Trump lawyers ask judge to block release of tax returns to Congress after Biden DOJ orders IRS to do so
Trump has fought the release of his income tax returns for years. The Biden Justice Department says the IRS has to give Congress those documents. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump seeks to block Treasury Department from handing over his tax returns to Congress
Lawyers for Trump said the stated reason for seeing the returns, to examine how the IRS audits presidents, is simply a pretext for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri's Governor Pardons The St. Louis Lawyers Who Waved Guns At BLM Protesters
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri governor pardons gun-waving St. Louis lawyer couple
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday that he made good on his promise to pardon a couple who gained... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

76-Month Federal Prison Sentence for Arizona Man Who Participated in South Florida Prescription Medication Diversion Scheme
FDA OCI, Joshua Ryan Joles, Arizona, sentence, 76 months, federal prison, fraud scheme, millions of dollars, diversion pharmaceutical drugs, wholesale supply, black market, sellers, health care fraud, fabricated documentation, Operation Southern Hospitality, mark-up, legitimate supply chain, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 3, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Donald Trump to Fight Release of Tax Returns, His Lawyer Says
An attorney for the former president objects to the Treasury Department’s intention to turn over tax records to a congressional committee. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

76-month federal prison sentence for Arizona man who participated in South Florida prescription medication diversion scheme
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 2, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Trump PACs paid lawyers nearly $8 million as he fought election results and impeachment
Former President Donald Trump's political action committees spent nearly $8 million on legal matters related to the 2020 recount and his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Museveni, Lawyers Disagree Over Covid-19 Drug Ownership
[Monitor] Lawyers have challenged President Museveni's orders that institutions should stop frustrating scientists who are making efforts to come up with breakthrough inventions for Covid-19 pandemic fight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Judge gives Trump time to challenge tax return disclosure to Congress
Neither Trump nor his lawyers have said if they will challenge Friday's order. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Henrietta Lacks' family hires prominent civil rights lawyer
The family of a Maryland woman who spurred a research bonanza when her cancer cells were taken without her knowledge in 1951 has hired a prominent civil rights lawyer to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Navy sailor accused of setting fire to billion-dollar warship denies allegations: lawyer
The sailor charged by the U.S. Navy in connection to a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard warship in 2020 has "absolutely"... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Nurse Suspended Over Pregnancy Fights for Reinstatement
[263Chat] Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has asked United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) to reinstate a nurse who was suspended from a training programme after a pregnancy test returned a false positive result. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Britney Spears' lawyer files to remove Jamie Spears as conservator
Britney Spears new attorney filed a petition Monday to remove her father as conservator of her estate. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

City of London Police leads crackdown on international importation and distribution of illegal pharmaceutical drugs
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 26, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Disgraced anti-Trump lawyer Michael Avenatti sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for Nike extortion
(Natural News) Former celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti cried in court after being sentenced to 30 months in prison for his scheme to extort $25 million from athletic apparel firm Nike. The sentence was significantly lower than the nine years at the bottom of the sentencing range under federal guidelines and did not come close to you... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christine Blasey Ford lawyers call Kavanaugh investigation a 'sham' after new details emerge
A June 30 letter from the FBI revealed that the bureau got over 4,500 tips about the now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Supervisory Pharmacist of Defunct New England Compounding Center Resentenced in Connection with 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
FDA OCI, Glenn Chin, Canton MA, NECC, New England Compounding Center, re-sentence, nationwide, Barry Cadden, fungal meningitis, outbreak, supervisory pharmacist, defunct, 126 months, prison, forfeiture $473,584, restitution, $82 million, racketeering, conspiracy, mail fraud, misbranded, drugs, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 22, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Weighs Options for Talc Liabilities
Johnson & Johnson is considering the creation of a new subsidiary to absorb its widespread asbestos liabilities, according to reports in The Wall Street Journal and other news outlets. The J&J subsidiary would then declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy, potentially saving the multinational corporation billions of dollars. Reuters News Service also reported the subsidiary possibility, citing unnamed personal injury attorneys who learned of the option while negotiating their current claims with J&J officials. A spokesperson for Johnson & Johnson would not confirm the reports.  “Johnson & J...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 22, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Chris Elkins Source Type: news

Former Kentucky Attorney Sentenced to One Year of Probation for Conspiracy to Defraud the Food and Drug Administration
FDA OCI, Jonathan Baird, Louisville, Kentucky, attorney, Paul Leix, Dominic Pileggi, steroid, nutritional, supplements, Total Trading, L and P Trading, interfere, obstruct, FDA, enforcement, regulatory, oversight, fraud, conceal, illegal sale, prescription drugs, peptides, amino acid, body-building (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Maryland U.S. Attorney ’s Office Seizes Two Domains Attempting to Mimic Walmart Website and Purporting to Sell Drug for the Experimental and Unapproved Treatment or Prevention of Covid-19
FDA OCI, seize, websites, COVID-19, coronavirus, fraudulent websites, sale, drugs, experimental, unapproved, treatment, prevention, mimic, Walmart, collect, personal, information, fraud, phishing, malware, Stromectol, Ivermectin, Aralen, chloroquine, Kaletra, Lopinavir, Ritonavir, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

How COVID-19 Long Haulers Could Change the U.S. Disability Benefits System
When COVID-19 began spreading in the U.S. in March 2020, McKale Santin was working at a nursing home in Burlington, Vermont. She and her coworkers didn’t yet know how deadly the virus would become, but she remembers feeling nervous as the first patients got sick and she was asked to examine them with only a surgical mask, not the more protective N95 mask that she wore to test for conditions like tuberculosis. One day, a patient pulled down her own mask to sneeze while Santin was conducting a respiratory assessment. Soon after, the woman became one of Vermont’s first people to die from COVID-19—and Santin...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

Britney Spears' lawyer 'moving aggressively' to remove dad
Lawyer Mathew Rosengart says he's working to have his client's father removed as conservator of her estate — unless Jamie Spears resigns first. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. states to unveil $26 billion opioid settlement with drug distributors, J & J - sources
U.S. state attorneys general and lawyers for local governments are expected this week to unveil a landmark, $26 billion settlement... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears' lawyer says he ’s working 'aggressively, expeditiously' to remove Jamie Spears as conservator
A hearing was held in Britney Spears’ conservatorship to determine how much money the “Toxic” singer would provide for care manager Jodi... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aaron Shamo ’s Co-Defendants Sentenced in Dark Web Narcotics Distribution Case
FDA OCI, Aaron Michael Shamo , sentence, Jonathon “Luke” Paz, Drew Wilson Crandall, Alexandrya Marie Tonge, Katherine Lauren Anne Bustin, Mario Anthony Noble, Sean Michael Gygi, Ana “Gabby” Noriega, Christopher Sean Kenny, dark net, drug trafficking, counterfeit pills, fentanyl, alprazolam deaths (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 19, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Doctor Selling COVID-19 “Cure” Pleads Guilty
FDA OCI, Jennings Staley M.D., Skinny Beach Med Spas, San Diego CA, pandemic, COVID-19, miracle cure, guilty plea, smuggle, hydroxychloroquine, coronavirus, treatment kits, one hundred percent cure, magic bullet, amazing weapon, family pack, hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine, generic Viagra, Xanax, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 16, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Who is Britney Spears' new lawyer, Mathew Rosengart?
Attorney Mathew Rosengart was approved to represent Britney Spears in the fight to end her conservatorship at a hearing Wednesday — 13... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Pressure Mounts On Police to Thwart Marange Pilgrimage
[263Chat] Mutare -- A public interest litigation has been set in motion by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), to compel the police to disperse thousands of congregates of an apostolic sect gathered in Marange communal lands. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Britney Spears can hire own lawyer in conservatorship case, judge rules
The decision comes as the pop star addresses a US court for the second time in less than a month. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears allowed own lawyer in conservatorship fight
Pop superstar, who is battling to remove father from legal guardianship, tells court the arrangement was being abused. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears' lawyer of choice agrees to rep her in conservatorship battle
Attorney Mathew Rosengart “has been keeping close tabs on her case for a while now and felt that her testimony last month was very compelling.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge skewers lawyers Sidney Powell, Lin Wood at Michigan hearing
Judge Linda Parker accused the Kraken team of submitting nonsense affidavits in "bad faith" and of not doing even "minimal" investigation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Musk on trial: Defends SolarCity, calls lawyer 'bad human'
Tesla founder Elon Musk took to a witness stand Monday to defend his company's 2016 acquisition of a troubled company called SolarCity... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears wants to hire lawyer Mathew Rosengart to represent her in ending conservatorship
Britney Spears, 39, wants high-profile celebrity attorney Mathew Rosengart to represent her in her conservatorship battle after her... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lexington Doctor and Wife Charged in Superseding Indictment in International Money Laundering and Health Care Fraud Scheme
FDA OCI, Rahim Shafa, Nahid Tormosi Shafa, Nina, Lexington MA, superseding indictment, international, money laundering, scheme, misbranded, drugs, psychiatrist, Novel Psychopharmacology, false, fraudulent, Medicare, reimbursement, claims, naltrexone, pellet implants, disulfiram, Hong Kong (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 9, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

St. Jude Agrees to Pay $27 Million for Allegedly Selling Defective Heart Devices
FDA OCI, St. Jude Medical, $27 million, settle, allegations, False Claims Act, defective, heart devices, implant, serious, adverse event, premature depletion, battery, Fortify Assura, Quadra, Unify implantable, defibrillators, irregular heartbeat, cardiac arrest, lithium cluster, power drain, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 9, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Michael Avenatti sentenced to 2 1/2 years behind bars for Nike extortion threat
The pugnacious lawyer rose to fame representing Stormy Daniels before making illegal threats to expose the sports apparel giant. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michael Avenatti sentenced to 30 months in prison for attempting to extort Nike
A federal judge sentenced celebrity lawyer turned criminal defendant Michael Avenatti to 30 months in prison for attempting to extort... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Owner of Defunct New England Compounding Center Resentenced to 14 Years in Prison in Connection with 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak
FDA OCI, NECC, New England Compounding Center, Barry Cadden, Wrentham MA, resentence, 2012, fungal meningitis, outbreak, public health, crisis, contaminated, pharmaceutical drug, contaminated, preservative-free, methylprednisolone acetate, MPA, prison, forfeiture, fine, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 8, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Avanos Medical Inc. to Pay $22 Million to Resolve Criminal Charges Related to the Fraudulent Misbranding of Its Microcool Surgical Gowns
FDA OCI, Avanos Medical, resolve, criminal charges, fraudulent, misbranding, surgical gowns, Microcool, fine, $22 million, deferred prosecution agreement, DPA, false, protection, fluid, virus, penetration, highest level, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 8, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in Washington, D.C
The action by the city's appellate court is required under local law whenever a lawyer faces disciplinary action in another... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spanish Fort Alabama Couple Sentenced for the Production and Packaging of Misbranded Drugs and Pesticides
FDA OCI, Richard Parker, Monique Parker, Spanish Fort AL, FB McGuinness, sentencing, fine, forfeiture, misbranded animal drugs, pesticides, unregistered, adulterated, misbranded, cockfighting, false FDA numbers, false NADA numbers, suspected, carcinogens, EPA, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Britney Spears ’ Mother Petitions Court For New Lawyer For Daughter As Singer’s Conservatorship Wobbles With Exits
One day after Britney Spears’ longtime court appointed attorney submitted his resignation from the long running restrictive... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears's court-appointed lawyer joins manager in resigning after shocking conservatorship hearing
Britney Spears's court-appointed attorney, Samuel Ingham, is requesting to resign a day after long-time manager Larry Rudolph quit — the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears ’ Court-Appointed Lawyer to Resign From Conservatorship Case
Britney Spears’ court-appointed attorney, Samuel Ingham III, will resign from the pop star’s conservatorship case. Ingham filed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears ’ Lawyer Now Quits Controversial Conservatorship; Singer Indicated She Wanted New Representation
Less than 24 hours after Britney Spears’ longtime manager tendered his resignation, the singer’s court appointed attorney and legal firm... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former West Boylston Nurse Sentenced for Tampering with Hydromorphone and Meperidine
FDA OCI, West Boylston MA, nurse, tampering, hydromorphone, meperidine, Mark Croft, health care fraud, emergency department, patients, hospital, replace, narcotics, saline, Agreement Not to Practice, carpujects, syringe devices, automated dispensing machine, ADM, own use, conceal, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - July 6, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kanu's Health Deteriorating Due to Solitary Confinement, Says Lawyer
[This Day] The lawyer representing the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor has raised the alarm over his deteriorating health condition due to his solitary confinement and the mental torture he was subjected to by security agencies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Human Rights Lawyer Alarm Over Health Situation
[New Dawn] Human rights lawyer Cllr. Tiawan Saye Gongloe has expressed concerns over the alarming deterioration of the healthcare situation in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news