Expert Analysis

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Healthcare's PE Boom

While an influx of capital may provide access to new resources and innovative technologies, the private equity mod... (more story)

3 Policyholder Tips After Calif. Ruling Denying D&O Coverage

A California decision from June, Practice Fusion v. Freedom Specialty Insurance, denying a company's claim seeking... (more story)

High Court Made Profound Mistake In Tossing Purdue Deal

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to throw out Purdue Pharma's Chapter 11 plan jeopardizes a multistate agr... (more story)

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Pharma Biz Buys Animal Medicine Co. For Up To $520M

Latham & Watkins LLP-advised animal health therapeutics company Invetx, which is currently owned by life sciences-focused investment management firm Novo Holdings, on Thursday announced plans to be bought by v... (more story)

Burr & Forman Accused Of Aiding Health Insurance Fraud

Burr & Forman LLP has been hit with a malpractice suit in Georgia federal court by the liquidating trustees of two purported health insurance companies after the firm allegedly aided in a scheme to defraud cus... (more story)

Masimo Accuses Politan Of Deceit In Hostile Takeover

Masimo Corp. has hit the activist investment firm Politan Capital Management LP and its top brass with a lawsuit in California federal court, accusing the hedge fund of violating securities laws by trying to g... (more story)

Chancery Orders Illumina Docs Released In Grail Merger Fight

Benefit fund shareholders of biotech giant Illumina Inc. won a Delaware Court of Chancery order on Tuesday for a rare, limited release of legal advice documents on Illumina's merger agreement with cancer-testi... (more story)

Drugmaker BioLineRx Beats Investor Suit Over Cash Shortfall

Israeli biotech company BioLineRx has, for now, beaten a proposed class action over claims that it misled investors on its capital shortfall, which caused a major decline in its share price, with a New Jersey ... (more story)

Manatt Adds Healthcare Transactions Partner From McDermott

Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP has added a new healthcare partner to its Boston office.

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Teladoc Hit With Another Investor Suit Over BetterHelp Woes

The telehealth company that owns online counseling platform BetterHelp has been slapped with a second investor suit accusing it of not being honest with investors about how profitable the mental health service actually was.

How Tech Trackers May Implicate HIPAA After Hospital Ruling

A recent Texas federal court order in American Hospital Association v. Becerra adds a legal protection on key data, clarifying when tracking technologies implicate the Health Insurance Portability and Accounta... (more story)

Rural Providers Say Stalled Bill Threatens Telehealth Progress

With the clock running out on telehealth rules implemented during an unprecedented global health crisis, small-town clinics and rural healthcare providers are increasingly uncertain about the future for Medica... (more story)

Feds Say Drug Monitoring Co. Founder Pulled $5M Scam

The founder of a patient monitoring company pitched as an effort to help people recovering from addictions to avoid relapsing during medical treatment duped around 50 investors into putting $5 million into his... (more story)

The 2024 Diversity Snapshot: What You Need To Know

Law firms' ongoing initiatives to address diversity challenges have driven another year of progress, with the representation of minority attorneys continuing to improve across the board, albeit at a slower pac... (more story)

These Firms Have The Most Diverse Equity Partnerships

Law360’s law firm survey shows that firms' efforts to diversify their equity partner ranks are lagging. But some have embraced a broader talent pool at the equity partner level. Here are the ones that stood out.

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PharMerica Inks $100M Deal In 13-Year-Old Whistleblower Suit

PharMerica Corp. has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a former New Jersey nursing home owner's long-running whistleblower litigation over an alleged drug kickback scheme, according to the plaintiff's law firm.

Judge Warns HHS It's Not In 'Reasonable Compliance'

The Department of Health and Human Services appears not to be in "reasonable compliance" of an injunction ordering it to develop an avenue for Medicare beneficiaries to appeal their hospitalization status, a C... (more story)

U. Miami Climate Leader Sees Chance For Innovation

With Miami often called the "ground zero" of the climate change crisis, the University of Miami in 2022 launched a Climate Resilience Academy to coordinate an interdisciplinary response. Nearly a year into his... (more story)

No Let-Up On DOJ Medicare Advantage Fraud Probes

Federal scrutiny of Medicare Advantage fraud is showing no signs of abating.

FDA Vet Joins Arnold & Porter As Counsel On Healthcare

After nearly a decade in high-level roles at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, regulatory pro Andrew Zacher has joined the life sciences and healthcare team at Arnold & Porter.

3rd Circ. Backs Tossing Over 1K Suits In Merck Vaccine MDL

The Third Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal with prejudice of 1,189 cases in multidistrict litigation alleging Merck & Co. Inc.'s shingles vaccine, Zostavax, caused the disease, saying the district cou... (more story)