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Oct 2, 2023

FDA wants to regulate laboratory tests

Under the new proposal, FDA would gradually phase in tighter regulation of lab tests over five years.

Jan 30, 2017

Republicans unveil bill for terminally ill

Two Republican state lawmakers are introducing a bill that would allow terminally ill patients in Wisconsin to try potentially life-saving drug still under federal review.

Aug 3, 2015

Complaint: Wisconsin companies misbranded supplements

Three Wisconsin companies have agreed to stop manufacturing dietary supplements after a federal complaint alleged the products were misbranded, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Aug 6, 2014

Company to pay up for unlawful drug promotion

Wisconsin will receive $677,491.66 of a $35 million settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its parent company, Pfizer Inc., after Wyeth was accused of unlawfully promoting a drug, according to a news release from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s office.

Jul 16, 2014

State receives $200,000 in drug settlement

Wisconsin will receive $200,000 for its Medicaid program from the settlement of a multi-state lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical company of improperly marketing a drug.

Sep 30, 2013

Another big year on tap at US Supreme Court

After two high court terms full of high-profile cases ranging from the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act to the fate of same-sex marriage laws, no one is calling the upcoming term a blockbuster. But perhaps they should be.

Jul 19, 2013

State gets 8K in settlement from off-label claims

Wisconsin's Medicaid program will recoup more than $8,000 in a nationwide settlement resulting from a whisteblower action filed in federal court.

Jul 1, 2013

US Supreme Court to consider fight over frozen assets

When Kerri and Brian Kaley came under federal investigation for allegedly stealing medical devices, they took out a $500,000 line of credit on their New York house to hire lawyers. Yet after their indictment in 2007, prosecutors sought to prevent the Kaleys from using the money because the government intended to seize the house.

Jun 28, 2013

Generic drug preemption ruling a blow to plaintiffs

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision barring state-law design-defect claims against generic drug makers that mirror failure-to-warn actions served a major setback to plaintiffs seeking damages for drug injuries.

Apr 19, 2013

Dahlby excels in life sciences, life

Mark Dahlby envisioned a very different career as he approached the end of law school in 2005.

Apr 8, 2013

Mass tort builds over Mirena IUD injuries

A mass tort is taking shape over the Mirena IUD, a device that many women claim migrates after insertion and becomes embedded in the uterus or punctures organs, requiring surgical removal and sometimes causing infection and other injuries.

Mar 25, 2013

Justices look for line to draw in drug preemption case

Deciding where the preemptive effect of federal rules governing drug manufacturing ends and states’ ability to impose liability on drug makers begins has never been an easy task — not even for the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.


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