2 hours ago Texans GM On Deshaun Watson's Future
In a Friday chat with reporters, Texans GM Nick Caserio declined to delve into the lawsuits against Deshaun Watson or … (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberty University Sues Jerry Falwell Jr. for $10 Million
The lawsuit claims that Mr. Falwell, the university’s former president, withheld scandalous and potentially damaging information from... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Lawsuit Over Frozen Embryos
Elaine Meyer and Barry Prizant had given up on having more than one child. Then, in their 60s, they got a letter from the hospital where they ’d long ago had IVF treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Rosman Tags: Embryos (Human) Hospitals Egg Donation and Freezing Suits and Litigation (Civil) your-feed-selfcare Source Type: news

Lawsuits piling in against Syngenta over paraquat weedkiller, which causes Parkinson's Disease
(Natural News) Attorneys representing numerous plaintiffs in multiple lawsuits filed against Swiss chemical giant Syngenta have asked a U.S. judicial panel to consolidate all of them, which suggests there are many more on the way. At issue is the company’s weedkiller chemical paraquat, which was determined to cause Parkinson’s Disease. Plaintiffs say the noxious concoction... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Buffalo police officer Cariol Horne will receive pension after winning lawsuit
Cariol Horne intervened when a White officer attempted to choke a Black suspect named Neal Mack. Mack says she saved his life. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Judge weighs in on TriHealth dispute with doctors
A Hamilton County judge has issued an order in a lawsuit filed by one of Cincinnati's largest hospital systems against a group of doctors attempting to leave to form its own medical group. Common Pleas Court Judge Leslie Ghiz on April 13 ordered that TriHealth enter mediation with a group of 18 gastroenterology doctors that the health system has filed a lawsuit against in an attempt to enforce a noncompete clause in their contracts as they seek to leave the hospital system. Mediati on has been scheduled… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Andy Brownfield Source Type: news

A Black Army officer is suing Virginia police after being held at gunpoint during a traffic stop
2nd Lt. Caron Nazario’s lawsuit shows policing’s systemic racial issues can’t just be boiled down to a few bad apples. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Centene accused of 'plundering' company it bought for $70M
The part-owner of a compounding pharmacy purchased by Centene Corp. says in a lawsuit that the Clayton health care giant engaged in "pillaging and plundering" its assets, devaluing his remaining stake in the firm. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

Latest KCIC Report Finds Decline in Mesothelioma Lawsuits
The number of mesothelioma lawsuits filed in 2020 dropped significantly, while cases involving lung cancer continued to increase, according to a recent study reflecting the changing face of asbestos litigation. KCIC, a well-respected consulting firm in Washington, D.C., that manages asbestos product liabilities, released its industry report Thursday. Asbestos legal filings, covering both malignant and nonmalignant disease in the United States, dropped 11% from 2019 to 2020, from 4,137 to 3,685 cases, respectively. Most prominently, there was a 9% increase in asbestos-related lung cancer filings, but a 14% decrease...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 12, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Amy Edel Source Type: news

US army officer sues police over violent traffic stop
A black army lieutenant files a lawsuit against two policemen in Virginia after being pepper-sprayed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 police officers used excessive force, threatened Army officer during traffic stop, lawsuit says
A US Army officer is suing two Virginia police officers after they pointed guns at him, pepper sprayed him and pushed him to the ground... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Army officer held at gunpoint, pepper-sprayed by Virginia cops: lawsuit
A US Army officer who was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed following a Virginia traffic stop has now filed suit against two police... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judges order 13 of NFL QB Deshaun Watson's accusers to identify themselves in lawsuits
The quarterback's lawyer had argued that his client can't defend himself against anonymous plaintiffs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida sues CDC, demanding cruise ships be allowed to sail immediately
Florida has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. federal government and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, demanding cruises be... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nike and MSCHF settle lawsuit over Lil Nas X Satan Shoes
The full terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epic cries monopoly as Apple details secret ‘Project Liberty’ effort to provoke ‘Fortnite’ ban
The Epic v. Apple lawsuit alleging monopolistic practices by the latter will begin next month, and today the main arguments of each... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After 24 Years, Doc Fired by Hospital. Local Uproar Followed. After 24 Years, Doc Fired by Hospital. Local Uproar Followed.
Tom Weiner, MD, has received tremendous support from locals and is fighting back with a lawsuit after being fired from his post for allegedly causing patient harm.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Apple to argue it faces competition in video game market in Epic lawsuit
Apple Inc said it plans to argue that it faces abundant competition in the market for video game transactions to defend itself against... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nike suspends endorsement deal, Beats by Dre reportedly drops Deshaun Watson amid sexual assault allegations
The Texans star is facing 22 separate civil lawsuits and several criminal complaints (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge rules against much of Georgia voting lawsuit over 2018 election
A federal judge has ruled against many of Fair Fight's claims in its lawsuit filed over obstacles to voting in the 2018 election for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two of Deshaun Watson ’s Accusers Take Their Claims Public
Over 20 women have filed civil assault lawsuits against the quarterback anonymously, but Tuesday two of the complainants gave emotional... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania House passes Covid-19 limited liability bill
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday narrowly passed a bill that would provide limited immunity from Covid-19 liability to some in the state. The vote on the House Bill 605, which was sponsored by state Rep. Torren C. Ecker, R-Abbottstown, was 107-95. Ecker wrote that the purpose of the bill was to require an arbitration program for personal injury lawsuits from Covid-19 exposure when the defendants complied with public health directive s. “The purpose of this legislation is to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Pennsylvania House passes Covid-19 limited liability bill
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday narrowly passed a bill that would provide limited immunity from Covid-19 liability to some in the state. The vote on the House Bill 605, which was sponsored by state Rep. Torren C. Ecker, R-Abbottstown, was 107-95. Ecker wrote that the purpose of the bill was to require an arbitration program for personal injury lawsuits from Covid-19 exposure when the defendants complied with public health directive s. “The purpose of this legislation is to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Ducey signs bill to stem 'frivolous' Arizona Covid-19 lawsuits
Employers applauded Gov. Doug Ducey for signing a bill designed to protect businesses from "frivolous" Covid-19 lawsuits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Ducey signs bill to stem 'frivolous' Arizona Covid-19 lawsuits
Employers applauded Gov. Doug Ducey for signing a bill designed to protect businesses from "frivolous" Covid-19 lawsuits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

WHO Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit in New York Over Pandemic Response WHO Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit in New York Over Pandemic Response
A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit by residents of a suburban New York City county who accused the World Health Organization of gross negligence in responding to the coronavirus pandemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

James Huntsman's fraud suit is hardly the only one against the LDS Church. Can any of them win?
A lawsuit by James Huntsman against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sheds light on similar fraud claims. Legal experts... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Houston police investigating NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson
The football player is facing lawsuits from 21 women alleging sexual misconduct. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiology firm seeks over $50M in damages from SSM
A North County cardiology firm has filed suit against SSM Health, seeking more than $50 million in damages after it says the health system terminated its staff memberships and clinical privileges. St. Louis Heart and Vascular PC filed the lawsuit last month in St. Louis County Circuit Court. It says that in January, SSM told St. Louis Heart that it was entering an exclusive adult cardiovascular agreement with an unnamed provider for all of its hospitals. SSM added that as of April 2, St. L ouis… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

The owners of the Ever Given are suing its operators for beaching the massive ship in the Suez Canal
The owners of the giant container ship filed a lawsuit against the Evergreen Marine Corporation in the High Court in London, according... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit: Doctor's Doubts Leads to Missed Diagnosis Lawsuit: Doctor's Doubts Leads to Missed Diagnosis
A mysterious illness continues to plague a patient. Could the physician have done anything to reach an earlier diagnosis?Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Two Capitol police officers seek to punish Trump with lawsuit over Jan. 6 riot injuries
The Capitol officers are seeking at least $75,000 in damages, as well as to "punish" Trump "for his intentional and wanton and reckless conduct." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Evers ’ mask mandate
The court issued its ruling Wednesday morning, months after it heard arguments in the lawsuit. Find out the details of the ruling and what it means for Wisconsin businesses and residents. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sari Lesk Source Type: news

Wrong Daughter Told She Lacks Melanoma Mutation, Then Gets It Wrong Daughter Told She Lacks Melanoma Mutation, Then Gets It
Switched genetic tests lead to lawsuit; medical center is blamed for triple amputee's injuries; protecting healthcare workers from COVID-related lawsuits.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Federal Court approves class-action lawsuit claiming RCMP doctors sexually assaulted recruits
A Federal Court judge has approved a class-action lawsuit against the federal government alleging the RCMP's physicians sexually assaulted applicants during mandatory physical examinations. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

OHSU hires former U.S. AG Eric Holder to conduct investigation into harassment, racism
OHSU President Dr. Danny Jacobs announced the news Tuesday, about a month after the university was named in a sexual assault lawsuit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

OHSU hires former U.S. AG Eric Holder to conduct investigation into harassment, racism
OHSU President Dr. Danny Jacobs announced the news Tuesday, about a month after the university was named in a sexual assault lawsuit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 31, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Ron DeSantis signs bill protecting Florida businesses, health care centers from 'frivolous COVID-19' lawsuits
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a bill that aims to protect Florida businesses and health care centers from... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FTC sues to block Illumina's $7.1B purchase of Menlo Park-based Grail
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday moved to block Illumina's planned $7.1 billion purchase of cancer detection startup Grail Inc. The acquisition would weaken innovation in the development of tests that can detect multiple types of cancer in their early stages, the agency said in a press release. The FTC has filed an administrative complaint challenging the merger and plans to file a lawsuit to stop it, the agency said. A multicancer early detection, or MCED, test "is a game changer for cancer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

FTC sues to block Illumina's $7.1B purchase of Menlo Park-based Grail
The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday moved to block Illumina's planned $7.1 billion purchase of cancer detection startup Grail Inc. The acquisition would weaken innovation in the development of tests that can detect multiple types of cancer in their early stages, the agency said in a press release. The FTC has filed an administrative complaint challenging the merger and plans to file a lawsuit to stop it, the agency said. A multicancer early detection, or MCED, test "is a game changer for cancer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Texans' Deshaun Watson allegedly deleting Instagram messages, trying to settle cases, new lawsuit states
Deshaun Watson could be in even more hot water after the latest lawsuit alleges that the Houston Texans quarterback deleted Instagram... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit Threatens No-Charge Preventive Care for Millions Lawsuit Threatens No-Charge Preventive Care for Millions
A Texas federal judge, who previously ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, has signaled his openness to ending the law's popular coverage requirement for preventive services.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Groups file second lawsuit challenging new Georgia voting law
Several civil rights and voting rights groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the Georgia's new voting law, which was signed last week... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arizona chambers urge passage of bill to stem 'frivolous' Covid-19 lawsuits
Arizona's chambers of commerce wholeheartedly support a bill to protect businesses from "frivolous" Covid-19 lawsuits. The Business Journal asked two experienced Valley employment attorneys to weigh in. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Researchers design 8-ring SPECT-CZT camera
Looking to take SPECT to the next level, researchers are developing a new syste...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SPECT spots differences in dementia subtype, Alzheimer's Spectrum Dynamics claims win in GE lawsuit Report charts 80% drop in cardiac SPECT during COVID-19 Which nuclear modality has the lowest dose for CHD? SPECT shows causes of accelerated brain aging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hustle Keeps Restaurateur In Business
Grandon Kidd, owner of Pasta J’s in Bryant, discusses how his small business survived hardships from a lawsuit to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - March 29, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Who makes the mask rules? Despite a Texas lawsuit, the mandate survives in Austin.
After Austin and Travis County defied a statewide moratorium on mask mandates, the local ordinances have survived a legal challenge — for now. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reis Thebault Source Type: news

Lawsuit claims Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted a woman in 2012
The aspiring actress and model says she wounded Harvey Weinstein before escaping. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Election Lawsuits Are A New Tactic To Fight Disinformation
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USC will pay $1.1 billion to settle scores of sexual abuse cases involving former campus gynecologist
The University of Southern California agrees to record-setting $1.1 billion to settle scores of lawsuits over the sexual assault... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news