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Healthsouth Prevails in Doctor’s Whistleblower Retaliation Suit

The former medical director of a Healthsouth Corp. inpatient rehabilitation facility lost a False Claims Act whistleblower retaliation case because he didn’t show the company knew he was engaged in protected activity and took adverse action in response, a federal court in Florida said.

Workers With Disabilities Need More From DOL, Official Says

The director of the Labor Department’s contractor compliance agency emphasized that combating discrimination against workers with disabilities requires a greater commitment, as he prepared to close his tenure in similar fashion to how it began.

Arizona Health Provider Must Face Whistleblower’s Kickback Suit

A former chief financial officer for Northern Arizona Healthcare Corp. adequately alleged that the company’s overpayment to acquire a surgery and rehabilitation services center constituted a kickback in violation of the False Claims Act, a federal court said.

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Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses

Covid-19 has legal teams exploring whether to turn to a rarely tested section of their contracts: the force majeure, or act of god, clause.

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