Daily Archives: July 3, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Personal Injury by Staff Editor   
Criminal Drug Company Glaxo is Slapped on the Wrist

After six years of bribing American doctors, pushing antidepressants on children and hiding the heart attack risk of a diabetes drug, the British drug Company GlaxoSmithKline LLC got a slap on the wrist yesterday. Glaxo agreed to pay $3 billion in fines for improperly pushing antidepressants Paxil and Wellbutrin, and diabetes drug Avandia, for many years. It is a pittance to Glaxo, which had $44 billion in sales in 2011 alone. The settlement is billed as “the largest health care …

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Posted 5 years ago in by Josh Crank  
Handwritten Wills at Center of Thomas Kinkade Estate Battle

A contentious dispute over the estate of deceased painter Thomas Kinkade is unfolding in California, and the key pieces of evidence are two barely legible, handwritten wills that Kinkade allegedly wrote in the months before his death. Kinkade, known as the “Painter of Light” and famous for his serene landscapes, was estranged from his wife Nanette for two years when he died. Shortly after the separation, he began dating Amy Pinto-Walsh, who moved into his Monte Sereno mansion. After his …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of the Lawyers.com Criminal Law Newsletter

Can You Go to Jail For Downloading Movies? Megaupload, the file sharing service shut down by the U.S. government in January, is fighting for its life to avoid prosecution. Meanwhile, the millions of people who used it have good reason to be nervous, wondering if they will be sued for illegally downloading copyrighted movies. Find Out More…   Guns Deadlier Than Cars In 10 States With gun deaths on the rise nationally, including high-profile shootings like that of Trayvon Martin, gun …

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