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Government institution

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 22 2012

Merck unsuccessfully appealed a Federal Court of Appeal decision relating to an Access to Information Act request

Restrictions on private life

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2013

Just before Christmas, judgment was given in the case of J Council v GU and others. GU suffered from a number of separable mental disorders including

SEC files another fraud action tied to the municipal bond market

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 15 2013

The SEC filed another settled financial fraud action tied to the municipal bond market which is clearly an area of increasing focus. This proceeding

Ministry of Health funding decision discriminatory and not justified

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • May 9 2011

In March 2005, a senior management team of the Ministry of Health (MoH) decided that MoH would no longer fund community participation activities for intellectually disabled people 65 years and older (funding was, however, "grand-parented" for those people over 65 who were already seeking services

Failure to add statement of correction to computer alert system

  • Buddle Findlay
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 16 2011

The Ministry of Social Development had placed several alerts on its computer system in relation to the plaintiff, a prison inmate with a long record of convictions for a variety of serious offences including unlawful possession of firearms, aggravated robbery and other matters

FOI - mother refused access to deceased daughter's health records

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2007

The Information Tribunal's recent decision in Mrs P Bluck v Information Commissioner and Epsom and St Helier University NHS Trust (EA20060090) explored the relationship between freedom of information and doctorpatient confidentiality

Same-sex domestic partner policy does not discriminate against opposite-sex couples

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2011

Reversing a decision by the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, a New York appeals court recently held that a policy adopted by a local Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to offer health care to same-sex domestic partners did not unlawfully discriminate against opposite-sex domestic partners

Sixth Circuit provides powerful authority for False Claims Act defendants in reversal of $83 million judgment

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 6 2012

Recently, the Sixth Circuit in United States ex rel. Williams v. Renal Care Group et al. threw out an $83 million judgment against a dialysis provider in an opinion recognizing the ambiguity endemic in the current health care regulatory environment and rejecting the government’s attempts to exploit that ambiguity under the False Claims Act

Paying for family vacations with NIH funds triggers FCA lawsuit and settlement

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 8 2013

Northwestern University will pay $2.93 million to settle a federal False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit brought by a former employee who alleged

Corby Group Litigation

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2009

The High Court’s decision in the Corby Group Litigation has recently made national headlines