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2013-01-13 17:02:24

Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Involving Products Manufactured by American Medical Systems, Inc., C. R. Bard, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., Ethicon, Inc., and Coloplast Corp. are currently pending in West Virginia Federal Court. First case set for trial in February. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading nationwide law firm and Ohio personal injury law firm, continues to investigate transvaginal mesh lawsuits on behalf of women allegedly injured...

2012-06-12 23:03:08

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports on an upcoming status conference in the DePuy ASR MDL, which is scheduled to take place on July 25, 2012. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a New York law firm nationally recognized for its consumer protection and mass tort practices, reports that on June 11, 2012, the Honorable David A. Katz, who is overseeing In re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2197”), currently...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

On February 18th, 2012 Bloomberg reported that more than 25,000 cases were settled by GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK), the United Kingdom's largest pharmaceutical company, over its Avandia drug allegedly causing heart attacks. Avandia was first approved by the FDA in 1999 to treat Type 2 diabetes in adult patients. More than 2,500 cases are consolidated before U.S. District Judge Cynthia Rufe in Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (07-01871) U.S. District Court,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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