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.
Officials say a pastor at a Texas Panhandle church has resigned after being arrested on a prostitution charge.
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.
A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state’s anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show “Sister Wives.”
Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread through the capital’s largest slum after residents raided a quarantine center for suspected patients and took items including bloody sheets and mattresses.
Police were investigating whether three teenagers suspected of beating two homeless men to death with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal fence pole were responsible for dozens of other attacks on transients in recent months.
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.