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C.R. Bard Shares IVC Filter Lawsuit Update with SEC

C.R. Bard Shares IVC Filter Lawsuit Update with SEC June 2, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: When it comes to assessing where a manufacturer is with pending litigation, there’s no better source than with the manufacturer itself. To that end, C.R. Bard released details concerning the current state of affairs over IVC filter lawsuits as part of its Form 10-K report that provides a snapshot of the company at the end of its fiscal year, December 31, 2016.
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Transvaginal Mesh Victim Speaks Candidly about Sex Problems

Transvaginal Mesh Victim Speaks Candidly about Sex Problems March 25, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Winnipeg, SK: Colleen had a transvaginal mesh implant almost seven years ago, and for three of those years she has looked for a doctor to remove the TVT Sling, to no avail. If it isn’t removed soon, Colleen thinks she may never have sex again.
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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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Fixodent Zinc Poisoning: "They Don't Tell You How Much Is Too Much"

Fixodent Zinc Poisoning: "They Don't Tell You How Much Is Too Much" October 6, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Broadview, SK Hedvig Ahlquist, a 56-year-old nurse from Saskatchewan, is leading a class-action lawsuit in Canada against two denture adhesive manufacturers that could potentially extend across the entire Great White North. According to the Canadian Press (CP), lawyers have filed statements of claim against GlaxoSmithKline and Proctor and Gamble in both Saskatchewan and British Columbia, alleging the manufacturers failed to warn consumers about the dangers of zinc in denture cream.
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Facebook Suit to Take Three to Five Years

Facebook Suit to Take Three to Five Years August 5, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Regina, SK A thin, wiry man with piercing eyes who claims to eat and sleep very little, Canada's Tony Merchant is a somewhat misunderstood character but nevertheless a very good litigation lawyer. He's pursued hundreds of class action suits with excellent results in a country where people are historically less accustomed to settling grievances through civil action than in the US. Merchant's latest newsworthy suit is a class action against Facebook. In a country with only 33 million people, it is estimated that there are 15.7 million Facebook users. The putative class, as lawyers say, is phenomenally large.
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Stock fraud criminal remains at large

Stock fraud criminal remains at large September 25, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Saskatoon, SK A criminal indictment has identified a former prison guard from Saskatchewan, Canada, as one of the six people accused of orchestrating a $60 million stock fraud scheme.
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SSRI Birth Defects" The Only High Risk Factor I had Was Being on Effexor"

SSRI Birth Defects" The Only High Risk Factor I had Was Being on Effexor" January 15, 2009. By Lucy Campbell.
Winnipeg, SK Pam was told by both her family doctor and her obstetrician that the antidepressant she was taking, namely effexor, was safe for her to continue taking through her pregnancy. But within hours of her son being born, he had been admitted to the natal intensive care unit, suffering from seizures and breathing difficulties.
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Man Survives Plane Crash, Fights Insurer in Court

Man Survives Plane Crash, Fights Insurer in Court March 18, 2008. By Anita Black.
Nipawin, SK Returning home from a teachers' conference should have been the easiest part of Gint's trip but the erratic behavior of the pilot lead to an airplane crash. For Gint, the crash was followed by a year long nightmare as he continues to fight with the insurance company.
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