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

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

Upholding rights and freedoms, both traditional and novel
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2011

Yesterday was Bastille Day

U.S. EPA’s new Microbial Risk Assessment Guideline for waterborne pathogens
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

The “Microbial Risk Assessment Guideline: Pathogenic Microorganisms with Focus on Food and Water” was released by U.S. Department of Agriculture on July 26, 2011

Noerr-Pennington immunizes hospital from antitrust liability for lobbying campaign against competitor
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 7 2011

The Noerr-Pennington doctrine, which protects the First Amendment right to petition the government, has traditionally been used to shield lobbying activity from antitrust liability, even when such activity’s intent is to harm a competitor

Justice Breyer resurrects Metabolite
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2011

Justice Breyer's dissenting opinion in Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. is interesting for more than his views on inventor rights and the Bayh-Dole Act

Plaintiff cannot avoid oral settlement agreement because of defendants' unrelated nondisclosure
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2011

After School District 70 fired Debra Lewis, she brought suit

Pulling out your hair over wrongfully disclosed records?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

A recent Massachusetts case shows that even prisoners have a right to privacy in their medical records