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Guest Column – Attorney David Cole: The Proper Care & Feeding Of A Bad Faith Litigation Expert

    In its unanimous opinion in Rancosky v. Washington National Insurance Company, 170 A.3d 364 (Pa. 2017), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court confirmed the elements of an insurance bad faith action under Pennsylvania’s bad faith statute. The Court stated: “we … Continue reading

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California Physician Sentenced in Sacramento Federal Court to over 4 Years in Prison for Prescribing Methadone and Pain Medications Without Proper Documented Medical Exams

One of the issues with physicians and former physicians is that the government can file charges years after the treatment. This is happening with those who prescribed pain medications years ago to patients. A recent case relates to patients from … Continue reading

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FTC Orders – Doesn’t Warn – Bollman Hat Company to Cease Deceptive “Made in USA” Claims, Licensing “American Made Matters” Seal to Others without Proper Vetting

As we reported a few months ago, the FTC has increased its enforcement of its “Made in USA” requirements – typically through warning letters rather than formal administrative or legal proceedings. This week’s proposed Consent Order against Bollman Hat Company … Continue reading

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"Medical Futility" – Its Narrow and Limited Proper Use

Simon and colleagues offer a colorful reminder of the narrow and limited way in which the term "futility" should be employed in the medical treatment context.  "There is a difference between trying to fill a tub with a leaking bucket and … Continue reading

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Proper Claims Against The Adjuster

Too many times, the claims against an adjuster fail when those claims are removed to Federal Court.  There was a successful claim recently in the Southern District, Houston Division.  It is styled, Lillie Jean Hooper v. Allstate Texas Lloyd’s, et … Continue reading

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