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MHPA class action settlement
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

A federal district court in Washington recently granted preliminary approval to a $6 million settlement of a Mental Health Parity class action suit


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
  • 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


IRS releases final forms and instructions for Affordable Care Act reporting
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

In February 2015, the IRS released final forms and instructions related to information reporting under the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA"). These


Washington State amends breach notification law to expand notification requirements
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2015

On April 23, 2015, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill strengthening the state's data breach notification law (amending Wash


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


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


Is the writing on the screen? The Ninth Circuit clarifies movie theater captioning obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2010

In State of Arizona ex rel. Goddard v. Harkins Amusement Enterprises, Inc., No. 08-16075, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 9042 (9th Cir. Apr. 30, 2010), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that while open captioning is not a required auxiliary aid or service in movie theaters as a matter of law under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), other forms of closed captioning and descriptive narration (e.g., rear-projection captioning) may be a required auxiliary aid and service, absent a showing by the movie theater of undue burden or a fundamental alteration of its services


Texas federal court dismisses FCA claims as insufficiently pled
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2014

In U.S. ex rel. Williams v. McKesson Corp., No. 3:12-CV-0371-B (N.D. Tex. July 9, 2014), a Texas federal court recently dismissed a qui tam


New agency FAQs drive a stake further into the heart of premium reimbursement arrangements and eliminate a common executive perk
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

In clear and unambiguous terms, the U.S. Departments of Labor ("DOL") and Health and Human Services and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") (the


Hospital lacks standing without proper authorization
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

In MHA, LLC v. Aetna Health, Inc., 2013 WL 705612 (D.N.J. Feb. 25, 2013), a district court held that a hospital lacked standing to bring a claim for