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With the aggressive pursuit of cases against the pharmaceutical and device industries (including the recent $2.2 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson), the implementation of Medicare Fraud Strike Forces in major cities...more
In a recent decision, New York's appellate court considered whether a "Computer Systems Fraud" insurance policy rider (Policy) covered losses that Universal American suffered as a result of fraudulent claims electronically...more
Earlier this month, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of 13 individuals associated with the hacker organization Anonymous for a widespread scheme to disrupt and shut down commercial and government websites....more
There’s no denying that the present-day Internet, while extraordinary, is increasingly scary. Cyber attacks of various types continue to escalate across the globe. As stated by one recent commentator: “Cybercrime is raging...more
Last year was another busy year in health care fraud enforcement. In 2012, the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS-OIG) reported total expected recoveries of $6.9 billion from all...more
To paraphrase a famous quote, "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it," and providers who ignore the significance of the federal government's healthcare fraud enforcements efforts in 2012 do so at their...more
For the first time, online retail sales exceeded $1 billion on Black Friday and reached nearly $1.5 billion on Cyber Monday this year. Analysts expect this increase in e-commerce to continue, and Forrester Research estimates...more
Nov. 1 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the week's most important legal news. Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast of the United States and legal issues are beginning to emerge. Also, General...more
As the price of healthcare continues to increase, healthcare practitioners have become more innovative and creative in their attempts to keep costs affordable for their patients. One technique which has...more
Secretary Sebelius and Attorney General Holder issued a joint letter to the American Hospital Association and four other associations representing hospitals and medical centers, warning of indications that some providers are...more
If your organization suffers a loss as a result of someone hacking into your network, will your insurance policy's computer fraud rider cover the loss? The answer, of course, depends on the language of your policy and the...more
Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed a district court holding that the computer fraud rider to a retailer’s Crime Policy covered losses resulting from the theft of customers’ financial...more
Cyber hacking, data breaches and privacy concerns have become commonplace headlines. While not always front page news, one study reported on 1,700 instances of computer hacking, cyber terrorism, and other data breaches in the...more
In a ruling that might provide a new path to data breach insurance coverage, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Inc. has prevailed in its attempt to obtain insurance coverage for losses associated with a data breach under a commercial crime...more
Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that there was coverage for first-party and third-party losses arising from the theft of customer credit card information by hackers under a crime policy’s...more
Originally published in THE RECORDER February 3, 2012 edition
At the same time as we begin to emerge from recent financial dislocations and economic turbulence — and as we face continued uncertainty in the Eurozone,...more