Kennedy as General Counsel

PT. RICHMOND, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT ), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary products that address important therapeutic needs in the field of neuroscience, today annou...

Cord Blood America, Inc. Appoints Somerville Associates, Public Relations Counsel

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ( www.CordBlood-America.com ), a cord blood stem cell storage company, has selected Somerville Associates, a 25 year-old public relations agency based in West Los Angeles as public relatio...

HealthSport, Inc. Engages Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP As Its New Securities Counsel

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthSport, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HSPO) announced today that it has engaged Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as its new securities counsel. "HealthSport is pleased to align itself with this highly respected firm as th...

Sutter Health Welcomes New General Counsel

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health has announced the appointment of Florence L. DiBenedetto as senior vice president, general counsel. She will assume her new role January 5, 2009, succeeding longtime General Counsel Gary Loveridge who is retiring. Formerly senior pa...

Lori Silver Joins Decision Resources, Inc. as General Counsel

Formerly of Harvard University's Office of General Counsel, Attorney Will be Responsible for All Legal Aspects of the Company WALTHAM, Mass., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, ann...

China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Retains Grayling Global As Investor Relations Counsel

KUNMING, China, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (Amex: KUN ) ("China Shenghuo" or "the Company"), which is engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement and cosmetic products in ...

Assurant Health Names Jennifer Kopps-Wagner Senior Vice President and General Counsel

MILWAUKEE, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, a leading national provider of individual medical, small group and specialty health insurance products, announces that Jennifer Kopps-Wagner has been named Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective immediately. Ko...

TeamHealth Announces Appointment of Heidi Allen as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth announced today that Heidi S. Allen has joined TeamHealth as senior vice president and general counsel, reporting directly to the CEO. Ms. Allen is assuming the position previously held by Robert Joyner, who will retire on July 31, 2008, aft...

NJHA Names Fred J. Jacobs General Counsel

PRINCETON, N.J., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association this week welcomed Frederick J. Jacobs, Esq., as its general counsel, NJHA's president-designee Betsy Ryan announced. Jacobs, of Pennington, will succeed Acting General Counsel Karen Ali, who has been name...

Cephalon Appoints Gerald J. Pappert as General Counsel

FRAZER, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) announced today that Jerry Pappert has been appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In this position, Mr. Pappert will manage all legal affairs for the company, including those relating to commercial ...

Boston Scientific Announces Appointment of Timothy Pratt as General Counsel

NATICK, Mass., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the appointment of Timothy Pratt as its new General Counsel. Pratt is a nationally known attorney specializing in medical device and pharmaceutical litigation. He will hold the ti...

Solera Holdings, Inc. Appoints Jason Brady as General Counsel

SAN DIEGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH ), the leading global provider of software and services for the automobile insurance claims processing industry, today announced the appointment of Jason Brady as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, responsi...

John Josef Molenda Joins Firm's Intellectual Property Practice as Of Counsel

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- John Josef Molenda has joined Jenner & Block's New York office as Of Counsel in the Firm's Intellectual Property and Appellate and Supreme Court Practices. Most recently, Dr. Molenda was an associate at Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP, where he concentrated his ...

Quintiles Appoints John Goodacre as General Counsel

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiles Transnational Corp. today announced the appointment of John Goodacre as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Previously Senior Vice President, Global Risk Management and Quality Assurance, Goodacre joined Quintiles in 1...

Orchid Cellmark Appoints William J. Thomas Vice President and General Counsel

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orchid Cellmark Inc. (Nasdaq: ORCH ), a leading worldwide provider of identity DNA testing services, today announced the appointment of William J. Thomas, Esq. as Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Thomas was formerly Senior Vice Presid...

WellPoint Announces Appointment of John Cannon III as Executive Vice President & General Counsel

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Angela Braly, president and CEO of WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP ), today announced the appointment of John Cannon as executive vice president and general counsel, effective December 10, 2007. In his new role, Cannon will be responsible for legal strategy, ...

Mylan Announces Appointment of Joseph F. Haggerty as Senior Vice President and Global General Counsel

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced the appointment of Joseph F. Haggerty as Senior Vice President and Global General Counsel. As Global General Counsel, Mr. Haggerty will manage and oversee all legal issues and the provision of legal services...

US Army to Recruit More Psychiatrists to Counsel Stressed Out Soldiers

It would be spending $33 million to add about 200 mental health professionals to help soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health needs. "As the war has gone on, PTSD and other psychological effects of war have increased," conceded Col. Elspeth Ritchie, psychiatry cons...

US NGO to Counsel HIV/AIDS Patients in Assam

Guwahati: A leading US HIV/AIDS healthcare provider will soon be reaching out to hundreds of people living with the virus in Assam to provide treatment and support//. The US-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will set up three voluntary counselling and testing centres in Assam's main city ...

Psychiatrist's Help Sought to Counsel Children Making Hoax Calls

When bomb hoax calls are made by children as young as eight, it is time to call in experts. Exactly what harried Delhi Police, battling a spate of prank calls by// youngsters between the ages of eight and 16, have done by seeking the help of psychiatrists. The Mumbai terror attack and its aft...

AIIMS Counsel Claims Cancer Patient Got HIV Through Needle

The Delhi High Court has demanded an explanation from the medical superintendent (MS) of the AIIMS hospital as to how a boy suffering from cancer got inflicted with AIDS after undergoing blood transfusion in 2001. //The court has also asked for an explanation on why the relevant documents were not ...

Cleveland Joins Navvis & Company

...avvis & Company™ is a management consultancy specializing in competitive market strategy in the health services industry. The firm provides counsel to health systems, hospitals and physician groups on the development of innovative, market-linked strategies to build future ready health systems, cul...

BioMed Realty Trust Commemorates Five-Year Anniversary as a Public Company

...treet in New York City. BioMed's founders, Alan D. Gold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Gary A. Kreitzer, Executive Vice President, General counsel and Director, will preside over the ringing of The Closing Bell(R). "This is a great day for our team," said Mr. Gold. "Through their hard, sma...

Richard Slack joins Navvis & Company

...avvis & Company™ is a management consultancy specializing in competitive market strategy in the health services industry. The firm provides counsel to health systems, hospitals and physician groups on the development of innovative, market-linked strategies to build future ready health systems, cul...

Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain

...le road," Kallmes said. "We should discuss with the patient in a completely informed manner what the options are, and I think we have options. I still counsel patients that they should try ongoing medical therapy but I don't think it's unethical to do the procedure at this point. I think it's suboptimal." ...
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