Tag Archives: Healthcare

Important Medicare Preemption Decision

At long last, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in the Uhm v. Humana, Inc. (.pdf), matter, finding the Medicare Act’s exhaustion requirements and preemption provision barred all of the plaintiffs’ common law claims. (– F.3d —  (9th Cir. 2010).) Originally, the court issued an opinion two years ago, but vacated the … Continue Reading

Texas Supreme Court Grants Review in Four Cases

On May 28, 2010, the Texas Supreme Court granted petitions for review in the following cases: Anglo-Dutch Petroleum Int’l v. Greenberg Peden P.C.—This case concerns the construction of a contingency fee agreement and the circumstances under which a court can conclude that an agreement is ambiguous. Hyde Park Baptist Church v. Turner—This case concerns the … Continue Reading