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20 States Accuse Teva, Mylan & other Pharma Companies of Price-Fixing
When the Justice Department announced it was bringing criminal charges against two former executives of a pharmaceuticals company, alleging a conspiracy to fix prices on generic drugs, we said that this was likely just the tip of the legal iceberg. Today, the industry ran smack into that iceberg – in the form of a lawsuit filed by twenty states against six different drug companies, including notables like Teva and Mylan.
December 14, 2016
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Arizona Planning Lawsuit Against Former Blood-Testing Company Theranos
The vision of blood-testing company Theranos would have been great for patients, doctors, and even drugstores: mini-labs right inside stores, with a whole suite of blood tests available in a small machine and results available from a few drops of blood. Only the company's tests proved inaccurate, and Arizona, the state where its labs set up shop, is planning to sue the company.
January 12, 2017
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California Bone Injury Lawyers - Broken Bone law Firm - Demas " Rosenthal.
California Bone Injury Lawyers - Demas & Rosenthal - bone injury attorneys experienced in bone fracture injuries and broken bone cases. Aggressive Sacramento lawyers experienced in recovering maximum results.
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Depakote Maker AbbVie Ordered To Pay $15M To Boy Born With Spina Bifida
Pharmaceuticals giant AbbVie must pay $15 million to the family of a 10-year-old boy who was born with spina bifida after an Illinois jury found the company failed to properly warn doctors about the risk of birth defects associated with Depakote, a prescription drug used to treat bipolar and seizure disorders.
June 9, 2017
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DNA links deadly germs, tainted heart surgery devices to German factory
Contamination at a German factory that makes crucial machines used during open-heart surgery is the likely source of a global outbreak of deadly infections tied to the devices, the largest analysis to date shows.
July 12, 2017
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Florida Clinic Blinds Three Patients in Botched 'Clinical Trial'
An unproven stem cell therapy conducted by a Florida clinic has blinded three patients in an apparent clinical trial gone horribly wrong. the incident showcases the extent to which unscrupulous clinics will take advantage of desperate patients--and how the lack of government oversight contributes to the problem.
March 15, 2017
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Former Pharma Execs Face Felony Charges for Generic Drug Price-Fixing
Federal prosecutors have charged both the former CEO and president of a new Jersey pharmaceutical company with illegally conspiring to fix prices on generic drugs, marking the first time the Justice Department's Antitrust Division has prosecuted a case involving generic medications, and could be the first domino in a series of charges still to come against others.
December 14, 2016
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Many hospitals transmit your health records unencrypted
Healthcare IT organizations often lack budget and personnel to address security needs
August 22, 2016
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Mobile Health App Makers Settle Allegations of Misleading Marketing Claims
A trio of smartphone health apps that claim to do things like measure your heart rate or the vitals of your unborn child have agreed to settle allegations brought by the state of New York that these products made promises they couldn't keep.
March 23, 2017
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Woman Gets $70M in Baby Powder/Ovarian Cancer Suit
A California woman was awarded $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that long-term use of Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her ovarian cancer.
October 28, 2016
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Woman Stuck by Needle In Target Parking Lot Awarded $4.6M
More than two years after a woman was pricked by a hypodermic needle her daughter picked up in a Target parking lot, a jury has awarded her more than $4.6 million.
September 12, 2016
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