A medical malpractice lawsuit was filed Friday against SSM Health Care-St. Louis and a neurosurgeon for allegedly operating on the wrong side of a woman's skull and brain.
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(AP) -- Health officials in Las Vegas said Monday that the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease was found in water samples at the Luxor hotel-casino this month after a guest died of the form of pneumonia.
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(AP)—The Supreme Court is struggling with whether it should stop pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.
Medications Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US government regulators have clamped down on sportswear maker Reebok for claims that its buttock-toning footwear would lead to a more shapely butt for its wearers.
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The compounding pharmacy suspected in a deadly meningitis outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man's death in 2004, while a pharmaceutical firm with common owners was ...
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program ...
Other Jun 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(AP) -- Only 1 in 5 malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout, according to the most comprehensive study of these claims in two decades.
Other Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—Charges for lawsuits over its birth control pills weighed on Bayer AG's earnings once again during the fourth quarter of 2012.
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It's been called one of medicine's "open secrets"—allowing patients to refuse treatment by a doctor or nurse of another race.
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Major League Baseball is suing a now-shuttered South Florida clinic and its operators, accusing it of providing banned performance-enhancing drugs to players.
Medications Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of investors seeking to join a class-action lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Amgen for downplaying safety concerns about two anemia drugs.
Medications Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Testimony is set to begin in a federal lawsuit brought by four sisters who believe their breast cancer was caused by a drug their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s.
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People with severe food allergies have a new tool in their effort to find menus that fit their diet: federal disabilities law. And that could leave schools, restaurants and anyone else that serves food more vulnerable to ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The maker of Zoloft is being sued in an unusual case alleging the popular antidepressant has no more benefit than a dummy pill. The federal lawsuit, filed in California, argues that patients who took it should be reimbursed ...
Medications Jan 31, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Breast implants made by troubled French firm PIP have been at the heart of multiple lawsuits in the United States, where they were sold up until 2000, documents filed with the US government show.
Other Dec 26, 2011 | 3.4 / 5 (7) | 0