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The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday asked to join a settlement agreement between Duke University and a class of faculty members in a private suit alleging the university had an anti-competitive no-hire arrangement with a nearby medical school.
Minnesota’s governor and legislative leaders have agreed on a state budget for the next biennium that includes the governor’s proposed continuation of a health care provider tax but omits his proposed gas tax and transportation provisions.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has asked a Florida federal court to enforce a series of subpoenas it says will help defend against claims that a partner defamed a businessman by tying him to the criminal investigation into nursing home mogul Philip Esformes.
The state of Maryland has defeated a former employee’s suit alleging she was retaliated against and ultimately fired after reporting that she believed her supervisor’s husband sent her a sexually explicit email, with a federal judge ruling that the state adequately addressed the situation.
Lupin Pharmaceuticals cut a deal that will allow it to escape antitrust claims leveled against it by Walgreens, CVS and other retailers that it conspired with two other pharmaceutical companies to keep generic versions of birth control drug Loestrin off the market.