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7th Circuit Reverses $1 Million CVS Verdict for Indiana Doctor in Pill Mill Case

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On May 10, 2018, the Seventh Circuit reversed an Indiana jury’s finding that CVS Pharmacy Inc. (CVS) owed $1 million to a doctor. … Continue reading

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NC Business Court Refuses To Swallow Poison Pill

The "poison pill" has been an accepted defensive measure against a corporate takeover since the 1980's.  Commonly referred to as a "Shareholder Rights Plan," this type of defense usually gives shareholders the right to buy more shares at a discount … Continue reading

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Alabama Doctor and 3 Nurse Practitioners Charged With Running Fraudulent Pill Mill

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 6, 2017, three nurse practitioners and a doctor were arrested following an Alabama federal grand jury indictment accusing them of operating … Continue reading

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Case o' The Week: Expert Case A Bitter Pill to Swallow – Diaz and Expert Testimony on Ultimate Legal Issue

  A doc prescribes 5 million opiate pills in four years.  (Yet the government still needs an expert to opine on the ultimate legal issue: that this was “outside the usual course of professional practice?”)United States v. Julio Diaz, 2017 … Continue reading

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Canadians to reconsider the poison pill?

It seems Canadians are starting to rethink their approach to the shareholder rights plan. The Globe and Mail report on a paper published by former Ontario Securities Commission chief Edward Waitzer (now at Osgoode Hall Law School) and his colleague… … Continue reading

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