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  • Pakistani court set to announce verdict against ex-PM Sharif

    Pakistani court set to announce verdict against ex-PM Sharif

    Consumer Rights 12/25/2018

    An anti-corruption court is set to rule on two cases against Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.Sharif, who was removed from office last year after being disqualified from serving his third stint as prime minister, could be sentenced to pr...

  • With scant record, Supreme Court nominee elusive on abortion

    With scant record, Supreme Court nominee elusive on abortion

    Consumer Rights 08/14/2018

    Twice in the past year, Brett Kavanaugh offered glimpses of his position on abortion that strongly suggest he would vote to support restrictions if confirmed to the Supreme Court.One was in a dissent in the case of a 17-year-old migrant seeking to te...

  • Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

    Consumer Rights 05/22/2018

    The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests.The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members i...

  • S. Indiana city's mayor defends rental ordinance in court

    S. Indiana city's mayor defends rental ordinance in court

    Consumer Rights 09/04/2017

    The mayor of a southern Indiana city is defending a rental inspection ordinance that’s resulted in thousands of dollars in fines against property owners and is the subject of a lawsuit.Charlestown Mayor Bob Hall testified during Friday’s ...

  • Ohio Supreme Court justice backs legalizing marijuana

    Ohio Supreme Court justice backs legalizing marijuana

    Consumer Rights 07/23/2017

    An Ohio Supreme Court justice who’s mulling a run for governor thinks it’s time for the state to decriminalize marijuana.Justice William O’Neill, the lone Democrat holding an Ohio statewide office, said making marijuana legal is wor...

  • High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    High Court ruling may hurt claims of talc link to cancer

    Consumer Rights 06/23/2017

    A Supreme Court ruling this week could have a "chilling effect" on the many lawsuits filed in St. Louis claiming talcum powder causes a deadly form of cancer in women, including cases under appeal in which stricken women and their survivors have been...

  • South Korean executives jailed for humidifier cleaner deaths

    South Korean executives jailed for humidifier cleaner deaths

    Consumer Rights 01/09/2017

    A South Korean court sentenced the former head of Oxy Reckitt Benckiser to seven years in prison Friday after the company's disinfectant for humidifiers killed scores of people and left hundreds with permanent lung damage. The Seoul Central District ...

  • California Supreme Court OKs organic labeling lawsuits

    California Supreme Court OKs organic labeling lawsuits

    Consumer Rights 08/23/2015

    Consumers have a right to file lawsuits under California law alleging food products are falsely labeled "organic," the state Supreme Court ruled. Thursday's ruling overturned a lower court decision that barred such suits on the grounds that they were...

  • France ponders removing risky breast implants

    France ponders removing risky breast implants

    Consumer Rights 08/23/2013

    Emmanuelle Maria's breasts were burning and globules of silicone gel were protruding into her armpits. Her implants had exploded inside her. Yet her doctors, she says, told her nothing was wrong. Now, she wants the French government to tell 30,000 wo...

  • Consumer watchdog blasts FDA delay on recall

    Consumer watchdog blasts FDA delay on recall

    Consumer Rights 09/09/2012

    A consumer watchdog group scolded the Food and Drug Administration Thursday for taking weeks to evaluate the latest problem with Baxter's drug pumps, which have been plagued by safety issues for years. In January, Baxter International sent a warning ...

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