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Ex-Hercules Capital CEO and former food executive to plead guilty to U.S. college scam

19 Oct 2019

BOSTON The former chief executive of specialty finance lender Hercules Capital Inc and a former food manufacturer executive have agreed to plead guilty to charges related to their role in the U.S. college admissions scandal, prosecutors said on Friday.

Judge's unorthodox approach has huge opioid settlement within reach

19 Oct 2019

From the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the country's opioid epidemic, Judge Dan Polster has made one thing clear: he never wanted a trial.

IN BRIEF: Clinics to pay $7.1 million to settle U.S. knee injection probe

19 Oct 2019

Seven former Osteo Relief Institute clinics and their owners have agreed to pay more than $7.1 million to resolve allegations they billed Medicare for unnecessary knee braces and injections to treat osteoarthritis, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

IN BRIEF: NYC hospital system defeats Medicaid fraud case on appeal

19 Oct 2019

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a whistleblower lawsuit accusing New York City and its municipal healthcare system of conspiring to submit claims to Medicaid that a computer system flagged as being ineligible for reimbursement.

Drug wholesale CEOs charged with selling diverted, expensive medications

19 Oct 2019

The chief executives of two drug wholesale distributors and two other men have been indicted on charges that they participated in a scheme to buy and sell expensive medications they acquired from sources who in turn had obtained them through theft and fraud.

'Sidewalk counseling' not covered by Pittsburgh abortion clinic buffer law: court

19 Oct 2019

A Pittsburgh ordinance that creates a protective buffer zone around the entrances of medical facilities does not violate the free-speech rights of anti-abortion activists who engage in "sidewalk counseling," a federal appeals court said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Ex-Hercules Capital CEO and former food exec to plead guilty to U.S. college scam

19 Oct 2019

BOSTON, Oct 18 The former chief executive of specialty finance lender Hercules Capital Inc and a former food manufacturer executive have agreed to plead guilty to charges related to their role in the U.S. college admissions scandal, prosecutors said on Friday.

Former Pimco chief to plead guilty in U.S. college scam case

18 Oct 2019

BOSTON Douglas Hodge, the former chief executive of the investment firm Pimco, has agreed to plead guilty to participating in what prosecutors say is the largest college admissions scam uncovered in the United States, according to a court filing on Thursday.

Judge summons drug company CEOs to discuss opioid settlement: source

18 Oct 2019

The chief executives of the three largest U.S. drug distributors and a drugmaker have been summoned to appear before a federal judge to discuss a proposal to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging they fueled the U.S. opioid crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

CORRECTED-Judge summons drug company CEOs to court to discuss opioid settlement - source

18 Oct 2019

Oct 17 The chief executives of the three largest U.S. drug distributors and a drugmaker have been summoned to appear before a federal judge to discuss a proposal to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging they fueled the U.S. opioid crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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