Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

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Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186, United States
Phone: (215) 972-7777
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  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
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400+ Attorneys

OCR Withdraws Dear Colleague Letter and Q&A on Title IX and Sexual Violence Guidance

On September 22, 2017, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) withdrew the 2011 Dear Colleague Letter (“DCL”) and the 2014 Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence (“Q&A”) guidance documents. …more
 /  Education

Federal Judge Rejects Insurer’s Effort to Add Materials To Claims File on Eve of Trial

A federal judge in Arizona refused an insurer’s effort eight days before trial to supplement the underlying claim file in a bad faith litigation. The insurer sought to add approximately 60 pages of documents from the insured’s…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

United States ex rel Campie v. Gilead Sciences: Ninth Circuit Revives FCA Suit Despite Escobar’s “Demanding and Rigorous” Materiality Standard

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously reversed dismissal of a False Claims Act Complaint in United States ex rel. Campie v. Gilead Sciences. The most notable aspect of the case is that the panel…more
 /  Government Contracting, Health

Who’s Acting In Bad Faith Now? Federal Court Slams Policyholder’s Counsel on Fee Petition

Plaintiff Bernie Clemens was injured in a motor vehicle accident in August 2009. Clemens’ attorney helped him recover $25,000 in a supplementary underinsured motorist (SUM) claim, and then sued Clemens’ insurer under…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

E.D. Pa. Clarifies that Whistleblower Protections under Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Acts Only Cover Conduct Involving Publicly-Traded Companies

A trial court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that the whistleblower protections of the Dodd-Frank Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”) do not necessarily apply to employees of private entities, even if…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

FDA Commissioner Touts Seamless Clinical Trails, Use of Modeling and Simulation As Ways to Lower Drug Costs

In remarks at the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society’s (RAPS) 2017 Regulatory Convergence Conference yesterday, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., spent considerable…more
 /  Health

New Amendments to the Illinois Condominium Property Act and Illinois Common Interest Community Association Act

Legislation that will take effect on January 1, 2018 will impose new obligations on Illinois condominium associations, including a requirement that every association maintain an official unit owner list that includes every unit…more
 /  Real Estate - Residential

Equifax Hack Endangers Millions of Consumers

Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies in the United States, disclosed yesterday that hackers had breached its security systems and stolen information relating to as many as 134 million American…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Eastern District of Michigan Grants Summary Judgment for Insurer on Bad Faith Claim But Finds Allegations of Bad Faith Relevant to Measure of Potential Recovery

455 Companies, LLC alleges that Landmark American Insurance Company breached their property insurance contract by denying a claim resulting from water damage to 455 Companies’ property. Landmark moved for partial summary…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

FTC Remains Focused on Social Media Influencer Practices

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) pursued enforcement action against a number of social media influencers over the influencers’ alleged failures to disclose material connections between themselves…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law

Petratos v. Genentech: Escobar’s “Heightened Materiality Requirement” Is Significant Pleading Hurdle in False Claims Act Suits

In a recent False Act Claims (FCA) suit involving the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin, the Third Circuit barred a relator’s qui tam suit because his Complaint lacked sufficient factual allegations that, if true, would establish…more
 /  Government Contracting, Health

District of Colorado Grants Summary Judgment for Insurer on Common Law (But Not Statutory) Bad Faith Claim Where No Evidence Insurer Knowingly or Recklessly Disregarded Validity of Claim But Issue of Fact Over Reasonableness of Insurer’s Actions

MacKinney was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sought underinsured motorist coverage from Allstate. Allstate insured MacKinney’s vehicle under three policies. The total UIM coverage under the policies was $150,000, which…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance

DOL Overtime Rule Struck Down By Texas Federal Court

In a long awaited decision, a Texas federal judge struck down the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime rule finding that the Department of Labor (“DOL”) exceeded its delegated authority. The rule, which was blocked by…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law Poised for Adoption

On August 7, 2017, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”) Cybersecurity Working Group adopted as final, over one dissenting vote, the sixth draft of the NAIC Data Security Model Law. The next day, the NAIC…more
 /  Privacy, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology

Requirement To Use New EEO-1 Form Stayed

Although the Trump Administration has rolled back numerous Obama-era Executive Orders and other rules and policies intended to help workers, employers have been holding their collective breath, wondering whether the revised…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law
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