Christina Tabacco

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Mass. General Drops Exeter Acquisition Bid After N.H. AG Raises Antitrust Concerns

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announced that it will end efforts to acquire and affiliate with Exeter Health Resources, according to a Seacoastonline article by Alexander LaCasse. Wednesday’s news forecloses the possibility of a merger, which...

Marine Mammal Advocates Want NMFS Action to Protect Endangered Whale from Ship Traffic

Four advocacy groups have challenged the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) failure to act on two petitions they filed asking the agency to expand the scope of a rule intended to protect ships from striking...

Consumers Ask Court to Turn the Page on Amazon’s eBook Overcharges

A putative class of book buyers hopes to hold Amazon.com, Inc. and five co-conspiring publishers accountable for allegedly colluding to fix eBook prices, according to a complaint filed on Thursday. The restrictive agreements entered into...

States Tell EPA to Lift the Haze in CAA Complaint for Failure to Act on State Smog Prevention Plans

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator Andrew R. Wheeler are under fire in a lasuit alleging they let obligations governing ozone, an airborne pollutant and principal component of smog, lapse. Plaintiffs New York,...

Cox Unable to Reduce $1B Jury Verdict in Music Copyright Case

On Tuesday, Judge Liam O’Grady declined Cox Communications, Inc. and Cox Com, LLC’s (collectively, Cox) invitation to reassess a ten-figure verdict entered against it for infringing on the plaintiffs’ copyrighted works. The court so ordered...

Eli Lilly Says Feds Have Overstepped Authority to Govern Drug Prices

On Tuesday in the Southern District of Indiana, plaintiffs Eli Lilly and Company and Lilly USA, LLC (together, Lilly) sued the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration...