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(Photo: CBS) Dr. Dipak Desai

Not Guilty Plea For Desai In Vegas Hepatitis Case

A lawyer for a former physician-owner of Las Vegas-area endoscopy clinics entered a not guilty plea to federal conspiracy and fraud charges stemming from a 2008 hepatitis outbreak that affected thousands of patients.

10/13/2011

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Jury Awards Couple $104M In Vegas Hepatitis Case

A Nevada jury has found drug companies liable for $104 million in damages in a third product liability lawsuit stemming from a hepatitis C outbreak four years ago at Las Vegas outpatient colonoscopy clinics.

10/12/2011

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Drug Firms Told To Pay $162M In Hepatitis C Case

A Nevada jury is ordering pharmaceutical companies to pay $162.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit stemming from a Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak in 2008.

10/10/2011

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Lawyer: Drugmakers Knew Vials Led To Contamination

A lawyer for a husband and wife suing two drug companies over a hepatitis C outbreak says company officials purposely sold large containers of an anesthetic for re-use.

08/18/2011

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Hepatitus C Doctor: Incompetent

Not competent to stand trial.  Thats what two court-appointed medical experts have concluded regarding Dr. Dipak Desai, the man facing trial on criminal charges stemming from the 2007 hepatitis C outbreak. District Judge Jackie Glass could order […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/07/2011

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