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J&J must pay US$4 million in punitive damages in latest asbestos cancer trial

2018-05-25 channelnewsasia
A California jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay US$4 million in punitive damages to a woman who said she developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the company's baby powder, pushing the total damages award in the case to US$25.7 million.

 
J&J hit with US$21.7 million verdict in another talc asbestos cancer case

2018-05-25 channelnewsasia
Johnson & Johnson and its talc suppliers on Wednesday were hit with a US$21.7 million jury verdict in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos in the company's Baby Powder.

 
Johnson & Johnson Loses $21.7 Million Verdict over Talc Asbestos Cancer Link

2018-05-25 biospace
A Los Angeles jury sided with 68-year-old Joanne Anderson, who was diagnosed with mesothelioma allegedly linked to a Johnson & Johnson talc product. It is the second similar award regarding the product. The jury awarded Anderson compensatory damages of $21.7 million. J&J is responsible for 67 percent of the award, with the remainder spread out among the other defendants.

 
Fred’s, Inc. Announces Appointment of Dana Goldsmith Needleman and Thomas Zacharias to its Board of Directors

2018-05-22 globenewswire
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fred’s Inc. (“Fred’s” or “Company”) (NASDAQ:FRED) today announced that Dana Goldsmith Needleman and Thomas Zacharias have been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective May 20, 2018. The appointments are in connection with the retirement of Mike McMillan, Peter Bocian and Neeli Bendapudi.

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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. 8-K (Prospectus)

2018-05-22 sec.gov
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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. 8-K (Current Report)

2018-05-22 sec.gov
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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. 425 (Prospectus)

2018-05-17 sec.gov
Filed by Albertsons Companies, Inc. Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933 and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act of 1934

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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. 425 (Prospectus)

2018-05-17 sec.gov
Filed by Rite Aid Corporation Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933 and deemed filed pursuant to Rule&n

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Institutions Must Vote 'No' On Rite Aid-Albertsons Deal

2018-05-16 seekingalpha
A shareholder "no" vote is strong but institutions must now join the vote against the deal.

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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. 425 (Prospectus)

2018-05-15 sec.gov
Filed by Albertsons Companies, Inc. Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933 and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12

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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. FORM 8-K (Current Report)

2018-05-15 sec.gov
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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RAD / Rite Aid Corp. 425 (Prospectus)

2018-05-15 sec.gov
Filed by Rite Aid Corporation Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933 and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 S

 
RPT-J&J defends itself in trial over baby powder asbestos claims

2018-05-14 reuters
May 14 (Reuters) - A trial for a lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder was responsible for the death of a woman due to her exposure to cancer-causing asbestos began in South Carolina on Monday in the latest case against the healthcare conglomerate and a supplier over their talc-based products.

 
RPT-J&J defends itself in trial over baby powder asbestos claims

2018-05-14 reuters
(Reuters) - A trial for a lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder was responsible for the death of a woman due to her exposure to cancer-causing asbestos began in South Carolina on Monday in the latest case against the healthcare conglomerate and a supplier over their talc-based products.

RAD : Rite Aid Corporation Stock Analysis and Research Report

2017-10-11 - Asif

Rite Aid is a pharmacy retail healthcare company, providing its customers and communities with a high level of care and service through various programs the company offer through its two reportable business segments, its Retail Pharmacy segment and its Pharmacy Services segment. The company accomplish its goal of delivering comprehensive care to its customers through its retail drugstores, RediClinic walk-in retail health clinics and transparent and traditional EnvisionRx and MedTrak PBMs. The company also offer fully integrated mail-order and specialty pharmacy services through EnvisionPharmacies. Additionally through EIC, EnvisionRx also serves one of the fastest-growing demographics in healthcare: seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D. When combined with its retail platform, this comprehensive suite of services allows it to provide value and choice to customers, patients and payors and allows it to succeed in today’s evolving healthcare marketplace. Rite Aid has two reportable bu...

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