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The New South Wales Court of Appeal (Court of Appeal) and the New South Wales Parliament have confirmed that the District Court has jurisdiction to hear prosecutions brought under the previous occupational health and safety...more
EDITOR’S NOTE -
Recent months have provided interesting developments in the False Claims Act (“FCA”) case law, and the future promises even more.
Defendants in many FCA cases that proceed to litigation file...more
Last summer, a federal judge in Houston ruled that the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA), found in Title 18, § 3287 of the U.S. Criminal Code, applied to a civil False Claims Act (FCA) case and suspended the...more
Mt. Hawley Insurance Company v. Richard R. Lopez, Jr. -
Court of Appeal, Second District (May 1, 2013) -
Insurance Code Section 533 provides that an insurer is not liable for willful acts of an insured, and thus is...more
Inmates in the Riverside County jails served a federal class-action lawsuit last month, claiming the county is subjecting them to cruel and unusual punishment by depriving them of basic medical and mental health care. A...more
In This Issue:
..Kathleen Sullivan Named a “Top 10 Female Litigator” by Benchmark Litigation and Euromoney Legal Media Group
..Pharma Patent Litigators Nick Cerrito and Eric Stops Join Quinn Emanuel...more
October 19, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney.
In U.S. ex rel. Repko v. Guthrie Clinic et al., the Third Circuit recently ended an attempt by Rodney Repko, former general counsel and executive vice president for Guthrie Healthcare System and its related entities, to bring...more
On July 27, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued the long-anticipated decision in Friedman v. Sebelius. Friedman addressed whether the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its...more
My office phone rings and it’s one of my favorite clients. We just finished working on an appeal of a resident discharge and were expecting the Division of Medical Assistance hearing officer decision any day. I felt pretty...more
On July 27th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit purportedly handed the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) a loss in its bid to exclude Purdue Frederick Company...more
Private or government investigations usually start with a request for records. In more egregious situations, the FBI or other state or federal agency could show up and take records pursuant to a search warrant.
On August 5, 2011, the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the “OIG”), notified Howard Solomon, the CEO of Forest Laboratories, that the OIG would take no action against him under...more
Q. I am the local manager of a national laboratory. We just received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General seeking requisition forms, billing policies, and...more
Having investigated and prosecuted, sometimes unsuccessfully, pharmaceutical and biotech companies and their executives for years, the government this week has turned its might on a pharmaceutical company’s associate general...more
Pharmaceutical and medical device companies that would like to discuss off-label uses of their FDA approved products with health care professionals face a treacherous path paved with substantial uncertainty, including the...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*The United States Supreme Court Grants Petition for Review of a False Claims Act Case
*HEAT in Action
*The Health IT Policy Committee Releases Draft Recommendations on “Meaningful Use” Definition...more
Proposes a constitutional framework around which judges may sentence people charged with drug and alcohol-related crimes to faith-based programs rather than prison. Such a course of action, according to the author,...more