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2014-05-28 23:01:20

Federal regulators recently warned that power morcellators should not be used during minimally invasive gynecological procedures, including hysterectomy or myomectomy, over the potential for these tools to spread hidden cancer. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that a man has brought a lawsuit that alleges that his wife died of cancer spread by a...

2014-05-27 23:01:09

Medtronic is attempting to rely on the legal concept of preemption, which has been used by a number of medical device makers when arguing liability lawsuits filed over U.S. Food and Drug Administration- (FDA) approved devices. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 A key issue in this case involves “failure-to-warn” claims that may be preempted by federal oversight of high-risk medical devices. Following the high court’s October request that it provide an opinion in a dispute...

2014-05-24 23:01:23

The State of Oregon has settled whistleblower claims filed by a former Oregon Corrections Enterprises head, who alleged that he was fired for speaking up about questionable spending and hiring at the Oregon Department of Corrections. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of whistleblowers who have reported, or seek to report, employers engaged in illegal activities, reports that the State of Oregon...

2014-05-23 23:03:24

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that power morcellators should not be used for minimally invasive hysterectomy or myomectomy because these tools can spread a hidden cancer, significantly worsening a patient's prognosis. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 California Woman Sues over Wolf Power Morcellator Used During Hysterectomy That Allegedly Spread Cancer in Her Body, Parker Waichman LLP Reports On April 17, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-21 23:01:21

The e-cigarette study, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Poland, revealed that e-cigarette users may be exposed to increased levels of dangerous toxins, including carcinogenic compounds. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective and dangerous products, notes that a new study, conducted by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, reveals that e-cigarettes may...

2014-05-16 23:03:31

Medtronic Inc. indicated that it plans on recording a charge of $120-$140 million to resolve hundreds of lawsuits brought over its InFuse bone growth product. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that device maker, Medtronic Inc., announced plans to record a charge of between $120 and $140 million to resolve hundreds of lawsuits brought over...

2014-05-14 23:03:11

The now-former Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota medical director alleges the insurer engaged in illegal practices that hiked costs to millions of BCBS customers. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of whistleblowers who have reported, or seek to report, employers engaged in illegal activities, announces that Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota is the focus of a whistleblower lawsuit brought by the...

2014-05-12 23:01:13

A just-filed bankruptcy settlement will allow for the fund to compensate the victims of a deadly meningitis outbreak that originated with the New England Compounding Center (NECC). Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that, according to a May 6, 2014 The Associated Press (AP) report, the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak sickened more than 750 people and killed...

2014-05-09 23:01:31

Whistleblowers are critical to enabling the Internal Revenue Service in collecting unpaid taxes due the United States government by firms and individuals, which may also cause harm to consumers. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, which refers to civil lawsuits whistleblowers may bring under the False Claims Act (FCA), also represents whistleblowers who seek to report tax fraud, which is not...

2014-05-08 23:02:23

The three half-brothers’ trials involved the use of evidence that has been put into question given its connection with Scarcella, who has been involved in a growing number of alleged wrongful convictions. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals is disappointed in the growing number of alleged wrongful convictions being tied to a disgraced former detective and a former district attorney’s...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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