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Tribune reporterThe parents of a Chicago teenager who police said was killed after another Chicago teen punched him at an Indiana beach on July 4th filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the teen accused of throwing the punch, his sister and his mother. James...
The California Department of Insurance is investigating the business practices of Lap-Band surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign, according to insurer Aetna Inc. The insurance giant said in a statement that it was...
The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients. The...
Two clinics tied to 1-800-GET-THIN have temporarily halted Lap-Band weight-loss surgeries after the device's maker said it would no longer sell to companies affiliated with the massive advertising campaign. The two brothers identified in lawsuits as...
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The Medical Board of California has faulted a doctor in the 2010 death of a Lap-Band patient who had surgery at a clinic affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign, filing charges that could cause him to lose his license to practice. The board has...
ReporterYou won't hear the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors praying, at least for now. A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction, silencing the board until a federal lawsuit is settled. "It's tough, it's going to be a long battle. We knew that,...
Lawyers for a doctor charged with killing five viable fetuses at an Elkton clinic said in a court motion filed Friday that Maryland lacks jurisdiction because the deaths occurred in New Jersey, and the charges should be thrown out. Steven C. Brigham,...
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Lawyers for an abortion doctor charged with murder under Maryland's fetal homicide law filed court papers Friday calling the statute illegal and saying that prosecutors are using the law to effectively ban the constitutionally protected medical...
I didn't need to go to law school to learn that a person charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty and entitled to the assistance of a lawyer. I knew it in my former life as a sportswriter, and I probably had a grasp of it back in elementary...
When Crystal Valdez brought her son Christopher to the emergency room last July, a doctor quickly suspected the boy hadn't been hurt in the way his mom claimed. The bright-eyed 3-year-old with a shock of brown hair and a fascination with superheroes...
Frank Pape leapt into the city's conscience with a gun in his hand — a gun he wasn't afraid to use during his storied career as a Chicago cop. Before he retired in April 1972, he would be called the "city's toughest cop," "the cop all hoodlums...
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Prosecutors say some of the 8 killed in Appomattox County shootings died two days earlier than thoughtProsecutors now say some of those slain in a 2010 multiple shooting in Appomattox County died two days before originally believed. The Appomattox County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office tells media outlets investigators now believe 41-year-old...
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