Saint Thomas settles religious discrimination lawsuit
Saint Thomas Health has settled a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, according to a news release. Saint Thomas is accused of violating the religious rights of a worker at its hospital in Rutherford County by requiring him to receive a flu shot. As part of the settlement, Saint Thomas will pay the worker $75,000 in damages and modify its accommodation policy regarding sincerely held religious b eliefs, according to the release. Saint Thomas… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Imperial Irrigation District sues to block Colorado River drought plan
Just as a long-negotiated agreement for how California and six other Western states will deal with drought on the Colorado River was about to cross the finish line, the river ’s biggest user put up a roadblock.The Imperial Irrigation District in southeast California filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Bettina Boxall Source Type: news

South Africa: High Noon for Tiger Brands As Summons Issued in Listeriosis Class Action Lawsuit
[Daily Maverick] The deadly listeriosis outbreak, which hit South Africa hard, is starting to play out before the courts. South African human rights attorney Richard Spoor, who is well-known for his razor-sharp tongue, is hauling Tiger Brands to court by the tail. He is asking the high court to award members of a class action lawsuit punitive or constitutional damages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

United Therapeutics sued by generic drug competitors
United Therapeutics Corp. has been sued for “unlawfully impeding competition” by Sandoz Inc. and RareGen LLC, the companies selling a generic form of a drug the Silver Spring biotech had under patent until last month. The lawsuit, filed April 16 in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleges that United Therapeutics (NASD AQ: UTHR) placed restrictions on cartridges made by medical device manufacturer Smiths Medical ASD Inc. that are required to administer subcutaneous injections… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

United Therapeutics sued by generic drug competitors
United Therapeutics Corp. has been sued for “unlawfully impeding competition” by Sandoz Inc. and RareGen LLC, the companies selling a generic form of a drug the Silver Spring biotech had under patent until last month. The lawsuit, filed April 16 in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleges that United Therapeutics (NASD AQ: UTHR) placed restrictions on cartridges made by medical device manufacturer Smiths Medical ASD Inc. that are required to administer subcutaneous injections… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

South Africa's Tiger Brands to fight listeria class action
South Africa's leading food producer Tiger Brands said on Wednesday it will fight a class action lawsuit over its role in the world's largest ever listeria outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA To Boston Scientific: Stop Selling Pelvic Mesh Tied To Injuries In Women
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday halted sales of a type of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic conditions in women, following years of patients’ reports of injuries and complications from the implants. The Food and Drug Administration ordered the two remaining makers of the mesh — Boston Scientific and Coloplast — to stop selling it immediately, saying the companies failed to show the mesh is safe for long-term use. Several other major manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, previously stopped making the mesh. The FDA action does not apply to surgical mesh used to treat ot...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Boston Scientific FDA Source Type: news

Lawsuits Put a Drag on J & amp;J 1Q19 Earnings
Legal costs surrounding Johnson and Johnson’s talc baby power and its blood thinner Xarleto bogged down the healthcare giant’s 1Q19 earnings. But while earnings from the New Brunswick, NJ-based company were down 14% from a year earlier, the firm managed to beat analyst expectations. J&J posted income of $3.75 billion or $1.39 per share for 1Q19. In 1Q18, the company brought in $4.37 billion or $1.60 per share. As a result, the healthcare company changed its full-year earnings forecast to a range of $8.53 to $8.63 a share, down from its previous estimate of between $8.50 and $8.65. Th...
Source: MDDI - April 16, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson earnings hit by lawsuit costs
World’s largest healthcare group lifts guidance despite litigation worries (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Surgeon Wins Again in Lawsuit Appeal; More Surgeon Wins Again in Lawsuit Appeal; More
Decision upholds lower court ruling in favor of surgeon; misdiagnosis tops list of med-mal claims; Florida tries again to institute med-mal capsMedscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Children's Health Defense fund is suing NYC over MMR vaccine mandate... a "violation of human rights"
(Natural News) Lawsuits are beginning to fly following New York City (NYC) Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent declaration of a “state of emergency” over measles infection, which was accompanied by an unconstitutional decree that all vulnerable people living in four Brooklyn zip codes be forcibly vaccinated with MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella). The Children’s Health... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 mothers sue New York City over mandatory measles vaccine order
Five Brooklyn mothers filed lawsuits on Monday accusing Mayor Bill de Blasio of unlawfully targeting Jews with an 'arbitrary' state of emergency . (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit: Juul violating federal law by marketing to teens
A Florida law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit Monday against e-cigarette maker JUUL and tobacco company Altria Group, saying they're violating federal racketeering laws by targeting teens. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA ban on menthol is likely to survive tobacco industry lawsuits
(Rutgers University) A proposed ban of menthol combustible tobacco products by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will likely be upheld in court, albeit a lengthy legal process, a Rutgers paper found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sutter Health will pay $30 million to settle overcharging lawsuit
Sutter Health has agreed to a $30 million settlement to resolve allegations that it up-charged Medicare patient bills, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday. The overcharging scheme saw health plans and providers "upcode" for services they provided to patients on Medicare Advantage plans, according to the DOJ. Sutter Health originally faced allegations that it provided false information about the health status of Medicare Advantage patients. The Medi care Advantage program uses "risk scores"… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 13, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Sutter Health will pay $30 million to settle overcharging lawsuit
Sutter Health has agreed to a $30 million settlement to resolve allegations that it up-charged Medicare patient bills, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday. The overcharging scheme saw health plans and providers "upcode" for services they provided to patients on Medicare Advantage plans, according to the DOJ. Sutter Health originally faced allegations that it provided false information about the health status of Medicare Advantage patients. The Medi care Advantage program uses "risk scores"… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Dirty Scopes Are Still a Big Problem
Let's revisit, for a moment, the year 2015. That was the year of medtech's superbug crisis involving a specific type of difficult-to-clean endoscope called the duodenoscope, as MD+DI chronicled in this timeline. Patient deaths sparked panic, Lawsuits mounted against Olympus Medical Systems, one of three manufacturers with duodenoscopes on the U.S. market, hospitals scrambled to find solutions to the problem, and an FDA advisory panel declared the devices unsafe. The U.S. regulatory agency offered up some suggestions, but even FDA had no perfect answer to the crisis. Ultimatel...
Source: MDDI - April 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Pennsylvania appeals court upholds $14m plaintiff win in Ethicon mesh case
A state appeals court in Pennsylvania yesterday upheld the plaintiff’s $13.7 million win in a product liability lawsuit brought over one of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon‘s pelvic mesh products. Plaintiff Sharon Carlino was awarded $13.5 million in damages in February 2016, after a Keystone State jury found that the Ethicon transvaginal polypropylene tape implanted during a 2005 hysterectomy was defective and that the company failed to adequately warn of its risks; Carlino needed three revision surgeries to remove the eroded mesh. That decision was upheld early the following year, with the ...
Source: Mass Device - April 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Product Liability Wall Street Beat Ethicon johnsonandjohnson Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Source Type: news

Opioid Sales Reps Swarmed New York at Height of Crisis
New disclosures in the New York attorney general ’ s lawsuit detail the massive sales efforts of Purdue Pharma and other companies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM, RONI CARYN RABIN and DANNY HAKIM Tags: Opioids and Opiates Sackler, Richard (1945- ) OxyContin (Drug) Pain-Relieving Drugs Suits and Litigation (Civil) Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Purdue Pharma James, Letitia Sackler Family your-feed-science Source Type: news

Class action proposed over alleged misuse of labour-inducing drug at Moncton Hospital
A proposed class-action lawsuit has been launched against the Horizon Health Network and nurse Nicole Ruest on behalf of women who were allegedly "inappropriately" given a labour-inducing drug at Moncton Hospital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

AG Slatery accuses Franklin health care firm of fraud, seeks max penalty
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III has filed a lawsuit against Franklin-based ProHealth Rural Health Services Inc. and its president and CEO, Ray White, seeking $18.7 million in damages under the Tennessee Medicaid False Claims Act, according to a news release. The suit alleges White knowingly submitted invoices that falsely inflated the number of Medicaid patients who visited his clinics from 2012 to 2017 by more than 56,000. As a result, TennCare overpaid ProHealth by more than $6… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Lawsuit alleges Manitoba physicians college broke agreement to 'refrain from criticisms' of chiropractors
Manitoba's chiropractors are suing the regulatory body of the province's doctors over comments about a spinal procedure that they say are offside, inaccurate and violate a longstanding agreement to work together. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

CEO sees Bayer 'massively' affected by herbicide litigation
Bayer's chief executive on Thursday acknowledged the German maker of pharmaceuticals and crop chemicals was facing massive challenges from a wave of lawsuits over an alleged carcinogenic effect of its Roundup weedkiller. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

July hearing expected in Obama health care law case
A federal appeals court in New Orleans says it will hear arguments this summer on a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn former President Barack Obama's health insurance law (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indian execs 'named' in US pharma case
The Indian generic makers named in the lawsuit are Aurobindo, Dr Reddy ’s, Emcure, Glenmark, and Zydus. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lawsuit complicates Virtua-Lourdes hospital deal
Deborah Heart and Lung Center doesn't want Virtua taking over a satellite ER on the Deborah campus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson marketed baby powder to people of colour even after safety concerns mounted
The company sought for decades to shore up weakening sales of its iconic talc with ads aimed at specific types of women — many of the same types who today are among those alleging in thousands of lawsuits that J&J powder caused their cancers. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Corporate Exposure to Alleged Violations of the Securities Exchange...
According to a report released today by SAR, LLC, aggregate exposure of U.S. public corporations to securities class action lawsuits that allege violations of the federal securities laws under Section...(PRWeb April 10, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/corporate_exposure_to_alleged_violations_of_the_securities_exchange_act_amounts_to_68_1_billion_in_1q_2019/prweb16228797.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opioids advocate now working with plaintiffs in lawsuits
A doctor who spent decades promoting a broader use of prescription painkillers is now helping state and local governments that are suing the drug industry over the toll of the opioid crisis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Exploding e-cigarette tore a Tennessee man's cheek off and left his face covered in acid burns
David Bishop, 25, from Cordova, Tennessee, has filed a lawsuit against three companies after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth in May 2018, tearing part of his cheek off and burning him. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA, New York Attorney General Go After Stem Cell Clinics
Warning letters and lawsuits attempt to regulate an industry providing treatments that may have serious health risks. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 8, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Nursing Home Lawsuits Test Nonprofit Immunity
A company behind about two dozen nursing homes in Arkansas is facing increasing scrutiny over the nonprofit status of its facilities, which plaintiffs have dismissed as a ploy to avoid liability in cases alleging improper care. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

BethAnn McLaughlin: ‘Too many women in science have to run the gauntlet of abuse and leave’
The scientist behind a website to expose sexual ‘harassholes’ on her campaign and its impact – and who she plans to shame nextNeuroscientistBethAnn McLaughlin is a leading campaigner in the US fight against sexual assault and harassment of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem). Assistant professor of neurology and pharmacology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, she launched the#MeTooSTEM website in 2018 so women had a place to tell their stories. Her work was recently recognised with anMIT Media Lab Disobedience award, which she shared with two other prominent #MeToo activis...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Zo ë Corbyn Tags: Science Sexual harassment Neuroscience #MeToo movement Source Type: news

Amgen-Novartis migraine collab goes sour
Amgen ’s multibillion-dollar collaboration with Novartis to jointly develop and market Amgen’s migraine-prevention treatment has resulted in both companies filing lawsuits. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oklahoma drops several claims in opioid case against J & J, Teva
Oklahoma's attorney general on Thursday had dropped all but a single claim against Johnson& Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in a closely watched lawsuit alleging the drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sorrento Therapeutics sues Soon-Shiong over alleged cancer drug scheme
Biopharmaceutical company Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. has filed lawsuits against Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and his NantWorks network of companies, accusing the biotech entrepreneur of engaging in a “catch-and-kill” plan that ultimately blocked the release of Sorrento’s promising cancer drug. In the lawsuits filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, San Diego-based Sorrento Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRNE) is seeking damages of more than $1 billion through an arbitration complaint an d $90.05… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Sorrento Therapeutics sues Soon-Shiong over alleged cancer drug scheme
Biopharmaceutical company Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. has filed lawsuits against Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and his NantWorks network of companies, accusing the biotech entrepreneur of engaging in a “catch-and-kill” plan that ultimately blocked the release of Sorrento’s promising cancer drug. In the lawsuits filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, San Diego-based Sorrento Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRNE) is seeking damages of more than $1 billion through an arbitration complaint an d $90.05… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Judge asked to rule on efforts to dismiss UPMC's lawsuit against attorney general
Shapiro has already filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit before Judge John E. Jones III. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

6 states and D.C. sue over changes to school lunch rules
The government "significantly weakened" nutritional standards for sodium and whole grains, says the lawsuit (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hidden hospital cameras filmed women during childbirth and miscarriage procedures, lawsuit says
More than 80 women claim that the Women’s Health Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital invaded the privacy of about 1,800 patients by secretly filming medical procedures. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Bever Source Type: news

Lawsuit settlement: Trulieve gets to open more Florida medical marijuana dispensaries
The state's largest medical marijuana provider now has the ability to open even more dispensaries across Florida. Toronto-based Trulieve Cannabis Corp., which filed a lawsuit last year against the Florida Department of Health, reached a settlement with the state last Friday that allows the company to expand past caps previously set by state law. Current state laws for the drug, first approved by constitutiona l amendment in 2016, allow for companies to open up to 35 dispensaries, which is the rule… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Opioid Settlement Money to Fund Addiction Research Center
Oklahoma dropped its lawsuit against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma in exchange for a National Center for Addiction Studies and Treatment in Tulsa. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 3, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

'Suspicious': NY state singles out AmerisourceBergen for opioid sales
Allegations unveiled last week by the New York state Attorney General's office, charging drug companies for their role in the opioid crisis, headlined with accusations against the Sackler family, billionaire owners of Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin. But the lawssuit had choice words for AmerisourceBergen, as well, alleging the Pennsylvania-based drug distribution giant was selling to 'suspicious' pharmacies, and should have known better. The lawsuit's defendants include an international list… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Galen Moore Source Type: news

Purdue's Sackler family fights 'inflammatory' Massachusetts opioid case
Members of the Sackler family behind OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP have asked a judge to toss a lawsuit by the Massachusetts attorney general that claims they helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic, arguing it contains "misleading and inflammatory allegations." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lawsuit: Southern California hospital secretly filmed women
Dozens of women are suing a Southern California hospital, claiming they were secretly filmed during medical procedures including having surgery and giving birth (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Judge: City Need Not Exhaust Administrative Remedies In PCB Suit
SAN DIEGO - A federal judge in California on March 22 refused to dismiss the city of Chula Vista, Calif.'s public nuisance lawsuit against Monsanto Co. over polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination, finding that the city does not need to exhaust all administrative remedies before the state's Commission on State Mandates before pursuing its claim (Chula Vista v. Monsanto Co., et al., No. 18cv1942-WQH-AGS, S.D. Calif., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48323). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Defendant: Glyphosate Cancer Case Should Be Dismissed; Roundup Remains Safe
SAN FRANCISCO - The Wilbur-Ellis Feed Co. on March 18 filed an answer in California federal court contending that the court should dismiss a lawsuit against it by residents who claim that their exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, caused them to develop cancer because glyphosate-based herbicides "create no unreasonable risk to human health" (In re Roundup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2741, N.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Flint Defendant: Lead Claims Should Be Dismissed, Barred By Statute Of Limitations
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - One of the state defendants in the lead-contaminated water crisis lawsuit in the city of Flint, Mich. on March 22 filed a brief in Michigan federal court contending that the claims against him should be dismissed because the claims are barred by the statute of limitations (In re Flint Water Cases [Luke Waid, et al. v. Richard D. Snyder, et al.], No. 16-10444, E.D. Mich.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Partially Grants, Denies Multiple Exclusion Motions In Groundwater Case
GREENVILLE, Miss. - A federal judge in Mississippi on March 4 partially granted and partially denied multiple motions in limine to exclude evidence in a groundwater contamination lawsuit, ruling that the defendants failed to show that evidence "related to the egregiousness" of their conduct should not be admissible (Joe E. Sledge, et al. v. Meritor Inc., et al., No. 16-cv-053, N.D. Miss.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Cameras secretly recorded women in California hospital delivery rooms
A women's hospital in California used hidden cameras to secretly record approximately 1,800 patients without their consent, according to a lawsuit. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news