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- Alcon shareholders file suits. Webb, Jennifer A. // Ophthalmology Times;3/1/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p1
The article offers information on the lawsuits filed by the minority shareholders of Alcon Inc., against the decision of Novartis AG to pay them less than it will pay Nestle SA. It mentions that most of the lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of the New...
- It's Payback Time. Clark, Kim // U.S. News & World Report;1/16/2006, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p58
The article discusses how defrauded investors can recover some of their money. Reimbursement funds have been set up in several major corporate frauds, including AOL Time Warner Inc., Enron and Adelphia. Investors should get started soon, because collecting from the funds will take some effort....
- Shareholder lawsuits: Insiders say stock declines spark `greenmail' windfalls for investors... Papiernik, Richard L. // Nation's Restaurant News;10/9/95, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p128
Focuses on shareholder lawsuits filed against publicly traded companies in the United States. Effects of sliding stock prices; Establishment of links between executive actions and decisions to stock dives; Litigation reform proposal in the US Congress.
- Conflict and Aggregation: Appointing Institutional Investors as Sole Lead Plaintiffs Under the PSLRA. Heck, R. Chris // University of Chicago Law Review;Fall99, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1199
Examines the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA) of 1995. Language, history and policy of the lead plaintiff provision; Judicial interpretations of the lead plaintiff provision; Appointment of institutional investors as sole lead plaintiff.
- Legal cases associated with payment issues spawn big-dollar verdicts. Robbins, Dennis // Managed Healthcare;Mar1999, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p13
Focuses on legal cases related to payment issues in managed care in the United States. Examples of legal cases associated with payment issues that have spawned multimillion dollar verdicts; Details on various cases that questioned the potential role that financial incentives play in influencing...
- Litigation. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;9/20/94, Vol. 68 Issue 18, p14
Reports on litigations related to health care. Appeal for the decision in Looney versus Stephen D. Herman, M.D., et al.; Geisinger's System's loss in its second bid to be declared as tax exempt.
- RULING MAY TRAMPLE WHISTLEBLOWER SUITS. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;11/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 22, p51
Focuses on a federal ruling affecting whistleblowers' filing of Medicare and Medicaid fraud lawsuits against health providers in the United States. Facts on the implementation of whistleblower suits; Decision of U.S. courts to uphold the law.
- Judge Denies Texas HMO Suit Class Status. Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/13/99, Vol. 103 Issue 50, p3
Reports on the move by the United States District Court in Houston, Texas to block the suit filed by an orthopedic surgeon against three managed care companies. Claims of Doctor Kenneth Ford against the managed care companies; Details on the case.
- Attacking managed care with a full-court press. Forster, Jeff // Medical Economics;06/19/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p8
Comments on the growing number of managed care plan lawsuits in the United States. Enumeration of various managed care plan disputes handled by the country's courts; Concerns that the lawsuits indicate citizens' lack of faith in legislators' power over managed care policies.