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- Protection From Safety Shields? Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;2/25/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p1
Reports on the lawsuits filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against companies manufacturing device that allegedly shield cell phone users from radiation. Alert issued by the FTC to consumers on the devices; Investigations on other companies; Results of the test conducted on the device.
- Judge supports FTC's price-fixing complaint. // Modern Healthcare;11/22/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 47, p33
Reports on the ruling on a case regarding the price fixing complaint of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission against the North Texas Specialty Physicians. Actions taken by the association in response to the decision; Reason behind the ruling.
- Fla. doc group sues five HMOs. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;08/30/99, Vol. 29 Issue 35, p22
Examines the lawsuits filed by Florida Physicians Association against several health maintenance organizations. Findings of the United States Federal Trade Commission on the issue; Organizations sued by the association; Discussion on the claims of the association.
- Supreme Court Won't Hear TransUnion's Case. Levey, Richard H. // Direct;Jul2002, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p11
Reports on the refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the arguments ofTransUnion LLC that sales of consumer information generated from credit data is protected by the First Amendment in the case with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Impplication of the action of the high court; Effect of...
- FTC settles AHP's K-Dur 'anticompetition' suit. // Medical Marketing & Media;Mar2002, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p6
Focuses on the lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission against American Home Products (AHP) for signing an illegal patent deal with Schering-Plough in the U.S. Expiration of the patent on potassium chloride supplement K-Dur; Anticompetitive deals between AHP and various drug companies;...
- TIMELINE. // Direct;10/15/2005, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p5
Presents updates on direct marketing in the U.S. as of October 2005. Overview of a court ruling on bulk mailings by nonprofit organization United Seniors Association Inc.; Percentage reduction of telemarketing calls due to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's National Do Not Call Registry.
- Telemarketers challenge federal no-call list. Strempel, Dan // Fairfield County Business Journal;5/5/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 18, p5
Reports on the filing of a federal lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission by the American Teleservices Association and two Colorado marketing firms in the U.S. Prevention of the implementation of the Telemarketing Sales Rule; Contributions of the telemarketing industry to the economy;...
- FTC hits 900 number. // Advertising Age;9/3/1990, Vol. 61 Issue 36, p23
This article provides information on the complaint issued by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission involving a 900 telephone number. A U.S. District Court judge in Atlanta has issued a temporary restraining order against Transworld Courier Services in a separate action.
- GlaxoSmithKline's Documents Are Privileged. Mack, Debbi // Corporate Legal Times;Dec2002, Vol. 12 Issue 133, p67
Reports the court ruling on the subpoena filed by the Federal Trade Commission against GlaxoSmithKline in the U.S. Details on the investigation of the FTC on the pharmaceutical company; Verdict on the case; Decision of the appeals court.