Former Associates File Suit Against Univera: Dietary Supplement Company Accused of Intimidation, Bullying, and Unfair Trade Practices
DENVER, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a lawsuit that may help determine "who owns who" in the world of multi-level marketing. According to John Terhune, one of the plaintiffs who filed suit in state court in Volusia County, Florida, today, "The last thing we wanted to do was get involved in litiga...
San Diego Pharmacy Group Suspends Accused Workers
Company was Victim of Rogue Employees and will Cooperate with Investigators, Attorney Says
SAN DIEGO, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The family owners of three San
Diego-based pharmacies have suspended three rogue employees arrested
Thursday for alleged illegal distribution ...
Nation's Largest Retailers Accused of Organic Fraud
CORNUCOPIA, Wis., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a scandal now ensnaring
some of the nations leading retailers, a series of lawsuits have been filed
accusing Wal-Mart, Costco, Target, Safeway, and Wild Oats of consumer fraud
for marketing suspect organic milk.
The legal filings in federal cou...
Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia
Plagued by HIV/AIDS, Australia has become extremely vigilant, detaining those suspected of spreading the virus. But some of them manage to convince the courts of contrition.
Like the Sudanese-born Lam Kuoth who was arrested earlier this week near his home in the Geelong suburb of Norlane in Vi...
Ten Accused On Allergy Shot Scam
Ten people including four doctors have been accused
of cheating insurance companies for more than $1.5 million. This group was involved in giving allergy shots to many// patients without conducting proper tests and in unhygienic conditions.
Patients were also not informed about the risk factors...
Trial on Medical Staff Accused of Spreading HIV Infection Begins
In Shymkent, a city situated in the southern Kazakhstan, the trial on twenty medical staff who is accused
of spreading HIV virus begins today.//
These medical personnel have been charged with serious allegations like the purchase of blood from donors who have not tested for HIV infection, reuse...
Medical researcher Accused of 'serious misconduct'
A researcher from the National Institute of Health received over $100,000 from drug companies in unauthorized deals with the firms without reporting the income// according to reports in a newspaper on Sunday.
The actions of Dr. Thomas J. Walsh were noted by NIH last year during an internal revie...
The fate of an accused in a murder case to be decided
The U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley told the jurors that Dru Sjodin, 22, struggled for her life and she left “unmistakable” proof indicating that Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. was the man responsible for her death.//
Rodriguez, 53, a convicted sex offender from Crookston, Minnesota, has pleaded not guilty...
Government Accused Of Yielding NHS To Outside Interests
Campaigners and unions have accused
the Government; of trying to "privatise the NHS by stealth" after they had encouraged and called on large private// sector companies to apply for the management of the healthcare services.
Explaining that the notice on the contract in the Official Journal o...
False AIDS Healer Accused Of Fraud
Prophetess Lucy Nduta of the Salvation Healing Ministry, who is a self-proclaimed AIDS healer, was produced before court on charges of swindling six people of Sh1.6 million.// The money was obtained by telling the people that they would be cured of HIV/AIDS through prayers.
The Nairobi Princi...
Accused in Biological News
Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid
...tes is fermented from readily available sugars in corn starch or corn kernels. Producing ethanol from corn has also come under much criticism lately, accused
of being responsible for rising food prices.
Researchers are looking at alternate biomasses as food for microorganisms to ferment into ethanol. Th...
Fertility treatment in developing countries; a cycle of IVF for less than $200
... particular, is great. The inability to have children can create enormous problems, particularly for the woman. She might be disinherited, ostracised, accused
of witchcraft, abused by local healers, separated from her spouse, or abandoned to a second-class life in a polygamous marriage."
The UN Population...
Researchers discover new gene responsible for brittle bone disease
...effect may be to exonerate an expanded group of parents whose children frequently appear in emergency rooms with unexplained fractures, and who may be accused
of child abuse.
The study was led by Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Molecular and Human Genetics at the Baylor College of Medi...
Accused in Biological Technology
Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value
Let me state from the outset that we neither seek, nor would we accept, any consideration or benefit solely for ourselves. Avigen has falsely accused
us of this numerous times, even though we have been crystal clear on this fundamental issue all along. We are waging this effort because (a) we feel a...
Neuralstem Sues StemCells, Inc. Over New Patent
"While we believe that it is clear that we are not infringing this
patent, and we have not yet been directly accused
by StemCells, Inc. of
infringing this patent, the threatening statements in their press release
of April 23rd leave the misleading impression that we ...
Mothers of Victims Applaud Federal Effort to Collect DNA Upon Arrest
...benefits the entire criminal justice system -- it can exonerate the
or convicted just as it identifies the true perpetrator.
"We believe that...Or mugshots. In fact, if we truly respect
the rights and privacy of persons accused
or suspected of crimes, we will
not even solicit their names or drivers lic...
Diamond Film May Enable Critical New Sensors For Bioterror
...able and they are electrochemically durable."
In a battlefield environment such as the ones U.S. troops may encounter in a war with Iraq, a country accused
of developing biological weapons, such sensors could be deployed on vehicles or scattered across the landscape to warn of the presence of such agents....
Thats my trademark
...ds through its AdWords program to anyone desiring to trigger an advertisement as a sponsored link on Googles search results pages. American Blinds has accused
Google and others of trademark infringement arguing that Google users searching for American Blinds will likely be confused when they see advertisers...
Presidential candidates stretch necks and facts
... Bush's 2005 budget calls for a 628 percent increase in port security funding.
On health care insurance : Bush ads and his own debate remarks have accused
Kerry of pushing for government-run health care, which would lead to more bureaucracy, less choice and rationing. According to FactCheck.org, however,...
NameProtect roots out fake tsunami-related donation sites
...working to eradicate the problem.
The FBI has arrested one a tsunami-relief scammer. Matthew Schmeider, a 24 year old Pittsburgh, PA resident, is accused
of sending more than 800,000 e-mails soliciting donations to Mercy Corps, using its logo. Mercy Corps contacted the FBI after receiving a number of ...
WARF settles patent dispute with IBM
...has reached an out-of-court settlement with the information technology firm IBM over charges of patent infringement, it reported on Tuesday.
IBM of infringing on patented technology by marketing and selling two types of copper-based computer chips that are based on WARF's technology. A tria...
Patent enforcement: What you don't know might hurt you
... that the infringer make the infringing device. In simple terms, a plaintiff must prove just two things: ownership of the asserted patent and that the accused
device or process (regardless of who made or designed it) is covered by at least one claim in the patent.
However, until recently most patent lawsu...
The role of IT in Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
...n following the news recently, you have probably heard about the collapse of Refco, the commodities trading firm that filed for bankruptcy after being accused
of allegedly hiding a $430 million bad debt from its shareholders.
Refco's CEO has been arrested, and while his innocence or guilt remains to be d...
Accused in Biological Definition
If not, could the DNA sample have been planted?
If not, did the accused
leave the DNA sample at the exact time of the crime?
If yes, does that mean that the accused
is guilty of the crime?
Fake DNA evidence
The value of DNA evidence...
...and to the sampling and mathematical methods used in forming conclusions. Many of the sloppier early conclusions were attacked. Sociobiologists were accused
of being "super" adaptationists , believing that every aspect of morphology and behaviour must necessarily be an evolutionarily beneficial adapta...