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18 07, 2019

Government Data Shows How Drugmakers, Distributors Spread Opioids Across America

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Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012. The data, released this week by a federal court in Ohio as part …

18 07, 2019

Nursing Home Risks Heightened by Staffing Fluctuations

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Researchers who discovered large daily staffing fluctuations, low weekend staffing and daily staffing levels that often fall well below the expectations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) say the situation can increase the risk of adverse events …

16 07, 2019

Toyota’s War With Dealer Over Recalls Cost It $16 Million

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Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $15.8 million to a California dealer who accused it of retaliating against him because he had developed safety-recall software that was costing the automaker millions of dollars in car repairs. A state court jury in …

12 07, 2019

Couple Claims Clinic Implanted their Embryo in Wrong Woman

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LOS ANGELES — A Southern California couple is suing a fertility clinic, claiming their embryo was mistakenly implanted in a New York woman, who gave birth to their son as well as a second boy belonging to another couple. The …

12 07, 2019

Rickitt to Pay $1.4B to End U.S. Opioid Addiction Probe

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Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction …

11 07, 2019

Author Says Lawyers, not Plaintiffs, the Real Winners in Class-Action Suits

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Brooke Melton died on her 29th birthday. Her Chevy randomly shut off in the middle of the highway a little before 8 p.m., and she crashed into a creek in Atlanta. A couple hours later, her parents were notified by …

10 07, 2019

FM Urges Maintenance, American Modern Uses Video, Broadspire Teams with Carisk

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Equipment Breakdown a Growing Cause of Commercial Property Losses Equipment breakdown now rivals fire loss in both the frequency and severity of commercial property claims, FM Global said in a press release. FM Global said equipment breakdown was the cause …

9 07, 2019

Quakes Push Californians to Prepare for the Next Big Jolt

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RIDGECREST, Calif. — Shaken residents were cleaning up Sunday from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready when the long-dreaded “Big One” strikes. …

8 07, 2019

Ruling Against Amazon May Prove Broader Blow to Its Business Model

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A federal court ruling that Amazon.com Inc. can be held liable for a dog collar sold on its website that partly blinded a woman could complicate the online merchant’s business if it is applied broadly. The Third Circuit Court of …

3 07, 2019

CNA, QBE, Arcadia Settlements Make Personnel Changes

By | July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CNA, QBE, Arcadia Settlements Make Personnel Changes

CNA Taps QBE Lawyer for General Counsel Post CNA has appointed Jose Ramon Gonzalez as executive vice president and general counsel. Gonzalez will serve as the principal counsel for the Chicago based carrier, responsible for legal affairs, compliance, regulatory and …