Health Plan of Nevada has reached a confidential settlement with all remaining clients who claimed they contracted hepatitis C at endoscopy clinics owned by Dr. Dipak Desai.
Pfizer will pay Nevada $9.5 million to resolve the state’s claims that Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals unlawfully promoted certain postmenopausal hormone therapy medications and misled Nevada consumers and doctors about the safety and effectiveness of those drugs, Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Monday.
Las Vegas police say they are investigating two local doctors who may have been involved in a woman’s death.
A second child born at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center during last year’s tuberculosis outbreak has tested positive for the respiratory disease, a lawyer said Thursday.
Tonya Rushing, the former clinic manager for Dr. Dipak Desai, has struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors in her health care fraud case stemming from the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak.
A federal judge has declined to reconsider a lawsuit alleging that officials at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas violated a patient’s civil rights by giving him a bus ticket to California upon discharge.
A Japanese pharmaceutical company prevailed Thursday in a Las Vegas case involving two women who claimed the diabetes drug Actos caused them to develop bladder cancer.
Actos has been used for years to reduce blood-sugar levels in patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes, a lawyer for the drug’s manufacturer said Tuesday. It was the second and final day of closing arguments in a Las Vegas trial that began three months ago against Japanese company Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
A jury in northwest Arizona has awarded $300,000 to the plaintiff in a civil case involving a penile implant gone wrong.