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.
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
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
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
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
sued in Medical Definition
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 ...
sued in Biological News
sued in Biological Technology
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
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.
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'
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...