- BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB
A federal judge in Trenton dismisses a suit claiming its anti-clotting drug Plavix caused gastrointestinal bleeding.
The Third Circuit affirms dismissal of a civil-rights suit by a woman arrested in an eviction dispute.
- LEGAL PROFESSION
There were 1,000 jobs added in December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- UNION WORKERS
A Senate panel approves a bill that would expand their use in government construction projects.
… & Losers ♦
- ASSOCIATION OF AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS
A state appeals court denies its bid to delay new regulations on personal injury protection insurance.
- DUNKIN’ DONUTS
A Middlesex County judge denies its motion to dismiss a suit claiming black and Indian-American franchisees got less desirable locations.
- N.J. DEMOCRATIC PARTY
It agrees to pay $42,000 for alleged campaign-law violations in making in-kind contributions to Gov. Jon Corzine’s re-election campaign.
- STATE POLICE
N.J. will pay $125,000 to a plane-crash survivor who alleged a delay in the search-and-rescue mission prolonged her wait for care.