Health Law

Health Law

Doctor gets 30 years to life in landmark prosecution over patient OD deaths

Criminal Justice

Utility is criminally charged in methane gas leak that displaced thousands from homes

Report from Governmental Affairs

Congress and the administration are taking steps to help patients plan for end-of-life medical care

Family Law

Lawyer sues docs over shaken-baby diagnosis, state for taking away her kids

Trials & Litigation

Paxil suit by widow of Reed Smith partner heads to trial without summary judgment ruling

Health Law

Virginia state senator sues mental health agency and state over suicide and stabbing by his son

U.S. Supreme Court

As SCOTUS prepares to hear abortion case, both sides hope to sway Kennedy by using personal stories

Disability Law

Does ADA require nursing homes to admit obese patients?

Medical Malpractice

Doctor may owe third party for not warning patient about drugs’ effects, top state court says

Government Law

State of emergency declared in Flint, Michigan, over amount of lead in water

Disability Law

Federal civil rights suits say sign-language interpreters required by ADA are often lacking

Health Law

NYC is sued over new salt-warning rule

Health Law

Little-known hospital billing practice can nix Medicare coverage of later nursing-home stay

Health Law

Battle over whether patient is alive returns to Nevada district court

Human Rights

Northern Ireland’s abortion prohibitions violate human rights, Belfast judge rules

Health Law

7th Circuit overturns abortion regulation; Posner says health benefit is ‘nonexistent’

Trials & Litigation

Defendant who says he was pressured by judge to give blood sues company that accepted his donation

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS will hear challenge by nonprofits objecting to contraceptive-coverage opt-out procedure

Health Law

Doctor convicted of murder in patient OD deaths; case may be first successful US prosecution

Opening Statements

Doctors, lawyers and others are collaborating to ensure pregnant women get workplace accommodations