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Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP Believes New Study On Ortho Evra Provides Further Evidence That the Birth Control Patch is Associated With Higher Rates of Blood Clots
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP (www.yourlawyer.com) announced that it believes a new study provides further evidence that Ortho Evra is dangerous and should be recalled from the market. The study found that women using the Ortho Evra birth control patch were twice as likely to develop blood clots compared with those using oral birth control pills. Parker & Waichman, LLP currently represents hundreds of clients who were injured while using the Ortho Evra birth control patch. The firm has cases pending in state and federal courts against Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc, a division of Johnson & Johnson, Inc. (NYSE:JNJ). For more information on Ortho Evra, please visit www.orthopatchlawsuit.com and www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/Ortho_Evra_Patch.
Oakley Announces Transition of Chief Operating Officer to Senior Strategic Advisory Role
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Sept. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced that Link Newcomb has resigned as Chief Operating Officer and from the company's Board of Directors, and will transition to the newly created role of Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Newcomb joined Oakley in June 1994 as vice president of international sales and has served in a number of different capacities over his 12-year tenure, including chief operating officer since 1999.
Frontline Ltd. -- Notice of Annual General Meeting
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline Ltd. announces that its 2006 Annual General Meeting will be held on December 1, 2006. A copy of the Notice of Annual General Meeting and associated information including the Company's Annual Report on Form 20-FA can be found on our website at www.frontline.bm and in the attachments below.
Rent-A-Geek to Lead Discussion Hosted by Computer America, Also With LogMeIn
WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Keith G. Schiehl, president and founder at Rent-A-Geek Computer Services, will discuss real-world approaches for growing an IT services business this Friday on the Computer America radio show. Hosted by Carey Holzman, the show will also feature Sean Ellis, VP of Marketing for LogMeIn, Inc.
Vertical Branding, Inc.
MFC Development Corp. Announces Second Closing On Convertible Debt Financing
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- MFC Development Corp. (OTCBB:MFCD) announced today that they have completed a financing with Gottbetter Capital Partners, LLC. CEO Nancy Duitch said, "I'm very pleased to have completed this financing. This funding will allow MFC Development to execute on our business plan, and continue to implement a very strong product line-up for our unique direct-to-consumer distribution channel."