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Health care reform bill offers many hidden changes

In addition to universal health care, the new reform law includes various provisions relevant to lawyers, including tax changes, an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, new whistleblower provisions for hospital employees and other employment-related updates.

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Justice Dept. joins Risperdal whistleblower suits

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Boston announced that the Justice Department has filed a False Claims Act complaint against Johnson & Johnson and two subsidiaries for allegedly paying millions of dollars in kickbacks to nursing homes to prescribe its anti-psychotic ...

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Drug litigation preview

Plaintiffs' lawyers are gearing up for a slew of pharmaceutical product liability trials in 2010. While no case has the magnitude of the massive $4.85 billion Vioxx settlement in 2007, the trials represent a welcome return to courtroom action on the pharmaceutical front for plaintiffs' lawyers.

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