Tag Archives: Court

Court to hear mandatory vaccine challenge

A legal challenge to mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirements for some NSW workers has been launched in the state’s highest court, as virus infections continue to climb by more than a thousand cases per day. Sydney solicitor Tony Nikolic on Wednesday filed the suit against Health Minister Brad Hazzard and Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant… Read More »

Supreme Court will hear case over Trump admin’s 340B drug program cuts to hospitals

Dive Brief: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the Trump administration’s cuts of Medicare Part B reimbursement for drugs that hospitals obtain under the 340B program. The case pivots on whether CMS has the authority to make payment cuts under the outpatient prospective payment system. The justices are expected to hear… Read More »

Supreme Court upholds ACA in 7-2 decision, leaving intact landmark US health law during pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act by a 7-2 vote, allowing millions to keep their insurance coverage amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the decision, the court reversed a lower court ruling finding the individual mandate unconstitutional. However, the court did not get to the key question of whether the… Read More »

Big Pharmacy Chains Also Fed the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Says

Through years of lawsuits and rising public anger over the opioid epidemic, the big American pharmacy retailers have largely eluded scrutiny. But a new court filing Wednesday morning asserts that pharmacies including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Giant Eagle as well as those operated by Walmart were as complicit in perpetuating the crisis as the… Read More »

COVID-19 triggers flood of court rulings as estranged parents argue exes putting children at infection risk

It’s called nesting, and is a refreshingly constructive solution for divided families. The children live full-time in their home, while the separated parents take turns staying with them. But on March 31, an Ontario judge ordered that an immune-compromised Ottawa mother be given exclusive use of the matrimonial abode, citing her heightened risk from COVID-19… Read More »