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    • Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Duke University Scientific Fraud

      Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges Duke University Scientific Fraud

      A whistleblower lawsuit brought against Duke University by a former Duke researcher accuses other former researchers of falsifying data to reap government grants totaling more than $200M. The suit, by Joseph M. Thomas, was brought on behalf of the U.S. government […]

    • Raytheon Whistleblower Claims Fraudulent Time Cards Encouraged

      Raytheon Whistleblower Claims Fraudulent Time Cards Encouraged

      Major defense contractor Raytheon is accused of encouraging workers in Afghanistan to report working ten hours per day – six days a week, when in reality most workers worked as few as only two hours per day. The whistleblower case […]

    • Xarelto Bleeding Antidote Not Approved by FDA

      Xarelto Bleeding Antidote Not Approved by FDA

      An antidote intended for uncontrolled bleeding linked to blood thinners was not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to Portola Pharmaceuticals, the maker. At the current time there is no reversal agent for uncontrolled bleeding linked […]

    • Risperdal Lawsuit Featured on “Full Measure” TV

      Risperdal Lawsuit Featured on “Full Measure” TV

      There is no disputing that medicine has saved countless lives. But, there is also no disputing that prescription drugs are a leading cause of death in our over-prescribed country. Each year, drugs that are properly prescribed in the U.S. cause […]

    • MTDs recalled exploding tire still causing injuries

      MTDs recalled exploding tire still causing injuries

      As winter temperatures drop, many people bring out the snow blower and snow throwers for seasonal maintenance. But beware before pumping up flat tires: Defective wheel-rims may explode and turn routine maintenance into a trip to the emergency room for […]

    • Jury Rules Nursing Home Negligence in Pennsylvania Lawsuit

      Jury Rules Nursing Home Negligence in Pennsylvania Lawsuit

      The Nursing Home Reform Act was passed by Congress in 1987 and states that a “nursing facility must provide services and activities to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident” without providing specific […]

    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Affiliates to Pay $2.5M in Whistleblower Lawsuit

      University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Affiliates to Pay $2.5M in Whistleblower Lawsuit

      The University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) will pay $2.5 million to settle claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit that accused the hospital network of fraudulent billing and overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery. In some cases they were charging […]

    • Xarelto Sales Continue to Rise Despite Lawsuits

      Xarelto Sales Continue to Rise Despite Lawsuits

      There has been a mounting number of suits being filed against Bayer, the makers of the blood thinner Xarelto, with allegations contending the drug causes severe internal bleeding that leads to hospitalizations, serious injury and even death. But, interestingly, that […]

    • Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit – $70 Million Jury Verdict in Philadelphia Court

      Risperdal Gynecomastia Lawsuit – $70 Million Jury Verdict in Philadelphia Court

      In an unprecedented jury verdict, Andrew Yount, a Tennessee plaintiff was awarded $70 million in a Risperdal trial. Andrew Yount v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the fifth Risperdal case, awarded $70 million in damages for emotional distress and physical disfigurement that was […]

    • Jury Sides With Railroad Whistleblower In BNSF Case

      Jury Sides With Railroad Whistleblower In BNSF Case

      A former railroad conductor was awarded a $1.66 million in a whistleblower case against BNSF Railway. In February 2010, Curtis Rookaird, was working as a BNSF conductor in Custer, when he received a call to move 42 rail cars parked on […]