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Owners of Net Kiosks Accused of Deception

News   ·   January 20, 2009

FTC Sues a Fullerton Couple, Who Say They Were Duped by Partner By ANDREW GALVIN The Orange County Register The Federal Trade Commission has sued a Fullerton couple, alleging they misled investors in an Internet-kiosk business. According to the FTC’s complaint, Charles and Elizabeth Castro and their company, Network Services Depot Inc., recruited investors to […]

Driver wins lawsuit over car’s bad case of BO

News   ·   October 13, 2006

A jury awards more than $300,000 to a man who said he could not rid his Bentley of a foul odor. By JOHN GITTELSOHN The Orange County Register August “Gus” Doppes always wanted to own a Bentley, one of the world’s most luxurious cars. But something about the one he bought four years ago didn’t […]

Charges Reduced in Dana Point Animal-Cruelty Case

News   ·   December 10, 2005

Orange County Register Saturday, December 10, 2005 New trial date of Feb. 7 set for two men accused of running a puppy mill; felony counts against them now misdemeanors. NEWPORT BEACH – A judge Friday reduced felony animal- cruelty charges to misdemeanors against two men accused of running a puppy mill that sold sick Pomeranians […]

Jury Clears Doctor in Botox Suit

News   ·   October 9, 2004

New York Times By MIREYA NAVARRO Published: October 9, 2004 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 – A Superior Court jury cleared a prominent Beverly Hills dermatologist of medical malpractice on Friday after finding that Botox injections did not cause the severe ailments that a patient complained about in a lawsuit. The patient, Irena Medavoy, 45, wife […]

Botox Not Cause of Illnesses, Jury Says

News   ·   October 9, 2004

Los Angeles Times October 9, 2004 By Gina Piccalo Times Staff Writer After a colorful trial that pitted a Hollywood socialite against her longtime celebrity dermatologist, a Los Angeles jury ruled that the Botox treatments she took for migraine headaches did not cause myriad illnesses or the four-month migraine she blamed on the wrinkle cure. […]

Stress Lines Show at the Botox Trial

News   ·   October 8, 2004

Los Angeles Times October 8, 2004 By Gina Piccalo Times Staff Writer Stephen Fraser, the younger, more energetic attorney on dermatologist Arnold Klein’s legal team, paced around the courtroom like the leading man on opening night. “Let’s do this thing!” he shouted. “Let’s get this show on the road!” It was Week 5 of the […]

Jury Rejects Claim Botox Caused Problems

News   ·   October 8, 2004

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: October 8, 2004 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors on Friday rejected the claims of a Hollywood producer’s wife who said Botox treatments caused breathing problems, fever, fatigue and severe muscle pain. Irena Medavoy, 45, said she suffered the symptoms after a Beverly Hills dermatologist gave her three injections of the drug […]

Nerves Dampen Botox Trial

News   ·   October 7, 2004

New York Post – New York, N.Y. October 7, 2004 THE Botox trial of the decade – which pitted Hollywood wife Irina Medavoy vs. “dermatologist to the stars” Dr. Arnie Klein – reached such a crescendo during closing arguments this week that the defendant lost control of his bladder. Medavoy, 45-year-old wife of producer Mike […]

Botox Lawsuit Is Raising Eyebrows

News   ·   October 3, 2004

By MIREYA NAVARRO New York Times Staff Writer Published: October 3, 2004 He is a Beverly Hills doctor known for pioneering work in cosmetic dermatology and for a star-studded patient list, where “Michael” is for Jackson and “Elizabeth” is for Taylor. She is an A-list Hollywood wife, active in the right philanthropies and Democratic Party […]

A Glamorous Drug, an Illness, a Very Public Battle

News   ·   September 22, 2004

September 22, 2004 Los Angeles Times A Glamorous Drug, an Illness, a Very Public Battle By Gina Piccalo, Times Staff Writer In the strange trial of Irena Medavoy versus Botox, nobody is left looking perfect. Even before “Mr. Botox” returned from Europe to take the stand and Vanna White showed up, the judge braced the […]

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