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Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP, Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Victims of Defective Guidant Defibrillators -- GDT
NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP (http://www.yourlawyer.com) announces that, along with Douglas & London, P.C., it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of victims of defective defibrillators manufactured by Guidant Corporation (NYSE:GDT). The suit was filed in The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Additionally, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has scheduled a hearing for September 29, 2005 in Asheville, North Carolina regarding a motion to consolidate federal cases against Guidant Corporation. Parker & Waichman, LLP continues to provide free case evaluations to all victims of defective Guidant defibrillators; case evaluations may be requested at www.guidantdefibrillatorsrecall.com or http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice/overview.htm?topic=Guidant%20Defibrillators.
ER Urgent Care Centers
ER Urgent Sets Out on Aggressive Marketing Campaign
MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ER Urgent Care Centers (Pink Sheets:ERUG) is pleased to announce that it has set out on one of its most aggressive marketing programs in an effort to further brand the name ER Urgent Care. During the month of August, we have participated in a major Hispanic festival with over 35,000 attendees, a back-to-school event in partnership with Costco Wholesale, and a huge immunization program with Dade County Schools, the third-largest school district in the nation. On August 23, we will be hosting a lunch with the South Florida Marketing Council and the Florida Panthers Hockey team President Michael Yormark as guest speaker. The company is continuing its commitment to be present in most major events related to our industry. Company founder Jerry Miller, says, "We are proud to continue our efforts in the building of our reputation as a leader in the urgent care industry. Our vision for ER Urgent is to set a nationwide standard in health care."
The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN)
Business Officials Invited to VIP Advantage Conference and Exhibition
HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Business officials from counties, cities, school districts, colleges, universities, and other governmental agencies are invited to gain an advantage by attending the VIP Advantage, The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) Vendor Exhibition and Conference, Sept. 8-9, 2005, at South Padre Island Convention Center.
Lazare Kaplan International
Lazare Kaplan International Inc. To Webcast Fiscal 2005 Fourth Quarter Results
NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (AMEX:LKI), a manufacturer and marketer of diamonds and jewelry products, intends to release its fiscal 2005 fourth quarter and year-end financial results prior to the market open on Tuesday, August 16, 2005. In conjunction with this release, the Company will hold a conference call conducted by senior management, which will be broadcast live over the Internet.