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How are your physicians compensated? Stark law False Claims Act Halifax paying $85 million
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

On March 10, 2014, just days before trial, Halifax Hospital Medical Center and Halifax Staffing, Inc. (collectively "Halifax") entered into an $85


Ninth Circuit falls In line with Supreme Court ruling on class action removals
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2013

In Rodriguez v. AT&T Mobility, LLC, the Ninth Circuit continues a string of recent decisions cracking down on district courts' tendency to remand


United States Supreme Court holds that class action securities fraud plaintiffs need not prove the materiality of the alleged false statements or omissions to support certification of a class, resolving circuit split
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2013

In Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, No. 11-1085, ___ WL ______ (U.S. Feb. 27, 2013), the United States Supreme Court


Disfavored purchaser loses Robinson-Patman Act and Sherman Act Section 1 claims against favored buyer
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion on a rare legal issue: buyer liability for violations of the Robinson-Patman Act


Antitrust exclusive dealing claims given "short-shrift" in dismissal. How long is short? An analysis in search of context
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

The Federal District Court for the Central District of California, sitting in Santa Ana, recently dismissed antitrust claims in an action between


U.S. Supreme Court decision gives more latitude to defeat securities fraud class action lawsuits prior to class certification
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

In Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., No. 13-317, __ S Ct. __, 2014 WL 2807181 (U.S. June 23, 2014), the United States Supreme Court


Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection: for America only
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has held that the whistleblower protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act do not


Supreme Court confirms that generic drug manufacturers can challenge brand-name use-code descriptions in patent litigation
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

Congress designed the Hatch-Waxman Act (codified at 21 U.S.C. 355(b), (j), (l) and 35 U.S.C. 156, 271, and 282) to inspire medical innovation by giving medical-device and pharmaceutical patent owners a more fruitful patent term while providing follow-on manufacturers to more quickly market their products once medical patents expire


Court of Appeals affirms commercial division ruling stating creditors of SIV-Lites have no cause of action for breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference without a contract
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

In Oddo Asset Management v. Barclays Bank PLC, et al., No. 126 (Jul. 27, 2012), Chief Judge Lippman, in a unanimous decision, affirmed the holdings of the Commercial Division of Supreme Court (Kapnick, J.), as upheld by the Appellate Division, 1st Department, by dismissing a lawsuit where a creditor alleged both a breach of fiduciary duty by the collateral managers of the debtor and a claim of tortious interference with contract against the seller of the debt


Do your diligence - commercial division finds that sophisticated parties may not justifiably rely on alleged misrepresentations when information is readily accessible
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2012

In Karfunkel v. Sassower, No. 6022442009 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Sept. 12, 2012), Judge Peter O. Sherwood granted a motion for summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s claim of civil fraud for lack of both scienter and justifiable reliance, holding that sophisticated parties may not justifiably rely on alleged fraudulent misrepresentations when accurate information is readily accessible