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Oral Arguments Held In Dispute Over Patent Ownership
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The scope of statutory rights bestowed upon federal contractor universities and their researchers was debated Feb. 28 at the U.S. Supreme Court in a dispute over patented HIV detection methods ( Board of Trustees of the... Read More

Federal Judge Awards $1.25 Million In First Malpractice Trial Against VA Hospital Over Contaminated Endoscope
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Judge Adalberto Jordan entered his ruling Nov. 19, awarding Robert Metzler and his wife $1.25 Million for Pain and Suffering, Economic Loss MIAMI - After 16 months of deliberation, Federal Judge Adalberto Jordan on Nov. 19 entered a ruling in favor... Read More

Former Porn Stars File Class Action Lawsuit Against Clinic Over Health Disclosures
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Two former actresses in the adult film industry have filed a lawsuit against Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation (AIM), a Los Angeles area HIV testing clinic funded by and serving the adult film industry, alleging privacy breaches... Read More

HIV discrimination case filed in China
Posted on 31 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) A municipal court in central China has accepted the country's first lawsuit alleging work discrimination because of HIV status, state media reported Tuesday. The China Daily newspaper said a court in Anhui province's Anqing city... Read More

Defendant Loses China's First HIV Jobs Bias Case
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) A Chinese court ruled Friday against the defendant in the country's first lawsuit over employment discrimination against people who are HIV-positive, the man's lawyer said. The defendant, identified only by the nickname "Little... Read More

New Mexico Woman Sues Chili's Over Needle In Food
Posted on 19 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FARMINGTON, N.M. - (AP) A New Mexico woman says a sewing needle pierced her tongue after she bit into a plate of ribs and mashed potatoes at a Chili's restaurant. Ashley Phillips says she pulled a needle about 2-inches long from her mouth at the Chili's... Read More

Another Lawsuit Alleges Roberto Alomar Has HIV
Posted on 8 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Roberto Alomar's wife has accused the former baseball star in divorce papers of having unprotected sex with her despite knowing that he is HIV-positive. The New York Post reported Thursday that Maria Del Pilar Rivera Alomar. . . .... Read More

Appeals Court: Feds Wrong To Disclose Pilot's HIV
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – (AP) A pilot who lost his license because he failed to disclose he was HIV-positive can sue the federal government for emotional distress for mishandling his medical records, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The 9th... Read More