Recent Practice Points

Federal Judge Finds Attorney Conduct Not “Egregious” in Bayer Suit

By Eric W. Shannon – January 13, 2017 | The attorney had accused plaintiffs’ counsel of “attempting to malign” him and trying to unnecessarily burden the deponent with an additional deposition.

House Passes 21st Century Cures Act

By J. Nicole Martin and Chris Raphaely – December 6, 2016 | Notably, the bill seeks to improve upon the federal regulatory structure regarding FDA approval and expediting the development of new drugs.

Articles

Telehealth Update

By René Quashie – October 17, 2017 | A National Quality Forum final report analyzes the best way to ensure that clinical measures are appropriately applied to telehealth and proposes a measurement framework.

Florida Medical Malpractice Claims: Elimination of Noneconomic Damages Caps

By James Bush and James Edgar – October 17, 2017 | Independent reevaluation involving reweighing of legislative findings is a rare endeavor for the Florida Supreme Court.

Sound Advice Podcasts

GDPR Compliance for Healthcare and Life Sciences

This podcast introduces key concepts of the new general data protection regulation (GDPR), specific privacy principles affecting the healthcare and life-sciences industries, and suggestions on how organizations can take initial steps toward GDPR compliance efforts. (9:58 min.)

State Farm v. US ex rel. Rigsby—The Future of the False Claims Act's Seal Requirement

Amy Bowen discusses a case summary including briefs and arguments to SCOTUS. (13:16 min.)

Health Law Litigation

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