Tag Archives: Informed Consent

Public Citizen Calls for Ethics Probe into Novartis Clinical Trials

The consumer watchdog group Public Citizen is calling for the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) to launch an investigations into clinical trials conducted by Novartis for the drug indacaterol, which is being developed to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), after accusing the drug maker of ethics violations for allegedly allowing people to suffer a potentially life-threatening respiratory illness for several months without proper care. …

South Carolina Malpractice Lawsuit Settled Prior to Punitive Damages Phase

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A confidential settlement agreement has been reached in a South Carolina medical malpractice lawsuit filed over a botched shoulder surgery. The agreement came after the plaintiff and his wife were awarded $1.6 million, but before the jury determined whether punitive damages should be awarded.…

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