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Canadian Abilify Lawsuit

Canadian Abilify Lawsuit June 1, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Calgary, AB: An Abilify lawsuit seeking class action status involving hundreds of Canadians has been filed in Calgary.
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Asbestosis Risk has been known since Roman Times

Asbestosis Risk has been known since Roman Times January 11, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Edmonton, AB: While a class action lawsuit waged against Halliburton Co. has gone on for some 14 years, it’s been more than 114 years that knowledge about the dangers of asbestos and asbestosis lung disease has been known. Only in the last few decades has the industrialized world taken the risks of asbestos seriously by phasing asbestos out in certain products, and asbestos abatement procedures for the renovation industry has reflected the adoption of asbestos as a carcinogen, and a truly hazardous material.
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Mexican Mangoes May be Responsible for Salmonella Outbreak

Mexican Mangoes May be Responsible for Salmonella Outbreak August 28, 2012. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC Mangoes from Mexico may be responsible for a possible food poisoning outbreak due to contamination with salmonella, and are the subject of investigations by both Canadian and US governments.
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New Home Warranty Lawsuits and Horror Stories

New Home Warranty Lawsuits and Horror Stories June 13, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Fort Lauderdale, FL Home insurance to protect one's investment from fire, flood and other forms of catastrophe is a given regardless if a home is new, or used. However, new homes usually feature an enhanced level of protection for the consumer, separate from their home insurance policy--a home warranty that the home is built properly according to updated codes. Some contractors self-insure, while others rely on third-party providers. Sadly, having a home warranty—regardless of the provider or the builder—does not always carry the peace of mind one would ordinarily hope for or expect.
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74-Year-Old Guilty of Ponzi Scheme

74-Year-Old Guilty of Ponzi Scheme November 18, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Calgary, AB A 74-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in securities fraud. Specifically, the accused was alleged to have scammed investors across North America in a $37.5 million Ponzi scheme that a judge said, "devastated many lives." Although this case of stock investment fraud is not on the same magnitude as Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, many people lost money in the securities investment fraud.
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Omega Alpha Kidney Flush Recalled in Canada

May 4, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Ottawa, ON Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals Inc., in consultation with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling all lots of "Omega Alpha Kidney Flush" due to the omission of cautionary and warning statements on the product label. This recall involves all lots of "Omega Alpha Kidney Flush" product, under the Omega Alpha brand, sold at retail locations in Ontario, Qu├ębec, British Columbia and Alberta.
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Allopurinol a Leading Cause of SJS

Allopurinol a Leading Cause of SJS April 30, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Edmonton, AB Neither Salima nor her prescribing doctor had any idea that Allopurinol, a treatment for gout, is one of the leading causes of Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). "None of the doctors at the hospital could make a diagnosis until a dermatologist was consulted," Salima says. "Soon as he saw me and knew I had taken this drug, he knew I had SJS and that it was going to get a lot worse before I got better."
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Most Cases of Foodborne Illness Go Unreported

Most Cases of Foodborne Illness Go Unreported February 24, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Edmonton, AB According to the 2/18/10 Edmonton issue of 24 Hours, a lot of food poisoning goes unreported. And when that happens, says Nyall Hislop, a senior advisor for Alberta Health Services Food Program in Edmonton, more people get sick.
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Canadian Woman Filed Medical Malpractice Lawsuit over Alleged Misdiagnosis

Canadian Woman Filed Medical Malpractice Lawsuit over Alleged Misdiagnosis November 26, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Fort McMurray, AB A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed by a Canadian woman against a group of six doctors after they allegedly failed to properly diagnose a fracture in her foot, leading to permanent disability.
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Rocking the Boat over Cruise Ship Accident

Rocking the Boat over Cruise Ship Accident November 22, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Calgary, ABMaritime laws vary widely, depending on which country has jurisdiction over the waters occupied by a vessel. There have been many historic disputes between countries over boating accidents, fishing rights and trespassing charges. The potential for jurisdictional dispute is especially high when an accident happens aboard a cruise ship, as was the case in 2007 when a Canadian woman slipped and fell while holidaying aboard a Carnival Cruise liner.
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