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By Stephen J. McConnell
Way back in law school we learned that a plaintiff suing for negligence must satisfy four elements: (1) duty, (2) breach, (3) causation, and (4) injury. Every one of these elements can be a battleground.
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
Puffed quinoa snacks presumably would contain mostly quinoa right? Not according to the putative class action lawsuit filed in a New York federal court earlier this year.
By Debra McCurdy
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to rescind the authority of states to make Medicaid payments to a third party on behalf of an individual provider...
By Michelle Yeary
When we first looked at the decision for today's post, we thought about comparing it to fan fiction.
By James Beck
We were reading the appallingly bad personal jurisdiction (and other things, but those aren't what we're interested in today) decision in Hammons v. Ethicon, Inc., ___ A.3d ___, 2018 WL 3030754 ...
By James Beck
The plaintiff almost always loses.
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
The court's decision remains pending.
By Rachel B. Weil
We love the unexpected. We loved standing up after what we thought was the finale of the fireworks show last night only to be left breathless by a stunning and unexpected encore.
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
The University of Illinois sued Ted O'Malley, the seller of shirts that feature the University's former symbol, "Chief Illiniwek," and the phrase "Make Illinois Great Again" for trademark and copyright infringement...
By Debra McCurdy
Citing an interest in improving its processes and eliminating unnecessary requirements, CMS is hosting July 13, 2018 "Provider Compliance Focus Group" meeting regarding Medicare fee-for-service compliance topics...
By Debra McCurdy
The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved bipartisan legislation, HR 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, intended to bolster opioid prevention and treatment...
By Jeremy Abrams, Michael Jacobs, Megan Q. Miller
The omnibus bill includes a number of corporate income tax provisions in response to federal changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA").
By Andrew Levad, Jason Gordon
An Illinois federal court recently rejected packaged food company Pinnacle Foods Group LLC's attempt to dismiss a putative class action suit against it over its line of "Wishbone
By David Gutowski, Kyle Sollie, Matthew Setzer
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and legislative leaders avoided a government shutdown by reaching a compromise on various tax measures.
By Michelle Yeary
Being that it was the Sixth Circuit that allowed a failure-to-update claim to proceed against a generic manufacturer, when we got the recent decision in McDaniel v. Upsher-Smith Labs ...
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