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Taming the Kraken: The Supreme Court Weighs in on Class Actions in 2011

Taming the Kraken: The Supreme Court Weighs in on Class Actions in 2011

January 22, 2011

A spate of high-profile class actions reached the United States Supreme Court in 2011, marking an unusually eventful year for class action jurisprudence.

Patient's Right to Visitation

Patient's Right to Visitation

January 13, 2011

Patients now have the right to choose who may and may not visit regardless of whether the visitor meets the traditional definition of family member. The new rule includes domestic partners (including same-sex partners) and friends of the patient.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

January 6, 2011

As part of Health Care Reform, Congress funded the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, which is expected to be operational in early 2011. The Center’s goals are to improve patient care, coordinate care among health care providers and evaluate creation of community care models.

The Clock is Ticking On GME Funding Applications

The Clock is Ticking On GME Funding Applications

January 7, 2011

Tampa shareholder Jan Gorrie (Health Care) was published in the January 7, 2011 issue of the Health Law360 newsletter. The article discusses provisions in the new federal health law providing funding opportunities for teaching hospitals with new or expanded residency programs.

Top 10 Florida Appellate Business Decisions of 2010

Top 10 Florida Appellate Business Decisions of 2010

January 6, 2011

Carlton Field shareholders, Matt Conigliaro and Sylvia Walbolt, selected ten Florida Supreme Court published decisions that, in their view, will have the greatest impact.

The Surety's Exposure for Actual and Consequential Damages for Delays

The Surety's Exposure for Actual and Consequential Damages for Delays

January 1, 2011

This article explores the factors that determine whether a claimant will be able to recover delay damages from a performance bond surety.

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