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Supreme Court Restricts Whistleblower Lawsuits
Posted on 30 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (AP) The Supreme Court has placed new limits on whistleblower lawsuits claiming that local governments misused federal money. The court, in a 7-2 vote Tuesday, said that a technical, though important aspect of the federal False... Read More

Novartis To Pay $422.5M In Marketing, Kickbacks Case
Posted on 1 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. will pay $422.5 million in penalties for marketing an epilepsy medicine for unapproved uses and for paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe it and five other drugs, federal officials announced Thursday... Read More

Professor Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against LSU
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS — Dr. Ivor van Heerden, a disaster science specialist, hurricane researcher, author and former deputy director of the LSU Hurricane Center, on Feb. 10 filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in Louisiana state court alleging that... Read More