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J&J Eyes Bankruptcy Maneuver in Bid to Skirt Liability in Baby Powder Lawsuits

Megan Redshaw | childrenshealthdefense.org Johnson & Johnson is reportedly considering using what legal experts call the “Texas two-step” bankruptcy law, a maneuver that would allow the company to create a new entity housing talc liabilities that would then file for … Continue reading

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The poor, in fact, are less likely to sue their doctor

Joan Robinson EurekAlert Study sheds light on why physicians mistakenly believe that poor people sue more often Contrary to the common perception among physicians that poor people sue doctors more frequently, Ramon L. Jimenez from the Monterey Orthopaedic and Sports … Continue reading

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Amazon Defense Coalition: Chevron Refusing to Contest Ecuador Appellate Court Decision Upholding $18 Billion In Damages

Source: PR Newswire QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a stark departure from its normal litigation practices, Chevron has refused to request that the Ecuador appellate court that recently affirmed the $18 billion judgment against the oil major … Continue reading

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Citizens Assemble in Support of Family Farmers vs. Monsanto

Source: AP Citizens Urged to Sign Petition of Support for Family Farmers. Supporters Urged to Attend Citizens Assembly on January 31. We wish to assemble free and peaceful citizens outside the Manhattan District court in an effort to present the … Continue reading

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GMO company used US officials to lobby Pope for greater access to sell products

Source: Examiner A major bio-tech and GMO based company was found to have used government officials, and US diplomats to further their push for business growth in areas around the world that were regulated against genetically modified foods and seeds … Continue reading

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