Daily Archives: January 26, 2011 - 3 results


Posted 3 years ago in Products Liability by Arthur Buono  
Failure to Warn Case Against Generic Ibuprofen OK’d

A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against the maker of a generic brand of ibuprofen. The lawsuit is on behalf of a child who suffered liver damage after taking the drug as prescribed after surgery. The case holds generic drug makers to the same labeling standard as makers of patented drugs.   Case alleges drug maker failed to warn of ibuprofen risks Court says duty to warn applies to generic drug makers Acetaminophen also in news for potential …

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Posted 3 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
Universities Seek to Profit from Students’ Inventions

The education industry is eyeing a new, lucrative source of revenue: student inventions. That’s right, not only must students pay tens of thousands annually in tuition (for the privilege of learning nothing, some say*), but also fork over a percentage of profits from their works.   Cash-strapped schools squeeze last ounce of profit from student body Writing rules to get a share of profits from student inventions Should IP rules be the same for employment and education? Copy this link …

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Posted 3 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
Don’t Employ Minors in Hazardous Work

The Department of Labor just fined two Illinois grain elevator operators over $1 million for violating safety rules. The fines relate to accidents last summer that killed three workers. One of the workers was just 14 years old.   Employer fined for employing youth in prohibited job 14-year-old suffocated in grain elevator burial Special OSHA unit cracking down on repeat, severe violations Copy this link to share with friends: http://bit.ly/evW4ro   Minors May Not Work in Hazardous Jobs One reason …

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