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October 2004 Archives

Three Voter Registration Drives Lead to Success

Firm Achieves 100% Voter Registration NOVATO, CA -- Oct. 15,2004 -- Brayton Purcell, one of San Francisco North Bay's largest law firms and a major employer, announced today that 100% of its eligible employees had registered to vote in the hotly-contested November election. Senior Partner Alan R. Brayton had issued...

Consumer Groups Oppose Proposition 64

California Attorney General Comes Out Against Proposition 64 SACRAMENTO, CA -- October 15, 2004 -- California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has joined consumer and environmental groups in calling for the defeat of Proposition 64, a measure that would restrict the state's Unfair Business Competition Law. The initiative would allow only...

Conference Includes Workshops for Mesothelioma Patients

Brayton Purcell Sponsors Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation Conference October 6, 2004 -- Brayton Purcell is proud to be a sponsor of the first international conference on mesothelioma presented by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF). Caused by asbestos exposure, mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer that first attacks the membranes lining...

Vioxx May Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

Arthritis Drug Vioxx Taken Off the Market as Unsafe WASHINGTON, D.C. -- October 4, 2004 -- A major drug manufacturer, Merck, has withdrawn its painkiller Vioxx (rofecoxib) from the market because it may increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes (FDA News, September 30, 2004). Vioxx is a nonsteroidal...