Emma Brauer

Articles by this author

UnitedHealth Wins Summary Judgment in ERISA Beneficiary Case Against Labs

Western District Court of Texas, San Antonio Division, Judge Jason Pulliam granted Wednesday United Healthcare’s motion for summary judgment on a claim by the plaintiffs, Mission Toxicology LLC and Sun Clinical Laboratory LLC, seeking to...

Judge Denies Dismissal of Case Alleging Sales Tactics Resulted in Misdiagnoses

On November 2, in the Northern District of West Virginia, Judge Thomas S. Kleeh published an order and associated memorandum denying a motion to dismiss. The motion, by the defendants, Amerisourcebergen Corporation, U.S. Bioservices Corporation,...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Antitrust Suit Settlement Reached

On Friday in the Northern District of Alabama, the 37 plaintiffs in litigation that began more than eight years ago against Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) filed a motion for preliminary approval...

Unions File Mandamus Petition Against OSHA Seeking Disease Standards

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) and United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) petitioned the Ninth Circuit...

Medtronic to Settle for More Than $9.2M in Kickbacks Case

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in a news release today that Medtronic USA Inc. will pay $8.1 million in a settlement to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to a South...

Tenet Healthcare Corp. Employee Alleges FMLA and Disability Violations

On October 27, in the Michigan Eastern District, Tracy Hack filed a complaint against Tenet Healthcare Corporation Inc., VHS of Michigan Inc. (DBA the Detroit Medical Center (DMC)) and VHS Harper-Hutzel Hospital Inc., claiming...