Medical product maker Hollister Inc. and medical product supplier Byram Healthcare Centers Inc. will pay a combined $21 million to resolve whistleblower allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by carrying out a yearslong kickback scheme involving catheters and colostomy bag accessories, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association brought in a famed Gibson Dunn litigator on Friday to their fight over the Second Circuit reinstatement of Brady's four-game suspension for his role in the Deflategate scandal.
White & Case LLP has further bolstered its brand-new Boston white collar law-focused office with a former McDermott Will & Emery LLP government investigations attorney, the firm has announced.
The three landowners charged with fraud over a controversial land deal tied to Wynn Resorts Ltd.'s $1.6 billion casino resort project asked a Massachusetts federal judge to acquit them of two counts of the indictment, arguing the government has not provided sufficient evidence to support its claims.
A Massachusetts federal judge ruled Tuesday that Boston University’s delay in filing its patent infringement suits against Epistar Corp. and Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd. failed to cause the electronic companies economic harm, ordering them and Lite-On Inc. to pay a nearly $13.7 million jury award decided in November.
The First Circuit on Tuesday directed a proposed class action against Tough Mudder Inc., which runs mud and obstacle course events, back to Massachusetts state court because the company couldn’t prove the amount in controversy was more than $5 million.
The Massachusetts federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation stemming from a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak on Tuesday pushed the first bellwether trial originally scheduled for July back a month.
A FanDuel user accusing the daily fantasy service of deploying a deceptive deposit-matching offer to entice new players asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Tuesday to keep his suit separate from an MDL in Massachusetts federal court, which he argues encompasses far broader claims than his proposed New York class action.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Monday denied a request from Limelight Networks Inc. to overrule a jury’s 2008 verdict backing the validity of a patent held by Akamai Technologies Inc., saying Limelight could not raise a new argument against the verdict that it chose not to assert earlier in the long-running dispute.
The Second Circuit on Monday reinstated New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged role in the Deflategate scandal, overturning a lower court decision and handing the NFL and its commissioner Roger Goodell a major victory in the much-publicized battle with Brady and the player's union.
Uber’s surprise $100 million settlement of a pair of high-profile driver class actions in California demonstrates the ride-hailing giant’s eagerness to avoid trial and preserve its business model, but experts say the move doesn't entirely insulate it from future legal attacks.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday floated a ban on the use of electric shock devices for certain violent behaviors, an unusual step that targets medical practices at a controversial facility in Massachusetts.
Private equity-backed dialysis clinic operator American Renal priced a $165 million initial public offering near the top of its range on Wednesday and saw shares rally in debut trading on Thursday, marking the latest sign that a cold IPO market could be thawing.
Kinder Morgan Inc. said Wednesday it’s halting any further work on the Northeast Energy Direct project, a $5 billion proposed pipeline designed to ship natural gas from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale to New England.
White & Case has opened a Boston office focusing on white collar defense, with four attorneys who have represented health care, energy and financial services clients and specialize in antitrust and False Claims Act litigation, international arbitration, private equity disputes, and tax and securities matters, the firm said.
The highest court in Massachusetts affirmed a trial court’s opinion Tuesday that parties to a 19th century partition of Native American lands on Martha’s Vineyard did not intend to give access to landlocked plots that certain real estate developers sought.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Chris Coons on Wednesday criticized Republican leadership for delays on dozens of federal judicial appointments, speaking out at the first Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on nominees since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February.
Celltrion slammed Janssen Biotech’s recent request for an earlier trial date in its patent infringement dispute over Celltrion’s newly approved biosimilar Inflectra, telling a Massachusetts federal judge on Monday that there’s no reason to change the current schedule.
The federal government moved Monday toss out a claim that part of the Indian Reorganization Act is unconstitutional in a group of Massachusetts residents’ federal court challenge of a decision to take roughly 321 acres of land into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe for a $500 million casino project.
A proposed class of investors in ConforMIS Inc. asked a Massachusetts federal court Friday not to toss their suit claiming the artificial joint maker misled investors about manufacturing issues ahead of its $140 million initial public offering in July, saying a prospectus glossed over clear quality control deficiencies that led to a costly recall.