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Federal judge awards $456,000 for enhanced damages in patent case

Kate Jacobson Nov. 25, 2016, 11:33am

MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) -- A federal judge in Texas has awarded $456,000 for enhanced damages in a patent case against LG Electronics Inc., bringing the total reward for the case to about $2.3 million.

Report: State attorneys general could fill regulatory vacuum caused by Trump presidency

Kate Jacobson Nov. 22, 2016, 1:08pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A new report predicts activism among state attorneys general will grow now that Donald Trump has been elected president.

Study suggests medical tort reform could save billions

Kate Jacobson Nov. 4, 2016, 12:32pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A recent study says medical liability reform at the state level reduced total health care premiums by 2.6 percent, and that if those same reforms were made on a national level, insured Americans could save more than $15 billion.

Calif. decision holds flu shot reminder exempt from telemarketing law

Kate Jacobson Oct. 26, 2016, 10:39am

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A federal court in California has ruled that a flu shot reminder call from a retail pharmacy did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) – one of the first rulings of its kind since health care organizations were included in its safe harbor exemptions in 2015.

Attorney: After five years, over-regulation by CFPB a concern

Kate Jacobson Sep. 30, 2016, 1:04pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Five years after its inception, officials for the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) are looking back on its accomplishments.