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  1. Hagens Berman Fights Court Interviews of Thalidomide ClientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 |

    A federal judge has denied Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro's request to stay interviews of 31 of the firm's clients to determine whether they are knowingly dismissing their thalidomide-injury cases, but not before the law firm filed a petition seeking a writ of mandamus with the Third Circuit seeking the higher court's intervention.


  2. Hagens Berman Denies Conflict in Accord With GSKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 |

    Plaintiffs firm Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro said there was no evidence to suggest its deal to dismiss 28 thalidomide cases against GSK in exchange for the drug company's agreement not to seek sanctions against the firm was in conflict with its clients' interests.


  3. Defendant Seeks $177K From Hagens Berman in Thalidomide CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 |

    One of the defendants in a cluster of thalidomide lawsuits in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is seeking nearly $177,000 in fees as a sanction against the plaintiffs' counsel, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro.


  4. Missing arm caused by thalidomide, Cape Breton man saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CBC News

    Winston Loveys was born without an arm. He says friends and family told him it's a result of his mother using the thalidomide while pregnant with him.


  5. Sanctioned Firm Seeks to Stop Court From Questioning ClientsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | FindLaw

    A large class action law firm has filed a writ of mandamus with the Third Circuit, seeking to prevent a court appointed special master from interviewing its plaintiffs . The firm, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, gained prominence due to its role in the $260 billion tobacco settlement in the late 1990s, but recently received sanctions for thalidomide lawsuits which were described as "bad-faith advocacy" which " gives new meaning to 'frivolous .'


  6. Plaintiffs, GSK Disagree Over Thalidomide Client InterviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    While GlaxoSmithKline and the plaintiffs firm leading dozens of thalidomide injury suits against the company have largely agreed on the dismissal of 31 of those claims against GSK, the pharmaceutical company is now diverging from the law firm on an attorney-client privilege issue before the Third Circuit.


  7. Toxic sludgeRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    "Biosolids" - marketing waste and deceiving farmers - a wolf in sheep's clothing. One of the main arguments for the use of "processed" sewage sludge on agricultural lands is that it is a positive example of "reusing" and "recycling" - that sacred mantra of the environmental movement.


  8. New Book Claims Grunenthal GmbH Knew About Thalidomide Risk Six Months Before Drug Was PulledRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | BioSpace

    The British company that distributed and sold the drug thalidomide knew almost six months before it was pulled from the market that there were credible claims it caused terrible deformities and the deaths of infants, a new book reveals. If Distillers had heeded warnings it received in June and July 1961, as many as 1,000 babies would not have been born with severe injuries such as missing limbs, and another 1,000 would not have died shortly after birth, the book says.


  9. Letter: Let consumers make choices on GMOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Berkshire Eagle

    This is to follow up on Blake McClenachan's May 24 letter regarding the use of genetically modified ingredients in food. Mr. McClenachan paraphrases a Washington Post columnist who believes " we shouldn't be concerned about genetically modified organisms in our food supply because it has been shown that consuming food so grown is not harmful to human health."


  10. For Canadian thalidomide victims, compensation is fair but long overdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide victim Johanne Hebert uses a tool that helps her get dressed at her home in Montreal, Que., last November. The 52-year-old, who takes strong medication for chronic pain, lives alone with the occasional help from social services workers.


  11. Australian thalidomide managers knew drug was killing babies 'for five months'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australian managers of the firm that sold thalidomide to pregnant women in the 1950s and '60s actively covered up concerns it was causing birth defects, according to an explosive statement provided by a company insider. The affidavit by Hubert Woodhouse has never before been made public and reveals how the Sydney managers of British firm Distillers spent months sitting on damning evidence about thalidomide's harmful effects while the drug was still being sold, leading to thousands of avoidable deaths and injuries in Australia and overseas.


  12. Why We Need to Be Wary of Modern MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | MSN Healthy Living

    I have chronic headaches. I've had them for most of my adult life and have seen several doctors about them.


  13. Thalidomide survivors celebrate federal announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | CBC News

    Thalidomide victim Marie Olney says preparing meals is difficult and other tasks, such as shovelling the walk, are impossible. On Friday, the health minister announced yearly payments for those suffering from the effects of the drug - prescribed to pregnant mothers in the '60s - in amounts of $25,000, $75,000 and $100,000.


  14. Manitoba thalidomide survivor 'elated' over annual pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CBC News

    Paul Murphy, 52, who lives in Selkirk, Man., says the federal government's announcement of annual pensions for thalidomide survivors is 'monumental.' "I'm glad.


  15. Globe tops 2014 National Newspaper Awards with five winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Globe and Mail

    The Globe and Mail took top honours at the National Newspaper Awards, winning five prizes, including project of the year for its coverage of the tragic legacy of thalidomide . No other media organization won more than two categories.


  16. Editorial cartoonist is named Journalist of the Year at National Newspaper Awards galaRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Sys-Con Media

    Six other organizations won two awards each: the Canadian Press, the Hamilton Spectator, the Moncton Times & Transcript, the Ottawa Citizen, the Toronto Star and the Sun and the Winnipeg Free Press also won awards, in a year that recognized journalistic excellence from coast to coast. MacKinnon, of the Halifax Chronicle Herald, won in Editorial Cartooning for a portfolio that included a powerful image of a Canadian veteran stepping down from the National War Memorial to claim the fallen body of Corporal .


  17. Understanding Canada's thalidomide compensation dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide survivor Marie Harnois peels a cucumber in her home in Drummondville, Quebec, March 29, 2015. The government annnounced an annual pension payout for victims of the drug.


  18. Ambrose unveils details of compensation plan for thalidomide survivorsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | 680News

    Rona Ambrose says 92 eligible survivors have now received a one-time, tax-free payment of $125,000 to cover their immediate needs. Those payments were promised back in March as part of a $180-million pledge of support to people whose mothers had taken the drug while pregnant in the 1950s and 60s.


  19. Major breakthrough for thalidomide survivors as Ottawa announces annual pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide survivor Mercedes Benegbi speaks to the media December 1, 2014. Ms. Benegbi says although survivors are continuing to study an annual compensation program and obtain clarity from the government announced Friday, they believe that this funding will make a profound difference in the lives of survivors.


  20. Statement from Minister Ambrose on ThalidomideRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Canada NewsWire

    Tragically, Thalidomide caused serious and permanent physical and emotional damage to mothers, children and families. Even in the absence of a legal obligation to provide support, we have a clear moral obligation to help meet the changing needs of survivors.