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Consumer Safety

April 1, 2003 - Thousands of persons are injured or killed each year by defective products. A product is anything from a toy to an automobile. Each and every one of us uses various products on a daily... Read More



Suit says diet supplement led to woman’s collapse

March 31, 2003 - An Alabama couple have sued Boca Raon, Florida-based Rexall Sundown, Inc. and Rexall's subsidiary, Richardson Labs, the manufacturers and sellers of the dietary supplement Metab-O-Lite,... Read More



Lawsuit says scheme left doctors without insurance

March 27, 2003 - Montgomery – A lawsuit filed in federal court in Montgomery on Wednesday claims a scheme by several insurance companies left thousands of doctors nationwide, including 800 doctors in... Read More



Warren v. HealthSouth

March 26, 2003 - MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Less than a week after The Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of HealthSouth Corporation, Dorothy Lee Warren, a... Read More



Lawyers make a difference to Laubach Literacy Council

March 20, 2003 - The Central Alabama Laubach Literacy Council (C.A.L.L.) at the City of St. Jude introduced a Skills Improvement Program for adults last October. Read More



NAIC holds public hearing on arbitration

March 12, 2003 - Jere Beasley spoke on the consumer's behalf at the public hearing on Arbitration Clauses in Insurance Contracts on Monday, March 10 in Atlanta, GA. The hearing was held in conjunction... Read More



First Baycol trial in the country

March 6, 2003 - The first trial in the country involving Bayer's cholesterol lowering medication, Baycol, began on February 18th in Corpus Christi, Texas. The plaintiff was given samples of Baycol in... Read More



$3.43 million awarded for watercraft negligence

March 3, 2003 - A 38-year-old male suffered the amputation of his left leg above the knee when he was struck by the male defendant's personal watercraft while stopped with his watercraft at a lakeside... Read More



The Estrogen and Progestin Dilemma

March 1, 2003 - The FDA is giving important new safety advice to postmenopausal women and their health-care providers concerning drug products that contain estrogen. Read More



Alabama’s fight against rock quarries

March 1, 2003 - Alabama's growing number of rock quarries has sparked the public interest in these excavation sites. Our state, with its large deposits of limestone and granite, is one of the nation's... Read More


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