Emma Brauer

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FTC Alleges Chiropractor Deceptively Marketed Vitamins as Effective to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced in a Thursday news release that it filed a complaint against chiropractor Eric Anthony Nepute and his company, Quickwork LLC, over allegations that the defendants violated the COVID-19...

Plaintiffs in Case Over Tennessee Abortion Waiting-Period Law File Response to Defendants’ SCOTUS Stay Application

On Thursday, the plaintiffs — and now, respondents — in a case challenging the constitutionality of a Tennessee abortion waiting-period law filed an opposition to the defendants’ April 5 application to the Supreme Court...

Pacira BioSciences Alleges American Society of Anesthesiologists ‘Disparaged’ Drug in Medical Journal

Pacira BioSciences Inc. is suing the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and a handful of the organization’s members over allegations that the defendants published articles in the ASA’s medical journal that falsely represented and...

5th Circuit Avoids Ruling on Merits of Religious Medical Providers’ Challenge to HHS Sex Discrimination Rule

The Fifth Circuit on Thursday declined to decide on the merits of an appeal by religious medical care providers challenging a now-repealed 2016 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule that prohibited discrimination...

One Claim Survives Dismissal in False Claims, Kickback Scheme Case Against Medtronic

A Monday Central District of California ruling dismissed most of the claims in a False Claims Act (FCA) case against Medtronic, leaving just one to survive and permission for the plaintiff to amend the dismissed...

DC Circuit Says Indian Health Service Does Not Owe Additional Funds to Swinomish

The District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a district court judgment that said the Indian Health Service does not owe the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community an extra $245,867 in contract support costs for...