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TB Scare Patient Seeks To Sue CDC

ATLANTA - (AP) Attorneys for an Atlanta man who was thrust into the center of a 2007 international tuberculosis scare said Tuesday federal health officials publicized his condition to make an example out of him in an effort to win more funding to fight the disease. Andrew Speaker's attorneys. . ...

Patient In 2007 TB Scare Can Go Ahead With Lawsuit

ATLANTA - (AP) A man who was thrust into the center of a 2007 tuberculosis scare will be allowed to move forward with his lawsuit against the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .

Court: Can Officials Be Sued For False Testimony?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will decide whether government officials who testify falsely while acting as a complaining witness have absolute immunity from civil lawsuits . The high court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from Charles Rehberg, who sent faxes criticizing the Phoebe Putney...

11th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In Lawsuit Over Health Care Law

ATLANTA - (Mealey's) An 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel heard more than two hours of oral argument on June 8 in the federal government's challenge to a district court's decision finding the minimum coverage provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) unconstitutional...

11th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In Lawsuit Over Health Care Law

ATLANTA - (Mealey's) An 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel heard more than two hours of oral argument on June 8 in the federal government's challenge to a district court's decision finding the minimum coverage provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) unconstitutional...