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Mental Health Parity Act: a litigation update

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2014

The Federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (the "Federal Parity Act"), like many similar state parity laws, mandates that financial

New Jersey federal court allows “self-help” counterclaims against potential FCA whistleblowers to proceed

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

Last week, a New Jersey federal court allowed medical device maker Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp. ("Boston Scientific") to proceed with

California repeals 60-day limit on waiting periods

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

On August 15, 2014, California passed Senate Bill 1034, which repealed an insurance law (Assembly Bill 1083) that prohibited insurance companies from

Alzheimer’s patients are not liable for injuries they may inflict on home health care workers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

Carolyn Gregory was injured while providing in-home care for Lorraine Cott, an Alzheimer’s disease patient. Gregory received workers’ compensation

Health care reform litigation risks the intersection of ERISA Section 510 and the Affordable Care Act’s whistleblower provisions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is significantly changing employer health care obligations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA

FLSA suits in healthcare highlight payroll practice issues

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2010

A number of plaintiffs' law firms have set up websites devoted to hospital overtime and class action lawsuits, and at least one firm has sent personalized letters to employees of no less than 20 hospitals in the New York City area alone, asking for consent to file wage-hour actions on their behalf

The Affordable Care Act and its coverage mandates for employers: a potent recipe for ERISA class actions

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has engendered much controversy (pro and con) in the business community, one area that has received less discussion is whether ACA may increase employers’ exposure to high-stakes class action litigation

HHS issues HIPAAHITECH Omnibus Final Rule ushering in significant changes to existing regulations

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2013

"Sweeping changes" is how Leon Rodriquez, of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR), characterized the effect of

Third Circuit holds that the ADA can obligate an employer to reasonably accommodate an employee’s disability-related difficulties in getting to work

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2010

In a recent ADA case, Colwell v. Rite Aid Corporation, No. 08-4675, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 7249 (3d Cir. Apr. 8, 2010), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed summary judgment for the employer and held that employers may need to make reasonable shift changes, allowing an employee with a visual impairment to work the day shift only in order to accommodate the employee’s disability-related difficulties in getting to work

District court permits ERISA claim for benefits of IRO review, holding such review is not an arbitration

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2013

In Yox v. Providence Health Plan, No. 12-cv-01348, 2013 WL 865968 (D. Or. Mar. 8, 2013), a federal district court held that the review of benefit