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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has inked settlements worth $269 million to end False Claims Act allegations of egregious overbilling for various drugs, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday, marking some of the largest FCA payouts ever by a retail pharmacy.
The widow of a trash hauling company employee who was killed on the job can seek to recover $2.75 million of an underlying wrongful death settlement from the company’s excess insurer, a New Jersey federal court ruled Tuesday.
Penn National Gaming Inc. pushed back Tuesday in West Virginia federal court against a dealer’s bid for a quick win in her proposed class action challenging a company casino’s tip pool policy, saying the casino did not improperly divert tip money when paying dealers out on leave.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to wade into three employment-related cases, including one that drew a statement by four conservative justices sharply rebuking the Ninth Circuit’s view of religious activity by public school employees.
The First Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a lower court’s toss of a suit that alleged a Massachusetts hospital worker was wrongly terminated for his age and gender, finding there was “extensive support” for the unbiased reason the hospital gave for his dismissal.