Polsinelli Podcasts - Confusion to Clarity on the Future of the 340B Program
Anti Kickback and Stark Law Enforcement and Compliance Issues
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
A Moment of Simple Justice: Legal Weed
Employment Law Issues for Health Care Employers
What patients misunderstand about their right of informed consent
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
Polsinelli Podcasts - What's Happening in Healthcare Deals in 2014?
Medical Marijuana In Canada: Weeding Through the Risks and Opportunities
Tax Developments Affecting Health Care Organizations and Investor-Owned Hospital Companies
Law Prof: The Clean Air Act Needs a Reboot
Polsinelli Podcast - Health Care Payment Changes: From Service to Value
Polsinelli Podcast - Going it Alone: Factors Independent Hospitals Should Consider Before Joining a Hospital System
Polsinelli Podcast - Food Safety Modernization Act
Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
Polsinelli Podcast - What's Next in Health Reform 2014
Health Care Antitrust & the Supreme Court – Interview with Bruce Sokler, Member, Mintz Levin
Polsinelli Podcast - What Employers Need to Know About Obesity in the Workplace
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The Justice Department’s aggressive enforcement program has had a profound impact on corporate governance. As a consequence, the last there has been a significant change in emphasis in the C-Suite, among general counsel and...more
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On July 16, 2013, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas (Philadelphia County) granted summary judgment in favor of ACE American Insurance Company, holding that costs arising from False Claims Act Litigation were excluded...more
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The CCPSA substantially revises the existing legal scheme in Canada for "consumer products".
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