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HTMLConsultants’ Communications Privileged from Discovery
Philip H. Lebowitz; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
In healthcare, companies often hire consultants to review billing and coding, privacy and security and a host of other technical issues that regular staff does not have the time or expertise to pursue. A recent discovery ruling in federal court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania holds that...

 

HTMLAttacks on Prevailing Wage Laws - Where’s the Tipping Point?
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 20, 2015
News reports this week cover legislative action in four different states to reduce the scope of prevailing wage laws on public projects. Whatever your opinion on prevailing wage laws - love them, hate them, or somewhere in the middle - the effort to reduce the reach of those laws appears to be...

 

HTML9th Circuit Resisting Efforts to Dilute CDA Section 230 ISP Immunity?
Eric J. Sinrod; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 3, 2015
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) generally affords immunity for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with respect to content posted by users on their websites. There have been various efforts by plaintiffs in lawsuits to chip away at this immunity, most of which have failed. Now...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Considering Video Gaming Machines Again?
Frank A. DiGiacomo; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 19, 2015
On February 12, 2014, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Gaming Oversight Committee held a hearing to receive testimony regarding the prospects of legalizing electronic gaming devices, i.e video gaming machines, in the Commonwealth. The hearing focused on gaming along the lines of...

 

HTMLCivil RICO Actions on the Rise to Combat Healthcare Insurance Fraud
James J. Ferrelli; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015
Over the past several years, insurance carriers have aggressively pursued civil suits against doctors and other medical providers in an effort to fight healthcare insurance fraud. Besides theories of liability based upon common law claims such as fraud and unjust enrichment, insurers have more...

 

HTMLGolden Rules of Fiscal Law: Purpose, Time & Amount
Michael E. Barnicle; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
This week, the VA Inspector General reported that the certain government officials illegally used funds to develop a claims processing system that were intended to be used for medical support and compliance. This is what is called a “fiscal law” problem.

 

HTMLLawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Online Gaming and Gambling in Vietnam
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
Technically, “online gaming” [business] in Vietnam may cover: (i) “online game”, a game played over some form of computer network;[1] or (ii) “online gambling”, a term for gambling using the Internet.

 

HTMLLawyer in Vietnam Oliver Massmann Transformation of the Financial Market Management
Oliver Massmann; Duane Morris Vietnam LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 24, 2015
Vietnam is one of the most dynamic markets of Asia. Since the financial institutions and authorities are a part of the general economic system, they are not only strongly involved in the changes, but also have a more solid financial basis for the competitiveness of the country. The financial sector...

 

HTMLContractors Must Provide Sufficient Notice Of The Basis And Amount Of A CDA Claim
Michael J. Schrier; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently decided the case of K-Con Building Systems, Inc. v. United States, No. 2014-5062 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 12, 2015). While this construction case reaffirms some relatively unremarkable concepts of liquidated damages and changes, it does provide some...

 

HTMLContract Disputes Act Deadline for Contracting Officer Decision - Can’t Keep Extending
Stanley A. Martin; Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2015, previously published on February 27, 2015
The government when faced with a complex contractor claim may extend the deadline for the Contracting Officer’s response to a date beyond the original CDA 60-day period. What happens when the CO seeks to extend the deadline a second time? The Court of Federal Claims confirmed that the CO does...

 


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