Here's What Activision Blizzard Shareholders Asked its Leaders in First Earnings Call Following Harassment Lawsuit - IGN
Activision-Blizzard, which is currently being sued by the state of California over its work culture, had an earnings call today, during... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Activision Blizzard faces an investor lawsuit stemming from its discrimination case
A harassment and discrimination lawsuit from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) isn’t the only legal battle... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHN sues insurer over Covid-19 claims
In a lawsuit filed in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, AHN said the American Guarantee& Liability Insurance Co. has denied or minimized the coverage related to property damage and business income from the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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J & J Facing Scrutiny from Congress, Black Women ’s Organization
Plaintiff attorneys and congressional leaders have renewed their push against Johnson & Johnson and its allegedly toxic, talc-based powder products, questioning motives and demanding answers, according to various media outlets. A committee of attorneys filed a restraining order in U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware, July 27, hoping to prevent J&J’s potential plan to unload its talc-related liabilities on a new subsidiary that would subsequently file for bankruptcy. The next day, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform delivered a letter to J&J’s chief execu...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - August 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case
Walmart Inc. of Bentonville has asked a federal judge to throw out the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against it over allegations that its pharmacists unlawfully dispensed opioids, fueling the national opioid crisis. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 2, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Zoom settles 'zoombombing' and data privacy lawsuit for $85 million
Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million in a preliminary lawsuit settlement filed Saturday afternoon. The deal is in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoom reaches $85 million settlement over user privacy and hacker 'Zoombombing'
Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users'... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoom Agrees To Settle A Privacy Lawsuit For $85 Million
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoom reaches $85 mln settlement of lawsuit over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'
Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two bombshell interviews: John Moore reveals military knowledge of civilization-ending global event, while attorney Thomas Renz warns of coming tidal wave of vaccine mandate lawsuits
(Natural News) If you’re wondering why corrupt, criminal governments of the world seem to be in such a hurry to mass “vaccinate” everybody with a deadly, experimental, non-approved gene therapy injection, one of the most shocking answers may be simpler than you think. According to analyst and radio hose John Moore (The Liberty Man), who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Feminist Film Groups Call Out Disney's "Gendered Character Attack" on Scarlett Johansson
Time's Up, ReFrame, and Women in Film have issues a joint statement on the Johansson/Disney lawsuit. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Accuses Biden of Creating 'Constitutional Crisis' After DOJ Lawsuit
"This stems from the Biden Administration's refusal to enforce immigration laws and allow illegal immigrants with COVID-19 to enter our... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women In Film, ReFrame & Time ’s Up Condemn Disney For “Gendered Character Attack” On Scarlett Johansson In Her ‘Black Widow’ Lawsuit
Seriously, Disney, you’re not lookin’ so good. In the wake of the $319.8 billion entertainment media conglom calling Scarlett... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order on COVID-carrying migrants
The U.S. Justice Department on Friday filed a lawsuit against Texas and its governor, Greg Abbott, over an order the Republican governor... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order restricting transportation of migrants
Attorney General Merrick Garland made good on a threat to sue the state of Texas, filing a lawsuit Friday challenging an executive order... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Widow Lawsuit Escalates as Scarlett Johansson's Team Fires Back at Disney
The Marvel actress is suing the media giant and now, her agency is shaming Disney for its initial response. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disney Hits Back at Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow Lawsuit: There Is No Merit Whatsoever
The response saw Disney reveal how much Scarlett Johansson has already made from ‘Black Widow,’ and say they have nothing to answer for. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Jersey parents sue state to stop future school mask mandates
(Natural News) Parents in New Jersey filed a lawsuit to block any Wuhan Coronavirus (COVID-19) mask mandates that might be imposed on public schools in the state next fall, saying that any such mandate would violate children’s first amendment rights. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in Newark against Gov. Phil Murphy and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Women ’ s Group Sues Johnson & amp; Johnson Over Baby Powder
Lawsuit claims that J&J targeted baby powder ads to Black women despite knowing it contained ingredients that could cause ovarian cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Institutional, Source Type: news

Gaming company Activision Blizzard vows changes amid sexism walkout at Irvine office
The video game company is facing a lawsuit which alleges a "frat boy workplace culture" that includes sexual harassment of women by executives. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Activision Blizzard lawsuit: Walkout, CEO response and everything you need to know
Over 2,000 employees signed an open letter to company management. The CEO responded, then hundreds of workers staged a walkout. Here's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Women's Group Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Baby Powder
WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 -- Johnson& Johnson is being sued by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) over the company's marketing of baby powder to Black women. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Superior Court of New Jersey claims that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctor, PA, Face Lawsuit After Patient Dies of COVID-19 Doctor, PA, Face Lawsuit After Patient Dies of COVID-19
A patient's wife claims delayed testing and negligence led to her husband's death from COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Black Women's Group Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Baby Powder
WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (Healthday News) -- Johnson& Johnson is being sued by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) over the company's marketing of baby powder to Black women. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Superior Court of New Jersey... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Activision Blizzard faces fallout from employees and gamers angered by response to lawsuit
More than 2,000 current and former employees sign letter in support of lawsuit claims of abusive "frat boy" work culture. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Closing arguments held in West Virginia lawsuit over opioids
Closing arguments have been held in West Virginia in a civil lawsuit that accuses three large drug distributors of fueling a local opioid crisis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma ’s Creditors Overwhelmingly Endorse Bankruptcy Plan
If approved by a judge next month, the plan would resolve thousands of lawsuits and set in motion the release of $4.5 billion to help cover costs from the opioid epidemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Pain-Relieving Drugs Drug Abuse and Traffic OxyContin (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Suits and Litigation (Civil) Purdue Pharma Sackler Family United States Source Type: news

Texas Doctor Stole Identities, Forged Records in Fraud Scheme Texas Doctor Stole Identities, Forged Records in Fraud Scheme
Family physician falsely billed TRICARE for $6.7 million;"excited delirium" death lawsuit targets hospital, nursing staff; and more.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Court dismisses class action suit against Mylan regarding EpiPen
Viatris Inc. on Tuesday announced that a class action lawsuit filed almost four years ago against predecessor company Mylan NV regarding the pricing and marketing of emergency allergy medication EpiPen has been dismissed by a Kansas court. Viatris (NASDAQ: VTRS) said in a release that the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas granted Mylan's motion to dismiss in a lawsuit brought against it and Pfizer Inc. by KPH Healthcare Services Inc. on behalf of an asserted class of direct purchasers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Patty Tascarella Source Type: news

Missouri's attorney general sues over St. Louis city, county mask mandates
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has filed a lawsuit to stop mask mandates imposed Monday in the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma ’s Creditors Vote Yes To Bankruptcy Deal Shielding Billionaire Owners From Future Opioid Lawsuits
The deal, which the OxyContin-maker says is worth $10 billion, is to settle thousands of lawsuits against the company for its alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Quincy medical marijuana dispensary sued for $21M in debt
The lawsuit said Ermont owes the company $21.8 million and additional fees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Activision Blizzard employees sign petition denouncing company's 'abhorrent' response to lawsuit
Pressure on Activision Blizzard is mounting as more than 2,000 current and former employees signed a petition slamming what they see as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Employer Mandates Get More Americans Vaccinated? New York and California Are Finding Out
What to do about the U.S. vaccine uptake rate? Even with what appears to be a slight increase as people try to protect themselves against the more transmissible Delta variant now spreading through many parts of the country, only a pitiful 0.1% or so of Americans are currently getting their first dose every day. That’s a far cry from the urgent scramble that Delta demands, especially given that only about half the country is fully vaccinated—and some places, like Louisiana (36.6%) and Arkansas (36%), are lagging woefully behind. So far, the U.S. vaccination drive has largely relied on carrots—the idea has ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Staff Sign Petition Supporting Discrimination Lawsuit
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Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Palo Alto doctor has sued Sutter Health, alleging racial discrimination
Dr. Omondi Nyong ’o announced his lawsuit against Sutter Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group in a post on the website Medium late last month. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Sutter Health faces lawsuit by Bay Area doctor alleging racial discrimination
Dr. Omondi Nyong ’o announced his lawsuit against Sutter Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group in a post on the website Medium late last month. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Crocs claims its 'distinctively quirky design' keeps being copied, sues 21 companies
Crocs Inc. has filed lawsuits against 21 companies, alleging trademark infringement of the foam clogs' “distinctively quirky design.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri AG plans to sue St. Louis over reinstatement of mask mandate
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said he plans to file a lawsuit against St. Louis and St. Louis County for reinstating a mask... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube takes down American Conservative Union video about Trump’s lawsuit against Big Tech censorship
(Natural News) YouTube’s censorship of conservatives continues in full swing as The American Conservative Union (ACU) reports that the platform has deleted one of its videos covering class-action lawsuits filed by former President Donald Trump against several parties, including YouTube’s owner, Google. In addition, the ACU was banned from posting any new content on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fight over attorneys' fees delays final approval of $575 million Sutter Health antitrust settlement
Nearly two years after Sutter Health agreed to pay $575 million to settle an antitrust lawsuit brought by the California attorney general ’s office, arguments over the deal are still preventing it from taking effect. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Missouri AG wants to file a lawsuit to stop upcoming mask mandate in St. Louis
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said he will be filing a lawsuit in an effort to stop the upcoming mask mandate for St. Louis... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri attorney general says he will sue to stop mask mandate in St. Louis, St. Louis County
Attorney General Eric Schmitt said in a tweet that he intends to file a lawsuit to "stop this insanity" (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fight over attorneys' fees delays final approval of $575 million Sutter Health antitrust settlement
Nearly two years after Sutter Health agreed to pay $575 million to settle an antitrust lawsuit brought by the California attorney general ’s office, arguments over the deal are still preventing it from taking effect. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Drug Makers Reach $26 Billion Deal on Opioid Lawsuits
The money from the companies would be used by communities for addiction treatment, prevention services and other significant costs associated with the epidemic. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Activision Blizzard execs respond to harassment and discrimination lawsuit
Blizzard president J. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Makers Reach $26 Billion Deal on Opioid Lawsuits
Money to be used by communities for addiction treatment, prevention services, and other significant costs associated with the epidemic (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Institutional, Source Type: news

Drug Makers Reach $26 Billion Deal on Opioid Lawsuits
THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 -- A proposed $26 billion settlement on opioid-related lawsuits has been reached with four large drug companies, a group of state attorneys general announced Wednesday. If enough states sign on to the deal with the country's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When Parents Said No to Their Kids Being Vaccinated, This Teenager Created VaxTeen. It ’s Now More Crucial Than Ever
Like many 18-year-olds, Kelly Danielpour is preparing to start college in the fall, planning out her classes, buying dorm necessities and wondering what her roommate will be like. Unlike many 18-year-olds, she’s also spending her spare time helping teens across the country navigate vaccine-hesitant parents and get their COVID-19 vaccines. As the highly contagious Delta variant spreads, posing a greater risk for people who are unvaccinated and stoking fears of a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases, health experts are urging more Americans to get vaccinated. “This is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” Roch...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 nationpod News Source Type: news