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Merger of St. Luke’s Health System and Saltzer Medical Group blocked
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Today, the Ninth Circuit upheld a ruling by an Idaho Federal District Court that ordered St. Luke's Health System Ltd. to divest its acquisition of


Ammunition to rebut “obvious to try”
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

The recent Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Leo Pharmaceutical Products, Ltd. v. Rea (Appeal No. 2012-1530, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 16610


Supreme Court finds pharmaceutical sales reps exempt under the outside sales exemption
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

In a highly anticipated decision under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the United States Supreme Court handed down a big win on Tuesday for the pharmaceutical industry when the Court found pharmaceutical sales representatives are covered by the outside sales exemption in Christopher v. Smith Kline Beecham Corp


Supreme Court gets into the act on health care reform
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

The table now is set for the last chapter in our long (and, to many, excruciating) debate over the constitutionality of the health care reform legislation enacted in 2010


Sixth Circuit decision in Jakubowski highlights importance of interactive process in reasonable accommodation efforts
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2010

Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit announced its decision in Jakubowski v. The Christ Hospital, Inc. which very well demonstrates the attention that employers need to pay to the interactive process when an employee approaches it for a reasonable accommodation for a disability


ERISA preemption is complicated except when it isn’t
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

In light of Health Care Reform, we anticipate ERISA preemption cases to start popping up more frequently. Two recent decisions demonstrate that ERISA


Health care lending: In re Altercare of Stow Rehabilitation Center
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

In mid-September, an Ohio appellate court rendered a decision in a long-pending dispute that raises an important issue for health care lenders: the impact of a contested certificate of need application


Health care reform survives Supreme Court scrutiny - but not entirely intact
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

Health care reform just got a clean bill of health from the United States Supreme Court


More case law regarding documentation required to revise or terminate negotiated retiree healthcare benefits
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2009

The Sixth Circuit has decided two new cases regarding ERISA lifetime retiree healthcare benefits under a collective bargaining agreement, continuing to put a thumb on the scale in favor of vested benefits, but recognizing that an employer may have the right to make "reasonable modifications" to those benefits


Will GINA impact Ohio employers' ability to conduct medical investigations in workers' compensation claims?
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

In the day-to-day administration of their Ohio workers' compensation programs, self-insured employers (or a TPA or law firm on their behalf) often will obtain a medical authorization from the injured worker and then obtain medical records as part of the employers' medical investigation