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Hepatitis C Damage Awards Against Teva, Baxter Continue to Pile Up

Teva Pharmaceuticals and Baxter International have been hit with a massive punitive damages award for a third time as a result of their role in causing a hepatitis C outbreak that occurred after two Las Vegas endoscopy clinics reused oversized vials of propofol sold by the drug makers. …

New Jersey Doctor Linked to 29 Hepatitis B Cases

State health officials in New Jersey say that at least 29 people treated at one doctor’s office have been diagnosed with hepatitis B, and suggest that thousands of other patients treated at the same office need to undergo testing for the blood borne disease.…

Chinese Drywall Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Nevada

Homeowners in Nevada have filed a Chinese drywall class action lawsuit against local builders, saying that defective drywall in their homes have caused a variety of health problems. However, the CPSC has not reported any complaints of problems from the state and several of the defendants named in the lawsuit deny using any of the defective drywall in homes built in Nevada.…