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Fenwick’s eighth annual Digital Health Investor Summit took place against the backdrop of strong and increasingly diverse investment markets, a focus on clinical validation of digital health tools, and a healthcare system that is shifting to...

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) addressed in an October 15th interpretive letter clarification of the Hazardous Material Regulation (“HMR”) pertaining to the classification of explosives. The letter clarifies a...

Agreeing with a trial court that the arbitration agreements at issue were both procedurally and substantively unconscionable, a California appellate panel denied the employer’s motion to compel arbitration....

The California attorney general released the highly anticipated proposed regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on October 10, providing detailed guidance on CCPA compliance for affected businesses. This article, the...

In this episode, Akin Gump health care and life sciences senior counsel Taylor Jones and public law and policy senior policy advisor Julie Nolan discuss draft legislation currently on Capitol Hill focusing on drug pricing and surprise medical...

Seyfarth Synopsis: In June 2019, the Nevada Paid Leave Law (“PTO Law”) went into effect “for the purpose of adopting any regulations and performing any other preparatory administrative tasks necessary to carry out [its] provisions,” while the...

A California federal court decertified a class of millions of Walmart employees after concluding that the named plaintiffs lacked Article III standing to bring their challenge to the employer’s use of background checks....

The recently proposed regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) “establish procedures to facilitate consumers’ new rights under the CCPA and provide guidance to businesses for how to comply.” This article focuses on the...

For decades, talcum powder has been used as a feminine hygiene product. Unfortunately, regular use of talcum powder for this purpose has been linked to the development of deadly ovarian cancer....
By: The Brown Firm

In a potentially beneficial decision for employers, a California appellate panel ruled that the term “wage and hour … law” in an insurance policy’s exclusion was limited to laws “concerning duration worked and/or remuneration received in exchange for...

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