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DOJ recovers up to $48 million in False Claim Act case resulting from whistleblower report

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2013

In yet another large recovery for the DOJ, on December 6, 2012, DFB Pharmaceuticals, and its subsidiary, Healthpoint Ltd., agreed as part of a

Hobby lobby, religious freedom, ACA, and contraception

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2014

Last month, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., two highly

Recent US Supreme Court decision on student search and seizure, something every school administrator should be aware of

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2009

On June 25, 2009, the United States Supreme Court of Appeals issued an important decision in Safford Unified Sch. Dist. 1 v. Redding, relating to whether the 4th Amendment of the Constitution prohibits a public school from conducting a search of a student suspected of possessing and distributing prescription drugs on campus in violation of school policy

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to hear public nuisance contingent fee case

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear an important legal challenge in a case involving Governor Ed Rendell's hiring of a plaintiffs contingent fee law firm to sue a drug manufacturer on behalf of the state

Health reform legislation includes significant amendments to the False Claims Act and the anti-kickback statute

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2010

Hidden in the sweeping health care legislation signed into law March 23, 2010 are two amendments that could significantly increase the number of whistleblower-driven lawsuits in the federal courts

“Kindling” the flame for plaintiffs: legal challenges to the use of the Kindle and e-readers in the classroom

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

In a case of first impression, on June 25, 2009, the National Federation of the Blind ("NFB") and the American Council for the Blind ("ACB"), along with Darrell Shandrow, an Arizona State University ("ASU") journalism student with a visual impairment, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Arizona seeking to prevent the Arizona Board of Regents and ASU from adopting a pilot program that replaces the use of text books in select classes with an electronic reader device ("e-reader"), Amazon's Kindle DX

D.C. Circuit rules DEA's denial of petition to reschedule marijuana was not arbitrary and capricious

  • Littler Mendelson
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Agency, No. 11-1265 (Jan. 22, 2013

Florida Constitution: Florida Supreme Court removes three proposed amendments from the general election ballot

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

In a series of opinions issued on August 31, 2010, the Supreme Court of Florida removed from the November general election ballot three amendments to the Florida Constitution that had been proposed by the Legislature and allowed two amendments that had been proposed by petition to remain on the ballot

Federal court dismisses FCA action against teaching hospital and faculty physicians finding allegations publicly disclosed through government’s path initiative

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2010

The Northern District of Illinois dismissed a false claims act (FCA) action filed by a former employee and a faculty member of Rush Medical College (Rush) alleging that Rush and certain of its faculty physicians (Defendants) had submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid for inadequately supervised surgical procedures on grounds that the allegations were subject to the public disclosure bar and that the relators were not original sources

Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior Univ. v. Roche Molecular Sys., Inc

  • Vedder Price PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2010

The United States Supreme Court has granted a petition for a writ of certiorari in a case with the potential to have a significant impact on the commercialization of technology where government funding has been provided in its development