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A Florida appeals court on Wednesday reversed a trial court's order allowing a law firm to receive its contingency fee from a personal injury settlement ahead of the health care providers who administered care in exchange for a cut of any deal, saying further proceedings are necessary.
The European Commission on Wednesday adopted a plan to develop a regulatory framework by 2022 to increase access to cheap generic drugs by cracking down on anti-competitive behaviors by pharmaceutical companies across the European Union.
In a case of first impression, a New York appellate court has ruled that a special needs teen allegedly injured by a hospital can't pursue certain claims, saying a state social services law protecting special needs patients doesn't allow for private lawsuits.
A New Jersey appellate panel said Wednesday there were serious problems with the way the state scored medical marijuana permit applications, sending the state's Department of Health back to reconsider applications submitted by rejected companies.
A New Jersey gym facing an enforcement order and hefty fine after defying Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID-19 shutdown orders can't get a civil lawsuit against it paused while the gym's owners battle criminal charges, a state judge has ruled.