Monthly Archives: June 2015

In local news:

The LWC released a statement yesterday responding to a recent district court decision declaring the 2011 Medical Treatment Guidelines unconstitutional.

In national news:

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected efforts by BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to avoid penalties under federal pollution law in connection with Deepwater Horizon.

In medical news:

Two new studies have found that the rate of prescription opioid overdose in the United States is on the decline, but heroin use and abuse is surging in its place.

In neighboring news:

The surviving spouses of first responders killed on the job in Texas will soon be entitled to lifetime death benefits, even if they remarry.

In regulatory news:

A proposed rule that would allow generic drug companies to quickly update safety labeling without FDA approval is under consideration by the agency and stakeholders.