PhrMA sued in federal court in Maine alleging
that the Maine Rx prior authorization requirement violates federal law because it does nothing to advance the purposes of Medicaid.
In cases alleging
the unconstitutional use of deadly force by police officers, the policy issue will generally be raised in two different contexts.
A state prison inmate brought a pro se [section] 1983 action against prison officials alleging
he was unlawfully subjected to cell searches and disciplinary proceedings in retaliation for his jailhouse lawyering, in violation of the First Amendment.
Reed, the Supreme Court decided that a prosecutor giving advice to police in the course of an ongoing investigation is entitled to only qualified immunity from a lawsuit alleging
a constitutional violation.
A class of state prisoners and their prospective visitors brought a [section] 1983 action against a state corrections department, alleging
that restrictions on prison visitation violated their First, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment rights.
Quartz Hill resident Marco Cardona, 41, said he filed a $500,000 claim alleging
that his cerebral palsy was aggravated after sheriff's personnel denied him medications for three months last year.
SDA sued the firm, alleging
it had invested in Embrace in reliance on the auditor's representations and work product, saying they contained numerous material errors, inaccuracies and false statements regarding Embrace's financial condition.
A class of current and former prisoners at a high maximum ,security prison brought a [section] 1983 action seeking injunctive relief, alleging
denial of due process in their placement and retention at the facility.
A federal grand jury handed up a 16-count indictment against former nightclub owner Eddie Nash of Tarzana, alleging
he has led an organized drug-peddling ring for 25 years and orchestrated four brutal deaths at a Wonderland Avenue drug house in Laurel Canyon in 1981.
There are now at least two class action lawsuits pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas alleging
similar securities law violations relating to El Paso's recent reserve reduction and $1B charge.
A state prisoner brought a [section] 1983 action against a prison warden alleging
Fifth Amendment and state law claims.
An Oxnard couple has been charged with murder in the death of the pair's 2-year-old daughter in June and a string of felony offenses alleging
violent child abuse two years ago.