In a Feb. 8, 2011, news release, the FDA announced its proposed Innovative Pathway initiative, designed to shorten the FDA approval process for "new, breakthrough medical devices."
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study that concludes bisphosphonate use nearly triples the risk of drug-related femur fractures in patients who have taken the drug for more than five years.
Since being appointed to manage BP's $20 billion oil spill compensation fund, Kenneth Feinberg has received criticism from claimants and politicians regarding the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) process. Now, BP is publicly chastising Feinberg for proposing settlements that it believes to be overly charitable.
The military has agreed to identify ways to protect deployed service members from potentially toxic burn pit fumes and smoke.
Attorney Marlon Kimpson will be speaking at the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TEXPERS) 22nd annual conference.
On Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, Administrator of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) Kenneth Feinberg announced new proposed criteria that the GCCF plans to use moving forward.
ABC News reported on the safety risks linked to pilots who fly long hours without an adequate amount of sleep.
The federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Davol, Inc. and C.R. Bard, Inc., Judge Mary M. Lisi, denied the companies' bid for a new trial.
Motley Rice member and asbestos lawyer Anne McGinness Kearse will participate in the 2011 Perrin Conference, Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation.
Securities lawyer Badge Humphries will present at the OPAL Financial Group's 2011 Investment Education Symposium.