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United States First Circuit - November 2016 Opinion Summaries


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Parkview Adventist Med. Center v. US

United States First Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Health Law
In an important case resting at the intersection of the Bankruptcy Code and Medicare law, involving the efforts of a medical center plaintiff which...
11/29/2016 16-1731

Bradley v. ARIAD Pharms., Inc.

United States First Circuit
Securities Law, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Corp. Governance
In an investor suit against the company and four corporate officers, following a drop in the share price of the company, alleging securities fraud in...
11/28/2016 15-1491

Santos-Santos v. Torres-Centeno

United States First Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
In an action brought by an officer with the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD), filed this employment discrimination case against the Commonwealth...
11/23/2016 15-1782

US v. Hurley

United States First Circuit
Sentencing, Criminal Law & Procedure
Sentence for guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute, and possess with the intent to distribute, controlled substances is affirmed over defendant's...
11/23/2016 15-2541

Igartua v. Obama

United States First Circuit
Elections, Government Law
In a claim brought by a U.S. citizen-resident of Puerto Rico in search of a legal remedy for his claim that he has a constitutional right to vote in...
11/23/2016 15-1336

Lawton v. Takeda Pharm. Co.

United States First Circuit
Civil Procedure, Drugs & Biotech
In a qui tam action under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. section 3729 et seq., and the False Claims Acts of 28 different states and the...
11/22/2016 16-1382

Moore v. Dickhaut

United States First Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Denial of 28 U.S.C. section 2254 habeas petition seeking to set aside petitioner's 2006 Massachusetts conviction for unarmed robbery is affirmed over...
11/22/2016 14-1400

Nevor v. Moneypenny Holdings, LLC

United States First Circuit
Admiralty, Injury & Tort Law
In a maritime personal injury case, the district court's award to plaintiff of compensatory damages for past and future harms, plus prejudgment...
11/22/2016 16-1565

US, ex rel. Escobar v. Universal Health Servs., Inc.

United States First Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Health Law
On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, in a qui tam action brought by family of deceased plaintiff, who died of a seizure after receiving mental...
11/22/2016 14-1423

Eves v. LePage

United States First Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Government Law
In a suit brought by the Speaker of the House against the Governor of Maine in for damages and injunctive relief, asserting that the Governor, in...
11/22/2016 16-1492
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