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Parents of teen who died after getting wisdom teeth pulled accept $2M settlement

A Minnesota family whose vibrant and active daughter died after going into cardiac arrest while getting her wisdom teeth pulled agreed to a more than $ 2 million settlement against the dentist in November, according to court papers. On June, 9, 2015, Sydney Galleger, 17, was treated by Paul C. Tompach at Edina Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the routine procedure, court documents said. At the time, Galleger, a high school junior in Eden Prairie, was a diver on the school’s swim team as well as a skier. Man dies…

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EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overcharges

EpiPen maker Mylan has finalized a $ 465 million government agreement settling allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its emergency allergy injectors for a decade — charges brought after rival Sanofi filed a whistleblower lawsuit and tipped off the government. It’s the second settlement with the Department of Justice that Mylan has made since 2009 for allegedly overcharging the government for its medicines. A prominent senator and a watchdog group both criticized the latest settlement for being far smaller than the amount Medicaid was overcharged. Mylan NV, technically based in England…

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Ashley Madison offers $11m settlement

The owner of the Ashley Madison infidelity website, which was hacked in July 2015, has offered a settlement to the people suing the company. Millions of members had their personal details stolen when the site, which encouraged people to cheat on their partners, was breached. Ruby Life has put forward $ 11.2m (£8.5m) to settle a number of class actions. Some of the fund will be used to compensate those with a “valid claim”. Ashley Madison was a dating website for people who already had a partner but were looking…

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