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The Medicare Secondary Payer Act and The Continued Impact on Litigation and Claim Handling Programs

A USLAW EduNet Webinar
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

The two qui tam cases filed by Hayes and Takemoto as relators on behalf of the U.S. Government seeking the recovery of civil penalties and damages under the False Claims Act has brought renewed attention upon the self-insured, carrier... more

Sign up today: Discovery of Social Media Evidence and Use of Social Media Evidence at Trial

A USLAW EduNet Webinar brought to you by the USLAW Internet Media & Privacy Group
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
1-2 p.m. ET

Whether you like it or not, social media usage has exploded. Consequently, it is an unrivaled source of evidence for all types of cases. It has been seen largely in cases involving... more

San Antonio, Boston named destinations for 2015 USLAW NETWORK Client Conferences

USLAW will be headed to San Antonio, Texas, and Boston, Mass., for the 2015 Spring and Fall Client Conferences, respectively. The spring event will be held April 9-11, 2015, at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio followed by the fall event from Sept. 17-19, 2015, at the... more

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In New York, Cuomo Pledges More Aid for Lawyers of the Indigent

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused New York State of failing to provide adequate legal defense for the poor in several counties.

A Retreat From Weather Disasters

As the damages wrought by increasingly disruptive weather patterns have climbed around the world, the insurance industry seems to have quietly engaged in what looks a lot like a retreat.

After Ruling in O’Bannon Case, Determining the Future of Amateur Athletics

As the antitrust case heads to appeal, the N.C.A.A., athletic directors and university presidents are left to wrestle with what sort of change is permissible and what is not.

Washington: Judge Rejects Police Suit Over Use-of-Force Guidelines in Seattle

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by more than 100 Seattle police officers who said new guidelines on using force jeopardized their safety.

Defamation Lawsuit Against Rochelle Sterling Is Dismissed

Judge Richard Fruin, in Los Angeles Superior Court, found that V. Stiviano presented no evidence to support her claim that Sterling had called her a thief and an embezzler in public forums.

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EUROPEAN LEGAL NEWS FROM TELFA

Split panel of Superior Court disagrees with prior opinion allowing “good faith” defense to attorney fees under CASPA

In Waller v. Warren Plaza, 2014 Pa. Super. 134, a split panel rejected the holding of another panel of the Superior Court in Zimmerman v. Harrisburg Fudd I, 984 A. 2d 497 (Pa. Super. 2009), with respect to whether a finding of good faith constitutes a defense to a claim ...

Superficies Solo Cedit Principle in the Czech Republic

The major change in the area of real estate law introduced by the new Civil Code (Act No. 89/2012 Coll., the “NCC”) is adoption of the principle applicable in most European countries, i.e. that a structure is considered to be a part of the plot of land on which it ...

Whistleblowers and USDOJ continue to target PBM’s and pharmacies with FCA suits – CVS Caremark settles FCA suit for $6 illion

Caremark LLC has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a False Claims Act (FCA) suit brought by whistleblower Donald A. Well, a former Caremark claims manager. While the company denied any wrongdoing and indicated that it agreed to the settlement to “avoid the expense and uncertainly of protracted litigation,” ...

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