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  • March 29, 2017

    Kimberly-Clark's Cost-Cutting Caused Gown Issues, Jury Told

    A former Kimberly-Clark director testified in California federal court Wednesday as the first witness in a class action trial alleging the health care products maker passed off porous surgery gowns as essentially impermeable, saying in a recorded video that the problems resulted from product changes made “to improve the bottom line.”

  • March 29, 2017

    UPMC Doc Must Face New Trial Over Botched Hysterectomy

    A Pennsylvania appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial in a medical malpractice suit filed in connection with a doctor's botched hysterectomy performed at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital, saying certain allowed evidence may have improperly influenced the jury’s verdict in favor of the hospital.

  • March 29, 2017

    GM Pushes For Evidence Exclusion In Ignition Switch Trials

    GM on Tuesday urged a New York federal court overseeing multidistrict litigation pertaining to the company’s alleged ignition-switch defect to exclude evidence including the important investigatory “Valukas report” from upcoming trials, saying its use in previous trials is irrelevant given the different types of defects.

  • March 29, 2017

    Jury Instructions OK In Med Mal Verdict, Ark. Court Says

    An Arkansas appeals court on Wednesday upheld a jury verdict clearing an emergency room doctor in a medical malpractice and wrongful death case over an alleged failure to treat a man’s pneumonia, saying the trial judge did not err by giving the jury a single question to consider.

  • March 29, 2017

    No 3rd Trial For ‘Cowboy’ Bourbon TM Dispute

    Liquor distributor Allied Lomar Inc. will not be getting a third trial over a distillery's use of “cowboy” on competing bourbon, after Texas federal jurors in January found the distributor abandoned its trademark for “Cowboy Little Barrel” bourbon through disuse.

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