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Darren Heitner
Sports Law Blog: The UNC Football Scandal

by Darren A Heitner [1] On July 15, ESPN.com's Joe Schad broke a story that the NCAA is investigating the University of North Carolina football program regarding possible rules violations surrounding gifts/benefits received by players from sports...

Dan Bailey
False Claims Act Amendments: Increased Exposures For Health Care Providers

One of the biggest liability exposures for healthcare providers has been claims by the federal government relating to alleged Medicare fraud and abuse practices under the False Claim Act and the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009. These statutory...

Dan Bailey
Securities Class Action Opt-Out Claims: A Growing Problem

Excerpt: The exposure to Insureds and their D&O insurers from securities class action lawsuits has escalated greatly over the last ten years. Much has been written about the explosion in the magnitude of settlements in those lawsuits. Unfortunately...

LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff
Merck & Co. v. Reynolds: Time Runs Out For Inquiry Notice

by Michele Rose, Christian Ward, and Lisa Perez Excerpt: In Merck & Co. v. Reynolds , 130 S. Ct. 1784, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 3671, (2010), the Supreme Court unanimously rejected the inquiry notice standard numerous circuits applied in determining when...

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Thompson Hine Names 2 To Executive Committee

CLEVELAND - Thompson Hine LLP has elected two new members to the firm's executive committee, April Miller Boise and Tony White. Boise is partner-in-charge of the firm's Cleveland office and a member of the Corporate Transactions & Securities...

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Employment Litigator Sarju Naran Returns To Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel, a leading Northern California law firm, has announced that Sarju Naran, an experienced employment litigator, has returned to the firm. Naran will be based in the firm's Silicon Valley office. Naran...