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Labor and Employment Alert: Court Holds That Selling Medical Marijuana at Work Is Not Protected Conduct
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

Medical marijuana has been legal in Michigan since 2008, and more than 200,000 patients currently grow their own marijuana or obtain marijuana from 37


HIPAA Disclosures for Public Health Activities
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

Federal health information regulators recently clarified that HIPAA permits certain uses and disclosures for public health activities without patient


Health Care Alert: Seventh Circuit Reverses Lower Court Denial of Preliminary Injunction in Chicago Area Hospital Merger
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2016

On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit overturned a district court order denying a request by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC


Health Care Alert: Third Circuit Reverses Denial of Preliminary Injunction in Pennsylvania Hospital Merger
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

Last Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed a Pennsylvania district court’s decision denying a preliminary injunction in


Health Care Alert: Tuomey Ex-CEO Banned From Medicare In $1 Million Settlement
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

On September 27th, the Department of Justice entered into a settlement for $1 million with Tuomey Healthcare System, Inc.'s former Chief Executive


Whistleblower Defense Alert: Seventh Circuit’s Latest Interpretation of Rule 9(b) Sets the Pleading Bar Higher for Relators
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

Earlier this month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit established a standard for application of Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b) that


Whistleblower Defense Alert: Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Implied Certification Theory of FCA Liability
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar. The questions presented in Escobar ask


Court Rules That Employer Need Not Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

The issue of accommodating medical marijuana users in the workplace is becoming more common. As we reported last year, the Colorado Supreme Court has


What is “natural”? The FDA thinks it might know
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2015

By claiming on the label that their product is “natural”, manufacturers have helped themselves to 40 billion of consumer dollars each year, this


What’s a Constitution among friends?
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

In November 2015, Ohio voters will determine whether to ensconce the use of recreational and medical marijuana in the Ohio Constitution. Sponsored by