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Peterson & Associates
Kansas City Based Law Firm, Peterson & Associates, P.C., Files Suit against a Division of Johnson & Johnson on Behalf of a 46-Year-Old Woman Who Suffered a Stroke after Using Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch -- JNJ
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kansas City based law firm, Peterson & Associates, P.C. (www.petersonlawfirm.com), announced that is has filed suit against Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), on behalf of a 46-year-old woman and her husband. The woman suffered a stroke while using the Ortho Evra(r) Birth Control Patch for only three months. The suit was filed in The Superior Court of New Jersey near Johnson and Johnson's world headquarters. For more information on Ortho Evra(r), please visit www.petersonlawfirm.com.
J.G. Wentworth Annuity Purchase Program Reaches Industry Milestone
BRYN MAWR, Pa., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- J.G. Wentworth, a specialty finance company, today announced the partnership with its 100th Independent Marketing Organization (IMO). As a result of a long-term effort, J.G. Wentworth has developed strategic partnerships with 100 IMOs in order to educate consumers, financial advisors, brokers and agents on the secondary market for annuities. J.G. Wentworth is establishing distribution channels through IMOs in order to provide product information for investment professionals who advise clients on annuities.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Expanded Class Period in Class Action Lawsuit Against XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. -- XMSR
HARTFORD, Conn., June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. ("XM" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:XMSR) between the expanded period July 28, 2005 and May 24, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Airs Nonstop OLN Tour de France Coverage on In-Flight DIRECTV Service
NEW YORK, June 30, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) customers can watch live coverage of the 2006 Tour de France as they fly during the month of July. OLN(r), DIRECTV and JetBlue will offer continuous in-flight coverage of the 23-day bicycle race, widely regarded as the world's most grueling endurance race. To celebrate the race, JetBlue is waiving its $50 bike fee(a) for customers traveling in July.