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2014-09-05 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tycko & Zavareei has scored a significant appellate victory on behalf of the membership of the American Psychological Association ("APA"). On September 5, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reversed the trial court's dismissal of a class action complaint alleging improper dues-charging practices by the APA, in Levine et al. v. American Psychological Association and American Psychological Association Practice...

2014-07-18 23:08:17

Attorney Bryan Schefman argued successfully for the right of medical providers to seek charges and double damages under the Medicare Secondary Payor (“MSP”) act where a no-fault insurer has denied PIP benefits to a Medicare eligible insured. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The Court of Appeals held that a health care provider can use the Medicare Secondary Payer Act’s private cause of action against a non-group health plan (no-fault insurer) that denies coverage for...

2014-06-27 23:03:20

The recent High Court decision is expected to stop Medtronic, Inc. from attempting to cite the legal notion of preemption in litigation. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medical devices, comments on a Supreme Court decision that may put an end to the efforts of medical device maker, Medtronic, Inc. concerning the legal notion of preemption. Medtronic...

2014-02-14 23:03:00

Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement, is pleased to announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit entered an order earlier this week granting the unopposed motion to dismiss the last remaining appeals to the settlement. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Garretson Resolution Group (“GRG”), the Claims Administrator of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class...

2013-07-12 23:36:21

Bode & Grenier, LLP announces negligence suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority upheld. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Bode & Grenier is pleased to announce another victory for a client today, as the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a $675,000 jury verdict in a negligence suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). (Sibert-Dean v. WMATA, D.C. Cir. 2013) According to court...

2013-07-06 23:03:11

Pro se litigant has decided to put the facts out in public domain via a website. The site http://www.CiViL1.org will contain some information pertaining to her federal court case and California Senate Bill No. 921. Fresno, California (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Launched by Janetra Johnson, M.B.A., CiViL1, http://www.CiViL1.org is a website dedicated to her court case and will serve to save some history behind California Senate Bill No. 921 (CA Senate Bill No. 921). The United States Court of...

2013-06-18 23:27:30

On June 13, 2013, citing a recent Supreme Court decision, the 7th Cir. Court rules that the Supreme Court sets new laws: $77,974 in money damage for a patient, when her health plan falsely verified for coverage when none existed in ERISA fiduciary breach. ERISAclaim.com seminars to demystify why and how. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 On June 13, 2013, citing a recent Supreme Court decision, the 7th Cir. Court rules that Supreme Court sets new insurance verification laws under...


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