Expert Analysis

Policy Misrepresentations Carry Insurance Rescission Risks

The Second Circuit's recent decision in Medical Mutual v. Gnik, finding that material misrepresentation in a clini... (more story)

The Pros And Cons Of NIST's Proposed March-In Framework

Recent comments for and against the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s proposed guidance on march-in... (more story)

The Merger Cases That Will Matter At ABA Antitrust Meeting

While the American Bar Association's Antitrust Spring Meeting this week will cover all types of competition law is... (more story)

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Del. Justices OK Denial Of Icahn-Illumina Midcase Appeal Bid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn may not put his Chancery Court litigation against biotechnology company Illumina Inc.'s board on hold for a review of a decision that struck portions of the complaint that were ... (more story)

Kirkland, Jones Day Build $787.5M Sale Of Steris' Dental Unit

Medical device company Steris, advised by Jones Day, on Thursday announced plans to sell its dental segment to Kirkland & Ellis LLP-advised middle market private equity shop Peak Rock Capital for $787.5 million.

Bankrupt Breast Implant Co. Gets OK For $50.5M Asset Sales

A Delaware bankruptcy judge said at a hearing Wednesday she would approve two sales of Sientra Inc.'s assets for a combined $50.5 million after the breast implant maker included several reservations of the rig... (more story)

3rd Circ. Skeptical Of Challenge To NLRB Bonuses Ruling

A Third Circuit panel appeared skeptical Wednesday of a nursing home's challenge to a National Labor Relations Board decision finding it unlawfully altered bonus pay it issued during the pandemic without barga... (more story)

Bankrupt Hospital Co.'s $16M Deal With Ex-Execs OK'd

A Delaware bankruptcy judge agreed Wednesday to let the liquidating trustee for hospital operator Promise Healthcare proceed with a $16 million settlement with former executives to resolve his Florida federal ... (more story)

Investor Can't Get Approval Of Hong Kong Award In Calif.

A California judge has thrown out a petition filed by a biotechnology company investor seeking to enforce a Hong Kong arbitral award that found she is the proper owner of the company's shares, saying the case ... (more story)

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Zoll Says 'Cookie-Cutter' Hack Claims Don't Show Harm

Zoll Medical Corp. is asking a Boston federal judge to toss a proposed class action brought by medical device customers whose personal information was released during a ransomware attack last year and an earli... (more story)

FTC Curtails Treatment Provider's Sharing Of Health Data

The Federal Trade Commission took its latest step Thursday to crack down on the mishandling of sensitive health information, announcing a settlement that requires a New York-based alcohol addiction treatment s... (more story)

Ernest Health Hit With Suit After Cybercriminal Data Breach

A group of former Ernest Health Inc. patients has hit the Texas-based hospital system with a proposed class action after a notorious group of cybercriminals breached the company's systems, saying that the comp... (more story)

Pharmacy Gets Eli Lilly's Mounjaro Suit Tossed

A Florida federal judge has thrown out Eli Lilly & Co.'s suit accusing an online pharmacy of wrongly selling a compounded version of its drug Mounjaro, saying Eli Lilly was "using state law to enforce the term... (more story)

Philips, Feds Enter Consent Decree Over Sleep Apnea Devices

Philips Respironics can't make sleep apnea breathing machines until it hires an independent monitor, undergoes inspections and meets its obligations under a plan to remediate patients affected by a 2021 recall... (more story)

Doctors Say MSU Vax Mandate Suit Needs High Court Review

Three doctors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case challenging Michigan State University's vaccine mandate after the Sixth Circuit backed the suit's dismissal, arguing that the circuit court should h... (more story)

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Ex-Biotech CEO Gets 7 Years In Fake COVID Test Case

A former biotech CEO accused of defrauding investors by touting a phony rapid finger-prick COVID test was sentenced to seven years in prison in D.C. federal court Friday.

NY Health Network To Pay $1M For Deceptive COVID Test Bills

Long Island, New York-based hospital network Northwell Health will pay $1 million over allegations that it fraudulently billed patients for a hospital visit after they came for what they thought was a free COV... (more story)

Trade Groups Urge Senators To Advance Patent Reform Bills

Groups representing inventors, startups and medical technology companies are putting pressure on U.S. senators to pass bills that would prospectively limit the ability of courts to throw out patent lawsuits, a... (more story)

Sandoz Says Feds Misclassified Generics As 'Innovator Drugs'

Pharmaceutical company Sandoz Inc. sued the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Washington, D.C., federal court on Wednesday, alleging the agency ignored the company's objection to classifying two of i... (more story)

UnitedHealth Patients' Addiction Coverage Suit Revived, Again

The Ninth Circuit on Thursday revived for the second time a proposed class action accusing UnitedHealth of wrongly rejecting coverage for outpatient substance use disorder treatments in violation of federal be... (more story)

Full 8th Circ. Hears Ark. Bid To Revive Youth Trans Care Ban

An en banc panel of the Eighth Circuit weighing whether to revive an Arkansas state law that banned gender-affirming care for children and teens heard oral arguments Thursday, as Arkansas officials sought to d... (more story)