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Manatt on Medicaid: The Numbers

Even as the news media tries to untangle the latest data on Marketplace enrollment, an equally important and still-evolving story is playing out on the Medicaid side of the open enrollment equation. According to a Centers for…more

| Health

Employment Law

Second Circuit: Inability to Sit for Long Periods Can Trigger ADA Coverage - Why it matters: Can an employee’s inability to sit for a prolonged period of time constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities…more

| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Rights,...

TCPA Connect

Two Recent Yahoo! Decisions Produce Differing Results for TCPA Liability - ..PA Court: Yahoo!’s System Not an ATDS: Yahoo! won dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) suit when a federal court judge…more

| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law,...

Financial Services Law

Court: FTC Can Regulate Payday Lenders Affiliated With Indian Tribes - In what is being hailed by the Federal Trade Commission as a victory for regulators, a federal court judge in Nevada has ruled that the FTC has the…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking,...

Advertising Law

COPPA + State Law = Privacy Protection for Teens - How does the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) interact with state law privacy protections for teens? According to amicus briefs filed by both the…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer...

Insurance Recovery Law

Suit Alleging Drug Distributor Was a “Pill Mill” Requires Defense - Why it matters: A Kentucky federal court held that the claimed impact in a suit brought by the West Virginia Attorney General – alleging that the…more

| Construction Law, Personal Injury, Insurance, Products Liability, Real...

The Elevator Speech Overview

The House and Senate were both in session this week. The White House reported Tuesday that 7.1 million people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, meeting their original target for enrollment before the…more

| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Health, Taxation

Advertising Law

SPECIAL FOCUS: Supreme Court Adopts Broad Standing Test for False Advertising Plaintiffs - On March 25th, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion regarding the test for standing in false advertising cases under…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law,...

Employment Law

PAGA Suit Belongs in State, Not Federal, Court Says Ninth Circuit - Why it matters: A wage and hour suit brought under California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) belongs in state , not federal , court, the Ninth…more

| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

The Elevator Speech Overview

The House and Senate were both in session this week, the President was traveling overseas. President Obama announced his backing for an overhaul of the NSA bulk phone data collection program, a plan that differs from the…more

| Elections & Politics, Energy & Utilities, Health, International Law &...

Advertising Law

FDA “Dislikes” Drug Company’s Facebook Page - Switzerland-based IBSA Institut Biochimique SA recently got a thumbs-down from the Food and Drug Administration over a Facebook ad for its hypothyroidism drug, Tirosint, that…more

| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Communications & Media Law, Consumer...

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