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Was the FDA Aware of Migration Risk Prior to Implanon Approval?
Was the FDA Aware of Migration Risk Prior to Implanon Approval?
Anyone doing an online search for 'Implanon' will immediately be led to a site index where consumers will find links to both patient information intended for consumers, and prescribing information intended for doctors. And while there appears to be no indication as to if, and when the latter may have been updated, the patient document intended for consumers is identified as having been updated with regard to Implanon usage and Implanon birth control side effects in March of this year.

Older Defendant to Younger Plaintiff: “You’re No Spring Chicken!”
Older Defendant to Younger Plaintiff: “You’re No Spring Chicken!”
Under California labor law, akin to generally-recognized statutes in force elsewhere, it remains unlawful to terminate an individual’s employment without just cause. In this California labor lawsuit, total damages exceeding a half million dollars were awarded to the plaintiff, resolving a complaint and accompanying circumstances that bordered on the bizarre.

Risperdal for Kids Reaps Big Bucks—but for how long?
Risperdal for Kids Reaps Big Bucks—but for how long?
Johnson & Johnson is accused of targeting Risperdal marketing towards children and teenagers, to the extent that the antipsychotic drug has been prescribed to treat anxiety in children. But some of those boys who developed gynecomastia, a non-cancerous increase in the size of male breast tissue, now suffer from depression and chances are, J&J has a drug for that too.

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The DMV and Driver’s Privacy Protection Act: Part Two
The DMV and Driver’s Privacy Protection Act: Part Two
Although the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act DPPA disallows state DMV’s from disclosing your personal information for direct marketing, without your express consent, attorney Joseph Malley has discovered that most states sell that information to companies using it for such purpose—in direct violation of the DPPA. And it’s a multi-billion dollar business from which you get nothing.

Disability Lawsuit filed, Others say ‘Bah Humbug’ to Unum
Disability Lawsuit filed, Others say ‘Bah Humbug’ to Unum
While Unum Insurance has been working to shore up both its reputation and its business strategy from its headquarters in Chattanooga, Unum disability claims are still coming. The latest is an Unum lawsuit filed earlier this month in the State of Florida.

New California OSHA Workplace Violence Standard for Healthcare Workers
New California OSHA Workplace Violence Standard for Healthcare Workers
There is little doubt that healthcare workers, second only perhaps to police officers, are amongst the highest groups of workers potentially exposed to workplace violence. Police have to worry about aggressiveness from criminals and suspects. For the healthcare worker, aggressiveness in the workplace can originate with patients showing aggression towards their healthcare provider. For 2017, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) is addressing this head-on with new guidelines which could come into effect as early as January.

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