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Product Liability

Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. Black & Decker Inc. cannot be liable for a mechanic’s wife’s exposure to asbestos from the use of its general-use grinders and shop vacuums, a Connecticut judge held Jan. 29 (Joseph Abate Jr., et al. v. AAF-McQuay Inc., et al., No. CV 10-6006228 S, Conn. Super., Fairfield at Bridgeport […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A California federal judge on Nov. 20 approved a stipulated order under which Google Inc. was fined $ 22.5 million for violating the Federal Trade Commission Act and enjoined from any further placement of advertising cookies on the computers of any users of Apple Inc.’s Safari Web browser […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) has agreed to pay $ 90 million to 38 states to settle lawsuits that it promoted its Avandia anti-diabetes drug without supporting scientific evidence, the Oregon Attorney General’s Office announced Nov. 15. The Attorney General’s Office said that the states filed individual state court lawsuits […]

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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. BALTIMORE – Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. will pay $95 million to the federal government to resolve civil allegations that it marketed three drugs for off-label uses, promoted high doses of two drugs and paid kickbacks to health care professionals, according to a settlement agreement filed Oct. 25 in […]

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