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  • January 18, 2019

    Injured Plaintiffs, Families Hurt Again By Gov't Shutdown

    Cash-strapped plaintiffs and their families suing the federal government for medical malpractice are among those adversely affected by the ongoing government shutdown, which has become yet another hurdle preventing them from having their day in court, their attorneys said.

  • January 18, 2019

    Drug Distributors Can't Appeal RICO Ruling In Opioid MDL

    An Ohio federal judge on Friday blocked drug distributors from trying again to keep racketeering allegations out of a bellwether trial in the opioid multidistrict litigation, rejecting assertions that enormous damages associated with racketeering will hinder settlement talks.

  • January 18, 2019

    Security Guards Hit NYU Hospitals With Wage-And-Hour Suit

    New York University’s teaching hospitals failed to fully compensate security guards for overtime work and skimped on pay for required duties before and after shifts, according to a putative class action filed Friday in New York state court.

  • January 18, 2019

    HHS Condemns Null Calif. Abortion Law As Discriminatory

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services chided California on Friday over a court-invalidated state law that had required pregnancy resource centers to post information about abortion services, saying it flouted federal statutes barring discrimination against anti-abortion providers.

  • January 18, 2019

    UnitedHealth Sues Generic-Drug Makers For Price-Fixing

    Health insurance giant United HealthCare Services Inc. has slapped a host of generic-drug makers with a sprawling lawsuit in Minnesota federal court alleging they conspired to hike prices on a range of medications and saying “collusion in the generic pharmaceutical industry is well established at this point.”

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