What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability is a concept in the legal field that usually develops in personal injury cases where an injury was caused by a type of risky or defective condition on one’s property. Many personal injury cases are constructed on negligence, … Continue reading

A $575 Million Settlement Between California and Sutter Health Receives Final Approval

California Attorney General Rob Bonta on Friday lauded Judge Massullo’s final approval of a landmark $575 million settlement with Sutter Health (Sutter). The settlement agreement was reached in 2019, and resolves allegations by the Attorney General’s office, the United Food and Commercial Workers and Employers … Continue reading

A California Respiratory Fraud Case Is Settled for $3.31 Million

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a $3.31 million settlement against home respiratory services company, SuperCare Health Inc. (SuperCare) for defrauding the state and federal government by knowingly billing Medicare and Medi-Cal for servicing ventilators that were no longer medically … Continue reading

Connections Community Support Programs Settles Health Care Fraud and Controlled Substances Allegations With a $15 Million Settlement

U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss announced today that Connections Community Support Programs, Inc. (“CCSP”) has agreed to the entry of consent judgments totaling over $15,300,000 to resolve two lawsuits brought by the federal government alleging health care fraud arising under … Continue reading

Healthcare Services Group Settles an Accounting Lawsuit for $6 Million

Healthcare Services Group has agreed to pay $6 million to settle charges that its CFO failed to record loss contingencies from legal liabilities to inflate its earnings. According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the accounting violations resulted in … Continue reading

Aegis Living Agrees to Pay $16.25 Million to Settle a Staffing Lawsuit

Aegis Living says it has agreed to the $16.25 million settlement of a lawsuit alleging that staffing decisions were based on budgets rather than resident care needs so that it can focus on “what matters most —  our residents, their … Continue reading

The 2022 Trial Lawyers Summit: New Location

The National Trial Lawyers will present the annual Trial Lawyers Summit on January 30 – February 2, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida. The Fontainebleau Miami Beach will serve as the new location for the 2022 Trial Lawyers Summit. This exciting … Continue reading

A Georgia County Settles a Property Tax Dispute for $3.5 Million

Bryan County has settled a property tax dispute with the City of Richmond Hill, paying the municipality $3.5 million to resolve a three-year-old lawsuit. The settlement will be used for eight different infrastructure projects, including road improvements and traffic signals, that … Continue reading

New Jersey May Receive $600 Million from Opioid Settlements

Nearly 4,000 lawsuits against the country’s three largest pharmaceutical distributors — McKesson, Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen — and New Jersey-based pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson have been filed in courts around the country for their roles in the opioid crisis. … Continue reading

Cape May Resolves Decades of Lawsuits With a $19 Million Land Settlement

After decades of lawsuits, negotiations and false starts, the state has purchased a 96-acre swath of undeveloped land near Coast Guard Training Center Cape May for $19 million. That’s according to Concerned Citizens for Sewell Tract Preservation, a nonprofit that … Continue reading