Economics

7th Circ. Upholds $20M Pelvic Mesh Award Against J&J

A Seventh Circuit panel on Tuesday swept aside a “flurry of arguments” made by Johnson & Johnson in its unsuccessful bid to convince the court to throw out a $20 million judgment in favor of a woman who claimed she was harmed by the company’s Prolift pelvic mesh device…

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Uber Wins Challenge To NYC Ride-Hailing ‘Cruising Cap’

Uber Technologies Inc. was victorious in its fight against a New York City regulation aimed at reducing traffic congestion in Manhattan by limiting the amount of time drivers for ride-hailing services can spend “cruising” the island’s busiest areas, with a New York state judge on Monday calling the rule “arbitrary and capricious”…

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Drugmakers Ink $242M Settlement In Ill. Medicaid Fraud Case

A group of major pharmaceutical companies has agreed to pay a combined $242 million to resolve allegations they bilked Illinois’ government by inflating prices for medicines covered by the state’s Medicaid program, the Prairie State’s attorney general announced Monday…

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