Health Law

Bankruptcy Law

Will the Affordable Care Act lead to fewer personal bankruptcy filings?

National Pulse

Lawyers quarrel over tort liability after the Disneyland measles outbreak

Constitutional Law

Divided US Supreme court votes 5-4 to freeze Texas abortion law as it mulls whether to hear appeal

Health Law

California lawmakers OK bill requiring parents to vaccinate their children

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court reads health law to allow subsidies in all states; Scalia fumes about ‘SCOTUScare’

U.S. Supreme Court

A SCOTUS ruling against administration on health-care law could cite this case to avoid sudden chaos

Tort Law

Jury awards patient $500K due to doctor’s defamatory comments while he was sedated for colonoscopy

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $2.2M to 2 workers who sued over DNA tests to ID ‘devious defecator’

Health Law

Appeals court rebukes judge for breastfeeding ban on mom who got a tattoo, overturns order

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

U.S. Supreme Court

Comments by Ginsburg, Kennedy lead prognosticators to predict votes on gay marriage, health law

Trials & Litigation

Family of car crash victim had no right to know brain was removed during autopsy, court rules

Consumer Law

Pennsylvania AG sues firm, saying it misrepresented law in debt collection letters

Constitutional Law

Res judicata dooms challenge to surgical center provision of Texas abortion law, 5th Circuit says

Privacy Law

Employer’s search for ‘devious defecator’ backfires after suspects sue under genetic privacy law

Opening Statements

Increased awareness of Alzheimer’s disease is prompting a new push to use an old advance directive

Report from Governmental Affairs

ABA joins medical organizations in advocating steps to curb gun violence

Obiter Dicta

Those who refuse vaccinations can cause outbreaks: Should they have to pay for it?

Verdicts & Settlements

Jury in Delaware awards $100M to 51-year-old woman in transvaginal mesh case

Criminal Justice

After federal judge orders sex-change surgery, board OKs parole for inmate