medical monitoring

medical monitoring

The performance of medical tests and physical exams to evaluate an individual’s ongoing exposure to a factor that could negatively impact on that person’s health.

medical monitoring

The legal or ethical mandate that a manufacturer of a potentially hazardous product pay for diagnostic tests to determine whether individuals exposed to the product may be developing early signs of injury or disease before they demonstrate any clinical evidence of disease.
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The present tender is the medical assessment of transportability and any necessary medical monitoring of individuals who are forcibly returned by air, land or sea in the country of origin or third country.
Following a three-week long trial, the jury rejected the claims of a class of Massachusetts smokers that wanted Philip Morris to pay for a court-ordered medical monitoring program.
Around three million patients worldwide were using connected home medical monitoring devices at the end of 2013, a report said, noting that the figure comprises all patients that were remotely monitored by a professional caregiver.
Philip Morris, a medical monitoring case in which ACA submitted an amicus brief urging the court to reject "medical monitoring" class actions under state law.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 17, 2012-Connectyx Technologies takes over USA Medical Monitoring Services(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Country: USASector: Healthcare, IT/Online ServicesTarget: USA Medical Monitoring Service LLCBuyer: Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group IncType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
For many years we've been told that early detection and screening are good, so courts and juries come in with the preconception that medical monitoring must be a good idea," says Sean Wajert, co-chair of the mass torts and product liability practice at Dechert.
Then claims for the cost of medical monitoring arrived on the North American scene in the 1980s.
5) Medical monitoring allows plaintiffs to receive compensation for future diagnostic testing that is reasonably necessary to detect latent injuries that may develop after exposure to toxic substances.
Exposures can be monitored and limited, and medical monitoring can be conducted to determine the extent of the problem as well as to identify and treat new cases (i.
In vacating a lower court certification of a class action, the West Virginia Supreme Court has tightened standards for medical monitoring in cases of exposure to high-risk chemicals.
The new monthly report- priced at $800/year-covers recently filed lawsuits, the latest unearthed discovery, updates on medical studies, defenses, novel theories of recovery, medical monitoring claims, vaccine industry briefs, and more.

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