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As Lawsuits Hit the MTA, Personal Injury Lawyers Consider How Much is Too Much, or Too Little

As the MTA once again tries to get the New York Legislature to change the law regarding personal injury accidents, New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman weighs in. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 8, 2009 -- Each year, New York City's chronically cash-strapped m...

Radiologists overestimate their overall risk of malpractice lawsuits in breast imaging

Radiologists who work in breast imaging tend to overestimate their actual risk of medical malpractice lawsuits, according to a study performed at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Seattle, WA. The study included two separate surveys, one in 2002 and...

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Light Cigarette Lawsuits Is Victory for Consumers and Health

Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court today handed down a major victory for consumers and public health by ruling that smokers can use state consumer protection laws to sue Philip Morri...

New York-Based Sanders Law Firm Files Five Product Liability Lawsuits Against Pfizer on Behalf of Chantix™ Plaintiffs

Leading personal injury law firm representing families of individuals who suffered from suicidal thoughts and erratic behavior while taking popular smoking cessation drug Mineola, N.Y. (Lexis Nexis) August 5, 2008 - http://thesandersfirm.com/attorney.asp?attorneyid=14 ...

VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Biolitec, Dornier and CoolTouch

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VNUS(R) Medical Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNUS ), a leading provider of medical devices for the minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux disease, announced today that it has asserted patent infringement claims in the United States Dist...

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against American Dental Partners, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have been brought on behalf of purchasers of the securities of American Dental Partners, Inc. ("American Dental") (Nasdaq: ADPI ) between August 10, 2005...

More Women File Lawsuits Against Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital in Eating Disorders Fraud Case

Expensive medical testing targeted women, insurance money DALLAS, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven more women have come forward to add their names to the list of those claiming doctors at Dallas' Presbyterian Hospital took part in a billing scheme designed to take money from them and thei...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KgaA File Lawsuits Against Several Companies for Patent Infringement

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd., Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KgaA, and Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH announced that they have filed lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against several co...

Famed Attorney Willie Gary Files $10.6 Billion in Lawsuits against Big Tobacco Companies on Behalf of Florida Smokers and their Families

Clients Suffering from Smoking-Related Illnesses Fight Back against Big Tobacco Companies STUART, Fla., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent trial attorney, Willie Gary, along with partners, CK Hoffler, Donald Watson and team of the Florida- based law firm of Gary, Willi...

Marin County Scandal and Elder Abuse Horror: Lawsuits Link 'Death Nurse,' Bay Area lawyers, Doctor and 'Blind Eye' by Local, State, and National Public Officials

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to lawsuits filed in Marin County Superior Court, San Francisco Attorneys Ruth Sullivan, daughter Laura Sullivan, and Dr. George Kimmerling, have just been added as defendants in a lawsuit filed by the 68-year-old daughter of descendant, 96-year-o...
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Warner Chilcott Files Lawsuits for Infringement of DORYX(R) Patent

ST. DAVID'S, Bermuda, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) announced today that one of its subsidiaries and Mayne Pharma International Pty. Ltd. ("Mayne"), a subsidiary of Hospira, Inc., have filed lawsuits against each of Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. ...

Quest Diagnostics ClariSure(TM) Postnatal Molecular Test Receives Clinical Laboratory Approval from New York State

...s that may affect the future results of the company include, but are not limited to, adverse results from pending or future government investigations, lawsuits or private actions, the competitive environment, changes in government regulations, changing relationships with customers, payers, suppliers and strat...

Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Additional Dosage Strength of Generic TOPROL-XL(R)

... potential effects of the restatement, including the effects of any investigations, informal or otherwise, conducted by the SEC, or other entities, or lawsuits filed against the company in connection therewith. Any forward-looking statements included in this press release are made as of the date here of only,...

Immunicon Will Exhibit CellCapture CTC Mouse/Rat Kit and EasyCount System for Automated Cell Counting at AACR

...ompared to competitors' products; protection of Immunicon's intellectual property; conflicts with third party intellectual property; product liability lawsuits that may be brought against Immunicon; labor, contract or technical difficulties; and competitive pressures in Immunicon's industry. These factors are...

Frova Phase III Study Data Demonstrates That Short-Term Prevention Treatment Reduces Frequency and Severity of Menstrual Migraine

...he availability on commercially reasonable terms of raw materials and other third party manufactured products; exposure to product liability and other lawsuits and contingencies; dependence on third party suppliers, distributors and collaboration partners; the ability to timely and cost effectively integrate ...
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Occupational Disease

...... Cohen, Placitella, & Roth, Occupational Disease Lawyers ... Lopez McHugh, Occupational Disease Lawyers. Construction Site Accident lawsuits ... NIOSHTIC-2 search results on Occupational Heart Disease ... Chemical and nonchemical causes of occupational heart disease were revie...

Injury

...uits. ... Munley & Cartwright - Pennsylvania Injury & Accident Lawyers, www.munley. ... Resource for information about personal injury lawsuits and for finding lawyers across the United States. personal injury ... birth trauma - physical injury to an infant during the birth proc...
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Biological warfare: What do you need to know?

...stem cells in regenerative medicine, the practice of using tailor-made medications based on an individuals genetic information and the ins and outs of lawsuits in the pharmaceutical industry. For more information about the Todays Health series, contact Nelda Cervantes, the College of Pharmacys library su...

Pulp mill devastates swans' sanctuary in Chile

...n health. A growing citizen's movement has kept case under the spotlight, as never before for an environmental issue in Chile. Although a series of lawsuits and other actions to force stronger action against the company have not so far succeeded, the case is now being heard by the Interamerican Court of Hu...
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Two New Jersey Hormone Therapy Lawsuits Dismissed

MADISON, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) announced today that Judge Jamie D. Happas of the New Jersey Superior Court in New Brunswick has granted Wyeth's motion for summary judgment in two hormone therapy cases that were scheduled for trial later this year. The cour...

CryoCor Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against CryoCath

Seeks Injunction in the United States and Canada and Monetary Damages SAN DIEGO, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoCor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRYO), a medical device company focused on the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today that it filed two patent infringement lawsuits against Cry...

Californian stem-cell efforts get new rules, attract lawsuits

The leaders of California's $3 billion bond initiative to fund stem-cell research, under pressure from advocacy groups, have voted in new rules against conflicts of interest. Ten of the initiative's 29 board members hold significant stock in or serve on the boards of biotech companies, the Sacra...

Third Wave agrees to drop Chiron, Bayer patent lawsuits

Madison, Wis. Third Wave Technologies Inc. said it has reached an agreement with Chiron Corp., Bayer Corp., and Bayer HealthCare, LLC, to dismiss Third Wave's patent lawsuit. Third Wave said that no licenses or payments were made and did not disclose other terms of the agreement. This le...

Merge's merger is the crux of shareholder lawsuits

Milwaukee, Wis. The latest in a growing body of shareholder litigation may cost a West Allis medical imaging software developer dearly. Alleging that members of its management team violated federal securities law, shareholders of Merge Technologies, Inc. , a developer of medical imaging and ...

KV Pharmaceutical Announces Stockholder Action to Amend By-Laws is Invalid

...Form 8-K filed with the SEC on March 3, 2009 and the Company's Form 8-K filed with the SEC on April 30, 2009; (22) the series of putative class action lawsuits alleging violations of the federal securities laws by the Company and certain individuals, all as more fully described in the Company's Form 8-K filed...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...tanding, to settle recent shareholder class action lawsuits filed in the State of Connecticut and the State of...derstanding to settle two shareholder class action lawsuits that had been filed in connection with the propose...tely, the monthly costs of defending against these lawsuits far outweighed the benefits of continued litigatio...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ts; our dependence on third parties to supply raw materials and to provide services for certain core aspects of our business; new regulatory action or lawsuits relating to our use of controlled substances in many of our core products; our exposure to product liability claims and product recalls and the possib...

Miami Beach Real Estate Attorney Opens Miami Real Estate Brokerage for International Luxury Miami Beach Condo Buyers From Distressed Sellers

...cularly because along with foreclosure and title issues, condominium problems are often difficult to notice, including fraudulent developer contracts, lawsuits against the developer for construction defects, disproportionately large numbers of renters rather than owners, pending special assessments, large num...

Quest Diagnostics Announces Final Tender Offer Results

...s that may affect the future results of the company include, but are not limited to, adverse results from pending or future government investigations, lawsuits or private actions, the competitive environment, changes in government regulations, changing relationships with customers, payers, suppliers and strat...
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Polymerase chain reaction

...ion , where Mullis worked when he invented the technique. The Taq polymerase enzyme is also covered by patents. There have been several high-profile lawsuits related to the technique, including most famously a lawsuit brought by DuPont . The pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche purchased the rights ...
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