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

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mother of an autistic child joined Consumer Watchdog and its attorneys today to announce a lawsuit against the California Department of Managed Health Care ("DMHC"), the Schwarzenegger Administration agency responsible for regulating many...

Androgel Manufacturers Sued in Class Action for Antitrust Violations

LANCASTER, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action complaint filed last week in New Jersey federal court claims damages for violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act by brand-name and generic manufacturers of the drug, Androgel. The case, filed by Stephen L. LaFrance Pharmacy, Inc. d...

Coke Sued for Fraudulent Claims on Obesity-Promoting 'VitaminWater'

vitamins + water + sugar + hype = soda - bubbles WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company has been served notice a class action lawsuit filed ( http://cspinet.org/new/pdf/vitaminwater_filed_complaint.pdf )over what the Center for Science in the Public Interest (C...

Coca-Cola Sued Over Deceptive VitaminWater Claims

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Deceptive Advertising Claims NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A class action lawsuit was filed late yesterday in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against the Coca-Cola Company alleging that Coca-Cola has used deceptive adve...

Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. Sued for Product Liability and Promoting the Off-Label Use of Infuse(R) Bone Graft Product, According to Page Perry, LLC

ATLANTA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A patient who allegedly was seriously injured by Medtronic, Inc.'s Infuse(R) Bone Graft implant in an off-label surgical procedure promoted by Medtronic has sued the company, according to James A. Dunlap Jr. & Associates LLC and Page Perry, LLC. The firms,...

Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek, USA, Inc. Sued for Product Liability and Promoting the Off-Label Use of Infuse(R) Bone Graft Product, According to Page Perry, LLC

ATLANTA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A patient who was surgically implanted with Medtronic's Infuse(R) Bone Graft product, for an off-label use promoted by Medtronic, suffocated due to severe throat and neck swelling, according to James A. Dunlap Jr. & Associates LLC and Page Perry, LLC who filed t...

Canadian Company Sued for Defrauding Thousands of U.S. Consumers of Dietary Supplements

BOSTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. announced today that consumers in sixteen states have filed lawsuits against Canadian company Wellnx Life Sciences, which markets and sells three dietary supplements throughout the United States, and against its owners an...

Herbalife Sued for Negligence and Fraud by Victim

OAKLAND, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Christopher Grell have filed a lawsuit against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF ) in the Superior Court of the State of California (case BC392373, dept. 48) today on behalf of a 29-year-old woman who acquired acute liver problems after taki...

Kaiser Permanente Sued By Executive for AIDS Discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffery Sterman, Public Affairs Director and voice of Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco for ten years is claiming AIDS discrimination and breach of contract. A person with AIDS, Sterman is one of those who helped create the hospital's response to HIV and ...

Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Sued Over Patient Admission and Billing Scheme, According to Page Perry, LLC

ATLANTA, May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta, Inc. engaged in a systematic scheme to inappropriately admit and overcharge thousands of patients, according to the Page Perry, LLC law firm, which filed suit against the hospital Thursday, seeking class action status on behal...

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Babies switched at birth

...the children of two South African women, Margaret Clinton-Parker and Sandra Dawkins, whose sons were accidentally switched at birth in 1989, and who sued in the High Court of South Africa in Johannesburg in 1995, demanding damages of ZAR 120,000 each from the government of the province of Gauteng ...
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Government, Industry Leaders Come Together to Explore Technology Alternatives to Border Fence for Security, Surveillance

...ers of the Texas Border Coalition, including Eagle Pass Mayor Chad Foster, will speak at the conference. Eagle Pass was the first municipality to be sued for access to city property. A federal judge ordered the city to open its property to surveyors before the city could respond. The federal government ...
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Illinois Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Sued for Injuries to Kentucky Resident

Injuries Believed to be Caused by Contaminated Blood Thinner CHICAGO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The blood thinner Heparin continues to make headlines as more people are found to have suffered serious injuries and/or death after using the contaminated drug -- a group of which appears to incl...

Third Wave sued by one firm; gets injunction against another

Madison, Wis. -- Third Wave Technologies Inc. , a developer of molecular diagnostics for a variety of DNA and RNA analysis applications, is being sued by Belgium-based Innogenetics N.V. , which alleges infringement of its hepatitis C virus patents. Meanwhile, in a separate case, Third Wave has ...

Delaware Court Rules That Watson Does Not Infringe Patent Related to Generic Version of Concerta(R) and Declares Patent Invalid

...hief Executive Officer. "We are currently pursuing final FDA approval of this important product." In 2005, ALZA Corporation and McNeil-PPC, Inc. sued Andrx Corporation for patent infringement related to the generic version of Concerta(R). Watson acquired Andrx Corporation in 2006. About Watson...

Mylan Confirms Four First-to-File Challenges

...ay announced that it and/or a subsidiary have been sued in connection with four separate "first-to-file" A...n (FDA). Mylan and Alphapharm Pty. Ltd were sued by Sepracor Inc. in the U.S. District Court of New...to IMS Health. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. was sued by OSI Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pfizer Inc. and Genen...

Mylan Confirms First-to-File Patent Challenge Relating to Lescol(R)

... Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today confirmed that the company and its subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., have been sued by Novartis in connection with Fluvastatin Capsules USP, 20 mg (base) and 40 mg (base), the generic version of Novartis' Lescol(R) Capsules. Mylan b...

FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling

...ood and Drug Administration (FDA) had its way, Capricci would have never received the surgery that allows him to hunt, fish and bike. In 2006, the FDA sued Endotec claiming the company had distributed unapproved joint replacement devices. For 25 years the FDA has pursued a policy which has prevented custo...

KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Record Revenues for Fiscal 2008 Second Quarter and Six Months on a Preliminary Basis

... solid pipeline of new products and continues to anticipate new approvals for ETHEX throughout the remainder of fiscal 2008. The Company also has been sued by Purdue Pharma L.P. on its ANDA filing on all strengths of Oxycontin and by Novartis and Celgene on its ANDA filing on all strengths of Ritalin LA. ...

NameProtects watchdog tool keeps eye on search-engine ads

...test version also includes a new annotation feature and customization of reports. Several trademark holders in the United States and elsewhere have sued over the practice of companies buying trademarked terms for their search-engine ads, according to a company statement. "NameProtect works hard to ...

Save money through smart patenting

...turing a product overseas, but selling it in the United States, they can be sued for patent infringement in the United States. If a U.S. company is manufact...duct in the United States, but is only selling it abroad, they still can be sued for patent infringement in the United States. This is important because com...

Ashcroft announces first FBI raid on file-sharing network

...on of more than $1,000 worth of materials within 180 days. The Recording Industry Association of America separately announced Wednesday that it had sued another 744 people it accuses of file sharing, and refiled suits against 152 who did not settle previous ones. The recording industry claims that U...
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