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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)

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... (more story)

In The CFPB Playbook: Making Good On Bold Promises

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's funding structure in the se... (more story)

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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)

Chancery Orders Illumina Docs Released In Grail Merger Fight

Benefit fund shareholders of biotech giant Illumina Inc. won a Delaware Court of Chancery order on Tuesday for a rare, limited release of legal advice documents on Illumina's merger agreement with cancer-testi... (more story)

Drugmaker BioLineRx Beats Investor Suit Over Cash Shortfall

Israeli biotech company BioLineRx has, for now, beaten a proposed class action over claims that it misled investors on its capital shortfall, which caused a major decline in its share price, with a New Jersey ... (more story)

Manatt Adds Healthcare Transactions Partner From McDermott

Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP has added a new healthcare partner to its Boston office.

Heart-Focused Biotech Closes $260M Series B Funding Round

Clinical-stage biotechnology company Cardurion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday announced that it has raised $260 million in Series B financing that will go toward helping the Burlington, Massachusetts-based co... (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)

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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)

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.

Law360 Names 2024's Top Attorneys Under 40

Law360 is pleased to announce the Rising Stars of 2024, our list of 158 attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age.

Widower Drops Suit Over Surgical Robot-Related Death

A widower agreed Thursday to drop his suit against Intuitive Surgical Inc. over an alleged defect in its da Vinci surgical robots that allowed electricity to arc during his wife's surgery, burning her small in... (more story)

Chancery Approves $19.5M Convey-TPG Settlement

Former shareholders of Convey Health Solutions Inc. won Delaware Chancery Court approval Friday of a $19.5 million cash settlement to resolve a class challenge to the healthcare technology company's $1.1 billi... (more story)

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No Let-Up On DOJ Medicare Advantage Fraud Probes

Federal scrutiny of Medicare Advantage fraud is showing no signs of abating.

FDA Vet Joins Arnold & Porter As Counsel On Healthcare

After nearly a decade in high-level roles at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, regulatory pro Andrew Zacher has joined the life sciences and healthcare team at Arnold & Porter.

3rd Circ. Backs Tossing Over 1K Suits In Merck Vaccine MDL

The Third Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal with prejudice of 1,189 cases in multidistrict litigation alleging Merck & Co. Inc.'s shingles vaccine, Zostavax, caused the disease, saying the district cou... (more story)

Union Fund Trustees Say Elevance Usurped Fiduciary Power

The trustees of two union health plans said Elevance Health Inc. and its subsidiaries violated federal benefits law when they overpaid themselves for administrative services and medical providers for patient c... (more story)

Ga. Denied Extension For Medicaid Work Requirement Plan

Georgia won't get extra time to administer a work requirement Medicaid expansion program in order to make up for federal regulators' illegal delaying of its rollout after a federal judge ruled Monday that the ... (more story)

In Chevron's Fall, Attys See Conflicting Rulings, Circuit Splits

The end of Chevron deference, along with other U.S. Supreme Court decisions weakening the authority of federal agencies, may make the drug regulatory landscape more volatile — not less — as courts wrestle with... (more story)