Description Date Docket #
Shaw v. US
United States Federal Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Military Law, Health Law
Held that the U.S. government did not breach its obligations under a settlement arising out of injuries to a child born at a military hospital. The...
08/20/2018 17-2136
Oliver v. Secretary of Health and Human Services
United States Federal Circuit
Health Law, Drugs & Biotech
Affirmed that vaccinations given to an infant did not cause him to develop a seizure condition. The parents of an infant who developed an illness...
08/17/2018 17-2540
Gila River Indian Community v. US Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Ninth Circuit
Indian Law, Military Law, Health Law
Affirmed dismissal of an Indian tribe's claim that the Department of Veterans Affairs must reimburse it for the care it provides veterans at its...
08/15/2018 17-15629
US v. Gierbolini-Rivera
United States First Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Health Law, Sentencing
Affirmed the sentence of a defendant who pleaded guilty to one count of theft in connection with health care and to one count of wire fraud. An...
08/14/2018 15-2076
California Dept. of Industrial Relations v. California Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board (AC Transit)
California Court of Appeal
Labor & Employment Law, Health Law, Transportation
Remanded for reconsideration of whether non-air-conditioned buses must comply with occupational-safety standards relating to heat illness prevention....
08/13/2018 A142799
Medical Mutual Insurance Co. v. Burka
United States First Circuit
Insurance Law, Health Law, Professional Malpractice
Held that a professional liability insurer had no duty to defend a physician who was accused of improperly accessing his ex-wife's medical records so...
08/10/2018 17-1872
Cochrum v. Costa Victoria Healthcare, LLC
California Court of Appeal
Elder Law, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed that a nursing home was liable for negligence but not elder abuse in connection with the death of a resident who died after choking on a meal...
08/08/2018 G052934
Jimenez-Castaner v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.
United States First Circuit
Health Law, Insurance Law
Reinstated a lawsuit alleging that an insurance company wrongfully denied coverage to a hospital medical director under a Directors and Officers...
08/02/2018 15-2138
Alaska Airlines Inc. v. Schurke
United States Ninth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Health Law, Transportation
Held that the federal Railway Labor Act (RLA) did not preempt a flight attendant's claim against an airline. The flight attendant alleged that her...
08/01/2018 13-35574
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Inc. v. Kent
California Court of Appeal
Government Benefits, Health Law, Administrative Law
Held that hospitals challenging cuts to their Medicaid reimbursement payments were not entitled to a writ of mandate. The hospitals sought an order...
07/31/2018 A151588

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