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By Steven Boranian
"The facts and data considered by the witness . . . ." That is what expert witnesses must disclose to the other side after forming their opinions, although the rule was not always this way.
By Stephen J. McConnell
Most of the cases we defend involve claims of inadequate warnings. What makes a warning inadequate? Falsehood is the first thing that comes to mind. But the Pontius Pilate question of "What is truth?"
By Debra McCurdy
The House of Representatives is moving ahead on the Republican plan -– the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – that would repeal and replace major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
By Debra McCurdy
HHS Secretary Thomas Price and CMS Administrator Seema Verma have signaled that the Trump Administration is eyeing changes to one of the last major Medicare policies issued by the Obama Administration.
By Debra McCurdy
Two Congressional committees are holding hearings this week on FDA user fees: a March 21 Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing and a March 22 Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing.
By Kari S. Larsen, Gerard Stegmaier, Kimberly Chow
The Federal Trade Commission continues its efforts to be the leading federal regulator in the areas of privacy and data security.
By Kari S. Larsen, Michael Selig
Following the lead of regulators throughout the country that have turned their attention to new financial technologies, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission recently held a FinTech Forum....
By Eric Alexander
If you have been following along for a while, then you have surely run across our posts making some combination of the following points:
By Brian Willett
While there is no federal law requiring companies to notify individuals of data breaches, South Dakota and Alabama will be the only states without data breach legislation if Gov. Susana Martinez signs New Mexico's H.B. 15, which the state legislature passed March 16.
By Dusty Kirk, Jeffrey Wilhelm
The deadline to file real estate tax assessment appeals for the 2017 tax year in Allegheny County is March 31, 2017, which is rapidly approaching.
By Paul Turner, Carol M. Burke, Lucas Liben, Reginald Sainvil
The Southern District of New York upheld a very closely watched decision of recent years affecting bankruptcies in the oil and gas industry.
By James Beck
Since the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to head the FDA, we've seen quite a few references to his opposition to the current FDA prohibition against off-label promotion – regardless of the truth of the promotion itself.
By Debra McCurdy
The HRSA is delaying the effective date of its January 5, 2017 final rule on the calculation of the ceiling price and application of civil monetary penalties under the 340B drug pricing program until May 22, 2017.
By Debra McCurdy
The Trump Administration is calling for deep cuts to Department of Health and Human Services funding for FY 2018 along with a $1 billion hike in FDA user fees in its "budget blueprint..."
By Debra McCurdy
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has released recommendations to Congress regarding how Medicare fee-for-service payment system rates should be adjusted in 2018.
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