Emily Ashcraft

Articles by this author

Emergency Department Doctors Sue Insurer Over Out-of-Network Underpayment

Northeast Emergency Medicine Specialists LLC (NEMS) filed a lawsuit against Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of Connecticut Inc. and Point32Health Inc. (together Pilgrim) earlier this week, alleging violations of Connecticut’s “surprise billing laws.” The plaintiff, a...

DEA Plans To Increase Production of Marijuana For Research Uses

On Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Department of Justice published a notice in the federal register saying that it plans to alter controlled substances production amounts to allow more research on cannabis, “significantly increasing”...

USDA Asks For Comments On How Food Derived From Animal Cells Should Be Labeled

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a press release on Thursday asking for comments on how it should regulate labeling of meat and poultry products that are made from cultured cells derived from animals. 

UNC Granted Summary Judgment In Clean Air Act Lawsuit

The Middle District of North Carolina ruled on Tuesday in favor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) in a Clean Air Act lawsuit, and dismissed the case against it alleging that...

Clean Water Act Definition for Waters of the United States Vacated After Challenge From Tribes

The District of Arizona ruled in favor of six tribes in a challenge to Clean Water Act rules, specifically the definition of “waters of the United States” and whether wetlands are included in the definition,...

Croplife America Files Brief In SCOTUS Petition Supporting Monsanto in Roundup Lawsuit

Croplife America filed an amicus curiae brief on Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court arguing in favor of Monsanto in a petition that it filed a few weeks previously. The lawsuit was initially filed by...