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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.


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Desai Deemed Competent to Stand Trial

The state’s mental hospital has found the doctor at the center of the hepatitis C outbreak competent to stand trial.

CBS Las Vegas–09/22/2011


Court OK’s Testimony in Hepatitis Case

Drug companies will be able to present different theories on how hepatitis C was spread at Southern Nevada

CBS Las Vegas–07/29/2011

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Doctor’s License Reinstated

The Las Vegas urologist who admitted reusing plastic needle guides has his medical license back.


Dr. Desai Out of Money?

The doctor at the center of the valley’s hepatitis C outbreak may not have enough money to pay his creditors and former patients.


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Another Dr. Admits Reusing Supplies

A second local has admitted to reusing single-use needle guides.


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Urologist Takes Polygraph

A local urologist whose license has been suspended for reusing plastic needle guides has passed a polygraph test.


Dr. Desai Taken Into Custody

Earlier this morning, Dr. Dipak Desai was taken into custody. Desai will be booked into Clark County Detention Center. It was decided that he was not mentally competent to stand trial and he will eventually […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/17/2011