A California jury recently returned a verdict in favor of Allergan, Inc., in a trial involving claims that Allergan’s promotion of an off-label use of its drug Botox caused the death of a pediatric patient suffering from cerebral palsy.
After more than two weeks of floor consideration, the Senate entered into what is likely its final week of debate on its financial overhaul legislation S. 3217.
Scottish Lion Insurance Company (Scottish Lion) has been sold to Berkshire Hathaway, effectively ending the outstanding issues related to its proposed Scheme of Arrangement.
On April 27, 2010, the Homeowners’ Defense Act of 2009, H.R. 2555 (the "Act") was passed by the House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee by a vote of 39-26, and will head to the House floor for a full vote, although no date has yet been set.
As we previously reported here, the Louisiana House of Representatives scheduled a floor debate for April 21, 2010 on House Bill 285 (the "Bill").
As we previously reported here, last week the U.S. Senate failed to reinstate the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”).
Healthcare reform's long and often bumpy journey through Congress came to a close last week, as President Obama signed into law the 2,000 page legislation that will overhaul the nation's healthcare system.
After another week of fine tuning and vote counting, House leaders released the final text of their healthcare bill on Thursday, in addition to official cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
As efforts to produce a bipartisan deal on sweeping financial regulatory reform legislation inch forward, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) offered an alternative proposal that aims to end the impasse over one of the legislation's most controversial issues - consumer financial protection.
Last Tuesday’s stunning Republican victory in Massachusetts left the future of healthcare reform legislation uncertain, at best.