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Sayles Werbner Earns Rare Texas Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Punitive Damages Award in Medical Malpractice Case

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys from the Dallas litigation firm Sayles Werbner are announcing a rare Supreme Court of Texas opinion upholding a medical malpractice award for the family of a man who died of a heart attack after waiting 12 hours for treatment following his admis...

No Punitive Action Against Striking Medicos if Strike Called Off

New Delhi. Taking serious note of the plight of the patients, the Supreme Court today directed the protesting medicos to call off their strike //forthwith assuring that Government will not take punitive action against them. Observing that the damage done to the patients was "irretrievable", ...

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

... 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 Perl and Larry McGonnell, b...

Prop. 8 Challenged in Federal Court; Ted Olson & David Boies to Argue Case

...he Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses; sentencing; jury trial rights; punitive damages; takings of property and just compensation; the Commerce Clause; ta...ellate advocacy, oral communication in the courtroom, civil justice reform, punitive damages, and constitutional and administrative law. ABOUT DAVID BOIES ...

Prison punishes more people than just the inmates

... it also has public health costs and these should be taken into consideration," Kruger said. "In the last 30 years or so, we have seen a more and more punitive system, one where judges no longer have discretion for sentencing." Moving toward a rehabilitation model may benefit both the offending individuals...

Tough Laws, Higher Prices Mean Fewer Kids Smoke

...s that from a study published this month on the effect of laws targeting the sale of alcohol to minors. In that study, states that had enacted more punitive laws -- including use-and-lose laws that allow the suspension of a driver's license for any underage alcohol violation and zero-tolerance laws that ma...

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

...dication. Filed in Alameda Superior Court, the complaint seeks general and punitive damages. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 9, 2009...Alameda Superior Court (Case #rg09-446158), the complaint seeks general and punitive damages. Raptiva is a medication used to treat severe to moderate psori...

Booze Taxes Lower Drinking Rates

...epartment of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine in New York City. "But you'd have to increase it tremendously -- to rather high and punitive levels -- to have a major impact." "So, the question is whether it is feasible to raise the price of alcohol through taxation to the extent that it...

Congressional Action Could Harm Physician Hospitals; Economic Impact Could Be Severe Warns PHA

...74,358,090 still outstanding, ready to be spent. The addition of these 85 hospitals would also equate to an estimated 23,000 more jobs. "HR 2 is punitive legislation and the physician hospital piece is an insignificant offset to the costs of SCHIP. It is hard to understand how Congress can propose an im...

'The Mitch Who Stole Christmas'

...ican Senator Mitch McConnell for his Grinch-like efforts to block a bailout for the auto industry unless unionized auto workers accept devastating and punitive cuts in wages and healthcare coverage for their families. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081216/AQTU036 ) The campaign can...
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Wyeth's Motion to Overturn Punitive Damages Award Granted by Arkansas Court

- Appeal of Compensatory Award Will Now Proceed - MADISON, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) confirmed today that its motion for judgment as a matter of law on the punitive damages award in the hormone therapy case of Donna Scroggin v. Wyeth, in the U.S. Dis...

China Bio-Immunity Corporation - Rabies Vaccine Recall

... Administration ("SFDA") has confiscated all the flawed products and profits from the sales of the flawed rabies vaccines. The SFDA will also assess a punitive fine of 145 Million Chinese Yuan. Dalian JGAD has been suspended from production and sales of vaccines since the recall. The production permit of Dali...

CryoLife Reports Record Annual Revenues of $105.1 Million for FY 2008

...s of BioGlue, pending or future litigation may not be settled on terms acceptable to the Company, the Company may not have sufficient resources to pay punitive damages (which are not covered by insurance) or other liabilities in excess of available insurance, the Company may be unable to obtain sufficient fin...

CryoLife's Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 71 Percent to $0.12 in Third quarter of 2008 from $0.07 in Third quarter of 2007

...s of BioGlue, pending or future litigation may not be settled on terms acceptable to the Company, the Company may not have sufficient resources to pay punitive damages (which are not covered by insurance) or other liabilities in excess of available insurance, the Company may be unable to obtain sufficient fin...

Wyeth Wins Philadelphia Diet Drug Trial Involving Claim of PPH

... (PPH) as a result of her use of the diet drug Pondimin(R), a drug once marketed by Wyeth. The Court had earlier ruled that plaintiff could not pursue punitive damages in this case. The plaintiff was represented by the Clark Burnett law firm of Houston, Texas. Wyeth is one of the world's largest research-...

CryoLife's Earnings Per Share Increased 180 Percent to $0.14 in Second Quarter of 2008 from $0.05 in Second Quarter of 2007

...y to patients, pending or future litigation cannot be settled on terms acceptable to the Company, the Company may not have sufficient resources to pay punitive damages (which are not covered by insurance) or other liabilities in excess of available insurance, the Company may be unable to obtain sufficient fin...

Berkley Life Sciences Introduces LS Prime: A Revolutionary New Primary Liability Policy for the Life Science Industry

...r personal injury, abuse or molestation, and medical expenses; -- Products withdrawal expense, including crisis management expenses; -- Affirmed punitive damages coverage where allowed by law; -- Blanket additional insured options to suit customer preferences; -- Various tail coverage features that ...

Illinois Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Sued for Injuries to Kentucky Resident

...address concerns regarding its efforts to inspect foreign drug facilities. Mr. Banks is seeking judgment against all defendants for compensatory and punitive damages arising from the personal injuries that he suffered from the use of a pharmaceutical drug commonly known as Heparin. Nolan Law Group is a Ch...

CryoLife to Distribute FDA-approved Hemostatic Agent Under Private Label

...ues, that pending or future litigation cannot be settled on terms acceptable to the Company, that the Company may not have sufficient resources to pay punitive damages (which are not covered by insurance) or other liabilities in excess of its available insurance, that the Company may not have sufficient borro...

Lonza Withdraws Majority of Claims in Patent Lawsuit Against Northwest Biotherapeutics

...air competition, tortious interference with prospective contractual relations, and abuse of process, including, among other things, treble damages and punitive damages. Following NWBT's filing of this answer and counterclaim, Lonza agreed with NWBT to the dismissal of both Lonza's entire complaint and NWBT's ...
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