Expert Analysis

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Healthcare's PE Boom

While an influx of capital may provide access to new resources and innovative technologies, the private equity mod... (more story)

3 Policyholder Tips After Calif. Ruling Denying D&O Coverage

A California decision from June, Practice Fusion v. Freedom Specialty Insurance, denying a company's claim seeking... (more story)

High Court Made Profound Mistake In Tossing Purdue Deal

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to throw out Purdue Pharma's Chapter 11 plan jeopardizes a multistate agr... (more story)

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Ocugen Execs Hit With Derivative Suit Over Shoddy Controls

The top brass at biopharmaceutical company Ocugen Inc. were hit with a derivative suit alleging the company's lack of effective internal financial controls caused it to be misvalued and allowed shareholders to... (more story)

Japanese Medical Device Co. To Build $398M NC Campus

Japanese medical device company Nipro Medical Corp. will build a $397.8 million campus in Greenville, North Carolina, according to an announcement from the state's governor.

Air Transport Co. Sued In Del. Over Director Removal Rule

Stockholders of air transport venture Blade Air Mobility Inc. have sued the company in Delaware's Court of Chancery for an order invalidating a Blade director election provision described as allowing "backdoor... (more story)

Pharma Biz Buys Animal Medicine Co. For Up To $520M

Latham & Watkins LLP-advised animal health therapeutics company Invetx, which is currently owned by life sciences-focused investment management firm Novo Holdings, on Thursday announced plans to be bought by v... (more story)

Burr & Forman Accused Of Aiding Health Insurance Fraud

Burr & Forman LLP has been hit with a malpractice suit in Georgia federal court by the liquidating trustees of two purported health insurance companies after the firm allegedly aided in a scheme to defraud cus... (more story)

Masimo Accuses Politan Of Deceit In Hostile Takeover

Masimo Corp. has hit the activist investment firm Politan Capital Management LP and its top brass with a lawsuit in California federal court, accusing the hedge fund of violating securities laws by trying to g... (more story)

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Teladoc Hit With Another Investor Suit Over BetterHelp Woes

The telehealth company that owns online counseling platform BetterHelp has been slapped with a second investor suit accusing it of not being honest with investors about how profitable the mental health service actually was.

How Tech Trackers May Implicate HIPAA After Hospital Ruling

A recent Texas federal court order in American Hospital Association v. Becerra adds a legal protection on key data, clarifying when tracking technologies implicate the Health Insurance Portability and Accounta... (more story)

Rural Providers Say Stalled Bill Threatens Telehealth Progress

With the clock running out on telehealth rules implemented during an unprecedented global health crisis, small-town clinics and rural healthcare providers are increasingly uncertain about the future for Medica... (more story)

Feds Say Drug Monitoring Co. Founder Pulled $5M Scam

The founder of a patient monitoring company pitched as an effort to help people recovering from addictions to avoid relapsing during medical treatment duped around 50 investors into putting $5 million into his... (more story)

The 2024 Diversity Snapshot: What You Need To Know

Law firms' ongoing initiatives to address diversity challenges have driven another year of progress, with the representation of minority attorneys continuing to improve across the board, albeit at a slower pac... (more story)

These Firms Have The Most Diverse Equity Partnerships

Law360’s law firm survey shows that firms' efforts to diversify their equity partner ranks are lagging. But some have embraced a broader talent pool at the equity partner level. Here are the ones that stood out.

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DaVita To Pay $34M In Medicare Kickback Whistleblower Suit

Dialysis company DaVita will pay more than $34 million to settle a Medicare fraud case over alleged kickbacks doctors received in exchange for patient referrals, after a whistleblower from the company's C-suit... (more story)

6th Circ. Sees 'Fundamental' Shift Post-Chevron In Title X Row

The toppling of Chevron deference set the tone for a Sixth Circuit hearing on Thursday as the court contemplated Tennessee's arguments that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services went beyond its stat... (more story)

9th Circ. Revives Fired Doctor's COVID Vax Religious Bias Suit

The Ninth Circuit revived a doctor's claims that Washington State University failed to accommodate his religious beliefs when it fired him from his residency for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, ruling Thursday ... (more story)

Feds Say Loper Bright Not Relevant In IVF Policy Suit

The U.S. Department of Defense urged a New York federal court Thursday to throw out a nonprofit's lawsuit challenging its in vitro fertilization coverage policy for service members, countering the group's argu... (more story)

PharMerica Inks $100M Deal In 13-Year-Old Whistleblower Suit

PharMerica Corp. has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a former New Jersey nursing home owner's long-running whistleblower litigation over an alleged drug kickback scheme, according to the plaintiff's law firm.

Judge Warns HHS It's Not In 'Reasonable Compliance'

The Department of Health and Human Services appears not to be in "reasonable compliance" of an injunction ordering it to develop an avenue for Medicare beneficiaries to appeal their hospitalization status, a C... (more story)