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Whorlton Hall: Ten arrested over abuse allegations

Ten workers have been arrested over the alleged abuse of patients with learning difficulties at a specialist hospital. Seven men and three women were arrested at addresses in Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Darlington and Stockton. Undercover filming by BBC Panorama at Whorlton Hall in County Durham appeared to show patients being mocked, intimidated and restrained.… Read More »

Jurors punish Monsanto with a record $2 billion verdict over Roundup weedkiller. But the story’s not over

And all three juries have sided with the patients — including a California jury that just awarded a couple $ 2.055 billion in damages. But Monday’s massive verdict isn’t just the biggest against Monsanto so far. It’s also the largest award of any personal injury case this year and the eighth largest in US history,… Read More »

Surescripts faces U.S. antitrust lawsuit over electronic prescription monopoly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against the health information network Surescripts on Wednesday, accusing them of using illegal means to maintain monopolies over two portions of the electronic prescribing market. Surescripts said in a statement that it was “disappointed” by the lawsuit and had been cooperating with the… Read More »