Health Law

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

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

Disability Law

Project attorney’s ADA suit says Pepper Hamilton didn’t accommodate his sleep disorder

Criminal Justice

California man gets jail time for failing to disclose HIV status

Constitutional Law

US Supreme Court declines appeal from inmate denied gender-change surgery

Precedents

May 8, 1980: Smallpox eradicated

Tort Law

Suit claimed Freddie Gray suffered from lead paint exposure as a child

Constitutional Law

Nation’s top court OKs state ban on pedicures by foot-nibbling fish

Insurance Law

Don’t participate in employee wellness program? Penalty can’t be too harsh, EEOC says in draft rules

Criminal Justice

Attorney was shot to death with own gun; son had psychotic episode, former law partner says

Constitutional Law

Man sues NYPD, says he was denied seizure medicine even though he was wearing a hospital bracelet

Legislation & Lobbying

Health data isn’t secure; ‘antiquated’ HIPAA needs to regulate Facebook and Google, experts say

Family Law

Mom files federal civil rights suit in parental fight over circumcision of boy, 4

Business of Law

For the second month in a row, Polsinelli hires a health-care team to open a new office

Trials & Litigation

Hospital filing accuses its former lawyer of blind-copying negotiation opponent on confidential docs

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court ruling reviving $40M courthouse-renovation asbestos suit will go to state’s top court

Government Law

Nursing homes ask court to nix Cohen Milstein probe and void contingency-fee pact with state AG

Constitutional Law

Federal judge says California has to pay for inmate’s sex-change surgery

Aviation & Space Law

Germanwings co-pilot’s browser showed research on suicide and cockpit door security