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United States Supreme Court Reverses California Decision Adopting "Sliding Scale" Specific Jurisdiction
We thought you might be interested in today's U.S. Supreme Court decision Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California.
United States
4 Jul 2017
Settling Defendants (And Their Insurers) Beware: Eleventh Circuit Holds Settling Insurer Liable For Failure To Protect Medicare Payments Made By Private Insurer
Congress created an uproar among personal injury tort defendants and their insurers when it passed the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) less than 10 years ago.
United States
25 Aug 2016
Settling Defendants Beware: Eleventh Circuit Holds Settling Insurer Liable For Failure To Protect Medicare Payments Made By Private Insurer
After thousands of articles, seminars, and hours spent studying the MMSEA's requirements, Medicare no longer is the great concern it was.
United States
22 Aug 2016
Medical Marijuana Is Coming To PA: Are You Ready?
In April, Governor Wolf signed legislation making Pennsylvania the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana.
United States
24 Jun 2016
Sowing Uncertainty: Navigating Patent Disputes And Antitrust Scrutiny Post King Drug
On June 26, 2015, the Third Circuit issued an opinion in King Drug Co. of Florence, Inc. v. Smithkline Beecham Corp., (Case No. 14-1243).
United States
6 Aug 2015
Obamacare Survives Second Supreme Court Challenge
The Affordable Care Act has survived another serious challenge – again through an opinion authored by Chief Justice Roberts.
United States
26 Jun 2015
California Supreme Court Decision In Cipro Highlights The Lack Of Predictability In Antitrust Jurisprudence And Counseling
On May 7, 2015, the Supreme Court of California issued an opinion in In re Cipro Cases I & II, a case centered on pay-to-delay settlements between drug makers and generic manufacturers.
United States
15 Jun 2015
Department Of Labor Seeks To Put New FLSA Regulations For Homecare Workers Back On Track
Last week marked a new battle in the war the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has waged against the homecare industry.
United States
2 Mar 2015
Gingko, Roses, Or Just Filler? The New York Attorney General's Attack On Supplements
We all know that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what if the roses you give to your sweetheart are actually painted daisies or thorns without flowers?
United States
16 Feb 2015
Recent Pittsburgh-Israel Crossovers
Although the blog has been quiet the last couple of months, many exciting things have been happening.
United States
6 Mar 2014
Affordable Care Act "Summary Of Benefits" Mandate Delayed By Federal Agencies
The administrative agencies responsible for implementing the federal healthcare behemoth known as "Obamacare" continue to stumble in their attempts to impose the law’s requirements on often reluctant employers within the schedule originally contemplated.
United States
7 Dec 2011
Good Secondary Authority and Bad Secondary Authority
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's antipathy toward the use of legislative history as a tool for interpreting a statute is well known and much debated. Good arguments can be made for both sides of this debate.
United States
27 Apr 2011
Design Defect Claims Against Vaccine Manufacturers are Preempted by Federal Law
On February 22, 2011, in Bruesewitz v. Wyeth, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court held in a 7–2 decision that the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 ("Vaccine Act") preempts all design defect claims brought against vaccine manufacturers.
United States
10 Mar 2011
It’s Now or Never: What Employers Need to Do Now to Comply with the New Healthcare Laws
It has been eight months since the historic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") was passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama.
United States
6 Dec 2010
Manufacturers of Generic Pharmaceuticals Must Warn of Dangers Learned After Obtaining FDA Approval
In a case of first impression for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (and the first for district courts within the Third Circuit), the court recently found that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a generic pharmaceutical does not necessarily protect its manufacturer and distributor from state law claims.
United States
11 Jun 2010
New Tax Credit Helps Small Nonprofits Provide Health Insurance Coverage
Many small tax-exempt organizations that provide health insurance coverage to their employees may now qualify for the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit.
United States
26 Apr 2010
COBRA And The Economic Stimulus Act: What Every Employer Needs To Know
According to the most recent Department of Labor statistics, from December of 2008 to January of this year, the unemployment rate rose from 7.2% to 7.6%, and job losses in January were "large and widespread across nearly all major industry sectors".
United States
13 Oct 2009
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