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.
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.
A Las Vegas-based shoe company has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against Crocs Inc., the Colorado-based company known for its ventilated plastic clogs. The complaint, filed Wednesday in Las Vegas by U.S.A. Dawgs Inc., claims Crocs fraudulently obtained patents in 2006, then used a series of “sham” lawsuits to thwart its competitors and monopolize the market.
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.