Civil Cases

    OMSJ Files Anti-SLAPP Motion Against Pharmaceutical Shill


    Pfizer Agrees to $190 Mil Settlement Over Generic Neurontin


    (USA TODAY) -Shares of Japans’s Takeda Pharmaceutical closed down 5.2% on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, but shares in its partner company Eli Lilly were up about 10 cents at mid day, or up .18%, after a U.S. jury ordered Takeda and Eli Lilly to pay $9 billion in punitive (more…)


    Deadly Medicines and Organized Crime


    (PETAPIXEL) – Several months after model Avril Nolan sued stock photography giant Getty Images for displaying her portrait and licensing it to the New York State Division of Human Rights for an HIV-related advertisement, a judge ruled the lawsuit will be taken to co (more…)


    NSA documents recently leaked by Edward Snowden reveal the tactics used by US and British spies to destroy the reputations of their enemies. These same tactics are used by American activists tied to academia, drug companies and government agencies to (more…)


    (ECOWATCH)   After U.S. Navy sailors on the USS Ronald Reagan responded to the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan for four days, many returned to the U.S. with thyroid cancer, Leukemia, brain tumors and more. (more…)


    (EAST FLATBUSH) -Bad lab work at a Brooklyn hospital caused numerous patients to be told they had HIV when they didn’t and that they had tested negative for hepatitis C when they really did have it, a new lawsuit charges. (more…)


    (NY TIMES) – Johnson & Johnson and lawyers for patients injured by a flawed hip implant announced a multibillion-dollar deal on Tuesday to settle thousands of lawsuits, but it was not clear whether the deal would satisfy enough claimants. Under the agreement, (more…)


    NY TIMES – Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines to settle allegations that that it improperly marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and two other drugs, including promoting them for uses they weren’t approved for and paying (more…)


    NATURAL NEWSOne of the nation’s largest drug store chains has been ordered by a California judge to fork over more than $12.3 million to settle a civil lawsuit accusing the company of illegally dumping hazardous waste in California landfills. (more…)


    26 Sept (POLITICO) – A controversial legislative rider added by Monsanto to the Agriculture  Department budget last spring will no longer be effective after Sept. 30 under a  draft stopgap government funding bill being drafted by Senate Democrats. (more…)


    19 Sep (THE GUARDIAN) – The UK government is to reverse its stance on the safety of a swine flu vaccine given to 6 million people in Britain and accept that on rare occasions the jab can trigger the devastating sleep disorder narcolepsy. (more…)


    11 Sep (AUSTIN, TEXAS) – A Texas federal judge has set a January 2015 trial date in the case of OMSJ v. DeShong.  The federal lawsuit brought by Clark Baker, founder of the Office of Medical & Scientific Justice (OMSJ), seeks to halt ongoing defamation and b (more…)


    1 Sep (LEXINGTON KY) – Bobby Russell received HIV treatments for almost eight years before receiving a shocking diagnosis: He never actually had the virus that causes AIDS.  Now the 43-year-old Lexington man is suing the doctors and others at the University of Kentucky Medical Center (more…)


    3 Sep (NEW DELHI, INDIA) – Last July, a leading Indian  journal of medical ethics charged the World Health Organization (WHO) with promoting a vaccine whose use has been discontinued in some countries  following adverse reactions and deaths in children.  In a (more…)


    26 Aug (LEX18) – A Lexington man is suing the University of Kentucky Medical Center, the Bluegrass Care Clinic, the Fayette County Health Department and a long list of doctors who allegedly misdiagnosed him and treated him for a sexually transmitted disease he d (more…)


    31 Jul (CCHR INTERNATIONAL) – In March 2009, the American Psychiatric Association announced that it would phase out pharmaceutical funding of continuing medical education seminars and meals at its conventions.  However, the decision came only after (more…)


    30 Jul (NY TIMES) – The drug maker Pfizer agreed to pay $491 million to settle criminal and civil charges over the illegal marketing of the kidney-transplant drug Rapamune, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.  The settlement is the latest in a string (more…)


    15 Jul (REUTERS – BEIJING) – British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc (LSE:GSK.LNews) channelled bribes to Chinese officials and doctors through travel agencies for six years to illegally boost sales and to raise the price of its medicines in China, police said (more…)


    12 Jul (REUTERS BEIJING/LONDON) – GlaxoSmithKline executives in China have confessed to bribery and tax violations, the country’s security ministry said on Thursday, during one of a string of investigations into foreign firms in the world’s second-biggest economy. (more…)


    (FOREIGN POLICY) – For decades, a so-called anti-propaganda law prevented the U.S. government’s mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, that came silently to an end with the implementation of a new reform passed in January. The result: an unleashing of thousands of hours per week of government-funded radio and TV programs for domestic U.S. consumption in a reform initially criticized as a green light for U.S. domestic propaganda efforts.  So what just happened? (more…)


    24 May (THE TELEGRAPH) – New Year’s Eve 2011, and a psychedelic blaze of colour and sound erupted as a fireworks display heralded the start of the evening’s celebrations in the centre of Copenhagen.  In his hospital room in the outskirts of the capital, the veteran BBC correspondent Malcolm Brabant ca (more…)


    7 Jul (WHITEOUT PRESS) – In a 5-4 vote, the US Supreme Court struck down a lower court’s ruling and award for the victim of a pharmaceutical drug’s adverse reaction. According to the victim and the state courts, the drug caused a flesh-eating side effect that left the patient permanently disfigu (more…)


    NSA documents recently leaked by Edward Snowden reveal the tactics used by US and British spies to destroy the reputations of their enemies. These same tactics are used by American activists tied to academia, drug companies and government agencies to (more…)


    (ECOWATCH)   After U.S. Navy sailors on the USS Ronald Reagan responded to the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan for four days, many returned to the U.S. with thyroid cancer, Leukemia, brain tumors and more. (more…)


    (EAST FLATBUSH) -Bad lab work at a Brooklyn hospital caused numerous patients to be told they had HIV when they didn’t and that they had tested negative for hepatitis C when they really did have it, a new lawsuit charges. (more…)


    (NY TIMES) – Johnson & Johnson and lawyers for patients injured by a flawed hip implant announced a multibillion-dollar deal on Tuesday to settle thousands of lawsuits, but it was not clear whether the deal would satisfy enough claimants. Under the agreement, (more…)


    NY TIMES – Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines to settle allegations that that it improperly marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal and two other drugs, including promoting them for uses they weren’t approved for and paying (more…)


    NATURAL NEWSOne of the nation’s largest drug store chains has been ordered by a California judge to fork over more than $12.3 million to settle a civil lawsuit accusing the company of illegally dumping hazardous waste in California landfills. (more…)


    26 Sept (POLITICO) – A controversial legislative rider added by Monsanto to the Agriculture  Department budget last spring will no longer be effective after Sept. 30 under a  draft stopgap government funding bill being drafted by Senate Democrats. (more…)


    19 Sep (THE GUARDIAN) – The UK government is to reverse its stance on the safety of a swine flu vaccine given to 6 million people in Britain and accept that on rare occasions the jab can trigger the devastating sleep disorder narcolepsy. (more…)


    11 Sep (AUSTIN, TEXAS) – A Texas federal judge has set a January 2015 trial date in the case of OMSJ v. DeShong.  The federal lawsuit brought by Clark Baker, founder of the Office of Medical & Scientific Justice (OMSJ), seeks to halt ongoing defamation and b (more…)


    1 Sep (LEXINGTON KY) – Bobby Russell received HIV treatments for almost eight years before receiving a shocking diagnosis: He never actually had the virus that causes AIDS.  Now the 43-year-old Lexington man is suing the doctors and others at the University of Kentucky Medical Center (more…)


    3 Sep (NEW DELHI, INDIA) – Last July, a leading Indian  journal of medical ethics charged the World Health Organization (WHO) with promoting a vaccine whose use has been discontinued in some countries  following adverse reactions and deaths in children.  In a (more…)


    26 Aug (LEX18) – A Lexington man is suing the University of Kentucky Medical Center, the Bluegrass Care Clinic, the Fayette County Health Department and a long list of doctors who allegedly misdiagnosed him and treated him for a sexually transmitted disease he d (more…)


    31 Jul (CCHR INTERNATIONAL) – In March 2009, the American Psychiatric Association announced that it would phase out pharmaceutical funding of continuing medical education seminars and meals at its conventions.  However, the decision came only after (more…)


    30 Jul (NY TIMES) – The drug maker Pfizer agreed to pay $491 million to settle criminal and civil charges over the illegal marketing of the kidney-transplant drug Rapamune, the Justice Department announced on Tuesday.  The settlement is the latest in a string (more…)


    15 Jul (REUTERS – BEIJING) – British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc (LSE:GSK.LNews) channelled bribes to Chinese officials and doctors through travel agencies for six years to illegally boost sales and to raise the price of its medicines in China, police said (more…)


    12 Jul (REUTERS BEIJING/LONDON) – GlaxoSmithKline executives in China have confessed to bribery and tax violations, the country’s security ministry said on Thursday, during one of a string of investigations into foreign firms in the world’s second-biggest economy. (more…)


    (FOREIGN POLICY) – For decades, a so-called anti-propaganda law prevented the U.S. government’s mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, that came silently to an end with the implementation of a new reform passed in January. The result: an unleashing of thousands of hours per week of government-funded radio and TV programs for domestic U.S. consumption in a reform initially criticized as a green light for U.S. domestic propaganda efforts.  So what just happened? (more…)


    24 May (THE TELEGRAPH) – New Year’s Eve 2011, and a psychedelic blaze of colour and sound erupted as a fireworks display heralded the start of the evening’s celebrations in the centre of Copenhagen.  In his hospital room in the outskirts of the capital, the veteran BBC correspondent Malcolm Brabant ca (more…)


    7 Jul (WHITEOUT PRESS) – In a 5-4 vote, the US Supreme Court struck down a lower court’s ruling and award for the victim of a pharmaceutical drug’s adverse reaction. According to the victim and the state courts, the drug caused a flesh-eating side effect that left the patient permanently disfigu (more…)


    June 28, 2013 (MAYVILLE, NY) – After nearly two weeks of highly technical testimony from medical and scientific experts, a Chautauqua County jury took one hour to decide that Nushawn Williams suffers from a mental abnormality that makes him subject to “civil management” and will either be confined to a secure treatment facility or kept under strict supervision. (more…)


    20 Jun (TRUTH BARRIER) – I have known Belgian scientist (pathologist and electron microscopist) Dr.  Étienne de Harven since 1993, when he introduced himself to me at a conference, with characteristic graciousness and enthusiasm, clasped my hands, and said he had translated my 1992 SPIN article Fatal Distraction into French.  I was of course delighted.  I was writing about this scientific battle for a rock and roll magazine, and he was a very distinguished scientist– one of the (more…)


    3 Jun (GOLDSBORO, NC) – In the wake of evidence that a senior government prosecutor attempted to intimidate a key defense witness in the HIV-transmission case of USAF Airman Basic “GBA” of Seymour Johnson AFB. N.C., the case has been continued until August 22.  Judge Michael A. Lewis (Lt. Col, USAF) continued the case to allow the defense, at prosecutors’ expense, to find a new expert. (more…)


    22 May (BUFFALO, NY) – A civil trial to determine whether convicted sex offender Nushawn Williams remains imprisoned will be closed to the public, a State Supreme Court justice ruled Wednesday.  The order followed a stunning claim Tuesday that Williams, who was (more…)


    22 May (BUFFALO, NY) – A stunning twist in the case of a man in prison for infecting a number of women with HIV.  Today, it was revealed in court that Nushawn Williams is not HIV positive.  Sixteen years ago, when Nushawn Williams was tested for HIV by the Chautauqua County Department of Health, he was positive. Now, his lawyer says it isn’t the case. (more…)


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