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Biden’s HHS Health Privacy Rule Struck Down by Federal Judge

A federal judge in Texas vacated federal guidance that clarifies how health-care providers can use online tracking technology without running afoul of health-care privacy regulations.

Health Law’s Preventive Care Mandate Curbed by Appeals Court

Broad access to cost-free health insurance coverage for a range of medical services remains available but still threatened for many Americans following a federal appeals court’s Friday decision partially halting the US’s enforcement of Obamacare’s preventive services mandates.

Boehringer Faces Skeptical Judge in US Drug Price Plan Challenge

A federal judge in Connecticut signaled doubt Thursday of a pharmaceutical company’s bid to block a government drug price-setting program, pressing counsel on how the scheme compels speech or results in deprivation of the drugmaker’s property.

Supreme Court Abortion Pill Ruling Cited in US Obamacare Appeal

It didn’t take long for the Justice Department to use the Supreme Court’s June 13 decision on the abortion pill mifepristone to bolster its appeal of a lower court ruling in a case dealing with the Affordable Care Act.

Transgender Health Rule Lawsuits Piling Up Against Biden HHS

Transgender health-care protections from the Biden administration are facing a wave of courtroom attacks from conservative states and groups looking to unwind legal protections on gender-affirming care.

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Rite Aid Fights $200 Million Bill After MedImpact Buys Elixir

<-rte-company state="{"_id":"00000190-3c31-d497-a7fb-fc3d10470000","_type":"00000160-4b23-d8bd-adfd-4b3348fd0000"}">Rite Aid Corp. and <-bsp-bb-link state="{"bbHref":"bbg://securities/0193751D%20US%20Equity","_id":"00000190-3c31-d497-a7fb-fc3d10470002","_type":"0000016b-944a-dc2b-ab6b-d57ba1cc0000"}">MedImpact Healthcare Systems Inc. are fighting over which company is responsible for more than $200 million in extra costs connected with an acquisition, a fresh hurdle for the pharmacy company as it attempts to forge a path out of bankruptcy.

AbCellera Antibody-Test Patents Case Against Bruker Is Tossed

A federal judge dismissed AbCellera Biologics Inc.’s lawsuit against Bruker Cellular Analysis Inc. over technology used to discover antibodies for preventing and treating diseases, finding it failed to offer enough evidence to show how Bruker’s microfluidic devices infringe fifteen patents.

Altria’s Menthol E-Cigs Get FDA Nod as Menthol Debate Continues

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Beyond Abortion: The Fight Over Fetal Personhood Is Here

When do legal rights begin, at birth or before that? This video looks at the fetal personhood movement, and what it could mean for the future of abortion. We explore its history and the constitutional argument underpinning it.

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Binance General Counsel Confronts Some of Crypto’s Hardest Tests

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Tesla Seeks to Delay July Hearing in Battle Over Musk’s Pay (1)

Lawyers for Elon Musk say a shareholder vote last week approving the Tesla Inc. co-founder’s <-bsp-bb-link state="{"bbDocId":"S83XOHT1UM0W","_id":"00000190-3c91-d497-a7fb-fc9d301c0002","_type":"0000016b-944a-dc2b-ab6b-d57ba1cc0000"}">$56 billion pay package should delay a hearing on the award of billions of dollars in fees to the lawyers who challenged it.

Chevron Must Pay $120 Million to Family-Owned Oil Company

A Chevron Corp. subsidiary lost its bid for a new trial and must pay $120 million for damaging an oil company’s field, a California appeals court ruled on Friday, emphasizing the importance of efficiency in the jury selection process.

Covid Vaccine & Personal Data: Does HIPAA Still Matter?