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Monday, April 6, 2020

National Institutes of Health

Recent News About National Institutes of Health

  • Plaintiffs firm consultant helped develop CDC's controversial opioid guidelines

    The prominent plaintiffs law firm -- known for its class action lawsuits and having been hired by a number of state attorneys general in recent years -- currently is helping to represent the City of Chicago in a lawsuit filed against a group of pharmaceutical companies over the marketing of opioid painkillers.

  • First Circuit remands case over brain research grant application

    BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court on Monday vacated a lower court's ruling in a lawsuit brought against two hospitals and various researchers over their grant application to a federal health agency.

  • The science of asbestos: A variety of definitions

    Carbone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Asbestos litigation has become a multibillion-dollar industry -- bankrupting large corporations, enriching lawyers and courts and providing much needed relief to victims of the deadly diseases that exposure to some types asbestos in specific amounts will cause.