The most powerful business lobbying group in the U.S. said that although the country ranked at the top of its annual International IP Index, the Biden administration's efforts to potentially use patent laws to reduce the price of pharmaceuticals would jeopardize its place down the line.
The U.S. Department of Defense's internal watchdog has been expending more effort to fight procurement fraud, in "a shift" from healthcare fraud being the primary focus for federal investigators, according to Inspector General Robert Storch.
AI clinical documentation company Abridge said on Friday that it had raised a $150 million series C round to build on its existing product lines and accelerate research and development.
A Medical Properties Trust Inc. shareholder accused the hospital-focused real estate investment trust in Maryland federal court of hiding the California government's halting of a $375 million equity stake tran... (more story)
An Illinois federal judge agreed Friday to maintain a stay in a stockholder derivative suit accusing Walgreens and its leadership of failing to limit retail pharmacies from dispensing unreasonable amounts of o... (more story)
A Texas bankruptcy judge said Friday she will approve sale procedures that will put a troubled optometry software maker on the block in April, after the debtor said it will give creditors a few more days to re... (more story)
Two healthcare companies cannot escape a consolidated antitrust suit claiming that a North Carolina hospital system drove up the price of health insurance for public employees, as a federal judge has found tha... (more story)
Locke Lord LLP has reached a settlement to resolve a health plan fiduciary's malpractice suit alleging the firm provided bad legal advice that doomed the plan, permanently ending an Illinois federal suit first filed in 2018.
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. said federal rules controlling distribution of potentially dangerous drugs spare it from antitrust litigation over its hypertension drug Tracleer, arguing it was required to deny ... (more story)
A Washington state judge sided with Seattle Children's Hospital on Friday, throwing out a proposed class action accusing the healthcare provider of privacy law violations and agreeing the group of parents hadn... (more story)
A Tampa, Florida, doctor has sued T-Mobile for allegedly failing to stop a "SIM swap" hacker from transferring her personal phone account and then doing little to address the identity theft that followed, whic... (more story)
The Department of Health and Human Services has reached a deal with a Maryland-based behavioral health practice over a ransomware attack that affected the protected health information of nearly 15,000 individuals.
A Michigan federal judge on Wednesday gave the initial approval to a $52 million deal for subscribers to the Mayo Foundation's health magazine who allege the publisher shared their private information without consent.
A stockholder launched a derivative lawsuit late Wednesday in Delaware's Court of Chancery, alleging the founder of a behavioral healthcare data firm traded company shares using insider information and that ne... (more story)
A proposed class action alleging that the University of Pennsylvania violated the state's privacy law must head back to state court, the Third Circuit ruled Wednesday, rejecting arguments that the university h... (more story)
Two State Farm units are accusing an automobile accident-focused healthcare center of wrongly pursuing 366 lawsuits against the insurer despite a settlement agreement State Farm said requires the facility to drop those suits.
The Idaho attorney general has accused the federal government of transforming an emergency medical care law into an "abortion mandate" in a U.S. Supreme Court case pitting the state's criminal ban against the ... (more story)
A nursing home company whose owner pleaded guilty in January to employment tax fraud in a New Jersey federal case must shoulder a $5 million judgment plus interest and fees for bills it failed to pay a medical... (more story)
Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Synthes wants the Federal Circuit to undo a $20 million jury verdict against it for infringing an orthopedic surgeon's knee replacement patent.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday that it had formally rejected an 8-year-old petition for rulemaking by the Transgender American Veterans Association that sought to add gender-affirming surgery... (more story)
A Michigan clinic fighting to show it can challenge a state civil rights law it claims would force it to care for transgender patients told the Sixth Circuit that a suit targeting a Colorado children's hospita... (more story)
A Pennsylvania jury has awarded an $11 million verdict to a woman who claimed her dentist failed to promptly send her for a biopsy of a sore in her mouth that eventually developed into Stage IV cancer, her att... (more story)
The state of Connecticut on Thursday defended its request to collect a $10 million litigation placeholder from a shuttered nursing school, arguing state regulators were correct to take action against the troub... (more story)
The Third Circuit has denied AbbVie Inc.'s bid to block a Pennsylvania federal court's order to turn over attorney communications from a patent case allegedly cooked up just to extend the company's monopoly on... (more story)