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Seniors Paying More for Generic Drugs Despite Steady Prices

A recent analysis of generic drug prices paid by Medicare Part D enrollees by healthcare consulting firm Avalere Health determined that despite the relatively stable prices of these medications, some seniors find themselves paying more and more each year. The … Continue reading

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Opioid Lawsuits: Drug Companies Develop Legal Defenses to Avoid Paying Claims

If you have read any newspaper in the last year, you know that prescription opioids have caused massive suffering in this country. Addiction has skyrocketed. Sadly, deaths from overdoses and even opioid-related suicides have dramatically increased as well. In 2016 … Continue reading

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More Women Paying Alimony

From Market Watch: It’s another breakthrough for women, but probably not one that they’re relishing. A growing number of women are paying alimony and child support when their marriages break up, according to a recent survey of 1,650 lawyers by… … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Justice Intervenes in Five Civil Qui Tam Lawuits in Los Angeles Accusing Insys Therapeutics of Paying Kickbacks in Form of Speaker Fees, Meals, Entertainment, Jobs, Etc. to Encourage Physicians Promote Sybsys, a Sublingual Spray Form of Fentanyl

On May 15, 2018, the United States intervened in five “whistleblower” lawsuits that have been consolidated in United States District Court in Los Angeles and accuse Insys Therapeutics, Inc. of paying illegal kickbacks and defrauding federal health programs in connection … Continue reading

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Can a Foreign Investor Enter Into a Like-Kind Exchange Transaction (a 1031 Transaction) and Avoid Paying Income Tax on the Sale (Part 1)

 By Michael W. Brooks, Esq. As with US persons, non-US persons and parties (“Foreign Investors”) are allowed to enter into Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 (like-kind exchange) transactions. Foreign Investor exchanges allow owners of investment and business real estate to … Continue reading

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