- U.S. judge blocks Massachusetts ban on opioid painkiller Zohydro ER
A federal judge has blocked a Massachusetts regulation meant to restrict sales of Zohydro ER, a powerful opioid painkiller, after Gov. Deval Patrick sought to ban the drug’s availability in the state.
- Employee targeted for murder by co-worker's husband due comp benefits for PTSD
A supermarket employee is entitled to workers compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder that was exacerbated as a result of being targeted for murder by a co-worker’s husband, a New York appellate court has ruled.
- NFL concussion settlement given preliminary approval
A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a multimillion-dollar settlement that will compensate retired football players suffering from concussion-related injuries and illnesses.