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Biotech secures $5.3 million for immunosuppressant drug research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2013

San Francisco-based startup, Nurix, Inc., which reportedly develops T-cellspecific immunosuppressants used to treat autoimmune diseases such as

FTC report on Authorized Generic Drugs generates comment and concern

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2011

The Federal Trade Commission has released a report titled “Authorized Generic Drugs: Short-Term Effects and Long-Term Impact,” in which the agency concludes that “pay-for-delay” agreements between name-brand drug manufacturers and generic drug makers is “a practice that causes substantial consumer harm” by keeping drug prices high

Premature development causes unease in China

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

Chinese health experts have reportedly estimated that "at least 30,000 children developed early maturity" in Shanghai alone, raising concerns about food additives and pesticides allegedly laden with sex hormones

Ninth Circuit finds jurisdiction in US to hear Peruvian pollution case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Peru, USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an American oil company and its Peruvian subsidiary must defend themselves in a U.S. district court in California in a class-action water-pollution lawsuit brought by 25 members of the Achuar indigenous group and Amazon Watch, seeking damages for contamination in Peru allegedly caused by defendants over three decades

U.S. Supreme Court rules FOIA personal-privacy exemption applies to individuals not corporations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) exemption barring the release of law enforcement records whose release “could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy” is inapplicable to documents provided to a federal agency by a corporation

Mississippi Supreme Court allows plaintiff to prove she was common-law wife in silicosis litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2011

Reconsidering a matter that divided the court in 2010, the Mississippi Supreme Court has reversed itself and will allow some claims to proceed in wrongful-death litigation involving silica exposure filed by the decedent's purported common-law wife

State agency should address issues raised by RCRA class action, federal court finds

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

A federal court in Oklahoma has dismissed a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) putative class action against Halliburton Co. for allegedly exposing a town’s residents to nuclear waste and other hazardous substances, finding that the state environmental agency should address the issues in the case

OSHA: Severe Violators Enforcement Program directive now in effect

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2010

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that its Severe Violators Enforcement Program (SVEP) directive became effective June 18, 2010

FDA commissioner confident about safety of Gulf seafood in oil spill aftermath

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg has released statements to support the reopening of Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi state waters to commercial fishing

Researchers pull plug on GE “Enviropig”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

Canadian researchers have reportedly halted the development of genetically engineered (GE) pigs after the hog producers association sponsoring the project decided to stop funding it