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2014-04-08 23:32:37

No-cost consultations from a national network of attorneys are now available to consumers of all ages who may be seeking compensation over allegations of gynecomastia, other side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/risperdal.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys has expanded its free legal consultations over allegations that the antipsychotic medication Risperdal may cause a breast-growth...

2014-03-21 16:20:23

1800 CAR WRECK discusses recent action taken by the U.S. Justice Department in investigating leading vehicle manufacturer General Motors. DALLAS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into the actions of leading automaker General Motors has been enacted by the Justice Department, regarding how they have handled vehicle safety problems over the last decade. Justice Dept. Is Said to Look at G.M. Actions on Safety Flaws "The investigation is the latest in a widening series...

2014-03-20 23:29:36

National network of attorneys initiates offer of no-cost consultations to consumers seeking compensation for allegations of gynecomastia, other side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/risperdal.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys is now investigating claims over allegations that the antipsychotic medication Risperdal may cause a breast-growth condition known as gynecomastia or other side...

2014-01-24 08:25:44

D.C. Court Sets Status Conference for February 3, 2014 at 2:30 pm in Courtroom 18 WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Larry Klayman, a former U.S. Justice Department prosecutor, announced that he and the other plaintiffs in prior successful litigation (case no. 13-cv-851 and 881) against the NSA and other Government Defendants, including President Obama, have re-filed their class action demand in a new proceeding before the U.S. District Court for the District of...

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2012-09-08 07:15:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online The U.S. Justice Department's proposed settlement with three electronic book publishers accused of participating in an ebook price-fixing scheme has been approved by a federal judge, various media outlets have reported. The ruling, handed down by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan on Thursday, decrees that the three publishers involved -- Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers Inc and Simon & Schuster...

2012-05-07 10:24:25

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In what may be the largest payment ever enforced involving off-label misuse of a single drug, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer, working with the U.S. Justice Department and several state Attorneys General, has reached a $1.6 billion settlement with Abbott Laboratories over its illegal marketing of antiepileptic medication Depakote to children and geriatric patients. The settlement was reached between Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and the Justice Department, along...

2012-03-15 17:08:00

The U.S. Government Files Brief to Help Opulent Life Church of Holly Springs, MS, Lease Town Square Building HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the U.S. Justice Department filed a brief with Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Opulent Life Church in Holly Springs, Mississippi, a client of the Liberty Institute. The church seeks permission to renovate and use a building it leased on the town square to accommodate its...

Regulators Bring Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple And E-Book Publishers
2012-03-08 13:47:10

The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly accused Apple and five large American publishers of colluding to raise the price of e-books. According to a Thursday article in the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department will file an anti-trust lawsuit against the publishing companies, though insiders say a settlement will likely be reached before the case is taken to court. The Journal cited several sources close the matter as saying that the involved parties are already in negotiations...

2012-01-11 23:10:00

Parker Waichman LLP Pledges to Continue its Fight on Behalf of Guatemalans who were Allegedly Infected with Syphilis and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases In the Course of Non-Consensual Medical Experiments Conducted by U.S. Government Researchers in the 1940s. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm, opposes motions recently filed by the U.S. Department of Justice to dismiss a proposed individual and class action lawsuit seeking reparations...

Merck To Pay $950M To Settle Vioxx Dispute
2011-11-23 06:47:38

Drugmaker Merck & Co will pay $950 million to settle criminal and civil charges that it marketed its Vioxx for an unapproved use, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. The fine ends a long-running probe into Merck's promotion of the painkilling drug, which was withdrawn from the market in September 2004 after being linked to increased risks of heart attacks and strokes. The department said Merck would pay $321.6 million in criminal fines and $628.4 million as a civil...