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No Medicare Set-Asides for Now

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has withdrawn its proposed rule in tort actions on future medicals called “Medicare Secondary Payer and Future Medicals.” On Oct. 8th the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) withdrew its proposed...

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California Prop. 46: Ending Damages Caps

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

NPR has covered Prop 46, including the tragic story of Troy and Alana Pack. The article explains the 3 sections of the proposition: (1) requiring doctors to check a prescription database to detect prescription drug abusers; (2) lifting the $250,000...

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Xarelto Lawsuits May Move to MDL in S.D. Ill.

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

On December 2, 2014 the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) will hear oral argument to transfer the currently pending Xarelto cases against Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Janssen Pharmaceuticals to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. The...

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Electronic Car Key

The Future of Car Wreck Litigation

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

The driverless car is coming.  And when it does, accident fatalities will decrease substantially.  What will the legal landscape look like in a world in which human error has been removed from the driving experience? The Future of Car Wreck...

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