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Doctor's denial of hospital admission can be negligence - Minnesota top court

2:38am IST

A hospital-based doctor's decision to deny a woman admission to a hospital may constitute negligence, Minnesota's top court has ruled in reviving a lawsuit over the death of a woman whom a nurse practitioner at a clinic sought to have admitted.

Philadelphia jury sides with J&J in latest mesh injury trial

18 Apr 2019

A state court jury in Philadelphia on Wednesday cleared a Johnson & Johnson unit of liability in a lawsuit by a Pennsylvania woman who said she suffered severe injuries after being implanted with pelvic mesh to treat her urinary incontinence.

Clinic asks Supreme Court to strike down Louisiana abortion law

18 Apr 2019

A Louisiana-based abortion provider on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its challenge to a Louisiana law that requires doctors who perform abortions in the state to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

Judges in four states to hear challenges to Trump family-planning rule

18 Apr 2019

Federal judges in four states over the next two weeks will consider separate challenges to a new Trump administration rule set to take effect on May 3 that prohibits taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers.

Judge rejects DOJ's 'arbitrary' bid to toss UCB whistleblower lawsuit

17 Apr 2019

A federal judge has rejected a closely watched bid by the U.S. Justice Department to toss a whistleblower lawsuit against drugmaker UCB Inc, calling its request "arbitrary."

Theranos' Holmes seeks records on reporter's communications with FDA, CMS

17 Apr 2019

Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes is asking a court to force prosecutors to turn over a Wall Street Journal reporter's communications with U.S. government agencies that investigated the failed Silicon Valley blood-testing startup.

Actress Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college admissions case

16 Apr 2019

BOSTON Actress Lori Loughlin on Monday entered a not guilty plea to charges that she participated in a wide-ranging college admissions scam by paying bribes to get her two daughters admitted to the University of Southern California. | Video

U.S. top court asks DOJ to review challenge to Arkansas PBM law

16 Apr 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the solicitor general to weigh in on whether the justices should review a federal appeals court's ruling striking down an Arkansas law that regulated pharmacy benefits managers' drug-reimbursement rates.

Ex-employees of pharmacy in meningitis outbreak lose acquittal bids

16 Apr 2019

A federal judge has rejected bids by two pharmacists to overturn their convictions on charges that they helped New England Compounding Center mislead customers about how it produced drugs ahead of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012.

Actress Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college admissions case

15 Apr 2019

BOSTON, April 15 Actress Lori Loughlin said on Monday she will plead not guilty to charges that she participated in what prosecutors say was the largest college admissions scandal uncovered in U.S. history.

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