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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...

2013-10-25 23:21:58

Boston Scientific cases among those scheduled to be heard by juries next year over allegations that women suffered serious health problems as a result of implants from several manufacturers. Resource4thePeople announces continuation of free consultations for consumers with allegations involving transvaginal mesh devices. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/transvaginal-mesh-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople is reporting important...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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