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2013-11-20 23:01:15

DePuy and a court-appointed committee of Plaintiffs’ lawyers formally unveiled a settlement agreement valued at $2.475 billion to resolve several consolidated litigations in the United States. The settlement is designed to compensate some DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant patients who underwent revision surgery on or before Aug. 31, 2013, notes Parker Waichman LLP. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...

2013-11-19 23:01:04

While on Bayer’s Mirena IUD, a Nevada woman became pregnant; the device also perforated her uterus, alleges a lawsuit filed on her behalf by Parker Waichman LLP. The lawsuit also claims that the Mirena IUD is inherently defective, and that Bayer knew about the device’s dangers but never warned consumers or the FDA. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical...

2013-11-14 23:01:27

Boston Scientific Corp. and subsidiaries Guidant LLC, Guidant Sales LLC and Cardiac Pacemakers Inc. will pay $30 million to settle allegations that they knowingly sold defective heart devices that were implanted into Medicare patients. Parker Waichman LLP applauds the efforts of the private citizen who filed the lawsuit on behalf of the federal government under the False Claims Act. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to...

2013-11-13 23:02:40

Dallas-based USPlabs LLC has recalled some OxyElite Pro dietary supplement products after receiving a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that highlighted the agency’s willingness to order said recall if the company didn’t voluntarily implement it. Parker Waichman LLP commends the agency for its strong stance on a major public health issue. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of...

2013-11-12 23:01:02

Bayer’s Mirena IUD perforated the uterus of a Tennessee woman, alleges a lawsuit filed on her behalf by Parker Waichman LLP. The lawsuit also alleges that the Mirena IUD is inherently defective, and that Bayer knew about the device’s dangers but never warned consumers or the FDA. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices, has filed a lawsuit on...

2013-11-11 23:01:43

The rise in reported cases of deaths, injuries and malfunctions linked to Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci surgical robot may prompt hospitals to improve training for doctors who use the device. Parker Waichman LLP continues to evaluate legal claims on behalf of patients who suffered injuries allegedly during surgical procedures involving the da Vinci surgical robot system. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the...

2013-11-05 23:01:26

Global healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen subsidiary will pay more than $2.2 billion to settle allegations related to the off-label marketing of the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal, plus two other drugs. Parker Waichman LLP commends several whistleblowers who will be awarded millions of dollars in compensation for their efforts to expose alleged fraud. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights...

2013-11-01 23:02:28

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) charges in a letter sent to Sunovion Pharmaceuticals that patient brochures made by the drug maker to support the company’s respiratory drug Brovana are misleading for several reasons, a key one being that they overstate the drug’s efficacy, notes Parker Waichman LLP. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical...

2013-11-01 23:00:42

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit in Arizona federal court against the marketer of HCG Platinum weight-loss products, alleging that the company makes false claims in its advertising, with which it seeks to convince consumers that they can rapidly lose large amounts of weight. Parker Waichman LLP is evaluating cases on behalf of individuals who purchased HCG Platinum Products. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to...

2013-10-30 23:02:47

Kmart Corp. will pay approximately $2.55 million to the United States as well as 32 states individually to settle allegations that the retail chain’s national pharmacy centers had filed false prescription claims with various government health insurance programs. Former Kmart pharmacist Mark Kirsch filed the action in Detroit, in the Eastern District of Michigan, and will collect $309,687 as afforded by the False Claims Act. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Parker Waichman...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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