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Celebrating the Orphan Drug Act’s 35th Anniversary: HP&M Attorneys Author Proposal for Building an FDA Rare Disease Center of Excellence in Advance of EveryLife Foundation Scientific Workshop

By Kurt R. Karst — As we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Orphan Drug Act (see our 30th anniversary post here), periodic consideration of opportunities to reform and refine the approach to rare disease medical product regulation is warranted – … Continue reading

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Key House Committee Votes To Advance Employer Mandate, HSA & Other Health Choice Reforms This Week; Prepares For Health Care Fraud Hearings Next Week

After holding hearings on health savings account reforms and passing a flurry of health care reform bills intended to give employers relief from two key Obamacare mandates, to allow Obamacare subsidy-eligible Americans the choice to use the subsidies to purchase … Continue reading

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Can I do anything to get USCIS to issue my Advance Parole travel document sooner?

QUESTION: I filed an I-485 with an application for employment authorization and advance parole based on my marriage with a U.S citizen. It has been five and half months, but I still haven’t received any updates other than my biometrics … Continue reading

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D&O Insurance: Company in Receivership, Insurer Can Advance Defense Expense, But Limits Exhausted?

An issue that frequently comes up when companies are in bankruptcy or in other forms of receivership is whether the companies’ D&O insurer can advance payment of individuals’ defense costs over the receiver’s objections. In a recent case, a Northern … Continue reading

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Connecticut Now Honors Advance Directives Even When the Patient Is Pregnant

Connecticut has dropped off the list of states that constrain the validity of advance directives when the patient is pregnant. On May 24, 2018, the Governor signed H.B. 5148. Under prior Connecticut law, a woman's health care wishes were automatically … Continue reading

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