A $554 million verdict was returned recently in a class action suit against two companies that ran a government-owned nuclear weapons production plant until its closure in 1989. The jury in... Read more
Attorney General Roy Cooper of North Carolina has done excellent work on behalf of consumers. He recently announced that the last three major out-of state payday lenders agreed to stop makin... Read more
Securities firm Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $42.5 million to settle a lawsuit by California brokers who demanded overtime pay. The suit, filed on behalf of some 5,000 current and former... Read more
The Food and Drug Administration protects the public health, or at least that is what the regulatory agency is supposed to do. Based on the agency’s track record, however, I have to wo... Read more
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the United Kingdom is the equivalent of the FDA in the U.S. A new study was reported by MHRA on March 1, 2006, regarding Cel... Read more
• Crestor: Crestor is a member of a class of drugs commonly referred to as “statins” and is used to lower cholesterol. AstraZeneca originally filed its application with the Food... Read more
Recently a jury in Jacksonville, Florida awarded $16.9 million to a young college student who was rendered a paraplegic in a motor vehicle accident. The student was a belted passenger in a F... Read more
Ford Motor Co. approved replacement tires for its Explorer sport utility vehicle that made it just as likely to roll over as the originals that Ford had blamed for more than 200 deaths. Ford... Read more
Recently, the Parents Television Council (PTC) released its first study on children’s television titled, “Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: A Content Analysis of Children’s... Read more
A recent report reveals that one in ten companies contracting with the U.S. General Services Administration owes unpaid federal taxes. Congressional investigators say the companies currently... Read more
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