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Washington Legal Foundation seeks overturning of $124M South Carolina Risperdal verdict

The Washington Legal Foundation recently filed a friend-of-the-court brief to support the overturning of a $124 million South Carolina Supreme Court decision regarding the information drug manufacturers share with doctors about the potential side effects of drugs.

Justice Department and FTC recommend South Carolina to repeal its CON laws

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recommended that the state of South Carolina repeal its laws that regulate hospital construction and the provision of health care services.

Wash. AG announces important ruling on nuclear waste cleanup

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a ruling Tuesday by a federal appeals court in an ongoing attempt to build a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

NLRB jokes about Boeing situation inappropriate, group claims

Haley WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A Washington-based public interest group says new documents show National Labor Relations Board staff making cracks about the economy, members of Congress and the state of South Carolina.

S.C. wins Risperdal case, damages to be determined

Wilson SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Legal Newsline) - The state of South Carolina has won its case against Janssen Pharmaceutica, as a jury decided Tuesday that the company illegally marketed the prescription antipsychotic Risperdal.

Bailey asks to postpone Mississippi's Zyprexa hearing

Hood NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Because the State of Louisiana has "resolved the need for proceedings" in its Zyprexa case against Eli Lilly & Co., attorneys for Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood wouldn't mind pushing a hearing back a month.