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April 6, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Kansas City, KS:Of the 18 healthcare lawsuits filed under the whistleblower qui tam provision of the False Claims Act and unsealed last November, 13 of the whistleblowers (relators) are current or former employees of the defendant.Read [ Qui Tam Whistleblower “Double-Dipping” ]
December 13, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Ramsey County, MN: It’s been almost a year to the day that a small collection of plaintiffs having filed a Bair Hugger lawsuit had their cases transferred to federal court in Minnesota, effectively creating multidistrict litigation cases that were characterized as being several dozen in number.Read [ Court Spells Out Bair Hugger Bellwether Trial Timelines ]
January 24, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Appellate Court Finds for Plaintiff in Neck Injury Case ]
Kansas City, MO A recent neck injury compensation case is demonstrative of the misinformation that sometimes surrounds such cases, with the end result being a potential detriment to the patient. This point was driven home by a recent communique from the chiropractic community, as they warn about the potential for back and neck injury in association with winter weather and driving hazards.
March 9, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ 14,158 lbs of Ground Beef Products Recalled ]
Washington, DC Creekstone Farms Premium Beef is recalling approximately 14,158 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
February 24, 2011. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Shishamo Roe Capelin 4L Recalled Due To Potential Of C. Botulinum ]
Washington, DC Pacific American Fish Co, Inc. of Vernon, California is recalling SHI306 Shishamo 4L 5PC (23-28G) Wild, Pack 4/20TR, Lots 202885-2 & 201011-3, Master Carton information. Based on FDA Import Alert, this type of processing and size of product has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause food borne illness. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not appear to be spoiled.
January 27, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Kansas Man to Serve Jail Time for Stock Broker Fraud ]
Olathe, KS A Kansas man has been sentenced to 32 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to stock broker fraud that reportedly included forging signatures of clients and stealing funds, according to the Dow Jones Newswires.
January 25, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Could Herbal Medicines Be More Effective in Treating Osteoporosis Than Fosamax? ]
Lone Star, KS According to full-time herbalist Ocoee Miller, treating osteoporosis does not have to involve pharmaceutical drugs like Fosamax, the Lawrence Journal-World reports.
December 20, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Kroger Recalls Pet Food in 19 States ]
Atlanta, GA In what will hopefully not turn into an unhappy Christmas for pet owners, a major distributor of pet food has announced a recall of select pet food packages from retail stores in 19 states. The Kroger Co. released details of a recall late Saturday involving certain packages of Pet Pride Cat Food, Pet Pride Kitten Food, Old Yeller Chunk Dog Food, Kroger Value Cat Food and Kroger Value Chunk Food.
November 17, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Kansas Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident ]
Overland Park, KS A Shawnee, Kansas, man has been killed in a Kansas City motorcycle accident, according to the Kansas City Star.
November 8, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Cal-Maine Foods Recalls Eggs ]
Washington, DC Cal-Maine Foods, has been notified by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that one of the Company's suppliers, Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC, Croton, Ohio, had a routine environmental study sample which tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis (SE).
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- Investigadores buscan documentes sobre el amianto en cárcel de mujeres By Hana Silverstein (Jun-28-10)
- Investigators Looking Into Missing Asbestos Records at Women's Prison By Charles Benson (May-14-10)
- Romaine Lettuce Products Recalled due to Possible E. Coli Contamination By Lucy Campbell (May-7-10)
- SJS Costs High School Football Coach His Job By Charles Benson (Jan-31-10)
- Insurance Agent Receives Two-Year Sentence after Stock Fraud Conviction By Charles Benson (Jan-8-10)
- Students Feel the Sting of Excessive Overdraft Fees By Charles Benson (Dec-14-09)
- Levaquin Patient Worried About Lifelong Pain By Heidi Turner (Oct-7-09)
- Excessive Fees in Employee Retirement Plans By Heidi Turner (Jul-17-09)
- Attorney Gives Levaquin Lawsuit Advice By Jane Mundy (Jul-10-09)
- Chantix Breaks the Nicotine Habit but also Breaks Families By Jane Mundy (Apr-30-09)
- "AARP Took Advantage of My Mother" By Heidi Turner (Feb-14-09)
- "My Mother Died from a Fentanyl Overdose" By Jane Mundy (Jan-26-09)
- Grand River Dam Suit is Déjà Vu All over Again By Brenda Craig (Jan-16-09)
- Trucking Accidents Have Serious Ramifications By Heidi Turner (Dec-6-08)
- Was Heparin contaminated or did Patient have Allergic Reaction? By Jane Mundy (Oct-9-08)
- Negligence Takes on Many Forms By Gordon Gibb (Sep-13-08)
- EPA Class Action Notice issued following certification of EEOC Class Action for Age and Race Discrimination (Sep-5-08)
- Levaquin—"The Big Gun"—Shoots the User By Jane Mundy (Sep-1-08)
- Atheist Soldier Files Lawsuit for Discrimination By Ginger Gillenwater (Apr-30-08)
- Energy Company Plans to File Bankruptcy By Ginger Gillenwater (Mar-27-08)
- Gender Discrimination is alleged by Female Ref against Religious School By Delsia Hartford (Feb-16-08)
- Fosamax: Low-Cost Generics Expand the Risk By Gordon Gibb (Feb-13-08)
- Discrimination: $11 Million Awarded to Family of Fallen Soldier By Gordon Gibb (Nov-7-07)
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