What is Wrongful Termination in Arizona?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
SEC Whistleblower Program: What Employers Need to Know
The U.S. District Court of New Jersey recently reaffirmed that under New Jersey’s whistleblower law, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), a plaintiff asserting that her employer’s conduct is incompatible with a...more
Case: Kane v.Healthfirst, Inc. et al. and U.S. v. Continuum Health Partners Inc. et al., case number1:11-cv-02325, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
As part of the Affordable Care Act...more
Hospitals and their medical staffs may consider it time to dust off their bylaws, in consideration of a recent legal development in a peer review proceeding.
Last year, the California Supreme Court held that Mark T....more
A federal court has ordered discovery regarding the circumstances of a Medicare payment suspension by CMS only one week after failed settlement negotiations between a cardiology practice and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to...more
A federal appeals court recently affirmed the dismissal of a whistleblower-retaliation suit against a Maine nursing home, holding that the plaintiff employee failed to prove that she was fired for telling her supervisor she...more
2014 was another busy year for developments in whistleblowing and retaliation law in New Jersey. This blog post summarizes noteworthy state and federal cases for employers to consider in the new year....more
Insurance Sales Company Harassed and Terminated Employees Based on Their Age, Federal Agency Charged -
NEW YORK - PJP Heath, Inc. will pay a total of $300,000 to three former employees to settle a lawsuit for age-based...more
In Fahlen v. Sutter Central Valley Hospitals, the California Supreme Court found:
A physician is not required to first exhaust his administrative remedies through the medical staff appeals process in order to...more
The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on February 20, 2014, that a physician claiming that her/his privileges were terminated in retaliation for whistleblowing to safeguard patient care and safety does not have to...more
It’s the single most controversial law passed by Congress in the last 10 years. Business groups spent hundreds of millions of dollars to defeat it in Congress and to have it overturned in the courts. But now, the Patient...more
Trends and Analysis:
..We have identified 20 health care-related qui tam cases unsealed in July 2013. About a quarter of those were filed in 2013.
..Among the cases unsealed in July, the government has declined to...more
Company Terminated Three Women When They Complained of Sexual Harassment by Their Female Manager, Federal Agency Charged -
ST. LOUIS - Help at Home, Inc., a Chicago-based home healthcare provider that also does...more
Health Insurance Broker Harassed and Discharged Employees Because of Their Age, Federal Agency Charges -
NEW YORK - A health insurance broker with offices in Melville, Lake Success and Garden City violated federal law...more
Originally published in BNA’s Health Care Daily Report, 158 HCDR, 08/16/2012.
A federal trial judge Aug. 8 unsealed a qui tam whistleblower’s lawsuit alleging that New Mexico based Deming Hospital Corp. submitted...more
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