Generic Drugs: Difficulties in Proving Liability

Jan 22, 2016 By: Paul D. Rheingold

From the day the decision in PLIVA Inc. v Mensing (131 S.Ct. 2567) came down in 2011, the plaintiffs bar has sought ways to establish liability for injuries from generic drugs.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#19) / Representing large employers

Dec 10, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Attorneys face many complexities in representing large employers that are dealing with issues related to the ACA.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#18) / The limits of adaptability

Nov 26, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is probing the limits of adaptability for people and technology when faced with complex, interactive programs.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#17) / Struggle to keep original program intent

Nov 12, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

HHS and the IRS are working together to “put the brakes” on efforts by some companies to move away from the original intent of the ACA.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#16) / Individuals without insurance make 2015 coverage decisions

Oct 29, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Individuals without health insurance coverage that is acceptable under present ACA regulations are deciding how to respond to the individual mandate for 2015.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#15) / Large employers make 2015 coverage decisions

Oct 27, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Large employers are deciding how to respond to the ACA coverage mandate for 2015.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#14) / ACA changing employer relationships with part-time employees

Oct 15, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

Major changes are taking place in the relationships between some large companies and their part-time employees—driven by the ACA.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#13) / Evaluating Year 2 Enrollment Activities

Oct 1, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

It is not clear whether the ACA’s year 2 new-enrollment and repeat-enrollment efforts will go well, or will be riddled with problems.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#11) / Boundary issues for program financing

Sep 18, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The ACA has introduced new program “boundary problems” into the health care system, which continue to persist and to be challenged.

The ACA and Legal Practices (#11) / Preparing for individual penalties

Sep 3, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

As part of the individual mandate, the ACA provides for penalties for those persons who have not arranged for satisfactory health care coverage for 2014. These penalties will be payable on 2014 income tax forms, due in 2015.

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