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2014-02-10 23:26:20

As Bloomberg published on February 8, Merck will pay $100 million to resolve as many as 3,800 lawsuits alleging blood clots from NuvaRing.

2014-02-07 23:02:28

On January 27, a federal Judge ruled that Takeda acted in “bad faith” and destroyed relevant evidence to the Actos Multidistrict Litigation.

2014-02-06 23:28:03

On January 28, a new lawsuit was filed by a couple in Arkansas Eastern District Court alleging that the husband received a Wright Profemur hip implant that failed.

2014-02-05 23:31:45

Reuters published on February 4, that Biomet will pay at least $56 million to settle a Multidistrict litigation relating to defective metal hip replacements according to a court filing.

2014-02-04 23:29:33

On January 17, a US District Court granted the motion to transfer a Paxil birth defects lawsuit to the District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

2014-02-03 23:24:01

On January 17, a US Judge ordered the parties in the Zimmer NexGen Knee implant Multidistrict Litigation to submit their recommended “case pool picks” by February 7.

2014-01-31 23:35:04

According to a Court Order filed on January 9, a US District Judge put on hold the cases in the NuvaRing Multidistrict Litigation.

2014-01-30 23:28:58

According to an Order issued on January 23, a conference with the Court in the DePuy Pinnacle Multidistrict Litigation is scheduled for March 4.

2014-01-29 23:30:37

In a recent Case Management Order issued on January 23, a US Judge defined the first four bellwether lawsuits in the Pradaxa Multidistrict Litigation that will go for trial.

2014-01-28 23:29:10

Court data, updated on January 15 by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, indicate that there are 9,781 cases currently pending in the Yasmin/Yaz Multidistrict Litigation.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.