Lynch v. California Coastal Commission firmly dispels the myth that a Coastal Development Permit can be accepted and acted upon “under protest.”
HIPAA is the principal federal law regulating health information privacy. It applies to Covered Entities, which broadly consist of healthcare providers, health insurers and healthcare clearinghouses.
In today’s competitive marketplace, brands are relying heavily on social media and other digital methods to communicate with consumers and to structure innovative and edgy marketing campaigns.
In a new initiative, dubbed “Operation Full Disclosure,” the Federal Trade Commission sent warning letters to more than 60 companies the agency claimed did not make adequate disclosures in either print or television ads.
Almost all cases brought by the FDIC in the last few years against former directors and officers of failed banks have been resolved by negotiated settlements.
Prior to the implementation of the ACA, most state Medicaid programs did not cover childless adults and covered only a limited number of parents.
A recent opinion by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in eBay is applicable to Lanham Act false advertising litigation and that irreparable injury can no longer be presumed in such cases, even where the case involves ...
Providing a $1.25 million lesson in the importance of correctly classifying employees, the Oakland Raiders settled a lawsuit brought by the team’s cheerleading squad, the Raiderettes.
Effective Jan. 1, 2015, low income housing projects face a modified legal regime when qualifying for property tax exemptions in California.
For relying upon the results of a flawed study to make what the Federal Trade Commission characterized as “baseless” and “hopelessly flawed” weight-loss claims for a green coffee extract, a Texas company will pay $3.5 million to the agency and be subject to higher standards ...