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HTMLWearable Devices in the Workplace Challenge Data Security and Privacy
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
Wearable devices, including health and activity monitors, video and audio recorders, location trackers, and other interconnected devices in the form of watches, wristbands, glasses, rings, bracelets, belts, gloves, earrings and shoes are being heavily promoted in the next wave of consumer...

 

HTMLMassive Data Breach Affects 4.5 Million Patients in 29 States
Dianne J. Bourque, Julia M. Siripurapu; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 20, 2014
Community Health Systems, Inc. (the “Company”), one of the largest hospital organizations in the country, announced via a public filing (Form 8K) made yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Report”) that the Company was the target of a cyber attack that...

 

HTMLSJC Issues Decision Concerning Recovery of Lost Profits Damages in Commercial Litigation
Stefanie Giuliano Abhar, Laurence A. Schoen; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014
In a noteworthy recent decision addressing the parameters of damages in commercial litigation, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) affirmed an order excluding expert testimony concerning future lost profits damages relating to “yet-to-be conceived future products.” In...

 

HTMLIs a FLSA Collective Action Waiver by Itself in a Severance Agreement Enforceable? Sixth Circuit Says “No.”
Brandon T. Willenberg; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 26, 2014
Employers have recently enjoyed some victories in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the California Supreme Court regarding the use of class/collective action waivers in employment arbitration agreements (e.g. Italian Colors and Iskanian). Class/collective action waivers in arbitration agreements...

 

HTMLMaryland Court of Appeals: Contrary to Federal Court Rulings, Maryland Employees Are Eligible to Recover Treble Damages from Employers Failing to Pay Overtime
David Barmak; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 21, 2014
More bad news for employers: Maryland’s Court of Appeals (its highest court) has now put to rest any question about an employee’s right to recover treble damages in connection with an unpaid overtime claim.

 

HTMLAppellate Courts in New Jersey and New York Both Rule that a Contract May Reduce Statute of Limitations on Employment Claims
David M. Katz; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 22, 2014
Earlier this summer, a New Jersey appellate court, in Rodriquez v. Raymours Furniture enforced a provision in an employment application that reduced the period in which an employee could sue an employer to six months from the date of the adverse employment action. This ruling ¿ the first of...

 

HTMLFDA Notifies Congress of Framework for Long-Awaited Guidance on Laboratory Developed Tests and Issues Final Guidance on Companion Diagnostics
Linda D. Bentley; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 1, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014
After many years of promising that it would be providing guidance on the regulation of laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided notice to Congress on July 31, 2014 that it intends to issue a draft guidance document entitled, “Framework for Regulatory...

 

HTMLGoogle, the House of Lords and the timing of the EU Data Protection Regulation
Susan L. Foster; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 30, 2014, previously published on August 19, 2014
(LONDON) Could the European Court of Justice’s May 13, 2014 Google Spain decision delay the adoption of the EU Data Protection Regulation?

 

HTMLPrescription Drugs: Refocusing the False Claims Act Microscope on the Rest of the Transaction
Tara E. Swenson; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 25, 2014
Over the last decade, it has often felt as though the pharmaceutical industry has been the government’s and whistleblowers’ main, and at times only, target for False Claims Act (“FCA”) investigations. While manufacturers are likely not out from underneath the microscope, it...

 

HTMLAnother Court Weighs in on Rule 9(b)’s Requirements Under the False Claims Act
Thomas S. Crane, Brian P. Dunphy, Laurence J. Freedman; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 27, 2014
A federal district court recently dismissed a qui tam relator’s complaint in a declined case against the Hospital for Special Surgery (“Hospital”), its former CEO, and an outside billing company alleging that they violated the federal False Claims Act (FCA) and the New York FCA...

 


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