Monthly Archives: April 2013

Transvaginal Mesh Special Aired on PBS

The issues with these devices are so widespread, however, that non-profit public broadcasting network PBS recently covered transvaginal mesh complications in its “Need to Know” series.

BP to Ask Judge to Stall Settlement Payouts

BP plans to ask U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier to prevent administrator Patrick Juneau from paying certain claims decided on in last year’s $8.5 billion settlement, alleging that Juneau has included fictitious information that could result in billions of dollars of additional losses for the company.

Federal Judge Dismisses Claims Against Cameron

On Wednesday, April 3, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier dismissed all claims against Cameron International Corp., another business that took the stand in court to defend itself against accusations that it was in some way accountable for the tragedy.

Halliburton Blames Transocean in Oil Spill Trial

According to Halliburton’s lawyers, the cement that the company provided may have been problematic, but it was the faulty blowout preventer that Transocean was responsible for maintaining that was the last line of defense against a spill.

Cisco to Pay $70 million to XpertUniverse

Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment, was ordered to pay $70 million in damages to XpertUniverse Inc., a leading developer of expert location, collaboration and business intelligence solutions, following a March 22 verdict.

Coalition Asks For Release of Apple, Samsung Documents

Apple and Samsung have made it clear that they are opposed to the unsealing order, as it could make important business information – including sensitive financial data – readily available to anyone who wants to access it.

Tips For Protecting Your Business’ Trade Secrets

Intellectual property (IP) consists of more than just patents and copyrights. It also includes trade secrets, which are valuable, confidential pieces of information that can be used by a business to make it more successful.