Hospital Billing Settlement Will Be Heard

A proposed settlement in a class-action price-gouging lawsuit that called for hospital group Catholic Healthcare West to reimburse as many as 800,000 uninsured patients for excessive charges is scuttled by San Francisco Superior Court Judge Richard Kramer.
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Castle Death Class Action Lawsuit Nears Settlement

A class action lawsuit that was filed over a bouncy-castle incident that killed Jessica Gorostiaga, 8, and injured several other children
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Herley Industries, Inc. in Securities Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all purchasers of Herley Industries, Inc. (“Herley” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:HRLY - News) securities between October 1, 2001 and June 14, 2006, inclusive (the “Class Period”) alleges that the company has violated the federal securities laws by, among other things, issuing a series of materially false and misleading press releases concerning Herley’s financial results and business prospects.
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Phone Records Lawsuit against AT&T Dismissed

U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly has dismissed the lawsuit against AT&T aimed at blocking the company from giving telephone records to the government for use in the war on terror.
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Contraceptive Patch Maker Janssen-Ortho Inc. in Class Action Danger

A class action lawsuit has been launched against Janssen-Ortho Inc., the makers of a contraceptive skin patch Ortho Evra.
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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Overland Park Regional Medical Center

The widow of a Jonathan U who died after trying to stop a purse snatching has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in Johnson County District Court against the staff of Overland Park Regional Medical Center..
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ADA Class Action Settlement by Parkland

Parkland Medical Center is going to settle a class action lawsuit alleging 793 violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Federal Judge Rejects Hospital Chain Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit, filed in April alleging HCA Inc., the nation’s largest for-profit hospital chain defrauded patients by directing its affiliated hospitals to staff its nursing units below generally accepted levels has been dismissed by U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten on the ground that the cases need to be examined individually.
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Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against FoxHollow Technologies, Inc.

A class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of purchasers of common stock of FoxHollow Technologies, Inc. (”FoxHollow” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:FOXH - News) during the period May 13, 2005 through January 26, 2006 (the “Class Period”) alleges that FoxHollow, and certain of its officers and directors, violated Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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Shareholders Class Action Lawsuit Against Northfield Laboratories, Inc.

A class action lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois on behalf of Northfield shareholders alleges Northfield and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by virtue of the Company’s issuance of a series of materially false and misleading statements concerning the safety and clinical history of the Company’s blood substitute PolyHeme during the Class Period.
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