TITLE

Lawyers, guns and money

AUTHOR(S)
Goch, Lynna
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jan2000, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on class-action lawsuits in the United States as of January 2000. Class-action lawsuits faced by health maintenance organizations; Class-action lawsuits faced by tobacco companies; Class-actions filed against gun manufacturers.
ACCESSION #
2741784

 

Related Articles

  • HMOs win first round of lawsuits. Ballinger, Megan // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p8 

    Reports that several class-action lawsuits filed against different health maintenance organizations have been partially dismissed in a United States District Court. Justification for the court's decision; Implications of such court ruling for the managed care industry; Overview on allegations...

  • HMO Disputes Playing Out In The Press, Courts. Seol, Kap Su // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/13/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 46, p56 

    Reports on the health maintenance organization (HMO) lawsuits between patients and providers in the United States as of November 2000. Consolidation of several class-action suits against HMO nationwide; Health care companies cited in the cases.

  • Antitobacco Lawyer Files Suits Against HMOs. Cleary, Mike // Insight on the News;01/03/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p30 

    Offers a look on the class action lawsuit filed against health-maintenance organizations (HMO) in the United States which violated antiracketeering laws and failed to provide promised health care. Basis of the lawsuit; HMO charged with the violations; Contention of the opposition.

  • Is the end in sight? Lowes, Robert // Medical Economics;6/6/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p32 

    Focuses on the class-action suit against 10 managed care companies in Miami, Florida. Details on the complaints filed by the patients; Preliminary settlements reached by both parties; Creation of a pharmacy discount card for patients to use.

  • They burned the public.  // Junior Scholastic;04/18/97, Vol. 99 Issue 17, p17 

    Reports on Liggett tobacco company's settlement of lawsuits brought against it by 22 United States. Public statement that smoking is addictive and include that fact on warning labels on cigarette packs; Acknowledgement that smoking causes cancer; Public statement that its advertisement was...

  • Class denied in tobacco suit.  // Business Insurance;06/09/97, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p58 

    Reports on a ruling by United States District Court Judge Clarence C. Newcomer, that plaintiffs suing the tobacco industry in Pennsylvania cannot file a class lawsuit. Reason for judge's decision; Comments from Newcomer.

  • Florida jury deciding tobacco award.  // Business Insurance;11/08/99, Vol. 33 Issue 45, p51 

    Reports that the damages phase of the Engle case has begun in a Miami, Florida state court to determine whether representatives of the class of hundreds of thousands of Florida smokers should receive compensatory damages.

  • Miami Smokers' Trial Enters Next Stage. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;05/23/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30897, p31 

    Reports on the class action lawsuit filed by ailing cigarette smokers in Miami, Florida against cigarette companies. Number of people covered by the class action; Possible bankruptcy of tobacco companies.

  • The Great $145 Billion Smokeout Is Based On Arbitrary Jury Bias Raising Questions About Who Is Really Being Punished. Zinkewicz, Phil // Insurance Advocate;07/29/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 30, p6 

    Examines the decision of a Florida jury in a class action product liability lawsuit that orders the tobacco industry to award plaintiffs with billion of dollars. Question on the amount of damages to be awarded to plaintiffs; Arguments in defense of the tobacco industry; Speculations on the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics