7 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

From a medical gadget maker settling a False Claims Act claim to nurses taking legal action against the city of San Francisco for overtime pay, here are the current healthcare market claims and settlements making headlines..

1. Medtronic will pay $9.2 M settlement over declared kickbacks to neurosurgeonMinneapolis-based Medtronic, a medical gadget maker, consented to pay more than $9.2 million to deal with accusations that it made inappropriate payments to a neurosurgeon in South Dakota.

2. Client sues Loma Linda University Medical Center after tussle with security officersA patient is suing Loma Linda (Calif.) University Medical Center over a 2018 incident in which numerous hospital security personnel apparently tackled the guy to the floor and rendered him unconscious..

3. San Francisco nurses take legal action against city over staffing, overtime payNurses who operate at San Franciscos public hospitals and clinics are taking legal action against the city, declaring centers are understaffed and employees are required to complete overtime work without overtime pay.

4. Pennsylvania assisted living home deals with match after COVID-19 break out thats eliminated 73 residentsThe households of 15 previous and existing locals at Beaver, Pa.-based Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center submitted an Oct. 21 claim against the assisted living home, declaring it improperly reacted to a COVID-19 outbreak thats been connected to 73 deaths at the facility.

5. Judge dismisses legal difficulty of New York medical facilitys $480M expansionNew York Supreme Court Justice Bernadette Clark dismissed a suit against Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System over its $480 million growth task..

6. Walmart pre-emptively sues United States as part of opioid lawsuits battleWalmart sued the Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration in anticipation of upcoming civil lawsuits versus the retail giant for its drug stores opioid dispensing practices.

7. 3 cities sue Trump over threats to cut COVID-19 aid, other fundingNew York City, Portland, Ore., and Seattle, three cities deemed “anarchist jurisdictions” by President Donald Trump, are taking legal action against the Trump administration over risks to cut federal financing.

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