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Tuomey Must Pay to Continue Medicare Fraud Appeal

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Federal Judge Says Tuomey Must Come Up with $20 Million to Continue Medicare Fraud Appeal Sumter hospital Tuomey Healthcare Systems must pay $20 million to continue its appeal of the Medicare fraud penalty in two weeks, according to a federal … [Read more...]

Strippers Sue Clubs for Minimum Wage Violations

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Columbia-Area Strippers Sue Clubs for Federal Minimum Wage Violations A group of strippers in the Columbia area are suing several South Carolina night clubs because they were not paid according to federal minimum wage standards. The lawsuit, which … [Read more...]

Takeda, Eli Lilly to Pay $9 Billion for Actos Injuries

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Jury Says Takeda and Eli Lilly Must Pay $9 Billion for Actos Bladder Cancer Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceutical and their US distributor Eli Lilly have been ordered to pay $9 billion in punitive damages after a federal court … [Read more...]

J&J Enters Settlement Talks Over Topamax Injuries

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Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Settlement Talks for Topamax Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, along with their subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, have agreed to enter settlement talks with plaintiffs in 76 Topamax personal injury lawsuits. Topamax … [Read more...]

FDA Issues Drug Recall for Weight Loss Supplement

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Urgent Drug Recall Issued for Weight Loss Supplement Due to Harmful Undeclared Ingredients The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an urgent drug recall, warning consumers to immediately stop using Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen, a weight loss … [Read more...]

Organic Black Peppercorns Under Food Recall for Salmonella

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Whole Foods, Other Retailers Issue Food Recall for Organic Black Peppercorns Due to Potential Salmonella Frontier Natural Products Co-Op, a bulk organic herb and spice supplier for many retailers including Whole Foods, has issued a voluntary food … [Read more...]

Corporate Watchdog Demands Transvaginal Mesh Investigation

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Watchdog Group Demands DOJ Investigate Destruction of Transvaginal Mesh Documents A corporate watchdog group has issued a petition on its website to demand that the federal Department of Justice investigate whether or not Johnson & Johnson … [Read more...]

Arkansas To Ask Court to Reconsider Risperdal Penalty

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Attorney General Will Ask Arkansas Court to Reconsider Overturned Risperdal Penalty On March 20th, a court in Arkansas overturned the $1.2 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson for off-label marketing of its anti-psychotic drug, Risperdal, … [Read more...]

J&J Loses Texas Transvaginal Mesh Case

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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $1.2 Million for Defective Transvaginal Mesh On Thursday, April 3rd, a Texas jury ruled that Johnson & Johnson’s TVT-O transvaginal mesh sling was defective, and the company was ordered to pay $1.2 million to the … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Suit Goes Forward for Family of Woman Prematurely Declared Dead

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Family of Woman Prematurely Declared Dead and Placed in Morgue’s Freezer Can Sue for Medical Malpractice The family of a woman who reportedly died in a hospital’s morgue after being declared dead prematurely can, according to a judge, sue … [Read more...]

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