Brian Laundrie's lawyer: FBI has 'everything they need' in Gabby Petito murder probe
The attorney for now-deceased Brian Laundrie and his vilified parents said he has been told by the FBI that they believe they "have... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making legal history, every month
In Black History Month we celebrate people making history today. So we sat down with Shantha David, one of many Black women making history at UNISON, to find out how she is fighting for equality, helping to make members’ lives better – and actually changing the law. Shantha, why are you proud to be heading UNISON’s legal services team? We may be a small in-house team, but we are an award-winning team running strategic, ground-breaking and cutting-edge litigation and managing a comprehensive external legal service for members. As a team, we have had many successes for our members, from our four-year battle...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Black history month Legal legal services Source Type: news

Brian Laundrie's family lawyer addresses speculation over his remains
Brian Laundrie's parents could not have planted his remains or had special knowledge about where they were, the family lawyer said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tom Renz slams medical violence being committed against unvaccinated organ transplant patients – Brighteon.TV
(Natural News) The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has become an excuse for hospitals to exercise discrimination on unvaccinated people. This disdain has even extended to those needing organ transplants. Lawyer Tom Renz condemned this medical violence during the Oct. 19 edition of “Lawfare with Tom Renz” on Brighteon.TV. Colorado resident Leilani Lutali joins Renz in his... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allentown Man Pleads Guilty to Importing Illegal Controlled Substances from China and Fraudulently Selling them as “Dietary Supplements”
FDA OCI, Leandro Rodriguez, Allentown, plea, guilty, fraud, scheme, smuggle, mislabeled, drugs, sell, dietary supplements, China, all natural, sibutramine, health care, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 21, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Trump Organization reportedly facing new criminal inquiry
As if Donald Trump's lawyers weren't already busy, a Trump Organization property is reportedly facing an ongoing criminal inquiry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawfare with Tom Renz: Gov. Abbott's executive order banning vaccine mandates came too late – Brighteon.TV
(Natural News) Lawyer Tom Renz tackled Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent order banning vaccine mandates during the Oct. 12 episode of “Lawfare with Tom Renz” on Brighteon.TV. He discusses the matter with Dr. Richard Bartlett and Dr. Bryan Ardis, who hosts the Brighteon.TV program “The Dr. Ardis Show.” All three concur that the executive order... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Sending Talc Cases to Bankruptcy Court
As expected, Johnson & Johnson has unloaded its burgeoning talc-related liabilities on a new subsidiary that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Oct. 14. The controversial move, which confirmed the fears of many personal injury attorneys, is an attempt by J&J to more easily resolve the thousands of current and future lawsuits claiming that its talc products have caused serious medical problems, including ovarian and mesothelioma cancers. Most of the claims contend that talc in the products was contaminated with toxic asbestos fibers. The filing, in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Western District of...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 18, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer says
A lawyer says Saturday that New York real estate heir Robert Durst has been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Robert Durst sick with Covid-19, and on a ventilator, following life in prison sentence, lawyer says
“All we know he’s tested positive for Covid-19, he’s in hospital and on a ventilator," his attorney told NBC News. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

J&J puts newly created subsidiary into bankruptcy over talc claims
Lawyer for plaintiffs claims drugmaker is trying to limit payouts to cancer sufferers (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh arrested at drug rehab facility in Florida, charged with stealing insurance money in housekeeper's death
The arrest on two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses involves Murdaugh's housekeeper for decades, Gloria Satterfield. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Carolina Lawyer Alex Murdaugh Is Facing New Charges Related To The Death Of His Housekeeper
Murdaugh, whose wife and son were shot dead in mysterious circumstances in June, allegedly stole settlement funds from the sons of his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GOP lawmakers lead lawsuits against Connecticut COVID rules
Two politically conservative state legislators have become the go-to team of lawyers in Connecticut for groups seeking to sue the state over hot-button issues amid the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Justices divide sharply on reinstating Boston Marathon bomber death sentence
Reciting the gruesome details of the Boston Marathon bombing, a Justice Department lawyer asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the death... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Payment Processing Fraud Conspiracy
FDA OCI, Thomas Wells, Martin County FL, plea, guilty, conspiracy, wire fraud, Allied Wallet, Priority Payout, sales, prohibited, high-risk, transactions, intermediary, misrepresent, shell companies, fake websites, low-risk, retail goods, industry-standard codes, miscategorize, financial, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 13, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Texas Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to Adulterating Drug Used in Cataract Surgeries
FDA OCI, , Jack Randall Munn, Dallas TX, licensed pharmacist, owner, cataract, surgery, Guardian Pharmacy Services, antibiotic, steroid, excessive, inactive ingredient, damage, sensitive, eye tissue, adulterated, drug, prescription, Rx, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 13, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Reluctant Towns, Cities and States Are Being Dragged Into Court to Fix Sidewalks for People With Disabilities
From her Baltimore dining room, Susan Goodlaxson can see her neighbor gardening across the street. But while other neighbors stop to chat, Goodlaxson just watches from the window. She uses a wheelchair, and there isn’t a single curb ramp on her block. If the 66-year-old wanted to join, she’d have to jump her wheelchair down the 7.5-inch curb and risk a fall. Ditto if she wanted to wheel over to the library, a trip that would require riding in the street to avoid rampless curbs and broken sidewalks. “I don’t feel like it’s asking too much to be able to move your wheelchair around the city,&rdqu...
Source: TIME: Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maureen O’Hagan / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Brazil's Bolsonaro accused of crimes against humanity at ICC for his record on the Amazon
A group of climate lawyers has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears' Conservatorship Changes Won't Affect Custody, Says K-Fed's Lawyer
Britney Spears is heading toward major life changes, but one thing that will likely remain constant is the custody arrangement for her 2 sons. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIMSSCast: Telehealth across borders
Healthcare lawyer Heather Alleva lays out the many ways that where you live affects what you can do when it comes to offering virtual care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Florida man pleads guilty to threatening to kill Derek Chauvin's lawyer
William John Hartnett, 42, called an organization that funded the defense of Chauvin, the officer who killed George Floyd, and made the threats. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas Woman Sentenced to 6 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Deadly Weight Loss Drug to Consumers
FDA OCI, Judith Holloway, Watauga TX, DNP, 2,4-Dinitrophenol, weight loss, cataracts, dangerous, side effects, hyperthermia, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, death, misbranded, yellow pigment powder, bulk purchase, eBay, hazardous, false label, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

North Andover Woman Sentenced for Performing Illegal Silicone Injections
FDA OCI, Gladys Araceli Ceron, North Andover MA, silicone oil, injections, prison, adulterated, misbranded medical device, fraud, health care, buttock, Lawrence MA, body, gluteal, material, facial, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Ophthalmologist Pleads Guilty to Using Misbranded Medication
FDA OCI, James Heroman, Charlotte NC, M.D., guilty plea, misbranded medication, opthalmologist, Carolina Retina, Vitreous Consultants, CRVC, unapproved, foreign, cheap, macular degeneration, Lucentis, Medicare, bill, price difference, profit, False Claims Act, violations, health care fraud (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

North Andover Woman Pleads Guilty to Performing Illegal Silicone Injections
FDA OCI, Gladys Araceli Ceron, adulterated, misbranded, medical device, illegal, silicone, oil, injections, North Andover MA, buttocks, facial, wrinkle filler, Lawrence MA, gluteal, material, Florida, source, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Brian Laundrie manhunt: Fugitive's father to join search at Carlton Reserve, lawyer says
'Chris Laundrie was asked to assist law enforcement in their search,' attorney Steve Bertolino said Wednesday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brian Laundrie manhunt: Fugitive's father to join search at Carlton Reserve, lawyer says
Florida fugitive Brian Laundrie’s attorney said Wednesday that Christopher Laundrie would begin assisting authorities in the search for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dubai ’s Ruler Hacked Phones of His Ex-Wife and Her Lawyers, U.K. Court Says
The sheikh, embroiled in a court case with his former wife, a Jordanian princess, used Israeli software to hack the phones. One of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College Admissions Cheating Case Heads to Jury
Prosecutors and defense lawyers gave closing arguments in the first Varsity Blues trial in Boston. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"The Resistance Chicks" discuss the large number of deaths linked to COVID-19 vaccines – Brighteon.TV
(Natural News) “The Resistance Chicks” Leah and Michelle Svensson talk about the large number of deaths reported due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines in the latest episode of the “Headline News” on Brighteon.TV. They focus on the data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) presented by lawyer Thomas Renz at Clay... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Petito Lawyer Says Brian Laundrie Used Gabby's Debit Card After She Died
“He ran, he stole her credit card, he used her credit card to get home, and then ran from the police,” Richard Stafford said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brian Laundrie used Gabby Petito's bank card three days after she vanished: lawyer
Brian Laundrie made purchases with Gabby Petito’s bank card in Wyoming just three days after the slain 22-year-old Long Island native... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears' mansion 'swept for bugs and surveillance cameras' following monitoring claims
Spears' lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, enlisted former military security specialists to complete a comprehensive search of Britney's Thousand... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump asks a Florida judge to force Twitter to restore his account
The lawyers argue that Trump's suspension is unfair because Twitter has allowed the Taliban to post freely on the social media platform. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri AG Schmitt continues legal fight against mask mandates in KC, St. Louis
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt intends to continue his legal fight against Kansas City ’s mask mandate — even though it may expire next week. The AG’s office on Thursday called the city’s mandate “arbitrary and capricious,” Fox 4 reports. The office’s lawyers plan to meet with the city’s attorneys to resolve issues before presenting evidence to a judge. The two sides expect to be in court Nov. 5. Missouri recently changed its law regarding public health restrictions, requiring… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Colombian Dentist Sentenced For Fraud And Misuse Of A Visa
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - September 30, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears suspended from conservatorship
"This suspension is directly what Britney wanted, she does not want Jamie in her life," Britney's lawyer said in court. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawyer: New York governor uses God unfairly in vaccine fight
A lawyer for a group trying to preserve a religious exemption for health care workers says New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is unjustly using God's name to try to nudge employers into ignoring court orders allowing the exemption (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Official: Ruling Means S. Carolina Schools Can Require Masks Official: Ruling Means S. Carolina Schools Can Require Masks
School districts in South Carolina now have the authority to require masks and should check with their lawyers on what kind of accommodations they need to make for medically vulnerable students.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyer tries to undercut lab director's testimony
Former Theranos lab director Dr. Adam Rosendorff  spent much of his second day on the witness stand in the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial being cross-examined by her attorney. The Wall Street Journal reports that the questioning was intense and appeared to be aimed at undercutting Rosendorff's credibility. This came after Rosendorff testified tha t physician complaints, quality control failures and test results that fell out of appropriate ranges, "raised serious and grave concerns for me about the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyer tries to undercut lab director's testimony
Former Theranos lab director Dr. Adam Rosendorff  spent much of his second day on the witness stand in the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial being cross-examined by her attorney. The Wall Street Journal reports that the questioning was intense and appeared to be aimed at undercutting Rosendorff's credibility. This came after Rosendorff testified tha t physician complaints, quality control failures and test results that fell out of appropriate ranges, "raised serious and grave concerns for me about the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyer tries to undercut lab director's testimony
Former Theranos lab director Dr. Adam Rosendorff  spent much of his second day on the witness stand in the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trial being cross-examined by her attorney. The Wall Street Journal reports that the questioning was intense and appeared to be aimed at undercutting Rosendorff's credibility. This came after Rosendorff testified tha t physician complaints, quality control failures and test results that fell out of appropriate ranges, "raised serious and grave concerns for me about the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Medical Device Company Pleads Guilty to Dealing in Adulterated Devices, Forfeits Over $800,000 in Non-FDA Approved Devices
FDA OCI, Affordable Healthcare Solutions, sentence, adulterated, medical devices, forfeit, defraud, mislead, unapproved, foreign-market, Supartz Euflexxa, Synvisc, Synvisc-One, Orthovisc, adulterated, hyaluronic acid, (HA), treatment, pain, osteoarthritis, knee, injection, consumer protection, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - September 28, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Federal Judges: NYC Can Impose Vaccine Mandate on Teachers Federal Judges: NYC Can Impose Vaccine Mandate on Teachers
The nation's largest school district can impose a vaccine mandate on its teachers a federal appeals panel decided Monday, leading lawyers for teachers to say they'll ask the SCOTUS to intervene.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Miami Man Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud Kickback Scheme
FDA OCI, Michael Olshavsky, Miami FL, sentence, kickbacks, urine drug testing, opioids, Florida lab, Medicare, Virginia Medicaid, TennCare, fraud, health care, medication-assisted treatment, substance use disorder, payments, disguised, commissions, Encore Holdings, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - September 28, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Three New York Men Sentenced to Prison for Elaborate Scheme to Sell Illegally Imported Drugs
FDA OCI, Devan Abrams, New York City, Azad Khizgilov, Brooklyn NY, Roman Shaulov, sentence, complex, bank fraud, wire, conspiracy, black-market import, dangerous, illegal, addictive, prescription drugs, controlled substances, process, credit card, transactions, Russia, China, India, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - September 28, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Britney Spears' lawyer reacts to new doc exposing how singer was allegedly spied on
Mathew Rosengart told Fox News said any illegal recordings "represent an unconscionable and disgraceful violation of her privacy rights." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two disbarred lawyers sued a Texas doctor who performed an abortion. Flustered ‘pro-lifers’ are backpedaling
Anti-choice groups are embarrassed that their draconian law is being enforced the way it was designed (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news