Kendall Heebink

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Microsoft, HP Prevail in PTAB Inter Partes Review Decision

Three administrative patent judges, Judge Sally C. Medley, Judge Jessica C. Kaiser, and Judge Scott Raevsky recently ruled all challenged claims unpatentable in a patent case concerning three separate technology companies. Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft)...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Sued by Stanford Health Care

Stanford Health Care (Stanford), a California nonprofit corporation, is suing health insurance giant Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) over claims that the company failed to pay an outstanding balance of over half a million...

Lawsuit Asking Insurance Company To Pay For Remote Appointments Moves To Federal Court

Humana Health Plan, Inc., Humana, Inc., and Humana Insurance Company, are defendants in a lawsuit alleging that they engaged in breach of fiduciary duties, breach of contract, and violated numerous laws when they failed to...

Health Insurer Accused of Parity Act Violations After Denial of Coverage

Evergreen Health and the Select Plus Plan they provide are facing suit over claims they violated a portion of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) when they denied coverage to an insurance...

Judge Rejects Bid to Block Hospital’s Vaccination Requirement

A suit involving Houston Methodist Hospital’s employee vaccine requirement was dismissed over the weekend after the plaintiff alleged that the hospital was putting its employees in a “forced human experiment” by requiring them to...

Surgeon Sues Indiana University Health, Alleging Monopolization

Indiana University Health, Inc., Indiana University Health Bloomington, Inc., and IU Health Bloomington Hospital, (IU Health) are being sued along with IU Health’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Daniel Handel, over allegations of monopolization, anticompetitive...