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VLT CLASS ACTION

Victor Lewin
Thursday, January 05, 2017

A class action lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador against the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) was certified on December 30, 2016. The class action concerns line games which are played on video lottery terminals (VLTs) in Newfoundland and Labrador. It has been estimated that nearly 30,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador may be included in the certified class action.  ..

Essure Permanent Birth Control System

Victor Lewin
Monday, November 07, 2016

In 2001, Health Canada approved the use of a medical device that would alleviate the need for women to undergo a procedure to prevent unwanted pregnancy. The device, touted as a permanent birth control measure, is known as the Essure Permanent Birth Control System and is manufactured by the German-based Bayer HealthCare AG, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Before the device was approved and made available, an invasive procedure known as tubal ligation was the usual course of action to permanently prevent pregnancy.  ..

Ineffective Bravelle Fertility Drug Recalled

Victor Lewin
Thursday, January 21, 2016

A fertility drug marketed as Bravelle (Urofollitropin Injection) was the subject of a recall by its manufacturer, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, in October 2015. The recall was announced over concerns that Bravelle’s potency decreased as a result of a shorter than expected half-life.
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