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Credit Card Companies Accomplices in Millions of Identity Theft Cases Alleges Eric Drew

Absence of Verification Safeguards Allow Thieves to Steal SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year millions of Americans are the victims of identity theft, and in a lawsuit filed against major credit card companies, identity theft victim Eric Drew claims that the credit industr...

Hazardous Advanced Micro Devices ('A.M.D.') 'Clean Room' Chemicals Caused Multiple Birth Defects, Lawsuit Alleges

Medical Malpractice By Major Regional Medical Association, Two Of Its Physicians Also Alleged AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Micro Devices ("A.M.D.") and a regional medical association that claims to treat 15 percent of Austin- area residents are respons...

Kidney Donor Alleges Fraud by Doctors

A young woman who had donated one of her kidneys to her ailing father has alleged that doctors at the government-run Osmania General Hospital here replaced the kidney with that of someone else. M. Radhika, 21, made the allegation as the kidney she donated to her father M. Venkateswarlu, 40,...

Allscripts Notified of Purported Class Action Lawsuit

...led in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the Company and certain of its executive officers. The complaint alleges that between May 8, 2007 and February 13, 2008 the Company failed to disclose certain facts about the Company's business, and on that basis the compla...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Vytorin and Zetia Makers Settle Class-Action Suit With Proposed $41.5 Million

...entual loss of sales to a generic form of Zocor, defendants marketed Vytorin as a single pill and an improvement over Zocor alone. The lawsuit alleges that an internal study showed the combination-drug, Vytorin was actually less effective in reducing arterial plaque buildup than Zocor alone. The stu...

Judge Sues Blue Cross for Autism Treatment

...ewswire/ -- An Oakland County Circuit Court Judge filed a lawsuit today against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. In her suit, Judge Cheryl Matthews alleges that Blue Cross wrongfully refused to cover the costs associated with the applied behavioral therapy provided to her son, who has autism spectrum diso...

Intelident Solutions Reaffirms Proposal to Acquire Zila

...endants in the complaint, accusing Tolmar of aiding and abetting the breach of fiduciary duties by Zila's Directors. The five-count complaint alleges that: Zila's Directors have breached their fiduciary duties to Zila's shareholders by entering into an agreement with Tolmar that preve...

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

...xx 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 using t...

Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist The Personal Care Products Council, Response to EWG's 2009 Sunscreen Report

...sunscreen ingredients. Like its 2007 and 2008 predecessors, the 2009 report alleges that many sunscreens do not adequately protect skin from sun damage and/or ... and more effective products for consumers. "The 2009 EWG report also alleges that many sunscreens contain ingredients that break down significantly when...

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

...ing many of California's health insurers. The suit alleges that the DMHC has wrongfully allowed insurance com...nsumer Watchdog and Strumwasser & Woocher LLP, alleges that the DMHC, and its Director Cindy Ehnes, recen...eatment and independent of the DMHC. The suit alleges that as the IMR doctors increasingly overturned in...
Alleges in Medical Technology

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by the Law Firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP

... process of developing a drug compound known as R788 (the "Study") for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. More specifically, the Complaint alleges that the Company failed to disclose and misrepresented the following material adverse facts which were known to defendants or recklessly disregarded b...

Coalition for 21st Century Medicine Issues Statement in Opposition of Genentech Petition to Restrict Lab Use of Diagnostic Tests for Physicians and Patients

...een approved by FDA. In seeking to require FDA approval of all LDTs used to make therapeutic decisions, Genentech relies on statements which it alleges are "unsubstantiated" relating to LDTs affecting usage of its own products. There is a vast difference between not knowing how much data support a pa...

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated by the Law Firm of Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP

...hnology company committed to the discovery and development of breakthrough small molecule drugs for serious diseases. More specifically, the Complaint alleges that the Company failed to disclose and misrepresented the following material adverse facts which were known to defendants or recklessly disregarded b...

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP and Affiliated Lawfirms Have Filed a Class Action Lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York Against Merck & Co., Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation

...holesterol statin drug, Vytorin(R). Vytorin(R) is a single pill combination of two drugs, Zocor and Zetia, (ezetimibe plus simvastatin). The lawsuit alleges that Merck & Co., Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation, the manufacturers of the prescription drug, Vytorin(R), made misrepresentations and withheld s...
Alleges in Biological News

Study confirms that low-calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control

...February issue of Behavioral Neuroscience. The February study, A Role for Sweet Taste: Caloric Predictive Relations in Energy Regulation by Rats, alleges a link between low-calorie sweeteners and weight gain. However, previous studies in humans have shown that low-calorie sweeteners can be helpful in w...
Alleges in Biological Technology

Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Elan Corporation, plc by the Law Firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP

...its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Elan is a neuroscience-based biotechnology company. The Complaint alleges that during the Class Period the Company made materially false and misleading statements about bapineuzumab, a drug Elan was developing in association...

Cephalon and Eurand File Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Barr Pharmaceuticals

...d 30 mg strengths of AMRIX to be sold in the United States. The Mylan ANDA alleges that the AMRIX patent will not be infringed by its manufacture, use or sale...enge the validity and/or enforceability of the AMRIX patent. The Barr ANDA alleges that the AMRIX patent is invalid, unenforceable and/or will not be infringe...

Cephalon and Eurand Announce Notification of Generic Filing for Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules

... a generic version of the 15 mg and 30 mg strengths of AMRIX(R) (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules). In the Notice Letter, Mylan alleges that the U.S. Patent Number 7,387,793, entitled "Modified Release Dosage Forms of Skeletal Muscle Relaxants," issued to Eurand is invalid, unenforceab...

PSKW Expands Its Lawsuit Against McKesson to Seek Assignment of McKesson's Patent Application

... or relate to, confidential and proprietary information and ideas that PSKW alleges McKesson misappropriated from PSKW's predecessor in interest, Touch Tone Me...their patients at the time they write out the prescriptions." The lawsuit alleges that McKesson, in secret and without informing Touch Tone, used Touch Tone'...

Cephalon Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Watson Pharmaceuticals

...ug Application (ANDA) filed by Watson seeking FDA approval for a generic equivalent of fentanyl buccal tablets to be sold in the United States. Watson alleges that the above two FENTORA patents are invalid, unenforceable and/or will not be infringed by Watson's manufacture, use or sale of the product describ...

Iowa Resident Dies After Using Contaminated Blood Thinner

... of his wife, Melissa Scott, on November 30, 2007. The complaint was filed On April 1, 2008 in the Circuit Court of Cook County by Nolan Law Group and alleges that Melissa Scott's untimely death was caused by her exposure to Heparin Sodium Injection Therapy. The complaint cites two counts of product liabilit...

Cephalon Notified of Generic Fentanyl Buccal Tablet Filing

...boratories, Inc., requesting approval to market and sell a generic version of FENTORA(R) (fentanyl buccal tablet) [C-II]. In its Notice Letter, Watson alleges that the U.S. Patent Numbers 6,200,604 and 6,974,590 covering FENTORA are invalid, unenforceable and/or will not be infringed by Watson's manufacture,...

VaxGen Issues Rebuttal to MedCap Letter

...f the liquidation process, and fails to distinguish between the radically different outcomes for debt versus equity holders in a liquidation. MedCap alleges in its letter that the Company is seeking to mislead stockholders by painting a "worse picture of liquidation value" by using the face value of the co...

Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Filing of Securities Fraud Class Action Against CellCyte Genetics Corporation

...isit our website at http://www.finkelsteinthompson.com . The Complaint alleges that CellCyte misled the investing public throughout the Class Period by pu...the company's chief executive officer Gary A. Reys. Specifically, Plaintiff alleges that CellCyte misrepresented Reys' credentials on the Company's website and...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro: Lawsuit Filed Against CellCyte Genetics Corporation

...eriod of April 6, 2007 until and including January 9, 2008. The complaint alleges that Reys' background was called into question after published news reports...lCyte traded at a high of $7.02 per share just days before. The Complaint alleges that the Defendants violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act o...
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